Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Notice of estimated surplus
477.81 (1) If the Chief Electoral Officer estimates that a candidate has a surplus of electoral funds, the Chief Electoral Officer shall issue a notice of the estimated amount of the surplus to the candidate’s official agent.
Marginal note:Disposal of surplus funds
(2) The candidate’s official agent shall dispose of a surplus of electoral funds within 60 days after the day on which they receive the notice of estimated surplus.
Marginal note:Disposal without notice
(3) If a candidate has a surplus of electoral funds but their official agent has not received a notice of estimated surplus, the official agent shall dispose of the surplus within 60 days after, as the case may be,
(a) the day on which they receive the final instalment of the reimbursement of the candidate’s expenses; or
(b) the day on which the Chief Electoral Officer is provided with the candidate’s electoral campaign return, if the candidate did not receive the reimbursement mentioned in paragraph (a).
- 2014, c. 12, s. 86
- 2018, c. 31, s. 306
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