Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Payment within four months
445 (1) A claim for electoral campaign expenses that has been sent in accordance with section 444 must be paid within four months after
(a) the day set for polling day; or
(b) the publication in the Canada Gazette of a notice of the withdrawal or deemed withdrawal of the writ for the election.
(2) The requirement to pay a claim within four months does not apply to a claim in respect of which
(a) the documents may be sent within a new period under subsection 444(3);
(b) the Chief Electoral Officer has authorized payment under section 447;
(c) a judge has authorized payment under section 448; or
(d) proceedings have been commenced under section 449.
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