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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 445 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-18:

Marginal note:Payment within four months

  •  (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.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (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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