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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 447 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-18:

Marginal note:Irregular claims or payments — Chief Electoral Officer

  •  (1) On the written application of a person with a claim to be paid for a candidate’s electoral campaign expense or of the candidate’s official agent or the candidate in relation to such a claim, the Chief Electoral Officer may, on being satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for so doing, in writing authorize the payment, through the candidate’s official agent, of the amount claimed if

    • (a) the invoice or other document evidencing the claim was not sent in accordance with section 444; or

    • (b) the payment was not made in accordance with subsection 445(1).

  • Marginal note:Conditions

    (2) The Chief Electoral Officer may impose any term or condition that he or she considers appropriate on a payment authorized under subsection (1).

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