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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 449 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-18:

Marginal note:Proceedings to recover payment

  •  (1) A person who has sent a claim in accordance with section 444 may commence proceedings in a court of competent jurisdiction to recover any unpaid amount

    • (a) at any time, if the candidate or his or her official agent refuses to pay that amount or disputes that it is payable;

    • (b) after the end of the period mentioned in subsection 445(1) or any extension of that period authorized by subsection 447(1) or section 448, in any other case.

  • Marginal note:Payment deemed properly made

    (2) An amount paid by an official agent of a candidate as a result of proceedings referred to in subsection (1) is deemed to have been paid in accordance with this Act.

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