Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Reimbursement — first instalment
464 (1) Without delay after receipt of a return of the writ for an electoral district, the Chief Electoral Officer shall provide the Receiver General with a certificate that sets out
(a) the name of the elected candidate, if any;
(b) the name of any candidate who received 10% or more of the number of valid votes cast; and
(c) the amount that is 15% of the election expenses limit provided for in section 440.
Marginal note:Payment of partial reimbursement
(2) On receipt of the certificate, the Receiver General shall pay the amount set out in it out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to the official agent of any candidate named in the certificate as partial reimbursement for the candidate’s election expenses and personal expenses. The payment may be made to the person designated by the official agent.
Marginal note:Return of excess payment
(3) An official agent of a candidate shall without delay return to the Receiver General any amount received by him or her under subsection (2) that is more than 60% of the total of
(a) the candidate’s personal expenses that have been paid by him or her, and
(b) the candidate’s election expenses that have been paid by his or her official agent, as set out in the candidate’s electoral campaign return.
- 2000, c. 9, s. 464
- 2003, c. 19, s. 48
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