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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 471 from 2003-01-01 to 2003-12-31:

Marginal note:Surplus of electoral funds

  •  (1) The surplus amount of electoral funds that a candidate receives for an election is the amount by which the candidate’s electoral revenues referred to in subsection (2) are more than the total of the candidate’s electoral campaign expenses paid by his or her official agent and the transfers referred to in subsection (3).

  • Marginal note:Electoral revenues

    (2) The electoral revenues of a candidate include any amount that represents

    • (a) a monetary contribution made to the candidate;

    • (b) an election expense or personal expense for which the candidate was reimbursed under this Act;

    • (c) the candidate’s nomination deposit for which he or she was reimbursed; and

    • (d) any other amount that was received by the candidate for his or her electoral campaign and that is not repayable.

  • Marginal note:Transfers

    (3) A transfer made by a candidate is a transfer of

    • (a) any funds that the candidate transfers, during the election, to the registered party that endorses the candidate or to an electoral district association of that registered party in his or her electoral district; and

    • (b) any amount of a reimbursement referred to in paragraphs (2)(b) and (c) that the candidate assigns to that registered party.

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