Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Certain transfers prohibited
404.3 (1) No registered party and no electoral district association of a registered party shall provide goods or services or transfer funds to a leadership contestant or a nomination contestant, unless the goods or services are offered equally to all contestants.
Definition of directed contribution
(2) In this section, directed contribution means an amount, being all or part of a contribution made to a registered party, that the contributor requests in writing be transferred to a particular leadership contestant.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to an amount transferred out of a directed contribution by the registered party to the leadership contestant mentioned in the request if the party provides, with the amount transferred, a statement in the prescribed form setting out the name and address of the contributor, the amount and date of the contribution, the amount of the directed contribution, the amount that the party is transferring and the date of the transfer.
(4) The amount of a directed contribution for transfer to a leadership contestant is deemed to be a contribution made by the contributor to the contestant.
- 2003, c. 19, s. 24
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