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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 405 from 2014-12-19 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Changes in information

  •  (1) Within 30 days after the day on which there is a change in the information in respect of a registered party or an eligible party in the registry of political parties, the party shall report the change to the Chief Electoral Officer in writing. The report shall be certified by the leader of the party.

  • Marginal note:New name, abbreviation or logo

    (2) The report of a change in the information referred to in paragraphs 385(2)(a) to (c) shall include a copy of the resolution of the party to make the change. If the changed information complies with subparagraph 387(a)(i) or (ii), the change is deemed to be effective as of

    • (a) the day after polling day, in the case of a report made during an election period; or

    • (b) the day on which the report was made, in any other case.

  • Marginal note:New leader

    (3) The report of a change of leader for a party shall include a copy of the resolution of the party to appoint the new leader, certified by the new leader and another officer of the party.

  • Marginal note:New officer, chief agent or auditor

    (4) If the report involves the replacement of an officer, the chief agent or the auditor, it shall include a copy of the signed consent referred to in section 399.

  • Marginal note:Registration of change

    (5) The Chief Electoral Officer shall enter any change in the information referred to in this section in the registry of political parties.

  • Marginal note:Entry in registry of electoral district associations

    (6) The Chief Electoral Officer shall enter any change in the information referred to in subsection (2) in the registry of electoral district associations.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 405
  • 2003, c. 19, s. 25
  • 2006, c. 9, s. 46
  • 2014, c. 12, ss. 80, 86

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