Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Auditor — eligibility
435.1 (1) Only the following are eligible to be an auditor for a leadership contestant:
(a) a person who is a member in good standing of a corporation, an association or an institute of professional accountants; or
(b) a partnership of which every partner is a member in good standing of a corporation, an association or an institute of professional accountants.
Marginal note:Auditor — ineligible persons
(2) The following persons are not eligible to be an auditor for a leadership contestant:
(a) election officers and members of the staff of returning officers;
(b) chief agents of registered parties or eligible parties and registered agents of registered parties;
(c) candidates and official agents of candidates;
(d) electoral district agents of registered associations;
(e) leadership contestants and their leadership campaign agents;
(f) nomination contestants and their financial agents; and
(g) financial agents of registered third parties.
Marginal note:Where member of partnership appointed as agent
(3) A person may be appointed as agent for a leadership contestant notwithstanding that the person is a member of a partnership that has been appointed as an auditor, in accordance with the Act for the registered party.
- 2003, c. 19, s. 40
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