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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 510 from 2019-01-19 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Investigation by Commissioner

  •  (1) The Commissioner, on his or her own initiative or in response to a complaint, may conduct an investigation.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (2) As soon as feasible after beginning an investigation, the Commissioner shall give written notice of the investigation to the person whose conduct is being investigated. The notice is not to be given if, in the Commissioner’s opinion, to do so might compromise or hinder the investigation or any other investigation.

  • Marginal note:Public officer — Criminal Code

    (3) For the purposes of Part XV of the Criminal Code, any person who is charged by the Commissioner with duties relating to the administration or enforcement of this Act is deemed to be a public officer.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 510
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 108
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 356

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