Compliance Agreements


COMMISSIONER OF CANADA ELECTIONS

CANADA ELECTIONS ACT

Compliance Agreement under section 517 of the Canada Elections Act

This Notice is given by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, pursuant to section 521 of the Canada Elections Act, S.C. 2000, c. 9.

On March 25, 2002, the Commissioner of Canada Elections, pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act, entered into a compliance agreement with the contracting party, an official agent of a candidate in the electoral district of Athabasca (Alberta) during the general election held on November 27, 2000.

In this agreement, the contracting party admits that he failed to provide to the Chief Electoral Officer the return on financing and expenses referred to in subsection 451(1) of the Canada Elections Act within four months after polling day and so contravened paragraph 497(1)(u) of the Canada Elections Act.

The contracting party further recognizes that, as a consequence of his failure to file the required electoral campaign documentation under subsection 451(1) of the Canada Elections Act,within four months after the day set for polling day, the candidate's nomination deposit of $1,000 was forfeited.

In summary, the agreement required:

Ottawa, April 30, 2002

Raymond A. Landry
Commissioner of Canada Elections

 



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