COMMISSIONER OF CANADA ELECTIONS
CANADA ELECTIONS ACT
This notice is published by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, pursuant to section 521 of the Canada Elections Act, S.C. 2000, c. 9, as amended.
On June 3, 2005, the Commissioner of Canada Elections entered into a compliance agreement with the contracting party of Meaford, Ontario, Canada, pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act.
In this agreement, the contracting party admits to violating section 7 of the Canada Elections Act, as he requested a second ballot on June 21, 2004, at advance poll 607 in the electoral district of Grey–Bruce–Owen Sound, after having already voted at advance poll 610 on June 19, 2004.
Prior to the conclusion of the agreement, the Commissioner of Canada Elections took into account that the contracting party made a contribution to a non-partisan charitable organization, that he admitted responsibility for the acts that constitute the offence and that he undertook to comply with the provisions of the Act in the future.
In summary, the compliance agreement required the contracting party to
- admit to the truthfulness of the facts and his responsibility for the acts that constitute the offence;
- recognize the importance of complying with the provisions of the Canada Elections Act; and
- undertake to vote only once in future elections.
June 9, 2005
RAYMOND A. LANDRY
Commissioner of Canada Elections