Compliance Agreements



Compliance agreement

This notice is published by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, pursuant to section 521 of the Canada Elections Act, S.C. 2000, c. 9 (hereafter referred to as the "Act").

On May 30, 2013, and pursuant to section 517 of the Act, the Commissioner of Canada Elections entered into a compliance agreement with Ms. Jody Riley (hereafter referred to as the "Contracting Party"), of the unincorporated community of Bowmanville, in the municipality of Clarington, in the province of Ontario, who was the first official agent of Mr. Stephen Leahy, a candidate in the 2008 federal general election in the electoral district of Durham.

In the compliance agreement, the Contracting Party has acknowledged that:

The Contracting Party accepted responsibility for these acts.

Prior to the conclusion of the compliance agreement, the Commissioner of Canada Elections took into account that the Contracting Party promptly admitted the facts, that she took responsibility for the acts that led to the compliance agreement, that the amount not deposited into the campaign bank account was ultimately repaid by the Contracting Party, and that the amount comprising the surplus was ultimately disposed of by the succeeding official agent.

Ottawa, June 13, 2013

Yves Côté, QC
Commissioner of Canada Elections

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