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.

On October 14, 2011, pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act, the Commissioner of Canada Elections entered into a compliance agreement with the New Democratic Party (hereinafter referred to as the Contracting Party), whose head office is in Ottawa, Ontario.

The Contracting Party has acknowledged that section 405.21 of the Canada Elections Act prohibits soliciting a contribution on behalf of a registered party, registered association or candidate if the person or entity soliciting the contribution makes a representation to the contributor or potential contributor that part or all of the contribution will be transferred to a person or entity other than the registered party or a candidate, leadership contestant or electoral district association.

The Contracting Party acknowledged acts that contravene section 405.21 and constitute an offence under paragraph 497(3)(f.162) of the Canada Elections Act, namely that:

Prior to the conclusion of the agreement, the Commissioner of Canada Elections took into account that:

October 27, 2011

William H. Corbett
Commissioner of Canada Elections

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