Policy for the Administrative Monetary Penalty Regime at the Office of the Commissioner of Canada Elections

Table of Contents


  1. OVERVIEW
  2. GOALS OF THE POLICY
  3. WHAT IS AN ADMINISTRATIVE MONETARY PENALTY?
  4. APPLICABLE VIOLATIONS
  5. RULES GOVERNING VIOLATIONS
    1. Continuing Violations
    2. AMP and Prosecution
    3. Limitation Period
    4. Liability
  6. TYPES OF VIOLATIONS
    1. Calculating the Amount of the AMP
      1. Examples of Penalty Amount Calculations
        1. Issuance of Receipts
        2. Contribution Limits
        3. Prohibition – Use of Foreign Funds
  7. Issuance of a NOV
    1. Publication of the AMP
  8. REQUESTING A REVIEW OF AN AMP
  9. UNDERTAKING
  10. PAYMENT AND RECOVERY OF PENALTIES
  11. ANNEX A – DETERMINATION OF AMP VALUES
  12. ANNEX B – CATEGORIZATION OF VIOLATIONS UNDER THE ACT
  13. Type A Violations
  14. Type B Violations
  15. Type C Violations
  16. Illegal Voting Violations
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