Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Quarterly allowance
435.01 (1) The Chief Electoral Officer shall determine, for each quarter of a calendar year, an allowance payable to a registered party whose candidates for the most recent general election preceding that quarter received at that election at least
Marginal note:Computation of fund
(2) An allowance fund for a quarter is the product of the number of valid votes cast in the election referred to in subsection (1) multiplied by the applicable following number:
Marginal note:Computation of party’s allowance
(3) Each such registered party’s allowance for a quarter is that part of the allowance fund for that quarter that corresponds to its percentage of valid votes cast in the election mentioned in subsection (1).
Marginal note:Merger of parties
(4) A merged party is entitled to the aggregate of the allowances to which the merging parties of which it is composed would have been entitled had they not merged.
- 2003, c. 19, s. 40
- 2011, c. 24, s. 181
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