Political Financing Handbook for Leadership Contestants and Financial Agents (EC 20195) – February 2016
About This Document
Introduction to the Political Financing Handbook for Leadership Contestants and Financial Agents
This handbook is designed to help leadership contestants, financial agents and leadership campaign agents. It is a tool that will help in administering the contestant's campaign during the leadership campaign process.
This document is a general guideline issued pursuant to section 16.1 of the Canada Elections Act. It is provided for information and is not intended to replace the Act.
Elections Canada will review the contents of this handbook on a regular basis and make updates as required.
The handbook consists of five chapters:
- Starting the Leadership Contestant's Campaign
- Leadership Campaign Inflows
- Leadership Campaign Outflows
- Reporting Requirements
- Closing the Leadership Contestant's Campaign
The topics are presented in the order of a typical leadership campaign process.
What's new in this release?
|February 2016||All||n/a||Updates as per OGI 2015-06 comments received from members of the Advisory Committee of Political Parties and the Commissioner of Canada Elections.|
|February 2016||All||n/a||Regular updates (dates, limits, formatting).|
|February 2016||All||n/a||Updates as per OGIs 2015-01, 2015-02 and 2014-03 comments received from members of the Advisory Committee of Political Parties and the Commissioner of Canada Elections.|
|February 2016||All||n/a||References to OGIs added throughout the handbook as applicable.|
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