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Limits on Contributions

LimitFootnote 1 on contributions

Registered party
Contributor class Applicable during the calendar year
January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2014
Applicable during the calendar year
January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2013
Applicable during the calendar year
January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2012
Individual $1,200 $1,200 $1,200


Leadership contestant – per contest
Contributor class Applicable at a contest beginning during the period of
April 1, 2014, and
March 31, 2015
Applicable at a contest beginning during the period of
April 1, 2013, and
March 31, 2014
Applicable at a contest beginning during the period of
April 1, 2012, and
March 31, 2013
Applicable at a contest beginning during the period of
April 1, 2011, and
March 31, 2012
Individual $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200


Registered association, nomination contestant and candidate of a registered party*
Contributor class Applicable during the calendar year
January 1, 2014, to
December 31, 2014
Applicable during the calendar year
January 1, 2013, to
December 31, 2013
Applicable during the calendar year
January 1, 2012, to
December 31, 2012
Individual $1,200 $1,200 $1,200


Non-affiliatedFootnote 2 candidate and independentFootnote 3 candidate – per election
Contributor class Applicable at an election whose writ is issued during the period of
April 1, 2014, and
March 31, 2015
Applicable at an election whose writ is issued during the period of
April 1, 2013, and
March 31, 2014
Applicable at an election whose writ is issued during the period of
April 1, 2012, and
March 31, 2013
Applicable at an election whose writ is issued during the period of
April 1, 2011, and
March 31, 2012
Individual $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200

*Please note that the total contribution limit applies to the combined registered associations, nomination contestants and candidates of a given registered party during a calendar year.

**For a leadership contest or election that started before January 1, 2007, a contributor who has made contributions of or exceeding $1,100 by that date has reached the contribution limit and can no longer contribute to that event.

Footnote 1 Adjusted by the inflation factor

Footnote 2 Non-affiliated candidate: candidate for an election who is associated with an unregistered party

Footnote 3 Independent candidate: candidate for an election who is not affiliated with a party