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Regulation Adapting the Canada Elections Act for the Purposes of a Referendum

Part 19

ENFORCEMENT

Peace and Good Order at Referendums

Duty to maintain order
Duty of other referendum officers
Order to leave, arrest without warrant
Order must be obeyed
Power to eject
After arrest
Removal of materials
Peace officer protection

Offences

General Provisions

Obstruction, etc., of referendum process
Public meetings
Offering bribe
Accepting bribe
Intimidation, etc.

Offences under Part 1
(Referendum Rights)

Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

Offences under Part 3
(Referendum Officers)

Strict liability offences — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

Offences under Part 4
(Register of Electors)

Offences under Part 6 (Candidates)

Offences under Part 7
(Revision of List of Electors)

Offences requiring intent — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

Offences under Part 8
(Preparation for the Vote)

Offences requiring intent — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

Offences under Part 9 (Voting)

Strict liability offences — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

Offences under Part 10
(Advance Polling)

Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

Offences under Part 11
(Special Voting Rules)

Strict liability offences — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

Offences under Part 12 (Counting Votes)

Strict liability offences — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

Offence under Part 13 (Validation of Results by the Returning Officer)

Offence requiring intent — summary conviction

Offences under Part 15 (Return of the Writ)

Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

Offences under Part 16 (Communications)

Strict liability offences — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — fine only, summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

Offences under Part 17
(Third Party Election Advertising)

Offences under Part 18
(Finance)

Offences under This Part (Enforcement)

Offence requiring intent — dual procedure

Offence under Part 21
(General)

Strict liability offence — summary conviction
Offences requiring intent — dual procedure

Punishment

Corrupt Practices

Miscellaneous Provisions

Evidence

Commissioner of Canada Elections

Commissioner of Canada Elections
Chief Electoral Officer to direct inquiry
Director of Public Prosecutions may prosecute
Information
Search and seizure
Director's consent required
Exception
Proof of consent
Commissioner may intervene
Limitation period
Exception
Commissioner's certificate
Allowance of costs
Prior recognizance required
Costs of defendant

Injunctions

Application for injunction
Injunction
Notice

Compliance Agreements

Compliance agreements
Terms and conditions
Obligations of Commissioner
Admission of responsibility
Inadmissible in evidence
Effect of compliance agreement — no referral
Matter that has been referred
Effect of compliance agreement
Renegotiation
Copy to be provided
If agreement complied with
Effect of notice
If agreement not complied with
Dismissal of proceedings
Publication

Deregistration



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