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Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act

Last modified: Friday, December 21, 2012 15:00

 The Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act assigns the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer the responsibility for:

  • Ensuring filing, examination and public disclosure of financial documents submitted by political parties, constituency associations, candidates, leadership contestants and third party advertisers.
  • Enforcing legislation relating to the collection of contributions by political parties, constituency associations, candidates, leadership contestants and third party advertisers.
  • Maintaining a Register of political parties, constituency associations, candidates, leadership contestants and third party advertisers. 
  • Assisting groups forming new political parties
  • Investigating complaints of breaches of the Act and consenting to prosecution, if warranted

Click here to view the Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act online.