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Commissioner of Canada Elections announces 19 administrative monetary penalties and an undertaking for Canada Elections Act violations

GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 21, 2023 /CNW/ - The Commissioner of Canada Elections (CCE), Caroline J. Simard, announced today the publication of 19 administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) and an undertaking to address violations under the Canada Elections Act (the Act). To maintain transparency, and as required by the Act, summaries of AMPs and the full text of undertakings are published on the CCE's website.

Notices of Violation imposing AMPs were issued to:

In addition, an undertaking signed by an official agent was accepted for failure to provide the Chief Electoral Officer with the Return for the 43rd federal general election held in 2019. The official agent undertakes to comply with the terms and conditions of the undertaking and to produce the Return.

AMPs and undertakings are administrative tools of compliance that the Commissioner can use to address violations under the Act. They aim to promote compliance with the Act. More information about AMPs and undertakings can be found in our Policy for the Administrative Monetary Penalty Regime.

The Office of the Commissioner of Canada Elections is distinct from Elections Canada and the Commissioner carries out a different mandate. Elections Canada administers the Canada Elections Act and federal elections while the Commissioner is responsible for ensuring compliance with, and enforcement of, the Canada Elections Act.

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SOURCE Commissioner of Canada Elections

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