Elections Canada

Elections Canada

November 04, 2005 15:56 ET

Elections Canada: Registered Political Parties' Third Quarter Financial Returns for 2005 Now On-line

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 4, 2005) - The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Jean-Pierre Kingsley, announced today that the registered party third quarter financial transactions returns for 2005 are now available on the Elections Canada Web site.

Under subsection 424.1(1) of the Canada Elections Act, the chief agent of a registered party that is entitled to a quarterly allowance must submit a quarterly return on the party's contributions and transfers to the Chief Electoral Officer within 30 days of the end of the quarter.

The deadline for filing the registered party third quarter financial transactions returns for 2005 was midnight on October 31, 2005.

The returns are posted at www.elections.ca - Election Financing - Contributions and Expenses (database).

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

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