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B.C. Reg. 371/95
Chief Electoral Officer
Deposited August 30, 1995
effective September 1, 1995
This consolidation is current to August 15, 2017.
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Election Act

Election Financing Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 200/2015, November 2, 2015]

Contents
Part 1 — Interpretation
1Definitions
2Notes for assistance in cross-reference
Part 2 — Financing Reports
3Candidate election financing reports
3.1Political party election financing reports
3.2Constituency association election financing reports
3.3Supplementary reports as "amendments" to original reports
Part 3 — Election Expenses
4Election expenses not to be included for election expenses limit
5Personal election expenses of candidate
Schedule 1
Schedule 2
Schedule 3

Part 1 — Interpretation

Definitions

1  In this regulation:

"Act" means the Election Act;

"security services" means the services of

(a) conducting, supervising or inspecting a guard patrol or watch of property or persons, or

(b) responding to a security alarm.

[am. B.C. Reg. 219/2005, s. 1.]

Notes for assistance in cross-reference

2  In this regulation, if a reference to a provision of the Act is followed by italicized words in square brackets indicating the subject matter of the provision, the words in square brackets are provided for convenience of reference only and are not to be considered an interpretation of the provision.

Part 2 — Financing Reports

Candidate election financing reports

3  (1) A financing report under section 209 [election financing reports by candidates] of the Act must be in the form attached as Schedule 1 to this regulation.

(2) The following must be included in a report referred to in subsection (1):

(a) the place in British Columbia, as required by section 177 [obligations of financial agent] of the Act, where the financial records in relation to the report are maintained.

[en. B.C. Reg. 103/96, s. 1.]

Political party election financing reports

3.1  A financing report under section 210 [election financing reports by registered political parties and constituency associations] of the Act for a registered political party must be in the form attached as Schedule 2 to this regulation.

[en. B.C. Reg. 103/96, s. 2.]

Constituency association election financing reports

3.2  A financing report under section 210 [election financing reports by registered political parties and constituency associations] of the Act for a registered constituency association must be in the form attached as Schedule 3 to this regulation.

[en. B.C. Reg. 103/96, s. 2.]

Supplementary reports as "amendments" to original reports

3.3  (1) If a supplementary report is required by section 212 of the Act in relation to a report under section 209 or 210 of the Act, the supplementary report must be in the applicable form under section 3, 3.1 or 3.2 of this regulation.

(2) In the case of a first supplementary report, the form must be completed as "Amendment #1", and any further supplementary reports must be sequentially numbered as further amendments.

[en. B.C. Reg. 432/99, s. 1.]

Part 3 — Election Expenses

Election expenses not to be included for election expenses limit

4  The following expenses are prescribed for the purposes of section 203 (1) (i) [expenses not to be included in calculating amounts subject to election expenses limit] of the Act:

(a) transfers referred to in section 180 (6) [political contributions generally];

(b) the cost of any communications that a candidate representing a registered political party in an election sends exclusively to members of the political party or members of a registered constituency association for the political party;

(c) the costs of any communications that an independent candidate sends exclusively to members of a registered constituency association referred to in section 166 (4) [automatic deregistration of constituency associations] for the individual;

(d) the portion of transportation costs and costs for food, refreshments and communications equipment for which a political party or candidate is reimbursed by media representatives accompanying election tours;

(e) the cost of security services, if the individuals engaged in providing the services do not, while providing those services,

(i) carry or wear flags, badges or any other thing indicating that the individual promotes or opposes a particular candidate or registered political party, or

(ii) engage in any campaigning

(A) to promote or oppose, directly or indirectly, the election of a candidate, or

(B) to promote or oppose, directly or indirectly, a registered political party,

including engaging in discussions of a partisan nature.

[en. B.C. Reg. 34/96; am. B.C. Regs. 135/96; 136/2001; 219/2005, s. 2.]

Personal election expenses of candidate

5  The following election expenses are prescribed for the purposes of section 183 (4) (f) [election expenses] of the Act as personal election expenses of a candidate:

(a) election expenses incurred by the candidate, if they are reasonable, for travelling from the electoral district;

(b) election expenses incurred by the candidate, if they are reasonable, for lodging, meals and incidental charges while travelling from the electoral district.

[en. B.C. Reg. 138/96.]

Schedule 1

[en. B.C. Reg. 333/2008; am. B.C. Regs. 124/2011, s. (1) (a); 200/2015, s. (b).]

Candidate Election Financing Report Form

[Forms F-C, St-I&E-E, Sm-E, Sm-C, S-A1, S-A2, S-Ax, Sm-PE1, Sm-PE2, Sm-F, S-F, S-L1, S-L2, S-T-Rcv, S-T-Giv, Sm-E-NC]

Candidate Election Financing Report

Statement of Election Income and Expenses

Summary of Expenses

Summary of Political Contributions by Class

Political Contributions of Money, Property or Services With a Value Greater Than $250

Permitted Anonymous Contributions Accepted at Functions

Prohibited Contributions

Personal Expenses Paid by Financial Agent

Personal Expenses Paid by Candidate/Contestant

Summary of Fundraising Functions

Fundraising Function

Loans and Guarantees

Loans and Debts Forgiven or Written Off

Transfers Received

Transfers Given

Summary of Candidate's Nomination Contestant Expenses Incurred During the Campaign Period

 
Candidate Election Financing Report

[Forms F-P, St-I&E-E, Sm-E, Sm-C, S-A1, S-A2, S-Ax, Sm-F, S-F, S-L1, S-L2, S-T-Rcv, S-T-Giv]

 
Statement of Election Income and Expenses

 
Summary of Expenses

 
Summary of Political Contributions by Class

 
Political Contributions of Money, Property or Services With a Value Greater Than $250

 
Permitted Anonymous Contributions Accepted at Functions

 
Prohibited Contributions

 
Personal Expenses Paid by Financial Agent

 
Personal Expenses Paid by Candidate/Contestant

 
Summary of Fundraising Functions

 
Fundraising Function

 
Loans and Guarantees

 
Loans and Debts Forgiven or Written Off

 
Transfers Received

 
Transfers Given

 
Summary of Candidate's Nomination Contestant Expenses Incurred During the Campaign Period

Schedule 2

[en. B.C. Reg. 333/2008; am. B.C. Regs. 124/2011, s. (1) (b); 200/2015, s. (b).]

Political Party Election Financing Report Form

[Forms F-CA, Sm-C, S-A1, S-A2, S-Ax, Sm-F, S-F, S-L1, S-L2, S-T-Rcv, S-T-Giv]

Political Party Election Financing Report

Statement of Election Income and Expenses

Summary of Expenses

Summary of Political Contributions by Class

Political Contributions of Money, Property or Services over $250

Permitted Anonymous Contributions Accepted at Functions

Prohibited Contributions

Summary of Fundraising Functions

Fundraising Functions

Loans and Guarantees Received

Loans/Debts Forgiven/Written Off

Transfers Received

Transfers Given

 
Political Party Election Financing Report

 
Statement of Election Income and Expenses

 
Summary of Expenses

 
Summary of Political Contributions by Class

 
Political Contributions of Money, Property or Services over $250

 
Permitted Anonymous Contributions Accepted at Functions

 
Prohibited Contributions

 
Summary of Fundraising Functions

 
Fundraising Functions

 
Loans and Guarantees Received

 
Loans/Debts Forgiven/Written Off

 
Transfers Received

 
Transfers Given

Schedule 3

[en. B.C. Reg. 333/2008; am. B.C. Regs. 124/2011, s. (1) (c); 200/2015, s. (b) (ii).]

Constituency Association Election Financing Report Form

Constituency Association Election Financing Report Form

Summary of Political Contributions by Class

Political Contributions of Money, Property or Services over $250

Permitted Anonymous Contributions Accepted at Functions

Prohibited Contributions

Summary of Fundraising Functions

Fundraising Functions

Loans and Guarantees Received

Loans/Debts Forgiven/Written Off

Transfers Received

Transfers Given

 
Constituency Association Election Financing Report Form

 
Summary of Political Contributions by Class

 
Political Contributions of Money, Property or Services over $250

 
Permitted Anonymous Contributions Accepted at Functions

 
Prohibited Contributions

 
Summary of Fundraising Functions

 
Fundraising Functions

 
Loans and Guarantees Received

 
Loans/Debts Forgiven/Written Off

 
Transfers Received

 
Transfers Given

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Election Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 106, section 283]