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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 October 9, 2018.
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Election Act

Election Financing Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 9/2018, February 2, 2018]

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
3.4Candidate election financing reports for 2018 by-election
Part 3 — Election Expenses
4Election expenses not to be included for election expenses limit
5Repealed
Schedule 1
Schedule 2
Schedule 3
Schedule 4

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.]

Candidate election financing reports for 2018 by-election

3.4   (1) As an exception to section 3, a financing report under section 209 [election financing reports by candidates] of the Act must be in the form set out in Schedule 4 to this regulation respecting the 2018 by-election for the electoral district of Kelowna West.

(2) The report under subsection (1) must include 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.

(3) As an exception to section 3.3, if a supplementary report is required by section 212 [supplementary reports] of the Act in relation to a report under section 209 of the Act respecting the 2018 by-election for the electoral district of Kelowna West, the supplementary report must be in the form under subsection (1) of this section.

(4) 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.

(5) This section and Schedule 4 to this regulation are repealed on December 31, 2018.

[en. B.C. Reg. 9/2018, App. 2, 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.]

Repealed

5   Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 9/2018, App. 2, s. 2.]

Schedule 1

[en. B.C. Reg. 9/2018, App. 2, s. 3]

Schedule 2

[en. B.C. Reg. 9/2018, App. 2, s. 3.]

Schedule 3

[en. B.C. Reg. 9/2018, App. 2, s. 3.]

Schedule 4

[en. B.C. Reg. 9/2018, App. 2, s. 3.]

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