O.C. 451/2004

A.R. 214/2004

September 29, 2004

APPENDIX

Election Act

FEES AND EXPENSES AMENDMENT REGULATION

1   The Fees and Expenses Regulation (AR 173/2004) is amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 9:

Senatorial Selection Act Fees

9.1(1)  If an election under the Senatorial Selection Act is to be held in conjunction with a general election under the Election Act, in addition to fees payable under sections 1 to 10, fees under this section may be paid for duties performed relating to the conduct of an election under the Senatorial Selection Act.

(2)  A returning officer may be paid the following:

(a) a fee of $510 if a writ of election is issued but no poll is held;

(b) a fee of $1505 if a writ of election is issued and a poll is held, including training of election staff and the conduct of the official count;

(c) a fee of $0.05 per name included in the list of electors on polling day.

(3)  An election clerk may be paid the following:

(a) a fee of $375, where a writ of election is issued and no poll is held;

(b) a fee of $995 if a writ of election is issued and a poll is held, including training of election staff and the conduct of the official count;

(c) a fee of $0.04 per name included in the list of electors on polling day.

(4)  A supervisory deputy returning officer may be paid a basic fee of $75 for duties performed on polling day or on each advance polling day.

(5)  An administrative assistant may be paid the following:

(a) a fee of $835 for duties performed on a full-time basis in the returning officer’s office where a writ of election is issued and a poll is held;

(b) a fee to be prorated at a daily rate, as approved by the Chief Electoral Officer, for duties performed on a part-time basis in the returning officer’s office where a writ of election is issued and a poll is held;

(c) a fee of $290 for duties performed on a full-time basis where a writ of election is issued and no poll is held;

(d) a fee to be prorated at a daily rate, as approved by the Chief Electoral Officer, for duties performed on a part-time basis, where a writ of election is issued but no poll is held.

(6)  A registration officer may be paid a basic fee of $70 for duties performed on polling day or on each advance polling day.

(7)  A deputy returning officer may be paid the following:

(a) a basic fee of $60 for duties performed on polling day;

(b) a fee of $180 to conduct an advance poll.

(8)  A poll clerk may be paid the following:

(a) a fee of $50 for duties performed on polling day;

(b) a fee of $150 for advance poll duties.

3   Section 10 is amended by adding the following before subsection (1):

(0.1)  This section applies with respect to an election under the Election Act and to an election under the Senatorial Selection Act held in conjunction with a general election under the Election Act.