207. Every authorized candidate who has been elected or has obtained at least 15% of the votes cast at the election for the office concerned is entitled to a reimbursement by the director general of the English-language school service centre out of the English-language school service centre’s general fund of his election expenses reported in the return of election expenses and incurred and paid in accordance with Division V of this chapter.
An authorized candidate at an election where proceedings are recommenced by reason of the death of a candidate is also entitled to a reimbursement.
The amount of the reimbursement shall be fixed in accordance with the rules determined by government regulation.
However, the amount of the reimbursement shall not exceed the total of the amount of the debts arising from the election expenses of the authorized candidate and the amount of his personal contribution.
1989, c. 36, s. 207; 2002, c. 10, s. 80; 2020, c. 1, s. 26411.