465. The amount of election expenses incurred by an authorized party or independent candidate during an election must not exceed, (1) for an election to the office of mayor or borough mayor, the amount of $3,780, increased by
(a) $0.30 per person entered on the list of electors of the municipality up to 20,000 electors;
(b) $0.51 per person entered on that list above 20,000 but not above 100,000 electors;
(c) $0.38 per person entered on that list above 100,000 electors;
(2) for an election to the office of councillor, the amount of $1,890, increased by $0.30 per person entered on the list of electors of the electoral district.
For the purposes of an election to the office of borough mayor, the combined lists of electors of all the electoral districts in the borough concerned is considered to be the list of electors of the municipality.
The number of persons entered on the list for the purpose of calculating the amounts shall be the number established on the basis of the unrevised list or the revised list, whichever is higher.
The Government may adjust the amounts provided for in the first paragraph according to the formula the Government determines. The Government shall publish the results of the adjustment in the Gazette officielle du Québec.
1987, c. 57, s. 465; 1999, c. 43, s. 13; 2001, c. 25, s. 98; 2009, c. 11, s. 53; 2013, c. 7, s. 2.