The candidate of an authorized political party is a person whose nomination paper was accepted in this capacity by the returning officer for the position of mayor or for a councillor’s position.
He cannot solicit or collect contributions, unless he has been expressly authorized to do so by the official representative of his party. Similarly, he cannot contract loans or incur expenses.
For a party candidate, it is the official agent of the authorized political party who is responsible for:
In fact, the official agent is responsible for all candidates’ election expenses and for filing the return of election expenses.