The candidate of an authorized political party is a person whose nomination paper was accepted in this capacity by the returning officer. The nomination papers must be accompanied by a letter from the leader of the party recognizing this person as the candidate of the party.
He cannot solicit or collect contributions, unless he has been expressly authorized to do so by the official representative of his party or of the party authority. Similarly, he cannot contract loans or incur expenses.
For a party candidate, it is his official agent who is responsible for:
In fact, the official agent is responsible for all election expenses and for filing the return of election expenses.