A Member who becomes independent without having been elected as such must obtain an authorization to solicit or collect contributions, incur election expenses or contract loans. This authorization may be granted by us.
To make an application for authorization, an independent Member must complete the appropriate form and send it to us.
A Member who becomes independent and who wishes to obtain an authorization must provide the following information:
Once authorized, the Member who becomes independent and his official representative have the same rights and obligations as an independent candidate and his official representative regarding financing and election expenses.
A Member who becomes independent must make sure that the information concerning him is updated in the Register of authorized political entities of Québec (RAPEQ).
The authorization of a Member who becomes independent expires when he ceases to sit in the National Assembly as an independent Member, unless he runs again as an independent.