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Political financing and the control of election expenses in Québec — Past and present

This study outlines the history of legislative developments with regard to political financing in Québec. It also deals with electoral customs and practices since the beginnings of parliamentarism in 1792 to the start of the reform movement that culminated in the passage of the Law of 1977.

One section of the document is devoted to the presentation of the current provisions of the Act at the provincial, municipal and school levels, and another section presents the rules of political financing for referendums. In addition, a full account of political financing in Québec since 1978 is included.

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