Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Duties of commanding officer
205 (1) Within seven days after being informed of the issue of the writs, each commanding officer shall
(a) establish polling stations;
(b) designate an elector as the deputy returning officer for each polling station;
(c) through a liaison officer, provide the Chief Electoral Officer with a list of the designated deputy returning officers and their ranks, and sufficient copies of the list of electors for the unit; and
(d) provide the designated deputy returning officers with a copy of the list of electors for the unit.
(2) Each commanding officer shall provide the facilities that are necessary to enable the electors to vote in accordance with this Division.
Marginal note:Voting times
(3) Each commanding officer shall fix the voting times so that the polling stations in his or her unit are open for at least three hours a day on at least three days during the voting period.
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