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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 205 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-06-12:

Marginal note:Duties of commanding officer

  •  (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.

  • Marginal note:Facilities

    (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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