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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 232 from 2019-06-13 to 2020-06-28:


Marginal note:Conditions for voting by special ballot

  •  (1) An elector may vote under this Division if his or her application for registration and special ballot is received by a returning officer in an electoral district or by the special voting rules administrator after the issue of the writs but before 6:00 p.m. on the 6th day before polling day.

  • Marginal note:Conditions for voting by special ballot — specified later day

    (2) If, for the purpose of this subsection, the Chief Electoral Officer specifies on his or her Internet site a day that is after the 6th day before polling day but before polling day, an elector may vote under this Division if his or her application for registration and special ballot is received by the returning officer in the elector’s electoral district or by the special voting rules administrator after the issue of the writs but before 6:00 p.m. on the specified day.

  • Marginal note:Restriction

    (3) The Chief Electoral Officer may specify a day for the purpose of subsection (2) only if he or she considers that the integrity of the vote will not be affected if applications for registration and special ballots are received after 6:00 p.m. on the 6th day before polling day.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 232
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 157
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