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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 37 from 2019-06-13 to 2020-06-17:


Marginal note:Refusal to appoint

  •  (1) A returning officer may, on reasonable grounds, refuse to appoint as an election officer a person recommended by a candidate or by a registered association or registered party and shall immediately advise the candidate, association or party of the refusal.

  • Marginal note:Recommendation of another person

    (2) If as a result of the refusal a position is not filled and there are no more persons whose names were provided by the candidate, registered association or registered party under subsection 33(1) who may be appointed under subsection 33(2) or (3), the candidate, association or party may recommend another person within 24 hours after being advised of the refusal.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 37
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 20
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 29
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