Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Notice to electors
95 (1) Each returning officer shall, as soon as possible after the issue of a writ but not later than the 24th day before polling day, send a notice of confirmation of registration to every elector whose name appears on the preliminary list of electors, except electors who
(a) are referred to in paragraph 11(e);
(b) have completed a statement of ordinary residence under section 194 or 195; or
(c) are referred to in section 222.
Marginal note:Form of notice
(2) The notice of confirmation of registration shall be in the form established by the Chief Electoral Officer and shall indicate
(a) the address of the elector’s polling station, and whether or not it has level access;
(b) the voting hours on polling day;
(c) a telephone number to call for more information;
(d) the dates of advance polls and the voting hours and locations of advance polling stations; and
(e) the fact that proof of an elector’s identity and residence will be required before the elector is allowed to vote.
Marginal note:Particular needs
(3) The notice of confirmation of registration shall invite the elector to contact the returning officer if he or she
(a) requires a language or sign language interpreter;
(b) requires level access and his or her polling station does not have it; or
(c) is unable to attend at a polling station because of a physical disability.
Marginal note:Change in polling station address
(4) If, on or before the 5th day before polling day, there is a change in the address of the polling station of an elector to whom a notice of confirmation of registration has been sent, the returning officer shall send another notice to the elector indicating the new address.
- 2000, c. 9, s. 95
- 2007, c. 21, s. 14
- 2014, c. 12, s. 32
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