Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Duties of deputy returning officer
174 (1) If an elector whose name is on the list of electors makes a request to vote at an advance polling station that is established for his or her polling division, the deputy returning officer shall permit the elector to vote unless
(a) the elector fails to prove his or her identity and residence in accordance with section 143 or to take an oath otherwise required by this Act; or
(b) the person refuses to sign the record of votes cast at an advance polling station referred to in subsection (2), as directed by the poll clerk under that subsection.
Marginal note:Record of votes cast
(2) The poll clerk at the advance polling station shall, under the direction of the deputy returning officer, keep a record in duplicate, in the prescribed form, of the names of all persons who vote at the advance polling station, in the order in which they vote, and shall
(a) mark on the record the notations that the poll clerk is required by this Act to make opposite an elector’s name at a polling station on polling day; and
(b) direct the elector to sign the record opposite his or her name.
- 2000, c. 9, s. 174
- 2007, c. 21, s. 33
- 2014, c. 12, s. 57
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