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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 23 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-06-12:

Marginal note:Oath

  •  (1) Before assuming duties, an election officer shall swear an oath in writing, in the prescribed form, to perform the duties of the office in an impartial manner.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition

    (2) No election officer shall communicate information obtained in the course of performing his or her duties under this Act, other than for a purpose related to the performance of those duties.

  • Marginal note:Sending of oaths

    (3) The returning officer shall send the documents containing the oaths of the returning officer and assistant returning officer without delay to the Chief Electoral Officer.

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