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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 23 from 2019-06-13 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Solemn declaration

  •  (1) Before assuming duties, an election officer shall make, in writing, a solemn declaration, in the prescribed form, that he or she will exercise the powers and perform the duties of the office in an impartial manner.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition

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

  • Marginal note:Sending of solemn declarations

    (3) The returning officer shall send his or her solemn declaration and that of the assistant returning officer without delay to the Chief Electoral Officer.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 23
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 21

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