Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Sending to Chief Electoral Officer
239 (1) An elector who does not vote in his or her electoral district shall send the sealed outer envelope to the special voting rules administrator
(a) by mail or any other means; or
(b) by delivering it to a Canadian Embassy, High Commission or Consular Office, to a Canadian Forces base outside Canada or to any place that the Chief Electoral Officer may designate.
Marginal note:Deadline for receipt
(2) In order to have the special ballot counted, an elector shall ensure that the ballot is received
(a) if the special ballot is cast in the elector’s electoral district, at the office of the returning officer before the close of the polling stations on polling day; or
(b) if the special ballot is cast outside the elector’s electoral district, at the office of the special voting rules administrator in Ottawa, not later than 6:00 p.m. on polling day.
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