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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 257 from 2019-06-13 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Declaration of elector

  •  (1) Before delivering a special ballot to an elector, an election officer who is assigned to a polling station at a correctional institution shall require the elector to complete an application for registration and special ballot, if the elector has not already done so, and to sign the declaration on the outer envelope.

  • Marginal note:Giving special ballot to elector

    (2) After the elector has signed the declaration on the outer envelope, the election officer shall

    • (a) sign the outer envelope; and

    • (b) give the elector a special ballot, an inner envelope and the outer envelope.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 257
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 177

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