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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 276 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-06-12:

Marginal note:Verification of envelopes

  •  (1) A deputy returning officer and a poll clerk shall verify the outer envelopes, at the time fixed by the Chief Electoral Officer and in accordance with his or her instructions, by determining from the information on the outer envelope whether the elector is entitled to vote in the electoral district.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (2) The returning officer shall notify the candidates of the time and place of the verification.

  • Marginal note:Provision of materials to deputy returning officer

    (3) The deputy returning officer shall be provided with the applications for registration and special ballot received before the deadline, along with any other materials that may be required.

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