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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 72 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-01-18:

Marginal note:Deposit to Receiver General

  •  (1) On receipt of the deposit, the returning officer shall issue a receipt to the witness and shall without delay send the deposit to the Chief Electoral Officer who shall without delay send it to the Receiver General.

  • Marginal note:Refund of deposit

    (2) If a returning officer refuses to accept a nomination, the deposit that was filed in support of it shall be refunded to the person in respect of whom the nomination paper was filed.

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