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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 73 from 2019-06-13 to 2024-03-20:

Marginal note:Electronic filing

  •  (1) A person who files a nomination paper or any other document under section 67 may do so by electronic means. In order for the nomination to be valid, the returning officer must receive the document in electronic form by the close of nominations.

  • Marginal note:Proof of identity

    (1.1) If a prospective candidate files the nomination paper under section 67 by electronic means, he or she may, to prove his or her identity, file by electronic means the copy or copies referred to in paragraph 67(8)(a) or (b). If the prospective candidate does so, he or she need not provide proof of his or her identity under subsection 67(2).

  • Marginal note:Cancellation of nomination

    (2) If the original documents are not received on time, the returning officer shall cancel the nomination unless the person in respect of whom the nomination paper was filed satisfies the returning officer that all reasonable measures were taken to ensure that the original documents were received on time.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 73
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 28(F)
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 60

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