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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 81 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-07-25:

Marginal note:Right of candidate to enter building

  •  (1) No person who is in control of an apartment building, condominium building or other multiple residence building may prevent a candidate or his or her representative, between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., from

    • (a) in the case of an apartment building or condominium building, canvassing at the doors to the apartments or units, as the case may be; or

    • (b) campaigning in a common area in the multiple residence.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a person who is in control of a multiple residence building whose residents’ physical or emotional well-being may be harmed as a result of permitting canvassing or campaigning referred to in that subsection.

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