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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 159 from 2019-06-13 to 2024-05-14:

Marginal note:Transfer certificate for elector with disability

  •  (1) An elector who has a disability and is therefore unable to vote without difficulty in his or her polling station may apply for a transfer certificate to vote at another polling station in the same electoral district.

  • Marginal note:Application

    (2) The application shall be made in accordance with the Chief Electoral Officer’s instructions.

  • Marginal note:Issue of transfer certificate to elector with disability

    (3) An election officer shall issue a transfer certificate in the prescribed form, and provide the certificate to the person who submitted the application to the officer, if the officer is satisfied that the elector’s name appears on a list of electors for the electoral district.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 159, c. 12, s. 40
  • 2007, c. 21, s. 25
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 105

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