Canada Elections Act
Version of section 243 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-01-18:
243 (1) When an elector personally goes to the office of the returning officer and is unable to read or because of a physical disability is unable to vote in the manner described in this Division, the designated election officer shall assist the elector by
(a) completing the declaration on the outer envelope and writing the elector’s name where his or her signature is to be written; and
(b) marking the ballot as directed by the elector in his or her presence.
Marginal note:Note on outer envelope
(2) An election officer who assists an elector under subsection (1) shall indicate, by signing the note on the outer envelope, that the elector was assisted.
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