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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 243 from 2019-06-13 to 2023-05-17:

Marginal note:Assistance

  •  (1) When an elector personally goes to the office of the returning officer and is unable to read or because of a 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 referred to in paragraph 227(2)(c) and writing the elector’s name where the elector’s signature is to be written; and

    • (b) marking the ballot as directed by the elector in the elector’s presence.

  • Marginal note:Note on declaration

    (2) An election officer who assists an elector under subsection (1) shall indicate, by signing the note on the declaration, that the elector was assisted.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 243
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 164
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