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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 256 from 2019-06-13 to 2023-05-17:

Marginal note:Representative of registered party

 With the prior authorization of correctional authorities, a Canadian citizen may represent a registered party during the taking of the votes at a correctional institution if he or she provides an election officer who is assigned to a polling station at the correctional institution with an authorization in the prescribed form signed by a candidate for that party, or a copy of one.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 256
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 176
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