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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 26 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-06-12:

Marginal note:Assistant returning officer

  •  (1) A returning officer shall, without delay after being appointed, appoint in writing an assistant returning officer, who shall hold office at pleasure and send the appointment in writing to the Chief Electoral Officer.

  • Marginal note:Restriction on appointment

    (2) A returning officer shall not appoint his or her spouse, common-law partner, child, mother, father, brother, sister, the child of his or her spouse or common-law partner, or a person who lives with him or her as an assistant returning officer.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 26, c. 12, s. 40

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