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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 286 from 2019-06-13 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Objections to ballots

  •  (1) One of the election officers referred to in subsection 283(1) shall make a record, in the prescribed form, of every objection to a ballot made by a candidate or candidate’s representative, give a number to the objection, write that number on the ballot and initial it.

  • Marginal note:Decision of election officer

    (2) Every question that is raised by the objection shall be decided by the election officer who counts the votes, and the decision is subject to reversal only on a recount or on application under subsection 524(1).

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 286
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 193

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