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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 290 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-18:

Marginal note:Sending ballot boxes and statement to returning officer

  •  (1) The deputy returning officer for a polling station or an advance poll shall, without delay after sealing the ballot box, send the box, with the envelope that contains the original statement of the vote and the envelope that contains the registration certificate, to the returning officer.

  • Marginal note:Collection of ballot boxes

    (2) A returning officer may appoint persons to collect ballot boxes together with the envelopes referred to in subsection (1) from polling stations, and any person so appointed shall take the prescribed oath when he or she sends those materials to the returning officer.

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