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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 383 from 2014-12-19 to 2015-10-26:

Marginal note:Delivery to returning officers

  •  (1) The Chief Electoral Officer shall, as soon as feasible after receiving the documents referred to in subsection 477.59(1) for an electoral district, deliver a copy of them to the returning officer for the electoral district.

  • Marginal note:Public availability

    (2) A returning officer who receives documents under subsection (1) shall, on request, make them available for six months for public inspection at any reasonable time. Copies may be obtained for a fee of up to $0.25 per page.

  • Marginal note:Retention

    (3) A returning officer who receives documents under subsection (1) shall retain them for three years, or any shorter period that the Chief Electoral Officer considers appropriate, after the end of the six-month period mentioned in subsection (2).

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 383
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86

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