Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Sources of information
46 (1) The Register of Electors shall be updated from
(i) that electors have given the Chief Electoral Officer, or
(ii) that is held by a federal department or body and that electors have expressly authorized to be given to the Chief Electoral Officer; and
(b) information that the Chief Electoral Officer considers reliable and necessary for updating the surname, given names, sex, date of birth, civic address and mailing address of electors included in the Register of Electors and that
(i) is held under an Act of the legislature of a province mentioned in Schedule 2, or
(ii) comes from any other source mentioned in Schedule 2.
Marginal note:Retention of certain information
(1.1) The Chief Electoral Officer may retain information collected under paragraph (1)(b), but not included in the Register of Electors, for the purpose of correlating information subsequently collected with information already contained in the Register of Electors.
Marginal note:Amendments to Schedule 2
(2) The Chief Electoral Officer may at any time amend Schedule 2 by adding, changing or deleting the name of an Act of the legislature of a province or of any other source of information, but no such amendment comes into force until notice of it is published in the Canada Gazette.
- 2000, c. 9, s. 46
- 2007, c. 21, s. 6
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