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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 55 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-07-25:

Marginal note:Provincial bodies

  •  (1) The Chief Electoral Officer may enter into an agreement with any body responsible under provincial law for establishing a list of electors, governing the giving of information contained in the Register of Electors if that information is needed for establishing such a list.

  • Marginal note:Conditions

    (2) The Chief Electoral Officer may, for the purpose of ensuring the protection of personal information given under an agreement mentioned in subsection (1), include in the agreement any conditions that the Chief Electoral Officer considers appropriate regarding the use that may be made of that information.

  • Marginal note:Restriction on use of information

    (3) A body to whom information is given under an agreement mentioned in subsection (1) may use the information only for the purpose of establishing lists of electors for an election or a referendum held under a provincial law.

  • Marginal note:Valuable consideration

    (4) An agreement mentioned in subsection (1) may require valuable consideration to be provided in exchange for the information given.

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