Canada Elections Act (S.C. 2000, c. 9)
- HTMLFull Document: Canada Elections Act (Accessibility Buttons available) |
- XMLFull Document: Canada Elections Act [2307 KB] |
- PDFFull Document: Canada Elections Act [3826 KB]
Act current to 2023-03-20 and last amended on 2023-01-14. Previous Versions
FORM 1(Section 58)Writ of Election
Deputy of the Governor General
ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
WHEREAS, by and with the advice of OUR PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA, We have ordered a PARLIAMENT TO BE HELD AT OTTAWA, on the day of next. (Omit the foregoing preamble in case of a by-election.)
WE COMMAND YOU that, notice of the time and place of election being duly given,
YOU DO CAUSE election to be made according to law of a member to serve in the House of Commons of Canada for the said electoral district in the Province aforesaid (in case of a by-election: in the place of );
AND YOU DO CAUSE the closing day for the nomination of candidates to be ;
And if a poll becomes necessary, that the poll be held on ;
AND YOU DO CAUSE the name of that member when so elected, whether present or absent, to be certified to Our Chief Electoral Officer, as by law directed (in case of a by-election, omit the following) as soon as possible and not later than the day of (year).
Witness:, Deputy of Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved , Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, GOVERNOR GENERAL AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF CANADA.
At Our City of , on and in the year of Our Reign.
Chief Electoral Officer
FORM 2(Section 62)
FORM 3(Subsections 116(1) and 138(1))Form of Ballot Paper
FORM 3 – ConcludedForm of Ballot Paper
FORM 4(Section 186)Form of Special Ballot Paper
- Date modified: