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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 10 from 2019-06-13 to 2021-02-15:


Marginal note:Former member candidates and electors living with them

  •  (1) Each candidate at a general election who, on the day before the dissolution of Parliament immediately before the election, was a member, and any elector living with the candidate on that day who would move, or has moved, with the candidate to continue to live with the candidate, is entitled to have his or her name entered on the list of electors for, and to vote at the polling station to which is assigned, the polling division in which is located

    • (a) the place of ordinary residence of the former member; or

    • (b) [Repealed, 2018, c. 31, s. 6]

    • (c) the office of the returning officer for the electoral district in which the former member is a candidate.

    • (d) [Repealed, 2018, c. 31, s. 6]

  • Marginal note:Former member candidates and electors living with them — notice to returning officer

    (2) If a candidate or elector referred to in subsection (1) provides notice to the returning officer, at least two days before polling day, of his or her intention to vote at the polling station, the candidate or elector is entitled to have his or her name entered on the list of electors for, and to vote at the polling station to which is assigned, any polling division in

    • (a) the electoral district in which the former member is a candidate; or

    • (b) the electoral district in the National Capital Region where the former member resides for the purpose of carrying out parliamentary duties.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 10
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 6
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