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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 13 from 2014-06-19 to 2021-02-15:


Marginal note:Appointment and term of office

  •  (1) There shall be a Chief Electoral Officer who shall be appointed by resolution of the House of Commons to hold office during good behaviour for a term of 10 years. He or she may be removed for cause by the Governor General on address of the Senate and House of Commons.

  • Marginal note:No re-appointment

    (2) A person who has served as Chief Electoral Officer is not eligible for re-appointment to that office.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 13
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 3
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