Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Proof of identity and residence
144 (1) A deputy returning officer, poll clerk, candidate or candidate’s representative who has doubts concerning the identity or right to vote of a person intending to vote at a polling station may request that the person show satisfactory proof of identity and residence.
Marginal note:Oath of elector
(2) A person may, instead of showing satisfactory proof of identity, take the prescribed oath.
Marginal note:Oath forbidden
(3) Once an elector has been given a ballot, no person shall require the elector to show proof of identity or take an oath.
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