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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 147 from 2019-06-13 to 2020-12-28:


Marginal note:Person in whose name another has voted

  •  (1) If a person asks for a ballot at a polling station after someone else has voted under that person’s name, the person shall not be allowed to vote unless he or she makes the solemn declaration referred to in subsection 549.1(1) in writing.

  • Marginal note:Requirement before making solemn declaration

    (2) An election officer shall, before the person makes the solemn declaration, advise the person in writing of the penalty that may be imposed under this Act on a person who is found guilty of voting or attempting to vote more than once contrary to section 281.5 or of requesting or applying for a ballot or special ballot in a name that is not his or her own contrary to paragraph 281.7(1)(a).

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 147
  • 2007, c. 21, s. 22
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 48
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 95
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