Canada Elections Act

Version of section 149 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-07-25:


Marginal note:Elector not allowed to vote

 An elector whose name does not appear on the official list of electors in his or her polling station shall not be allowed to vote unless the elector

  • (a) gives the deputy returning officer a transfer certificate described in section 158 or 159 and, for a certificate described in subsection 158(2), fulfills the conditions described in subsection 158(3);

  • (b) provides satisfactory proof of identity, and the deputy returning officer ascertains with the returning officer that the elector is listed either on the preliminary list of electors or was registered during the revision period; or

  • (c) gives the deputy returning officer a registration certificate described in subsection 161(4).

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