Canada Elections Act

Version of section 162 from 2007-12-23 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Duties of poll clerk

 Each poll clerk shall

  • (a) make, on the prescribed form, the entries that the deputy returning officer directs under this Act;

  • (b) as soon as the elector’s ballot has been deposited in the ballot box, indicate, beside the name of the elector on the list of electors, that the elector has voted;

  • (c) indicate, if applicable, on the prescribed form that the elector has voted under a transfer certificate issued under section 158 or 159 and give the number of the certificate;

  • (d) indicate, if applicable, on the prescribed form that the elector has voted, under paragraph 149(b), without his or her name being on the official list of electors;

  • (e) indicate, if applicable, on the prescribed form that the elector has voted under section 146;

  • (f) indicate, if applicable, on the prescribed form that the elector has taken an oath and the type of oath;

  • (g) indicate, if applicable, on the prescribed form that the elector refused to comply with a legal requirement to provide the piece or pieces of identification referred to in paragraph 143(2)(a) or (b), respectively, or to take an oath;

  • (h) indicate, if applicable, on the prescribed form that the elector has been allowed to vote under subsection 148.1(2);

  • (i) indicate, if applicable, on the prescribed form that an elector has voted in the circumstances described in section 147, that the prescribed oath has been taken or that any other oath that was required to be taken was taken, note any objection that was made on behalf of any of the candidates and indicate the candidate’s name;

  • (i.1) on request, and at intervals of no less than 30 minutes, provide to a candidate’s representative, on the prescribed form and as directed by the Chief Electoral Officer, the identity of every elector who has exercised his or her right to vote on polling day, excluding that of electors who registered on that day;

  • (i.2) on request, after the close of the advance polling station, provide to a candidate’s representative, on the prescribed form and as directed by the Chief Electoral Officer, the identity of every elector who has exercised his or her right to vote on that day excluding that of electors who registered on that day; and

  • (j) indicate, if applicable, on the prescribed form, that an elector has voted under a registration certificate issued under subsection 161(4).

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 162;
  • 2007, c. 21, s. 28.
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