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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 164 from 2019-06-13 to 2020-12-28:


Marginal note:Procedure in case of contravention of secrecy

  •  (1) It is the duty of the election officers who are present at the polling station to draw the attention of any elector to an offence that the elector commits in contravening any of paragraphs 281.6(3)(a) to (c) and to the punishment to which the elector is liable, but the elector shall be allowed to vote in the usual way if he or she has not already done so.

  • Marginal note:Clarification

    (2) For greater certainty, if one election officer performs his or her duty under subsection (1) with regard to an elector, no other election officer need do so with regard to that elector.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 164
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 111
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