Canada Elections Act

Version of section 173 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-07-25:


Marginal note:Who may vote at advance polls

  •  (1) An elector whose name is on the revised list of electors for a polling division in an advance polling district may vote at the advance polling station established for the advance polling district.

  • Marginal note:Elector not on the revised list

    (2) An elector whose name is not on the revised list of electors may not vote at an advance polling station unless

    • (a) the deputy returning officer has ascertained with the returning officer that the elector is on the preliminary list of electors or was registered during the revision period referred to in section 96, and the elector has provided the deputy returning officer with satisfactory proof of identity; or

    • (b) the elector has obtained a registration certificate in accordance with subsection 169(3).

  • Marginal note:Procedure by poll clerk

    (3) If an elector whose name does not appear on the revised list of electors has voted, the poll clerk shall indicate on the prescribed form that the elector has voted in accordance with subsection (2).

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