Canada Elections Act

Version of section 174 from 2014-12-19 to 2019-05-07:


Marginal note:Duties of deputy returning officer

  •  (1) If an elector whose name is on the list of electors makes a request to vote at an advance polling station that is established for his or her polling division, the deputy returning officer shall permit the elector to vote unless

    • (a) the elector fails to prove his or her identity and residence in accordance with section 143 or to take an oath otherwise required by this Act; or

    • (b) the person refuses to sign the record of votes cast at an advance polling station referred to in subsection (2), as directed by the poll clerk under that subsection.

  • Marginal note:Record of votes cast

    (2) The poll clerk at the advance polling station shall, under the direction of the deputy returning officer, keep a record in duplicate, in the prescribed form, of the names of all persons who vote at the advance polling station, in the order in which they vote, and shall

    • (a) mark on the record the notations that the poll clerk is required by this Act to make opposite an elector’s name at a polling station on polling day; and

    • (b) direct the elector to sign the record opposite his or her name.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 174
  • 2007, c. 21, s. 33
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 57
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