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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 223 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-05-10:

Marginal note:Inclusion in register

  •  (1) An application for registration and special ballot may be made by an elector. It shall be in the prescribed form and shall include

    • (a) satisfactory proof of the elector’s identity;

    • (b) if paragraph 222(1)(b) does not apply in respect of the elector, proof of the applicability of an exception set out in subsection 222(2);

    • (c) the elector’s date of birth;

    • (d) the date the elector left Canada;

    • (e) the address of the elector’s last place of ordinary residence in Canada before he or she left Canada or the address of the place of ordinary residence in Canada of the spouse, the common-law partner or a relative of the elector, a relative of the elector’s spouse or common-law partner, a person in relation to whom the elector is a dependant or a person with whom the elector would live but for his or her residing temporarily outside Canada;

    • (f) the date on which the elector intends to resume residence in Canada;

    • (g) the elector’s mailing address outside Canada; and

    • (h) any other information that the Chief Electoral Officer considers necessary to determine the elector’s entitlement to vote or the electoral district in which he or she may vote.

  • Marginal note:Optional information

    (2) In addition to the information specified in subsection (1), the Chief Electoral Officer may request that the elector provide other information that the Chief Electoral Officer considers necessary for implementing agreements made under section 55, but the elector is not required to provide that information.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 223, c. 12, s. 40

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