Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Proof of identity and residence
237.1 (1) If an elector goes to the office of a returning officer to receive his or her ballot or special ballot, then before receiving it the elector shall prove his or her identity and residence in accordance with section 143.
Marginal note:Presence of candidate or representative
(2) A candidate or their representative may be present at the office when the elector
Marginal note:Examination of identification documents
(3) The candidate or representative may examine but not handle any piece of identification provided by the elector.
Marginal note:Prohibition — attesting to residence of more than one elector
(3.1) No elector shall attest to the residence of more than one elector at an election.
Marginal note:Prohibition — attesting to residence (own residence attested to)
(3.2) No elector whose own residence has been attested to at an election shall attest to another elector’s residence at that election.
Marginal note:Application of provisions
(4) For the purposes of this section, the following provisions apply with any necessary modifications in respect of the location in the returning officer’s office where the elector receives his or her ballot or special ballot as though that location were a polling station:
- 2014, c. 12, s. 60
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