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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 247 from 2019-06-13 to 2020-05-17:


Marginal note:Notification of issue of the writs

  •  (1) Without delay after the issue of the writs, the Chief Electoral Officer shall inform the federal and provincial ministers responsible for correctional institutions of their issue.

  • Marginal note:Obligations of ministers

    (2) On being informed of the issue of the writs, each minister referred to in subsection (1) shall

    • (a) inform their respective designated coordinating officer of their issue;

    • (b) designate one or more persons to act as liaison officers in connection with the taking of the votes of electors; and

    • (c) inform the Chief Electoral Officer and their respective designated coordinating officer of the name and address of each liaison officer.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 247
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 170
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