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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 253 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-06-12:

Marginal note:Appointment of deputy returning officers and poll clerks

  •  (1) Before the 18th day before polling day, each returning officer shall, for each correctional institution in his or her electoral district, in consultation with the liaison officer for the institution, establish one or more polling stations and appoint a deputy returning officer and a poll clerk for each polling station.

  • Marginal note:Provision of election materials

    (2) A liaison officer shall, on receiving the election materials and list of candidates,

    • (a) provide the materials in sufficient quantities to the deputy returning officers appointed under subsection (1) for the correctional institution; and

    • (b) post the list of candidates in one or more conspicuous places in the correctional institution.

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