Canada Elections Act

Version of section 27 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-06-18:


Marginal note:Authorization

  •  (1) The returning officer for an electoral district may, with the prior approval of the Chief Electoral Officer, authorize any person acting under his or her direction to perform any of the functions of a returning officer under this Act, except those described in subsection 24(3), sections 57, 62, 63 and 67, subsections 71(1) and 72(1), sections 74, 77, 103, 104, 130, 293 to 298 and 300, subsection 301(6) and sections 313 to 316.

  • Marginal note:Authorization in writing

    (2) An authorization under subsection (1) shall be signed and dated by the returning officer.

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