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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 27 from 2019-06-13 to 2020-12-28:


Marginal note:Delegation

  •  (1) The returning officer for an electoral district may, with the Chief Electoral Officer’s prior approval, authorize any person acting under his or her direction to exercise any of the powers or perform any of the duties of a returning officer under this Act, except those described in subsection 24(3), sections 62 and 63, subsection 71(1), sections 71.1, 74, 77, 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.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 27
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 15
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 25
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