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Canada Elections Act (S.C. 2000, c. 9)

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Act current to 2022-07-25 and last amended on 2021-06-29. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Not qualified as elector

 No person shall

  • (a) vote or attempt to vote at an election knowing that he or she

    • (i) is not a Canadian citizen when he or she votes, or

    • (ii) is not 18 years of age or older — or will not be 18 years of age or older — on polling day; or

  • (b) induce or attempt to induce another person to vote at an election knowing that the other person

    • (i) is not a Canadian citizen — or will not be a Canadian citizen — when he or she votes, or

    • (ii) is not 18 years of age or older — or will not be 18 years of age or older — on polling day.

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