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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 285 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-06-12:

Marginal note:Ballots not initialled by deputy returning officer

 If the deputy returning officer determines that he or she has failed to initial a ballot, the deputy returning officer shall, in the presence of the poll clerk and witnesses, initial and count the ballot if he or she is satisfied that

  • (a) the ballot was supplied by him or her; and

  • (b) all ballots that were provided by the returning officer have been accounted for, as described in paragraph 283(3)(d).

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