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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 314 from 2019-06-13 to 2020-01-08:


Marginal note:Sending of documents

  •  (1) On completing the return of the writ, the returning officer shall without delay send to the Chief Electoral Officer all election documents in his or her possession together with

    • (a) a report of the returning officer’s proceedings in the prescribed form including his or her comments with respect to the state of the election documents received from election officers;

    • (b) a summary, in the prescribed form, of the number of votes cast for each candidate at each polling station; and

    • (c) all other documents that were used at the election, including documents prepared under paragraph 162(i.1).

  • Marginal note:Report re: disappearance of ballot box, etc.

    (2) In any case arising under section 296, the returning officer shall mention specially in the report the circumstances accompanying the disappearance of the ballot boxes or the lack of any statement of the vote, and the mode by which the returning officer ascertained the number of votes cast for each candidate.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 314
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 205
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