Canada Elections Act

Version of section 37 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-18:


Marginal note:Refusal to appoint deputy returning officer

  •  (1) A returning officer may, on reasonable grounds, refuse to appoint a deputy returning officer or a poll clerk recommended by a candidate and shall immediately advise the candidate of the refusal.

  • Marginal note:Recommendation of another person

    (2) The candidate may, within 24 hours after being advised of the refusal, recommend another person and, if he or she does not do so, the returning officer shall proceed to appoint another person whose name is solicited from another source.

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