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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 383 from 2015-10-27 to 2019-06-12:

Marginal note:Delivery to returning officers

  •  (1) The Chief Electoral Officer shall, as soon as feasible after receiving the documents referred to in subsection 477.59(1) for an electoral district, deliver a copy of them to the returning officer for the electoral district.

  • Marginal note:Endorsement of candidates

    (2) A registered party and an eligible party shall include with the statement or report referred to in subsection (1) a statement certified by its chief agent that sets out the names of the person or persons who are authorized by the party to endorse prospective candidates at a general election.

  • Marginal note:Retention

    (3) A returning officer who receives documents under subsection (1) shall retain them for three years, or any shorter period that the Chief Electoral Officer considers appropriate, after the end of the six-month period mentioned in subsection (2).

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 383
  • 2014, c. 12, s. 86
  • 2015, c. 37, s. 3

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