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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 541 from 2004-01-01 to 2014-12-18:

Marginal note:Inspection of instructions, correspondence and other reports

  •  (1) All documents referred to in section 403.35, 424, 429, 435.3, 435.35, 451, 455, 478.23 or 478.3, all other reports or statements, other than election documents received from election officers, all instructions issued by the Chief Electoral Officer under this Act, all decisions or rulings by him or her on points arising under this Act and all correspondence with election officers or others in relation to an election are public records and may be inspected by any person on request during business hours.

  • Marginal note:Extracts

    (2) Any person may take extracts from documents referred to in subsection (1) and is entitled to obtain copies of them on payment of a fee of up to $0.25 per page.

  • Marginal note:Evidence

    (3) Any copies of documents referred to in subsection (1) purporting to be certified by the Chief Electoral Officer are admissible in evidence without further proof.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 541
  • 2003, c. 19, s. 64

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