Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Ineligible candidates
65 The following persons are not eligible to be a candidate:
(a) a person who is not qualified as an elector on the date on which his or her nomination paper is filed;
(b) a person who is disentitled under paragraph 502(3)(a) while they are so disentitled;
(c) a member of the legislative assembly of a province;
(d) a sheriff, clerk of the peace or county Crown Attorney in any of the provinces;
(e) a person who is not entitled under section 4 to vote;
(g) a person who is imprisoned in a correctional institution;
(h) an election officer; and
(i) a person who was a candidate in a previous election and for whom a return, report, document or declaration has not been provided under subsection 451(1), if the time and any extension for providing it have expired.
- 2000, c. 9, s. 65;
- 2002, c. 7, s. 92;
- 2014, c. 2, s. 49.
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