Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act

Version of section 3 from 2002-12-31 to 2011-12-15:


Marginal note:Commissions to be established

  •  (1) For each decennial census, the Governor in Council shall, within sixty days after the receipt by the Minister of a return certified by the Chief Statistician under section 13, establish by proclamation, published in the Canada Gazette, an electoral boundaries commission for each province.

  • Marginal note:Duties of the commissions

    (2) The ten commissions established pursuant to subsection (1) shall consider and report on the readjustment of the representation of the provinces in the House of Commons required to be made on the completion of each decennial census.

  • R.S., 1985, c. E-3, s. 3
  • 2001, c. 21, s. 27
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