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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 144 from 2007-07-26 to 2019-06-12:

Marginal note:Proof of qualification as elector

 A deputy returning officer, poll clerk, candidate or candidate’s representative who has reasonable doubts concerning whether a person intending to vote is qualified as an elector may request that the person take the prescribed oath, and the person shall not be allowed to vote unless he or she takes that oath.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 144
  • 2007, c. 21, s. 21

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