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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 144 from 2019-06-13 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Proof of qualification as elector

 If the election officer referred to in subsection 143(1), a candidate or a candidate’s representative has reasonable doubts concerning whether a person intending to vote is qualified as an elector, the officer, candidate or representative may request that the person make the solemn declaration referred to in subsection 549.1(1) in writing, in which case the person shall not be allowed to vote unless he or she makes that solemn declaration.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 144
  • 2007, c. 21, s. 21
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 94

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