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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 226 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-05-10:

Marginal note:Deletion of names from register

 The Chief Electoral Officer shall delete from the register the name of an elector who

  • (a) does not provide the information referred to in section 225 within the time fixed by the Chief Electoral Officer;

  • (b) makes a signed request to the Chief Electoral Officer to have his or her name deleted from the register;

  • (c) has died and concerning whom a request has been received to have the elector’s name deleted from the register, to which request is attached a death certificate or other documentary evidence of the death;

  • (d) returns to Canada to reside;

  • (e) cannot be contacted; or

  • (f) except for an elector to whom any of paragraphs 222(2)(a) to (d) applies, has resided outside Canada for five consecutive years or more.

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