Canada Elections Act
Version of section 259 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-01-18:
259 (1) If an elector is unable to read or because of a physical disability is unable to vote under this Division, the deputy returning officer shall assist the elector by
(a) completing the declaration on the outer envelope and writing the elector’s name where his or her signature is to be written; and
(b) marking the special ballot as directed by the elector in his or her presence and in the presence of the poll clerk.
Marginal note:Note on outer envelope
(2) The deputy returning officer and the poll clerk shall sign a note on the outer envelope indicating that the elector was assisted.
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