Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Extension or correction — Chief Electoral Officer
92.3 (1) The Chief Electoral Officer, on the written application of a candidate, may authorize
(a) the extension of the period provided in subsection 92.2(5); or
(b) the correction, within a specified period, of the statement referred to in subsection 92.2(3).
(2) An application may be made
(a) under paragraph (1)(a), within the period provided in subsection 92.2(5); and
(b) under paragraph (1)(b), as soon as the candidate becomes aware of the need for correction.
(3) The Chief Electoral Officer may not authorize an extension or correction unless he or she is satisfied by the evidence submitted by the candidate in writing that the circumstances giving rise to the application arose by reason of
(a) the illness of the candidate; or
(b) inadvertence or an honest mistake of fact.
- 2006, c. 9, s. 40
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