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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 123 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-18:

Marginal note:Central polling place

  •  (1) A returning officer may, if he or she considers it advisable, place several polling stations together in a central polling place.

  • Marginal note:Number of polling stations

    (2) A returning officer shall not group together more than 15 polling stations in a central polling place without the prior approval of the Chief Electoral Officer.

  • Marginal note:Presumption

    (3) On the establishment of a central polling place under subsection (1), all of the provisions of this Act apply as if each polling station at the central polling place were within the polling division to which it appertains.

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