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E-3.3, r. 3
- Regulation respectiong a new election notice following a candidate’s death
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E-3.3, r. 3
Regulation respectiong a new election notice following a candidate’s death
ELECTIONS — DEATH OF A CANDIDATE — NOTICE OF A NEW ELECTION
(chapter E-3.3, ss. 259 and 550)
Decision 2000-12-20, ss. 1 and 2
The Interpretation Act, (chapter I-16) applies to this Regulation.
Decision 89-03-23, s. 1
NOTICE OF A NEW ELECTION
As soon as he learns of the death of a candidate, the returning officer shall so advise the Chief Electoral Officer.
Decision 89-03-23, s. 2
Polling day is postponed where a candidate dies between the twenty-first day before the date of the poll and its closing. In such a case, the returning officer shall publish a notice at once in a newspaper distributed in the electoral division informing voters of the new period for the filing of nomination papers and of the new polling date, in accordance with Form 41 attached hereto.
Decision 89-03-23, s. 3
The returning officer shall post a copy of the notice in his main office. He shall also forward a copy to each person who had stood as candidate in that electoral division.
Decision 89-03-23, s. 4
Decision 89-03-23, s. 5
Decision 89-03-23, s. 6
(chapter E-3.3, s. 259)
NOTICE OF A NEW ELECTION FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF A CANDIDATE
Following the death of candidate __________
__________ on the ____________________ day of ____________________, 20_____, the poll which was to have taken place on the ____________________ day of ____________________, 20_____, in the said electoral division is postponed. Consequently, a new election shall be held.
, notice is hereby given to the electors in the electoral division of ____________________ that:
a new period for filing nomination papers is open and any person wishing to stand as a candidate at the election must file a duly completed nomination paper with my office no later than 2:00 p.m. on the second Monday following the death of the candidate, namely, Monday, the ____________________ day of ____________________, 20 _____; and
if necessary, polling will take place on the second Monday that follows, namely, Monday, the ____________________ day of ____________________, 20 _____, from __________ a.m. to __________ p.m.
Signed at ____________________________________________________, this __________ day of __________, 20 _____.
Decision 89-03-23, Form 41
Decision 2000-12-20, s. 3
Decision 89-03-23, 1989 G.O. 2, 1567
Decision 2000-12-20, 2001 G.O. 2, 1185
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