3. Not later than 50 days before the date of the designations, the Minister or any person designated by the Minister appoints, for each institution, an officer for the designation process. If the latter is unable to act, the Minister proceeds with a new appointment.
The officer may appoint one or more assistant officers to assist him or her in performing duties. When a poll in person takes places in more than one location for an institution, the officer appoints an assistant officer for each polling location. The president and executive director and the assistant president and executive director of the institution may not act as officer or assistant officer.
Officers and assistant officers may not be candidates and have no voting rights in any designation referred to in this Regulation.
Unless otherwise indicated, “officer” as used in this Regulation means the officer of the designation process appointed in accordance with this section and “institution” means an integrated health and social services centre or an unamalgamated institution.