219. The returning officer may authorize an elector to vote where
(1) the name of the elector does not appear on the copy of the list of electors used at the polling station but appears on the revised list of electors in the returning officer’s possession;
(2) the name of the elector does not appear on any document referred to in subparagraph 1 but was entered or corrected by a board of revisors;
(3) the name of the elector does not appear on any document referred to in subparagraph 1 but the elector sent, within the time prescribed in section 55.1, an application for entry on the list of electors as the sole owner of an immovable or sole occupant of a business establishment or a power of attorney as undivided co-owner of an immovable or co-occupant of a business establishment;
(4) the name of the elector does not appear on any document referred to in subparagraph 1 but does appear on the list of electors sent by the Chief Electoral Officer in accordance with section 100, and has not been struck off by a board of revisors.
An elector who has obtained an authorization under this section shall present it to the deputy returning officer and must be admitted to vote after declaring under oath that he is the person who obtained it. An indication thereof shall be entered in the poll book.
The returning officer shall send to the chief electoral officer a copy of the authorization given to an elector domiciled in the territory of the municipality unless he is satisfied that the change to the list warranting the authorization was communicated in accordance with section 140.
1987, c. 57, s. 219; 1997, c. 34, s. 25; 2009, c. 11, s. 26.