422. Where the chief electoral officer intends to refuse or withdraw his authorization, he shall give the party or independent candidate, as the case may be, the reasons for his decision and an opportunity to be heard.
Every summons is made by registered or certified mail or by any other means considered valid by the chief electoral officer.
The first and second paragraphs do not apply where the chief electoral officer is bound to withdraw the authorization, where the withdrawal of authorization is made at the request of the leader of the party and the copy of the resolution of the party is attached to the application, or where the withdrawal of authorization is made at the request of the independent candidate.
1987, c. 57, s. 422; 1999, c. 25, s. 50; 2002, c. 37, s. 187.