72. The nomination paper shall be accompanied with a proof of the candidate’s identity and a statement signed by him or his mandatary certifying that he knows the signatories, that they signed the nomination paper in his presence and that to the best of his knowledge, in the case of a candidate for a parent representative seat, they are electors of the electoral division or, in the case of a candidate for a community representative seat, they are electors from the English-language school service centre’s territory.
Proof of identity is an act of birth or any of the following: a certificate of Canadian citizenship, a Canadian passport, a driver’s licence or probationary licence issued as a plastic card by the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec, a health insurance card issued by the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec or a copy of a name change order.
After examining the proof of identity, the returning officer shall keep a true copy and return the original to the person filing the nomination paper or his mandatary.
1989, c. 36, s. 72; 2002, c. 10, s. 29; 2006, c. 51, s. 41; 2008, c. 29, s. 43; 2020, c. 1, s. 22511.