97.1. An identity verification panel shall be established for every place where a polling station is located.
An identity verification panel is composed of three members, including a chairman, appointed by the returning officer. If there are three polling stations or less in a place, the deputy returning officer and the poll clerk of the polling station may act as panel members.
The function of the panel members is to verify the identity of electors who have been unable to produce identification pursuant to the second paragraph of section 114. Decisions are made by a majority vote.
1999, c. 15, s. 45; 2006, c. 51, s. 53.