184. The recommendations are made by the person designated in writing for that purpose by the leader or chief executive officer of the party.
Recommendations must be received by the returning officer not later than the twenty-seventh day before polling day.
The returning officer may refuse a recommendation on reasonable grounds. In that case, the returning officer requests a new recommendation.
If no recommendation has been received or if the person recommended is not a qualified elector, the returning officer makes the appointment without further formality.
1989, c. 1, s. 184; 1995, c. 23, s. 18; 2006, c. 17, s. 12.