245. Upon the filing of a nomination paper, the returning officer shall verify whether it appears to meet the requirements of this division and whether all the required documents are attached to it. The returning officer shall verify whether the electors supporting the nomination are entered on the list of electors for the electoral division.
Following such verifications, the returning officer shall issue a notice of conformity and a receipt, which constitutes proof of the nomination.
1989, c. 1, s. 245; 1998, c. 52, s. 56.