292. As soon as it is received, the Chief Electoral Officer verifies the signature on the envelope. If it matches the signature on the request provided for in section 283, the envelope is kept without being opened.
If the signatures do not match, the envelope is rejected without being opened.
In addition, the Chief Electoral Officer verifies whether the ballot paper is from an elector removed from the list of electors by the board of revisors. If such is the case, the Chief Electoral Officer rejects the envelope without opening it.
1989, c. 1, s. 292; 1992, c. 21, s. 161; 2006, c. 17, s. 15.