361. After the close of the poll, the deputy returning officer, assisted by the poll clerk, counts the votes. The candidates and their representatives may be present.
Before counting the votes cast during the advance poll, the deputy returning officer and the poll clerk take the oath provided in Schedule II. The deputy returning officer and the poll clerk may be persons other than those appointed to act at the advance polling station. In that case, sections 312 and 313 do not apply.
1989, c. 1, s. 361; 2006, c. 17, s. 25; 2008, c. 22, s. 49.