50. The Chief Electoral Officer shall grant the authorization if the conditions provided in sections 47, 48 and 49 are met.
The Chief Electoral Officer shall, however, refuse to authorize a party if the name of the party includes the word “independent”.
He shall also refuse to authorize a party if the name of the party is substantially the same as that of an authorized party or of a party that has ceased to be an authorized party, and is likely to mislead electors as to which party they are supporting.
1989, c. 1, s. 50; 1992, c. 38, s. 11.