E-3.3 - Election Act

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59.1. Any elector who undertakes to run as an independent candidate in the next general election may file an application for authorization with the Chief Electoral Officer from the expiry of a period of three years after receipt by the Secretary General of the National Assembly of the list of candidates declared elected referred to in section 380.
Any elector who undertakes to run as an independent candidate in a by-election may file an application for authorization with the Chief Electoral Officer from the date on which the seat becomes vacant.
The application for authorization must contain the information referred to in section 59 as well as the signatures and addresses of at least 100 electors of the electoral division declaring that they support the application.
Upon the filing of the nomination paper, the candidate’s official representative becomes the candidate’s official agent.
1998, c. 52, s. 17; 2001, c. 72, s. 6.
59.1. Any elector who undertakes to run as an independent candidate in the next general election may file an application for authorization with the chief electoral officer from the expiry of a period of three years after receipt by the Secretary General of the National Assembly of the list of candidates declared elected referred to in section 380.
Any elector who undertakes to run as an independent candidate in a by-election may file an application for authorization with the chief electoral officer from the date on which the seat becomes vacant.
The application for authorization must contain the information referred to in section 59 as well as the signatures and addresses of at least 100 electors of the electoral division declaring that they support the application.
1998, c. 52, s. 17.