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The Evolution of the Duties to be Fulfilled by Poll Staff with Regards to Registration and Voting on Polling Day and Advance Polling Days, 1920 to 2012

APPENDIX 1: Evolution of the Act, 1920 to 2012

Title Date Citation Duties of DROs and PCs affected?
Dominion Elections Act* 1920 SC 1920 c. 46  
Amendments: 1921 SC 1921 c. 29 Yes
1925 SC 1925 c. 42 Yes
Revised Statutes of Canada 1927: 1927 RSC 1927 c. 53 No
Dominion Elections Act** 1929 SC 1929 c. 40 Yes
Amendments: 1930 SC 1930 c. 16 Yes
Dominion Elections Act* 1934 SC 1934 c. 50  
Dominion Elections Act* 1938 SC 1938 c. 46 Yes
Amendments: 1948 SC 1948 c. 46 Yes
June 1951 SC 1951 c. 48 Yes
New title: Canada Elections Act Dec. 1951 SC 1951 (2nd) c. 3 Yes
Revised Statutes of Canada 1952: 1952 RSC 1952 c. 23 No
Canada Elections Act** May 1953 SC 1952-3 c. 24 No
Amendments: 1955 SC 1955 c. 44 Yes
1960 SC 1960 c. 7 No
Canada Elections Act* 1960 SC 1960 c. 39 Yes
Amendments: 1963 SC 1963 c. 40 No
1966 SC 1966-7 c. 45 No
1966 SC 1966-7 c. 84 No
1967 SC 1966-7 c. 96 No
Canada Elections Act* 1970 SC 1969-70 c. 49 Yes
Revised Statutes of Canada 1970: 1970 RSC 1970 (1st Suppl.) c. 14 No
Canada Elections Act** 1973 SC 1973-74 c. 51 No
Amendments: 1974 SC 1974 c. 5 No
1974 SC 1974-75-76 c. 19 No
1975 SC 1974-75-76 c. 48 No
1975 SC 1974-75-76 c. 66 No
1977 SC 1977-78 c. 3 Yes
1979 SC 1978-79 c. 11 No
1981 SC 1980-81-82-83 c. 47 No
1981 SC 1980-81-82-83 c. 50 No
1981 SC 1980-81-82-83 c. 54 Yes
1982 SC 1980-81-82-83 c. 96 No
1983 SC 1980-81-82-83 c. 164 Yes
1984 SC 1984 c. 41 No
1985 SC 1985 c. 19 No
1986 SC 1986 c. 14 No
Revised Statutes of Canada 1985: 1985 RSC 1985 c. E-2 No
Canada Elections Act** 1989 SC 1989 c. 28 No
Amendments: 1990 SC 1990 c. 16 No
1991 SC 1991 c. 11 No
1991 SC 1991 c. 47 No
1992 SC 1992 c. 1 No
1992 SC 1992 c. 45 No
1992 SC 1992 c. 51 No
1993 SC 1993 c. 19 Yes
1994 SC 1994 c. 26 No
1995 SC 1995 c. 5 No
1996 SC 1996 c. 26 No
1996 SC 1996 c. 35 Yes
1998 SC 1998 c. 18 No
1999 SC 1999 c. 3 No
1999 SC 1999 c. 28 No
Canada Elections Act* 2000 SC 2000 c. 9 Yes
Amendments: 2001 SC 2001 c. 21 Yes
2001 SC 2001 c. 27 No
2002 SC 2002 c. 7 No
2002 SC 2002 c. 8 No
2003 SC 2003 c.19 No
2003 SC 2003 c. 22 No
2004 SC 2004 c. 24 No
2006 SC 2006 c. 1 No
2007 SC 2007 c. 10 No
2007 SC 2007 c. 21 Yes
2007 SC 2007 c. 37 Yes
2011 SC 2011 c. 24 No
2011 SC 2011 c. 26 No

* Brand new statute adopted

**Consolidation within framework of general revision of statutes