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Regulation Adapting the Canada Elections Act for the Purposes of a Referendum

Division 2

Canadian Forces Electors

Definitions

Definitions
"elector"
électeur
"voting period"
période de scrutin

Voting Entitlement and Electoral Districts

Canadian Forces electors
Voting limited to electoral district of ordinary residence
Voting in actual place of ordinary residence

Statement of Ordinary Residence

Completion on enrolment, etc.
Completion on becoming ordinarily resident
Members of Canadian Forces not entitled to vote
Change of ordinary residence, etc.
When no statement completed
Coming into force of amendments
Optional information
Completion by reserve member not on active service
Completion by reserve member on active service
Members of reserve force not entitled to vote
Change of ordinary residence, etc.
When no statement completed
Coming into force of amendments
Optional information
Statement to be sent to Chief Electoral Officer
Validation
Retention of validated statement
Prior statements to be destroyed
Filing of reservists' statements
Retention of statements

Coordinating Officer

Designation
Duties

Steps to Prepare for Vote

Duties of Chief Electoral Officer
Duties of Minister of National Defence
Duties of coordinating officer
Duty of liaison officers to communicate with unit
Duty to cooperate with Chief Electoral Officer

Duties of Commanding Officers

Notice
Contents of notice
Contents of list
Duties of commanding officer
Facilities
Voting times
Mobile polling station
Opening period
Joint polling stations
Notice of polling stations and voting times
Referendum materials

Voting

Duties of deputy returning officer
Completion of certain documents
Provision of special ballot, etc.
Voting on special ballot
Spoiled special ballot
Limit
Return of vote — information
Sending the outer envelope
Postage
Voting by deputy returning officer
Assistance
Note and keeping vote secret
Hospitalized or convalescing elector
Deputy returning officer for hospitalized electors
Bed-ridden electors
Duty, leave or furlough
End of voting period — delivery of documents
Duties of commanding officer


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