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Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act

Version of section 14 from 2002-12-31 to 2011-12-15:

Marginal note:Calculation of members

  •  (1) On receipt by the Chief Electoral Officer from the Chief Statistician of the return referred to in section 13, the Chief Electoral Officer shall calculate the number of members of the House of Commons to be assigned to each of the provinces, subject and according to the provisions of section 51 of the Constitution Act, 1867 and the rules provided therein, and on the completion of that calculation shall cause a statement to be published in the Canada Gazette setting out the results thereof.

  • Marginal note:Preparation of report

    (2) After publication of the statement referred to in subsection (1), each commission for a province shall, in accordance with the calculation of the Chief Electoral Officer under subsection (1), prepare, with all reasonable dispatch, a report setting out its recommendations and the reasons therefor concerning the division of that province into electoral districts, the description of the boundaries of each district and the representation and name to be given thereto.

  • R.S., c. E-2, s. 12
  • 1970-71-72, c. 15, s. 39
  • 1978-79, c. 13, s. 26

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