An Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities, sections 227 and 567 The template allows qualified voters that are visually handicapped to mark their ballot paper without assistance. GENERAL DIRECTIVES TO THE DEPUTY RETURNING OFFICER Qualified voters that are visually handicapped are not obliged to take the oath of a person unable to vote without assistance where they use the template. PROCEDURES FOR THE HANDLING OF THE BALLOT PAPER - Detach the ballot paper from the pad and fold it in the appropriate manner. - Unfold it and place it in the template so that the first circle on the ballot paper is exactly under the first circle of the template. - Indicate to the qualified voter that a mark in the first circle constitutes an affirmative vote and a mark in the second, a negative vote. - Offer assistance to the qualified voter in walking to and back from the polling booth, in folding the marked ballot paper, in detaching the stub and in placing the ballot paper in the ballot box. - Where a qualified voter prefers to act alone, ask him to fold his ballot paper again, after having marked it, by folding it in the same way you did when you folded it.