340. The notice of election shall be given not later than 37 days before polling day in cases where the returning officer does not prepare a list of electors.
If the notice of election is given later than 44 days before the day fixed for polling day, no nomination paper may be filed before the day of publication of the notice.
In the case of a municipality subject to Divisions II to IX of Chapter XIII, the returning officer shall transmit a certified true copy of the notice of election to the chief electoral officer.
1987, c. 57, s. 340; 1997, c. 34, s. 28; 2001, c. 25, s. 88.