C-19 - Cities and Towns Act

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198. (Repealed).
R. S. 1964, c. 193, s. 225; 1987, c. 57, s. 708.
198. Whenever he knows or has reason to believe that any person presenting himself to vote has already voted at the election, presents himself to vote under a false name or designation, or falsely gives himself out or represents himself as entered upon the electoral list, the deputy returning officer, whether he be required so to do or not, shall administer to such person the oath or affirmation authorized by section 196, under penalty of being guilty of an offence which may be summarily tried, and of being liable to a fine of $200.
If such oath or affirmation be so administered, mention thereof shall be made in the poll book by adding, after the word: “Sworn” or “Affirmed”, the words: “in virtue of section 198 of the Cities and Towns Act”.
R. S. 1964, c. 193, s. 225.