210. Every employer, on polling day, must allow each elector in his employ at least two hours to vote, besides the time usually allowed for the midday meal, and shall make no deduction from the salary of such elector nor subject him to any penalty by reason of his absence during such hours.
This section shall apply to railway companies and their employees, except those employees engaged in the operation of trains and to whom such time cannot be allowed without impairing the service.
Any person contravening the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable, on summary proceeding, to a fine of one hundred dollars.
R. S. 1964, c. 193, s. 238.