C-19 - Cities and Towns Act

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292. (Repealed).
R. S. 1964, c. 193, s. 321; 1987, c. 57, s. 708.
292. (1)  Whenever any person is charged at a polling station with having committed the offence of personation, the deputy returning officer at such polling station may, and, if requested so to do on behalf of a candidate, shall take the information on oath of the person making the charge. Such information may be in accordance with form 34.
(2)  If the person against whom it is proposed to lay the information has not left the polling station, the deputy returning officer may, either of his own motion or at the request of anyone proposing forthwith to lay an information against such person, detain or direct the detention of such person until an information can be drawn up.
(3)  Upon receiving the information, the deputy returning officer may, on the polling day, but not afterwards, issue his warrant, in form 35, for the arrest of the person charged, in order that he may be brought before the judge or one of the judges therein named, to answer to the said information and to be further dealt with according to law.
R. S. 1964, c. 193, s. 321.