E-2.2 - Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities

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162. The nomination paper shall be accompanied with a proof of the candidate’s identity and a statement signed by the person who collected the signatures in support of his nomination certifying that he knows the signatories, that they signed the nomination paper in his presence and that to the best of his knowledge they are electors of the municipality.
The proof of the identity of the candidate must be a document stating the name and date of birth of the candidate and be issued by the Government of Québec or Canada or any of their departments or agencies, or by a public body or by a public servant who is authorized to issue copies of or extracts from the acts of civil status.
After examining the proof of identity, the returning officer shall keep a true copy and return it to the person filing the nomination paper.
1987, c. 57, s. 162.