16. The electoral lists prepared in accordance with Title IV of the Election Act (chapter E-3.2), and, where required, in accordance with the relevant provisions of Appendix 2, are the only official lists and the only lists that may be used for a referendum.
Notwithstanding the first paragraph, if electoral lists have been prepared following an enumeration on the basis of the new electoral divisions, or in the case provided for in section 39.2 of the Act respecting electoral representation (chapter R-24.1), following a dividing up of the electors registered on the electoral lists in force, only those lists are official and may be used for a referendum. They are revised in accordance with Appendix 2.
1978, c. 6, s. 16; 1981, c. 4, s. 7; 1984, c. 51, s. 531; 1985, c. 30, s. 145; 1987, c. 28, s. 24.