112. If at the expiration of the delay fixed for the nomination of candidates there are not more candidates than offices to be filled, the returning officer shall proclaim them elected.
Similarly, he shall proclaim elected any person who is the only candidate for a ward.
In every other case he shall order a poll to be held.
R. S. 1964, c. 235, s. 131; 1971, c. 67, s. 31.