Municipal Elections Act (Re)

Municipal Elections Act (Re)

Re Municipal Elections Act, [1912] 2 DLR 349
Several unnamed voters were struck from the list of voters by a court of revision, on the basis that they had made an affadvait before the wrong type of commissioner. The voters complained that the court lacked the authority to strike voters, or alternatively that the commissioner they were in front of was sufficient. Justice Gregory rejected the first argument on the basis that it undermined the purpose of the statute, and the second argument on the basis that the connection between the commissioners was too tenuous to regard them as being equivalent.



Municipal Elections Act (Re)


Researcher: Monique F. Ulysses
Researcher: Lauren Chalaturnyk
Metadata author: Connell Parish
Metadata author: Gordon Lyall
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Source: British Columbia Supreme Court. Dominion Law Reports. 1912.


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