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Article 243

Assistance by friend or related person

(1) If an elector requires assistance to vote, one of the following persons may accompany the elector into the voting compartment at the office of the returning officer and assist the elector to mark his or her ballot:

(a) a friend of the elector;

(b) the elector’s spouse or common-law partner; or

(c) a relative of the elector or of the elector’s spouse or common-law partner.