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Article 277

Setting aside of inner envelope

(1) An election officer referred to in section 273 shall set aside an elector’s inner envelope unopened if

(a) the information concerning the elector, as set out in the elector’s declaration made under paragraph 227(2)(c), does not correspond with the information on the application for registration and special ballot;

(b) the declaration — other than one in respect of an elector who has voted with assistance under section 243 or 243.1 — does not bear the elector’s signature;

(c) the elector has voted more than once; or

(d) the outer envelope was received after the prescribed deadline.