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Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Status of Legislation - First Reading Bill
An Act to Amend the Elections Act
 
Legislature :
54
Session :
5
Bill No. :
58
Member :
Hon. Green
First Reading :
2003-4-4
Second Reading :
2003-4-8
Committee of the Whole :
2003-4-10
Amended :
Third Reading :
2003-4-10
Royal Assent :
2003-4-11
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  Bill 58         
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Text of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:

1 Subsection 43(2) of the Elections Act, chapter E-3 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended

(a)by repealing paragraph (e);

(b)by repealing paragraph (f).

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Section 1

(a) The existing provision is as follows:

43(2) The following persons are disqualified from voting and shall not vote:


(e) every person undergoing punishment as an inmate in a penal institution for the commission of any offence;

(b The existing provision is as follows:

43(2) The following persons are disqualified from voting and shall not vote:


(f) every person who is legally restrained of his liberty of movement or deprived of the management of his property by reason of mental disease or infirmity;

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Legend
* Private Bill
** Bill referred to Standing Committee on Law Amendments
+ Private Member's Public Bill
++ Motion for second reading defeated
+++ Debate at second reading adjourned
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