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Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities

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The “ground rules" of every municipal general election or by-election are found in the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (AERM). All of the steps preceding and following the poll, the electoral procedures and the role of the various stakeholders are explained in this legislation. The Act also contains the description of a number of violations as well as the corresponding penalties.

The Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy is responsible for the application of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities.

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