Section 12 of the Dominion Elections Act provides :
12. None of the persons following shall be appointed returning officers or deputy returning officers, election clerks or poll clerks ;
(a.) Members of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada or of the Executive Council of any province ;
(b.) Members of the Senate or members of the legislative council of any province ;
(c.) Members of the House of Commons or members of the legislative assembly of any province ;
(d.) Ministers, priests or ecclesiastics of any religious faith or worship ; .
(e.) Judges of the courts of superior, civil or criminal jurisdiction, or judges of any county or district court, insolvent court or admiralty court ;
(f.) Persons who have served in the parliament of Canada in the session immediately preceding the election, or in the then present session of parliament ;
(g.) Persons who have been found guilty by the House of Commons, or by any court for the trial of controverted elections, or other competent tribunal of any offence or dereliction of duty in violation of this Act, or of an offence in violation of a provincial Act relating to elections, or of the Act to disfranchise voters who have taken bribes, being chapter 14 of the Statutes of 1894 ;
(h.) Persons who have been convicted of an indictable offence.
And to this will be added subsection I as given in this section 4.
Topic: IQ, 1903