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Governed by NWT Elections & Plebiscites Act
- No candidate or other person shall broadcast a speech or any entertainment or advertising on polling day for an election, or on the day immediately before polling day, to promote or oppose a candidate’s election.
- No political advertising is allowed between elections
- No billboards/OOH formats available in NWT
For the complete Act, visit:
http://www.electionsnwt.ca/wp-content/upLoads/2009/08/elections_and_plebicites_act20101.pdf, Sections 99-105 and 244.
Amendments current as of July 2010
Date of OMAC update: November 2012