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158   LAWS OF ONTARIO

In 1917, there was granted to women the same right to vote at municipal elections as had been theretofore possessed by men, and it was provided by the same Act, The Women's Municipal Franchise Act, that where a married woman was assessed as owner of real property, rated for an amount sufficient to entitle her to vote at municipal elections, she might transfer the right to vote to her husband by giving notice to the assessment commissioner or assessor for that purpose.

By an amendment made in 1922, it was further provided that a person who was the wife or husband of a person rated, or entitled to be rated, should have the right to vote equally with the person so rated; the names of these persons, however, do not count in determining the right of a municipality to elect deputy reeves for the purpose of representation in the county council.

The necessary qualifications for voting at municipal elections are:

  1. Entry of the name on the voters' list of the municipality.

  2. Being the full age of twenty-one years

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