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LAWS AND REGULATIONS

LAWS/ REGULATIONS SOME ELECTORAL TOPICS DEALT WITH

1. Constitution of Mauritius (pdf version 220 KB)

1(a) Constitution (Amendment No.2)  Act  (Act No. 30 of 2016)
(pdf version 66 KB)

 

Appointment and functions of the Electoral Supervisory Commission, Electoral Boundaries Commission and Electoral Commissioner
Constituencies
Qualifications and disqualifications of electors
Right to vote at elections
Registration of parties
Elected members to be returned by constituencies
Allocation of additional seats
2. Representation of the People Act (Word version 260 KB)
1. Registration of electors
Registration officers
Registration Areas
Registers for constituencies/local government areas
Preparation of electors' list (provisional registers)
Claims to be registered as elector or regarding corrections in electors lists
Publication of list of claimants
Objections to entries in electors' lists/list of claimants
Formation of lists into register
Publication of registers
Appeals
Omissions in register
Variation of dates
2. Elections
Issue of writs
Election petition
Election Expenses
Election Returns
3. Election Offences
Bribery and treating
Undue influence
Personation
Duty of secrecy
Preservation of order
Penalties

3. Rodrigues Regional Assembly Act (Act no 39 of 2001) (word version 272 KB)

3(a) Rodrigues Regional Assembly Act (Act no 29 of 2016) (pdf version 140 KB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications and disqualifications of Electors
Time of ordinary elections
Voting at ordinary elections
Party lists for the Island region
Calculation of Island region figures
Return of Island region members
Vacant local region seats
Vacant Island region seats

4. Local Government Act (Act no 36 of 2011)-  pdf version 1533KB)

4(a)Local Government Amendment Act (Act no 3 of 2015)  (pdf version) 

4(b)Local Government Amendment Act (Act no 23 of 2013) (pdf version)

4(c) Code of Conduct for the Village Council Elections, 2012 and The Municipal City Council and the Municipal Town Council Elections, 2012  (word, pdf) 

Constitution of Municipal, District and Village Councils
Division of Towns into electoral wards
Election of Municipal and Village Councillors
Qualifications of local authority councillors
Qualifications and disqualifications of electors for Municipal and Village Council Elections

5. National Assembly Elections Regulations, 2014, (pdf376kb)

 

 

5(a) Code of Conduct for the National Assembly Elections, 2014, (pdf 243 kb)

 

 

Appointment of returning officers and deputy returning officers
Registration of parties
Nomination and withdrawal of candidates
Polling and Counting agents
Preparation for the Poll
Allocation of symbols
Mode of voting and counting
Blind and incapacitated electors
Voting by Proxy
Tendered/spoilt/rejected ballot papers
Declaration of the Poll
Allocation of additional seats
6. The Municipal City Council and Municipal Town Council Elections Regulations 2012
 
 
6(a) The Municipal City Council and Municipal Town Council Elections (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (pdf version)
 
 
Appointment of returning officers and deputy returning officers
Nomination and withdrawal of candidates
Registration of groups
Polling and Counting agents
Preparation for the Poll
Allocation of symbols
Mode of voting and counting
Blind and incapacitated electors
Voting by Proxy
Tendered/spoilt/rejected ballot papers
Declaration of the Poll
7. The Village Council Elections Regulations 2012
 
 
 
 
Appointment of returning officers and deputy returning officers
Nomination and withdrawal of candidates
Registration of groups
Polling and Counting agents
Preparation for the Poll
Allocation of symbols
Mode of voting and counting
Blind and incapacitated electors
Voting with the assistance of "a companion"
Voting by Proxy
Tendered/spoilt/rejected ballot papers
Declaration of the Poll

8. Rodrigues Regional Assembly Elections Regulations, 2002
 (pdf version)

 

8(a) Rodrigues Regional Assembly Elections (Amendment) Regulations, 2017(pdf version) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appointment of returning officers and deputy returning officers
Issue of writs of elections
Registration of parties
Submission of lists of candidates for Island Region Election
Nomination and withdrawal of candidates
Polling and Counting agents
Preparation for the Poll
Allocation of symbols
Mode of voting and counting
Blind and incapacitated electors
Voting with the assistance of "a companion"
Voting by Proxy
Tendered/spoilt/rejected ballot papers
Declaration of the Poll for local region
Declaration of Party Results
Allocation of Island Region seats