Legislation

1. Constitution of Mauritius

1(a) Constitution (Amendment No.2)  Act  (Act No. 30 of 2016)

  • 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

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
2. Election Offences
  • Bribery and treating
  • Undue influence
  • Personation
  • Duty of secrecy
  • Preservation of order
  • Penalties

4. Local Government Act (Act no 36 of 2011)

4(a) Local Government (Amendment No. 2) Act 2018 (Act no 19 of 2018)

4(b) Local Government Amendment Act (Act no 3 of 2015)

4(c) Local Government Amendment Act (Act no 23 of 2013)

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

  • 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

5. The National Assembly Elections (Amendment) Regulations 2019

5(a) The National Assembly Elections Regulations, 2014

5(b) Code of Conduct for the National Assembly Elections, 2019

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

3. Rodrigues Regional Assembly Act (Act no 39 of 2001)

3(a) Rodrigues Regional Assembly Act (Act no 29 of 2016)

3(b) Code of Conduct for the Rodrigues Regional Assembly Elections

  • 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
  • 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
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