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Electoral (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (No. 11) - SI 17A/2002
17A/2002 [CAP. 2:01
(Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (No. 11)
IT is hereby
notified that the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs,
in terms of section 157 of the Electoral Act [Chapter 2:01],
has made the following regulations:—
regulations may be cited as the Electoral (Amendment) Regulations,
2002 (No. 11).
2. The Electoral
Regulations, 1992, published in Statutory Instrument 58 of 1992
(hereinafter called "the principal regulations") are amended
in section 15 by the repeal of the proviso to subsection (4)
and the substitution of—
(a) no voter shall be disqualified
from voting solely on the grounds that his answer to the question
set out in subparagraph (i) of paragraph (b) indicates
that he has changed his name or address or both; and (b) in
the case of a change of name, the voter may be asked to produce
proof of the same in the form of an affidavit, deed poll or
notice of change of name in the Gazette.".
3. Section 15A
of the principal regulations is amended by the repeal in subsection (1)
of paragraphs (b) and (c) and the substitution of—
provincial election agent for each province; and
(c) one constituency election agent for each constituency;".
4. Section 16
of the principal regulations is amended in subsection (2) by
the deletion from paragraph (a) of "or counting centre".
5. Section 16A
of the principal regulations is amended by the repeal of subsection (3)
and the substitution of—
"(3) Candidates, election
agents or polling agents shall be permitted to affix their signatures
or thumb-prints upon the presiding officer’s seal or to affix their
seals to the aperture of the ballot box in accordance with subsection (2)
of paragraph (a) of section 60 of the Act: Provided that
no seal of a candidate, election agent or polling agent shall bear
a prohibited symbol or indicate any affiliation to a political party.".
6. The principal regulations are amended
by the insertion after section 21 of the following section—
fees for observers
accreditation fee to be paid in terms of paragraph (d) of
subsection (6) section 14C of the Act—
(a) by an observer invited
from any country on the continent of Africa or from a country
that is a member of the African Union, shall be US$100;
(b) by an observer who is an
eminent person from within Zimbabwe referred to in paragraph (d)
of subsection (5) section 14C of the Act, shall be
(c) by an observer other than
one referred to in paragraph (a) or (b), shall be US$300.".
the Zimbabwean Government Gazette Extraordinary dated the 6th February,
2002. Printed by the Government Printer, Harare.
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