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CHIEF EXECUTIVE ELECTION ORDINANCE

Ord. No. 21 of 2001

A481


59. Regulations

Section 7 is amended—

(a) in subsection (1)—
(i) in paragraph (a)(ii)(B), by repealing “election committee” and substituting “Election Committee”;
(ii) in paragraph (c), by repealing “the election committee” and substituting “, or the filling of vacancies in the membership of, the Election Committee”;
(b) by adding—
“(1A) The Commission may by regulation—
(a) prescribe offences for the purposes of section 14(h) of the Chief Executive Election Ordinance (21 of 2001);
(b) specify the form and manner of nomination of a candidate for the purposes of section 16(1) of the Chief Executive Election Ordinance (21 of 2001);
(c) provide for withdrawal of candidature for the purposes of section 19(2) of the Chief Executive Election Ordinance (21 of 2001);
(d) provide for the postponement or adjournment of a poll or the counting of votes in respect of a poll under section 21 of the Chief Executive Election Ordinance (21 of 2001) and the appointment of a new date for the poll or the count.”.

60. Report on elections

Section 8 is amended—

(a) in subsection (1), by repealing “subsection (5)” and substituting “subsections (5) and (6)”;
(b) by repealing subsection (5) and substituting—
“(5) A report under subsection (1) must include—
(a) where the election supervised by the Commission is an election of the Chief Executive, a report on the following as appropriate—
(i) the formation of the Election Committee; or
(ii) the subsector by-election, if any, that precedes the election of the Chief Executive;