Presidential Elections Act, 1993

Nomination by a former or the retiring President.

17.—(1) A nomination of a person who is a former or the retiring President to be a candidate at a presidential election made pursuant to Article 12.4.4° of the Constitution shall be in writing on a nomination paper in the appropriate prescribed form signed by the person and delivered to the presidential returning officer in accordance with section 14 by the person or the authorised representative of the person.

(2) Such nomination paper shall state the names (the surname being stated first), address and occupation (if any) of the person thereby nominated to be a candidate and shall also state all such matters as are required by the nomination paper to be stated therein.

(3) The presidential returning officer shall furnish free of charge on request a nomination paper or nomination papers to any former or the retiring President.