Presidential Elections Act, 1993


The Poll

Notice of the poll.

36.—(1) Where an election is adjourned for the purpose of taking a poll, the presidential returning officer shall, as soon as practicable after the adjournment, send to every local returning officer notice in writing of such adjournment and publish a notice (in this Act referred to as “the notice of poll”) stating—

(a) the day on which and the hours during which the poll will be taken,

(b) the names and descriptions of the candidates standing nominated at the election, and

(c) the order in which the names of the candidates will appear on the ballot papers.

(2) The presidential returning officer shall send a copy of the notice of poll to every local returning officer and the local returning officer shall publish it in the constituency concerned.