Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Canefield Urban Council Act



 Section 4. (1) No person shall be qualified to be elected as a member of

the Council unless he:


(a) is a citizen of the Commonwealth of Dominica;


(b) has attained the age of eighteen years;


(c) is a resident in the Area and has been so resident

     for a period of not less than six months immediately            

     prior to the date of nomination;


(d) is a registered voter for the election of Council members.


Section 5. (1) A person shall be disqualified from being a Member of the

Council if he:


(a) cannot speak, read or write English;


(b) is a Minister of Religion;


(c) holds any office or place of profit in the gift or disposal of

     the Council;


(d) is an undischarged bankrupt;


(e) is suffering from mental disorder;


(f) has directly or indirectly by himself or his partner, or any person

     in his employ, any share or interest in any contract or employment

     with, by or on behalf of the Council.