The general public is informed that Ms. Vincia Benjamin is appointed Presiding Officer/Supervisor for the Wesley Village Council By-Election, in accordance with Section 41(1) of the Village Council Ordinance, Chapter 190 of the Revised Laws of Dominica (1961).
Nomination day is the 4th day of April, 2017 and the Presiding Officer/Supervisor will be available at the village council’s office in Wesley between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to receive the nomination of candidates. On that day, the completed nomination documents must be delivered to the Presiding Officer/Supervisor no later than 4:00 p.m.
Every candidate must be named and designated by his full name and residence, in the nomination paper by two duly qualified voters, and the person so named must express in writing on the nomination paper, his consent to such nomination.
Every candidate for election must deliver, or cause to be delivered to the Presiding Officer/Supervisor, at the time of presenting his nomination paper, a declaration in writing signed by him, stating the qualifications possessed by him under Section (5) of the Ordinance and that he is in all other respects qualified to be nominated and elected to the council.
In the event of the election being contested, the poll will take place between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on the 24th day of April 2017, and the counting of the votes will take place after the close of poll.