MAINTENANCE OF ORDER
Electors in the Grand Bay Constituency are asked to take note of
Section 53 of the House of Assembly (Elections) Act Chapter 2:01 which reads:
(1) During the hours when the poll is open upon election day, no person shall assemble or congregate within one hundred yards of any building in which any polling station is situated.
(2) This section shall not apply –
(a) to any electors who are awaiting to poll their
votes at the polling station and who obey any
instructions which may be given by the presiding officer or
any constable for the purpose of forming a queue with other
electors also so waiting; or
(b) to any person who may under the provisions of this Act
lawfully enter or remain in the polling station.
(3) Every person who contravenes or fails to comply with any provision of this section is liable on summary conviction to a fine of four hundred dollars and to imprisonment for six months.
CHIEF ELECTIONS OFFICER