Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Notice: 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.