Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Notice: Coulibistrie/Morne Rachette Village Council General Election

NOTICE

COULIBISTRIE/MORNE RACHETTE VILLAGE COUNCIL

GENERAL ELECTION

THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS INFORMED THAT MR. COLBERT ADRIEN IS APPOINTED PRESIDING OFFICER/SUPERVISOR FOR THE COULIBISTRIE/MORNE RACHETTE VILLAGE COUNCIL GENERAL 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, 2024   AND   THE  PRESIDING OFFICER/SUPERVISOR WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE VILLAGE COUNCIL’S OFFICE IN COULIBISTRIE 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 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 2024, AND THE COUNTING OF THE VOTES WILL TAKE PLACE AFTER THE CLOSE OF POLL.

CHIEF ELECTIONS OFFICER