Deadline Approaching For Referendum Monitors

Supervisor of Elections Lorna Simon (left) with ABEC PRO Elisa Graham

(ABEC Press Release)

The Supervisor of Elections wishes to advise community organizations to include civil society organizations, commercial bodies, farmers organizations, commercial bodies, media bodies, political parties, religious organizations and trade unions, that the deadline for the submission of the names of persons for the role of Referendum Monitors is Monday, 22nd, October 2018.

According to the Constitutional Referendum Regulations Statutory Instrument, Clause 5:

  • A community organization shall, not later than 14 days prior to the Referendum, submit in writing to the Supervisor of Elections-

(a) The name of three referendum monitors for each polling station in the Constituency for appointment as referendum monitors.

(b) The name of one referendum monitor for the appointment as the Chief Referendum Monitor to oversee the operation of the conduct of the referendum in the constituency.

  • Where no names of Referendum monitors have been submitted by a community organization of a constituency at the end of the date for submission of names, the Supervisor shall consult with the Christian Council and the Labour Unions to assist in the selection of monitors for the Referendum

The Referendum Monitors will be responsible for observing the conduct of the Referendum in each constituency.

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  1. Cant wait for this CCJ referndum to be all said and done maybe then we will star getting back Dear Kate (hint hint editor)

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