ZEC Act No. 9 1992

AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISIONS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ZANZIBAR ELECTORAL COMMISSION AND OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH

ENACTED by the House of Representatives of Zanzibar.
Short title and commencement.

Interpretation.
1. This Act may be cited as the Zanzibar Electoral Commission Act, 1992 and shall come into operation immediately after being assented by the President.
2. In this Act unless the context otherwise requires:- “Candidate” means a person who submits himself for election to the House of Representatives or Local Governments;

“The Commission” means the Zanzibar Electoral Commission established by the Constitution and this Act;
“The Constitution” means the Constitution of Zanzibar, 1984;
“Constituency” means in an election other than of a President a constituency for the purposes of elections to the House of Representatives or to a Local Authority and in the case of an election of President means the whole of Zanzibar;
“Director of Elections” means a person appointed to be the Director of Elections in accordance with the provision of section 6 of this Act and includes a person for the time being performing any of the functions of that office;

ZEC Act No. 9 1992
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