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ELECTORAL OFFENCE

 NOTICE TO ELECTORS

 

 

 

ELECTORAL OFFENCES

 

 

The attention of the General Public is drawn to the following offences

 

under The representation of the People Act (ROPA)

 

 

Alternation of Voter

Identification Card

 

 

Any person, who without lawful authority forges, destroys, mutilates,

 

defaces, removes or make alternation on a Voter Identification Card is

 

liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars

 

($1,000) or to imprisonment not exceeding one year or both.

 

 

Double Registration or Seeking

Registration More Than Once

 

 

Any registered elector who applies for registration in any division and fails

 

to disclose the fact of being already registered as an elector shall be guilty

 

of an offensee and on summary conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding

 

one thousand dollars($1,000) or to imprisonment not exceeding six months or both.

 

 

False Statement

 

 

Any person knowingly makes false statement to register as an elector

 

shall be guilty of qan offence and on summary conviction be liable to a fine

 

not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000) or to imprisonment not exceeding

two (2) years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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