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Name: Electoral Process Act, 2016 [No. 35 of 2016].
Country: Zambia
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-06-07
Entry into force:
ISN: ZMB-2016-L-104404
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Zambia Legal Information Institute (ZamLII), Zambia PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2017-05-26)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to provide for a comprehensive process for a general election; provide for the conduct of elections by the Electoral Commission of Zambia and empower the Commission to make regulations in matters relating to elections; provide for the registration of voters and the keeping of voters registers; prescribe the procedures for nominations for elections; provide for the role of presiding officers, election officers and conflict management officers; prescribe the procedure for voting during an election; provide for the accreditation and roles of observers and monitors; criminalise corrupt practices and other illegal practices related to elections and provide for penalties in connection with an election; provide for election petitions and the hearing and determination of applications relating to a general election; provide for voter education; prescribe the electoral code of conduct; repeal and replace the Electoral Act, 2006; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

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