Local Government Municipal Electoral Amendment Bill [B22 - 2015]

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Home Affairs

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs (National Assembly) invites you to submit written comments on the Local Government Municipal Electoral Amendment Bill [B22-2015]

Objects of the Bill:

The main objects of the Bill are to define an expression and amend a definition; to amend provisions relating to the nomination of candidates; to provide for the electronic submission of candidate nomination documents and party lists; to provide for different modalities for payment of electoral deposits; to provide for the notification of interested parties where a candidate has been nominated by more than one person or party; to clarify the circumstances in which marked ballot papers may be cancelled at the instance of voters; and to clarify the provisions relating to the determination and declaration of the results of by-elections.

Comments can be emailed to Mr. Eddy Mathonsi at emathonsi@parliament.gov.za by no later than Friday, 9 October 2015 at 12:00

Enquiries can be directed to Mr. Eddy Mathonsi on tel (021) 403 3826 or cell 083 709 8523

Issued by Mr BL Mashile, MP, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs