Inspection of nomination paperZama Fakudze2018-06-07T08:21:54+00:00
Inspection of nomination paper and lodging of complaint
Nomination paper inspection and lodging a complaint
(1) Any registered voter in an Inkhundla may, after the close of the nomination time and during a period as may be prescribed, inspect a nomination paper at a time and place subject to conditions as may be prescribed.
(2) The person may, after inspection of the nomination paper under subsection (1) [Elections Act] lodge a complaint with the returning officer in respect of the nomination challenging the qualifications of the nominated candidate or any other aspect of the nomination.
(3) Where the returning officer rejects or renders void the nomination of a candidate by virtue of subsection (2) [Elections Act], the returning officer shall forthwith notify the person of the decision and the reasons for the decision.
(4) A person aggrieved by the decision of the returning officer in subsection (3) [Elections Act] shall have a right to complain against the decision to the Commission within seven days from the date of the decision of the returning officer and the Commission may confirm or reverse the decision of the returning officer within seven days from the date of receipt of the complaint.