Local Government: Municipal Electoral Amendment Act 1 of 2016 (English/Tshivenda)

1st January 2016

To amend the Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act, 2000, so as to define an expression and to amend a definition; to amend provisions relating to the nomination of candidates; to provide for different modalities for payments of electoral deposits; to provide for the electronic submission of candidate nomination documents; to provide for the notification of interested parties where a candidate has been nominated by more than one person; to clarify the circumstances in which new ballot papers may be issued to voters; and to clarify the provisions relating to the determination and declaration of the results of by-elections; and to provide for matters connected therewith.