LOCAL AUTHORITIES (IMPOSITION OF
CIVIC DISABILITIES) (No. 2) LAW

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Relevant persons disqualified from voting or being elected.

3. Disqualification from judicial or other public office.

4. Disqualifications applicable to state and other officers who are dismissed from service consequent upon the Commission's reports.

5. Recovery of losses.

6. Offences under this Law.

7. Interpretation.

SCHEDULE

39 of 1978.

A LAW to impose civic disabilities on persons against whom findings have been made by a commission of inquiry and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 14th August, 1978]

1. Short title.

This Law may be cited as the Local Authorities (Imposition of Civic Disabilities) (No. 2) Law.

2. Relevant persons disqualified from voting or being elected.

(1) Every relevant person shall, for a period of seven years from the date of commencement of this Law, be disqualified from being registered as a voter or from voting at any election of members of any local authority or from being nominated as a candidate at any election of a member or members of any local authority or from being elected or from sitting or voting as a member of any local authority.

(2) In the preparation and certification under the Local Authorities Elections Ordinance of an electoral list for any electoral area of any local authority the name of every relevant person shall be omitted notwithstanding that the name of such person appears in the operative parliamentary register or part thereof as correspond to the electoral area of such local authority.

(3) The nomination of any such person as a candidate at any such election or the inclusion of the name of any such person in any list or lists of candidates shall be deemed, for all purposes, to be null and void.

3. Disqualification from judicial or other public office.

Every person who is disqualified under the provisions of section 2(1) shall be incapable for all time from being appointed to any judicial office or from being employed as a state officer or an employee of the Local Government Service, any local authority or any scheduled institution or from being elected or appointed or nominated as a member of any scheduled institution or the governing body thereof.

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