The Electoral Process (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Parliamentary Period: 
Fifth Session of the Twelfth Assembly

The object of this Bill is to amend the Electoral Process Act, 2016, so as to—

(a) provide for voting by persons in prisons;
(b) provide for distribution of campaign material in prisons by

candidates in an election;

(c) provide for access to prisons by monitors, observers and polling agents on election day;

(d) provide access to the community to vote in polling stations established in prisons;

(e) prohibit the announcement and declaration of results by unauthorised persons; and

(f) provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

Bill Stage: 
Presentation
First Reading