MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS (ELECTORAL PROVISIONS) (PROCEDURE) REGULATION
Requirement for candidates to be validly nominated and decisions as to validity of nominations
(1) No person shall stand for election as a candidate unless he is validly nominated as such candidate pursuant to this Part, and the question whether or not he is validly nominated as a candidate is to be decided by the Secretary.
(2) The Secretary shall examine each nomination paper as soon as practicable after it is received by him and decide whether the candidates purported to be nominated in the nomination papers have been validly nominated.
(3) The Secretary is entitled to decide that a nomination is invalid if, but only if -
(a) the particulars of the candidate or any elector subscribing to the nomination paper given in the nomination paper do not conform with this Regulation;
(b) proof is given to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the death of the candidate or that he is not qualified for nomination or that he is disqualified from being nominated as a candidate; or
(c) the nomination paper is received by the Secretary after the nomination closing date.
(4) Where the Secretary decides that a nomination is invalid, he shall endorse and sign on the nomination paper to this effect and give the reasons for his decision.
(5) The Secretary shall send notice of his decision as to whether a nomination is valid to the candidate at the candidate's registered address stated in the nomination paper.
(6) The decision of the Secretary that a nomination is valid or invalid, as the case may be, is final.