||Title:||Electoral Affairs Commission (Electoral Procedure) (Legislative Council) Regulation||Gazette Number:||E.R. 2 of 2012|
|Section:||5||Heading:||Chief Electoral Officer to publish a notice specifying a period and place for submitting nomination forms for functional constituencies||Version Date:||02/08/2012|
(1) As soon as practicable after the publication of the notice appointing the election day, the Chief Electoral Officer must publish in the Gazette, for the functional constituencies, a notice which complies with subsection (2).
(2) A notice referred to in subsection (1) must state in relation to each functional constituency-
(a) the name of the functional constituency and the number of Members to be returned for that functional constituency;
(b) the period within which nomination forms for the functional constituency are to be submitted to the Returning Officer;
(c) the address at which the nomination forms are to be submitted;
(d) that nomination forms must be submitted during ordinary business hours;
(e) the date on which the election for the functional constituency is to be held; and
(f) that a poll will be held on the date referred to in paragraph (e) for the functional constituency, if the number of validly nominated candidates for that functional constituency exceeds the number of Members to be returned for that functional constituency.