(a) signed by the petitioner or by each petitioner if there is more than one; and
(b) lodged in the Court together with 4 copies of it.
(2) The Registrar shall, as soon as possible after the election petition is lodged-
(a) give a receipt for it;
(b) send a certified copy of it to the Director and to the Electoral Affairs Commission;
(c) display a certified copy of it in a conspicuous place in the High Court Building; and
(d) publish a notice in the Gazette, stating that an election petition has been lodged and specifying the parties concerned.
(3) The Registrar shall display a list of the election petitions in a conspicuous place in the High Court Building.
(4) The Director shall, as soon as possible after receiving a copy of the election petition, display it on the notice board at the District Office that is appropriate having regard to the Rural Committee specified for the Village concerned in Schedule 1, 2 or 3 of the Ordinance and in a conspicuous place on or near the outer door of the building in which the office of the Rural Committee is situated. (L.N. 190 of 2003)