|547C||Title:||DISTRICT COUNCILS (ELECTION PETITION) RULES||Gazette Number:||L.N. 143 of 1999|
|Rule:||12||Heading:||Lists of objections in recriminatory case||Version Date:||04/06/1999|
(1) Where on the trial of an election petition complaining that a person was not duly elected and claiming the office for some other person, the respondent intends to give evidence in accordance with rule 11(4) to prove that that other person was not duly elected in his place, the respondent shall, not less than 7 days before the day fixed for the trial of the election petition, file a list of his objections to the election of that other person on which he intends to rely and serve a copy of the list on the petitioner and the Secretary for Justice.
(2) Where the election petition claims the office for an unsuccessful candidate on the ground that that person who is a candidate at an election had the number of valid votes that entitled him to claim the office, every party shall, not less than 7 days before the day fixed for the trial of the election petition, file a list of the votes which that party contends were wrongly admitted or wrongly rejected, stating in respect of each such vote the grounds for his contention, and serve a copy of the list on every other party and the Secretary for Justice.
(3) Any party to an election petition may inspect and obtain a copy of any list filed in accordance with subrule (1) or (2).
(4) Except by leave of the Court, and upon such terms as the Court may order, no evidence shall be given-