||Title:||CHIEF EXECUTIVE ELECTION (ELECTION PETITION) RULES||Gazette Number:||L.N. 241 of 2001|
|Section:||9||Heading:||Trial of petition||Version Date:||11/01/2002|
(1) Where more than one petition relating to the same election are lodged, the Court may, on its own motion or an application by a party to any such petition-
(2) On the trial of a petition, unless the Court otherwise directs, any charge of prohibited conduct may be inquired into, and evidence relating to such charge may be received, before any proof has been given of agency on behalf of any candidate in respect of the conduct.
(a) order those petitions to be consolidated on such terms as it thinks fit; or
(b) order them to be tried at the same time or one immediately after another.