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Electoral Commission Act, 1996

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To make provision for the establishment and composition of an Electoral Commission to manage elections for national, provincial and local legislative bodies and referenda; and to make provision for the establishment and composition and the powers, duties and functions of an Electoral Court; and to provide for matters in connection therewith.

 

Last update: October 2023


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Latest Developments:

 

The Electoral Commission Act, 1996 (Act No. 51 of 1996), has been updated with the Determination of Remuneration of the Members of the Electoral Commission: 2022/2023, as per Notice No. 4021 of GG49589, dated 31 October 2023.

 

The Electoral Commission Act, 1996 (Act No. 51 of 1996), has been updated by the Repeal of Proc 26 of 15 July 2021 and new Determination of Remuneration of the Members of the Electoral Commission, as per Notice No. 2758 of GG47536, dated 18 November 2022.

 

The Electoral Commission Act, 1996 (Act No. 51 of 1996) has been amended by Electoral Commission Amendment Act, 2004 (Act No. 14 of 2004).

The Electoral Commission Act, 1996 (Act No. 51 of 1996) has been amended by Electoral Laws Amendment Act, 2003 (Act No. 34 of 2003).

The Electoral Commission Act, 1996 (Act No. 51 of 1996) has been amended by the Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act, 2000 (Act No. 27 of 2000).

The Electoral Commission Act, 1996 (Act No. 51 of 1996) has been amended by the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, 1998 (Act No. 117 of 1998).

The Electoral Commission Act, 1996 (Act No. 51 of 1996) has been added to the website.