Model of electoral management




Belize, Constitution (2011), accessed 22 December 2020

Section 88.(1) There shall be an Elections and Boundaries Commission which shall consist of a Chairman and four other members who shall be persons of integrity and high national standing. [...]

(14) In the exercise of its functions, the Commission shall not be subject to the direction or control of any other person or authority and shall, subject to the provisions of this Constitution, act in accordance with the Representation of the People Act or any other law, rule or regulation relating to elections.

Belize, Representation of the People Act, Chapter 9, Revised Edition 2000, accessed 22 December 2020

2.-(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:

[…] “Chief Elections Officer” means the person responsible for the registration of electors and the conduct of elections in accordance with the provisions of this Act, appointed under section 10;

“Commission” means the Elections and Boundaries Commission established in accordance with section 88 of the Belize Constitution; […]

11.(1) There shall be a Chief Elections Officer who shall be a public officer appointed by the Governor-General, acting in accordance with the advice of the Prime Minister as provided in section 107 of the Belize Constitution.

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