Voting method - Mauritius

Country: 
Mauritius
Question: 
Voting method
Answer: 
Proxy
Comments: 

See also information in the website of the EMB

Source: 

THE REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE ACT 1958

38. Persons entitled to vote by proxy

The following persons shall, subject to the provisionsof these regulations, be entitled to vote by proxy—

(a) any member of the Police, as defined in the Police Act, and any election officer, certified in writing by the Commissioner of Police orthe returning officer, as the

case may be, to be engaged in the performance ofduties at the date of any election held under the provisions of theseregulations;

(b) any service elector or any elector, other than aservice elector, who is—

(i) serving as Ambassador, High Commissioner or other principal representative of Mauritius abroad; or

(ii) a public officer performing duties on behalf of the Government of Mauritius under a person specified in sub-paragraph (i);or

(iii) a member of the family of a person specified in sub-paragraph (i) or(ii) and forms part of his household abroad;

(c) any candidate duly nominated for election;

(d) any public officer who is an elector in Rodriguesand who is serving in the Island of Mauritius; and

(e) any public officerwho is an elector in any constituency in the Island of Mauritius and who isserving in Rodrigues.