Electoral Commission Amendment Act

Link to law: http://www.gov.za/documents/electoral-commission-amendment-act
Published: 2004-06-24

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Electoral Commission Amendment Act [No. 14 of 2004]


Government Gazette
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Vol. 468 Cape Town 24 June 2004 No. 26502
THE PRESIDENCY No. 763 24 June 2004
It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act, which is hereby published for general information:–
No. 14 of 2004: Electoral Commission Amendment Act, 2004.

2 No. 26502 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 24 JUNE 2004
Act No. 14,2004 ELECTORAL COMMISSION AMENDMENT ACT, 2004
GENERAL EXPLANATORY NOTE:
[ ] Words in bold type in square b ackets indicate omissions from existing enactments. Words underlined with a solid line indicate insertions in existing enactments.
(English text signed by the President.) (Assented to 23 June 2004.)
ACT To amend the Electoral Commission Act, 1996, so as to authorise the President to extend the term of office of a1 member of the Commission; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
B E IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, as follows:- Amendment of section 7 of Act 51 of 1996
1. Section 7 of the Electoral Commission Act, 1996, is hereby amended by the
“( 1) The term of office of a member of the Commission is seven years unless= substitution for subsection (1) of the f llowing subsection: 5
- ( a ) he or she resigns or dies at an earlier date[, or]; - (b) he or she is removed from office in terms of subsection ( 3 ) s - (c) the President, on the recommendation of the National Assembly, extends the
member’s term of office for a specified period.”. 10
Short title
2. This Act is called the Electoral Commission Amendment Act, 2004.