Local Government (Qualification of Public Officers for Election to Town Committee) Order

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Published: 2008-07-18

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LRO 1/2010 STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (QUALIFICATION OF
PUBLIC OFFICERS FOR ELECTION TO TOWN

COMMITTEE) ORDER

(SECTION 22(g))
[Commencement 18th July 2005]

1. This Order may be cited as the Local Government
(Qualification of Public Officers for Election to Town
Committee) Order.

2. No public officer specified in the Schedule shall
be qualified to stand for election as a member of a town
committee.

3. The provisions of paragraph 2 shall apply to any
District Council as those provisions apply to a town
committee.

SCHEDULE
1. Permanent Secretary, Under Secretary, Deputy

Permanent Secretary, First Assistant Secretary.
2. Director, Deputy Director, Assistant Director and

any other Head of any Government Ministry or
Department not otherwise specified in this
Schedule.

3. Any person holding a public office prescribed by
the Judicial and Legal Service (prescribed Public
Officers) Act.

4. Auditor General, Senior Deputy Auditor General,
Assistant Auditor General.

5. Treasurer, Deputy Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer.
6. Chief Passport Officer, Deputy Chief Passport

Officer, Assistant Chief Passport Officer.
7. Chief Hospital Administrator, Hospital

Administrator.
8. Controller of Road Traffic, Senior Deputy

Controller of Road Traffic, Deputy Controller of
Road Traffic, Assistant Controller of Road Traffic.

9. A principal or head teacher of any school which is
wholly maintained by the Minister responsible for
Education.



S.I. 59/2008

Citation.

Qualification of
public officers
for election.
Schedule.

Application of
Order to District
Council.

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STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS LRO 1/2010

10. A Customs Officer appointed under section 3 of the
Customs Management Act.

11. An Immigration Officer appointed under section 7
of the Immigration Act.

12. An officer in the prison service.
13. A local constable.
14. A district medical officer.
15. A district education officer.
16. A staff member of the Administrator’s Office.

Ch. 293.

Ch. 191.
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