Local Government (Qualification of Public Officers for Election to Town Committee) Order 2013

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Published: 2013-11-13

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EXTRAORDINARY

OFFICIAL GAZETTE
THE BAHAMAS

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

NASSAU 13th November, 2013

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (QUALIFICATION OF PUBLIC OFFICERS
FOR ELECTION TO TOWN COMMITTEE) ORDER, 2013

Arrangement of Orders

Paragraphs

1. Citation ... ................................................................................................................ 2
2. Qualification of public officers for election ......................................................... 2
3. Application of Order to District Council. .............................................................. 2
4. Repeals S. I. No. 59 o/2008 ............. ...................................................................... 2

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, MARINE RESOURCES
AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

S.I. No. 105 of2013

LOCALGOVERNMENTACT
(CHAPTER 37)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (QUALIFICATION OF PUBLIC OFFICERS
FOR ELECTION TO TOWN COMMITTEE) ORDER, 2013

The Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 22(g) of the
Local Government Act, makes the following Order-

1. Citation.

This Order may be cited as the Local Government (Qualification of Public

\ Officers for Election to Town Committee) Order, 2013.

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2. Qualification of public officers for election.

No Public Officer specified in the Schedule shall be qualified to stand for
election as a member of a town committee.

3. Application of Order to District Council.
The provisions of paragraph 2 shall apply to any District Council as those

provisions apply to a town committee.

4. Repeals S. I. No. 59 of 2008.

The Local Government (Qualification of Public Officers for Election to Town

Committee) (No. 2) Order, 2008, is hereby repealed.

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SCHEDULE (Paragraph 2)

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 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.

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.

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15. A district education officer.

16. A staff member of the Administrator's Office.

Made this 6'b day of November, 2013.

Signed
V. ALFRED GRAY

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Minister responsible for Family island Affairs

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