Notice of Election

 

LOCAL ELECTIONS ACT 1986

CASTLETOWN TOWN COMMISSIONERS

 

NOTICE     OF

E L E C T I O N

 

Notice is hereby given that an election of SEVEN members of the Castletown Town Commissioners will be held on Thursday 22nd July 2021.

Forms of nomination may be obtained at the Town Hall, Farrants Way, Castletown during normal office hours during the period up to and including Tuesday 29th June 2021.

The form of nomination paper includes instruction as to its completion and signing.

A nomination paper duly completed must be delivered to the undersigned before 5pm on Tuesday 29th June 2021 at the Town Hall, Farrants Way, Castletown.

 

In the event of a contested election polling will take place on

Thursday 22th July 2021

Nominated candidates may obtain one copy of the register of electors for Castletown from the undersigned free of charge.

Copies of the Local Elections Act 1986, the Local Election Rules 2003 (as amended) and the Local Elections (Absent Voters) Regulations 2008 (as amended) are available from the Tynwald Library, Legislative Buildings, Douglas IM1 3PW.

ABSENT VOTERS

Absent voter’s ballot papers can be obtained only by means of an application duly completed and received by the undersigned:

  1. a) where the absent voter’s ballot paper is to be marked in the Isle of Man at least 7 clear days before the date fixed for the poll

  2. b) where the absent voter’s ballot paper is to be marked elsewhere than in the Isle of Man at least 9 clear days before the date fixed for the poll

Absent voters’ ballot papers will be issued to persons whom the returning officer has accepted as being entitled to vote as such at the address in the Isle of Man or elsewhere as notified to the undersigned:

  1. a) where the ballot paper is to be marked in the Isle of Man at least 5 clear days before the day fixed for the poll; or

  2. b) where the ballot paper is to be marked elsewhere than in the Isle of Man at least 7 clear days before the day fixed for the poll.

Provided that where the absent voter’s ballot paper is to be marked in the Isle of Man the ballot paper may be delivered to the absent voter at any time before the close of the poll.

Application forms are available from the undersigned during normal office hours.

The Representation of the People Act 1995 (amended) provides that a person who is or will be entitled to vote at an election may apply to the returning officer of the district or ward in which that person seeks to exercise his or her vote to be treated as an absent voter.

TAKE NOTICE that all persons who are guilty of bribery, treating, undue influence, personation or other corrupt practices at the election, are, on conviction of such offence, liable to the penalties mentioned in that behalf in the Representation of the People Act 1995.

Town Hall                                                                                                 By Order

Farrants Way

CASTLETOWN                                                                                       H F Mackenzie

IM9 1NR                                                                                                  Town Clerk

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