||Notice of Bye-Election
LOCAL ELECTIONS ACT
COMMISSIONERS OF THE VILLAGE DISTRICT OF PORT ERIN
is hereby given that an election of THREE
members of the Commissioners of the Village District of Port Erin for the
period to 30th April 2020 will be held on TUESDAY 21ST JUNE 2016.
Forms of nomination may be obtained from the
undersigned at the Commissioners Office, 12 Bridson Street, Port Erin during
normal office hours during the period up to and including THURSDAY 26TH MAY 2016.
The form of nomination paper includes
instructions as to its completion and signing.
A nomination paper duly completed must be
delivered to the undersigned before 5.00pm
on the 26th day of May 2016 at the Commissioners’ Office, 12 Bridson
Street, Port Erin.
In the event of a contested election polling
will take place on Tuesday 21st
Nominated candidates may obtain one copy of
the register of electors for the District from the Returning Officer free of
Copies of the Local Elections Act 1986, the
Representation of the People Act 1995, 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
and from the Department of Infrastructure’s website.
Absent voters’ ballot
papers can be obtained only by means of an application duly completed and
received by the undersigned:-
the absent voter’s ballot paper is to be marked in the Isle of Man, at least 7
clear days before the day fixed for the poll.
the absent voter’s ballot paper is to be marked elsewhere than in the Isle
of Man, at least 9 clear days before the
day 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:-
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
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
Application forms are
available from the undersigned during normal office hours.
The Representation of
the People Act 1995 (as amended) provides that a person who is or will be
entitled to vote at the bye-election may apply to the Returning Officer of the District
in which that person seeks to exercise his or her vote to be treated as an
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.
By Order: J.M.Roberts Clerk to Port Erin Commissioners
Office, 12 Bridson Street, Port Erin, IM9 6AN
Dated this 11th