Swaziland (Electoral Provisions) Order 1966

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1966/1179

1966 No. 1179


The Swaziland (Electoral Provisions) Order 1966

20thSeptember 1966

26thSeptember 1966

27thSeptember 1966

At the Court at Balmoral, the 20th day of September 1966


The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas it is proposed that in due course there shall be established for Swaziland a new House of Assembly (in this Order referred to as "the proposed House of Assembly"), the membership of which will include certain members elected to represent constituencies:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of the powers in that behalf by the Foreign Jurisdiction Act 1890(a) or otherwise in Her Majesty vested, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

Citation, interpretation and commencement.

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Swaziland (Electoral Provisions) Order 1966.

(2) The provisions of section 2 of the Swaziland Order in Council 1963(b) shall apply for the purpose of interpreting this Order and otherwise in relation thereto as they apply for the purposes of interpreting, and in relation to that Order.

(3) This Order shall come into operation on 27th September 1966.

Electoral regulations.

2.—(1) The Commissioner may by regulation published in the Gazette make provision, for the purposes of the election of members of the proposed House of Assembly, for—

(a) the division of Swaziland into constituencies;

(b) the qualifications and registration of voters; and

(c) any matter that appears to him to be incidental thereto or consequential thereon.

(2) The Commissioner shall not be required to consult the Executive Council in the exercise of his powers under this section.

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