(ii) be a retired judge or lawyer qualified to be appointed as a judge by the Electoral Commissioner after consultation with the Chief Ombudsman and the President of Transparency International (PNG) Inc.; The Head of State, with and in agreement with the Council of the Electoral Commission, issues his instrument for the universal election of members in accordance with the provisions of article 105 (General elections) of the Constitution. (3) The returning officer may, after consultation with the electoral commission, request the assistance of those persons, whether individuals or a group of individuals, including a committee, in planning the preparation or updating of lists and the conduct of elections, provided that the duties or powers exercised by the returning officer under or in accordance with this Act remain the duties and powers of the Electoral Commission. (2) All persons whose names are entered on the list of electors shall, subject to the provisions of this Act and any other applicable Act, vote for the electorate in an election for a Member of Parliament, but no person is entitled to vote more than once in an election or in more than one election held at the same time. (1) Election certificates shall be addressed to the respective returning officers of the electorates for whom the election is to be held and may be issued through the Election Commission. An organic law for the implementation of Articles 125 (constituencies), 126 (elections) and 187C (constitution, tasks, etc.). of the Constitution by stipulating: (2) If the Electoral Commission, acting solely on the recommendation of the Electoral Council, and between the issuance of a certificate and the announcement of the result, If the circumstances of an electorate are such that the proper conduct of elections in that electorate is not possible, the Electoral Commission may recommend to the Head of State: withdraw the order. 2. For the purposes of point (b) of paragraph 1, the electoral commission may set up, manually or electronically, a finger, palm or other identification system to identify a voter and his or her eligibility to vote and to prevent multiple voting. [82] (1) Subject to subsection (2), the returning officer shall rule on an objection under this Part as soon as practicable after receiving the objector`s response or if no response is received within one month after the notice under subsection 68 (1) is sent or served and it is determined that the objecting person is not entitled to be entered on the list. to which the objection was raised, the returning officer – the recommendations of the Electoral Boundaries Commission for a proposed redistribution constitute a determination of the open electorates and their boundaries, and these electoral districts, until they are amended, are the electorates open for the election of Members, subject to paragraph 5.

The returning officer of the electorate for which the election is being held goes to the polling station at the time of nomination, publicly submits all nomination documents and electronic nominations received by the returning officer, and discloses the names, addresses and occupations of all designated candidates. 4. Point (c) of paragraph 1 shall not apply to a sign or writing affixed to a ballot paper by an official, even if the signing or writing on the ballot paper is contrary to this Section. The electoral commission may, with the permission of the national court, appear, be represented in the proceedings and be heard in any proceedings in which the validity of an election or the result of an election is contested; In this case, he is deemed to be the defendant. (2) Every person who has been expelled from a polling booth by order of the President in accordance with subsection (1) and who returns to the polling booth without the permission of the President is guilty of a new election offence that, if convicted, is liable to twice the penalty under section 191 for the original offence. (d) Place in another package the unopened envelopes containing the declarations of persons whose ballot papers he did not enter, seal and seal the package, write on them the words “Postal ballot rejected during the preliminary examination” and add the name, signature and date of the voter; and (1) A person who is entitled to be entered on the list of electors, whether by registration or transfer of registration, and whose name is not entered on that list of electors, shall, at the earliest reasonably practicable opportunity, apply to the returning officer for that electorate in the prescribed form. 2. If an advertisement, statement or other material is broadcast contrary to paragraph 1, the person who transmitted the announcement, statement or other matter to the broadcaster is guilty of a criminal offence, unless he proves that the authentic name and address of the author appeared in the advertisement, statement or other matter. (1) The Election Commission may, in writing, delegate any or all of its powers and duties under this Act (other than such power of delegation and such powers and duties as may be prescribed) to an officer for the purpose that the delegated powers or duties may be exercised, exercised and exercised by the officer in respect of that electorate or constituency. or for questions or groups of questions, or for all or part of the country indicated in the transfer instrument. 3.

An application under this Section shall not be deemed to have been duly made if it reaches the official to whom it is addressed after the beginning of the parliamentary term for the election in which the applicant is registered. 5. A Vice-President may, subject to the direction of the President, exercise some or all of the powers of the President and shall be deemed to be the President for the exercise of those powers. (1) [96] [97]Nominations may be addressed to the returning officer of the electoral district for which the election is to be held, to the returning officer of the Land of the province in which the open electorate is situated, to a deputy returning officer of that electorate or to a person authorized for that purpose by the electoral commission. The Registrar of the National Court shall send a copy of the application to the Clerk of Parliament without delay after the application has been filed and, without delay, a copy of the decision of the Court after the examination of the application. (a) the returning officer or the presiding officer considers it necessary that voting at a particular polling station begin after 8 a.m. and end after 6 p.m., except on the last day of the election period for electors; and (c) reject the recommendations of the Boundary Commission on the resettlement project and refer specific issues related to the resettlement recommendations to the Boundary Commission. No error or omission in the list of electors of any part of a name or the entry of a false name, address or profession and no error in the spelling of a name shall justify the denial of the right to vote, and no person shall be excluded from voting under the name appearing on the list of electors by reason of a change of name. (1) Subject to paragraph 2, an election shall not be prevented because of a delay in announcing nominations, voting, announcing the election or returning the document, or because of the absence, error or omission of an office holder that did not influence the outcome of the election. [106] (1) The certified list of electors to be used by a presiding officer of a polling station is the list of electors entered on the list of electors for whom the polling station is required, certified by the returning officer and given to the returning officer before the election begins in the polling district for orientation during the poll. (3) [134] [135]The Regulations may provide that votes shall be counted electronically after the opening of ballot boxes and after the rejection of informal ballot papers and ballot boxes that are not eligible for examination. (5) A constitutional regulation or an Act of Parliament may require the use of fingerprints and identity cards to identify voters and their right to vote.

(e) If a ballot box is full or no longer required to vote, or at the end of the election period for all polling stations over which he presides, whichever comes first, the presiding officer shall transmit the ballot box for examination as soon as possible and it may not be opened under any circumstances except in accordance with this Act. 2. Where a voter has been prevented from participating in an election because of the absence, error or omission of a public official, the national court may not determine whether or not the absence, error or omission of the official affected the outcome of the election. Admitting evidence of how the voter intended to participate in the election. (1) All persons entitled to register under Article 50 (active and passive voting rights) of the Basic Law who fulfil the conditions of Part VII for registration shall have the right to register.