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Law No. (31) of 2012 amending Law No. (3) of 2012 on the establishment of the High National Elections Commission

Law No. (31) of 2012

On the Amendment of Law No. (3) of 2012

Regarding the High National Elections Commission

The Interim National Transitional Council (NTC):

Upon review of:

  • The interim Constitutional Declaration issued on 3 August 2011 and the amendments thereof;
  • Decision No. (180) of 2011 of the NTC regarding the establishment of a committee and specification of its functions;
  • Law No. (3) of 2012 concerning the establishment of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC);
  • The session of the NTC on 24/4/2012;

issued the following law:

Article (1)

Article (8) of the aforementioned Law No. (3) of 2012 shall be amended as follows:

The HNEC Council shall be composed of eleven (11) full-time members nominated by a decision of the interim NTC as follows:

  1. Chairman and two deputies thereof, to be nominated by the committee established by Decision No. (180) of 2011 of the interim NTC, and appointed by the interim NTC.
  2. Two judges acting as appellate court counsellors
  3. One university professor
  4. Two members: one male and one female from civil society organizations
  5. Member of the youth population
  6. Member for attorneys

Candidates of items 2 to 6 of this Article shall be nominated by their respective entities. If the relevant entities do not nominate candidates, the committee established by Decision No. (180) of 2011 of the interim NTC shall nominate others at its own discretion in accordance with standards of patriotism and integrity approved by the interim NTC.

Article (2)

This law shall take effect on the date of issuance thereof, and any contrary provision shall be repealed. This law shall be implemented by all concerned parties and shall be published in the Official Gazette and media outlets.

Interim National Transitional Council – Libya


Wednesday 24/4/2012

Text Type:Law
Text number:31
Text date:2012-04-24
Institution:National Transitional Council (NTC)
Gazette number:06
Gazette date:2012-05-19
Gazette pages:297 - 298

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