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Reform (Election of Conseillers) (By-Election) (Sark) Ordinance, 2018

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The Reform (Election of Conseillers) (By-Election) (Sark) Ordinance, 2018
 
THE CHIEF PLEAS OF SARK, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 23A(1), 25(5) and 29(6) of the Reform (Sark) Law, 2008[a], hereby order:-
 
Date fixed for by-election.
1.      (1)      A by-election for the purpose of filling casual vacancies in the Office of Conseiller –
 
(a)      caused by the resignations of Conseillers R. Cottle, H. Fry, C. Golds and C. Maitland, and
 
(b)      occurring, for any other reason, on or before Thursday 12th April, 2018,
 
shall be held on Wednesday 16th May, 2018.
 
(2)      In the event of two or more candidates at the said election securing an equal number of votes, and by reason thereof a further election being required to be held in pursuance of the provisions of section 25(5) of the Reform (Sark) Law, 2008, in respect of such candidates only without further nomination, such further election shall be held on Wednesday 13th June, 2018.
 
Date of closure of register.
2.      The Register of Electors shall close, pursuant to section 29(6) of the Reform (Sark) Law, 2008, on Thursday 12th April, 2018.
 
Interpretation.
3.      (1)      In this Ordinance -
 
"enactment" includes a Law, an Ordinance and any subordinate legislation and includes any provision or portion of a Law, an Ordinance or any subordinate legislation,
 
"subordinate legislation" means any regulation, rule, order, rule of court, resolution, scheme, byelaw or other instrument made under any statutory, customary or inherent power and having legislative effect, but does not include an Ordinance.
 
(2)      The Interpretation (Guernsey) Law, 1948[b] applies to the interpretation of this Ordinance.
 
(3)      Any reference in this Ordinance to an enactment is a reference thereto as from time to time amended, re-enacted (with or without modification), extended or applied.
 
Citation.
4.      This Ordinance may be cited as the Reform (Election of Conseillers) (By-Election) (Sark) Ordinance, 2018.

[a]

Order in Council No. V of 2009; amended by Nos. VI and XXVII of 2008; No. XIV of 2010; No. XII of 2011; No. XI of 2014; No. IX of 2016; No. II of 2018. 

[b]

Ordres en Conseil Vol. XIII, p. 355.