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Elections Act 1958 [Act 19]

Part IV   cite [+]

REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS

8 Appointment of officers   cite [+]

(1) The Election Commission may, subject to Clause (1) of Article 115 of the Constitution, appoint-

(a) a Chief Registrar of Electors for Malaysia;

(b) a Deputy Chief Registrar of Electors for Malaysia;

(c) a Registrar of Electors for each State;

(d) a Deputy Registrar of Electors for each State;

(e) such number of Assistant Registrars of Electors as it may consider necessary; and

(f) an Adjudicating Officer for each registration area.


(2) Subject to the direction and control of the Election Commission, the Chief Registrar shall exercise general control and supervision over all matters relating to-

(a) the registration of electors; and

(a) the preparation, publication and revision of an electoral roll,


under this Act or any regulations made under this Act.

(3) Subject to the direction, control and supervision of the Chief Registrar, a Deputy Chief Registrar shall have and may exercise all the powers and perform all the functions of the Chief Registrar.

(4) Subject to the direction, control and supervision of the Deputy Chief Registrar, the Registrar shall have and may exercise all the powers and perform all the functions of the Chief Registrar relating to the registration of electors under this Act or any regulations made under this Act in the State for which he is appointed.

(4A) Subject to the direction, control and supervision of the Registrar, the Deputy Registrar shall have and may exercise all the powers and perform all the functions of the Chief Registrar relating to the registration of electors under this Act or any regulations made under this Act in the State for which he is appointed.

(5) Subject to the direction, control and supervision of the Deputy Registrar, an Assistant Registrar shall assist the Registrar and Deputy Registrar in the exercise of their powers and the performance of their functions.

(6) An Adjudicating Officer shall hear any appeal arising from any claim or objection with regard to an electoral roll as provided in any regulations made under this Act relating to the registration of electors.

9 Preparation, publication and revision of electoral rolls   cite [+]

(1) Each Registrar shall prepare, publish and revise in the prescribed manner the prescribed electoral rolls for the registration area for which he is appointed.

(2) The electoral rolls for Parliamentary electors and State electors shall, unless the Election Commission shall otherwise direct, be combined in a single register.

9A Certified or re-certified electoral roll shall be deemed to be final   cite [+]

After an electoral roll has been certified or re-certified, as the case may be, and notice of the certification or re-certification has been published in the Gazette as prescribed by regulations made under this Act, the electoral roll shall be deemed to be final and binding and shall not be questioned or appealed against in, or reviewed, quashed or set aside by, any court.

10 Registration in one constituency only   cite [+]

No person shall entitled to be entered on the electoral rolls as an elector in more than one constituency for the purposes of any election.

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(Deleted by Act A1155).


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