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Qualifications and disqualifications for election as President
Chapter Nine - The Executive
Article 137. Qualifications and disqualifications for election as President

(1) A person qualifies for nomination as a presidential candidate if the person--
    (a)    is a citizen by birth;
    (b)    is qualified to stand for election as a member of Parliament;
    (c)    is nominated by a political party, or is an independent candidate; and
    (d)    is nominated by not fewer than two thousand voters from each of a majority of the counties.   
(2) A person is not qualified for nomination as a presidential candidate if the person--
    (a)    owes allegiance to a foreign state; or
    (b)    is a public officer, or is acting in any State or other public office.
(3) Clause (2) (b) shall not apply to--
    (a)    the President;
    (b)    the Deputy President; or
    (c)    a member of Parliament.


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