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General principles for the electoral system
Chapter Seven - Representation of the People
Article 81. General principles for the electoral system

The electoral system shall comply with the following principles--
     (a)   freedom of citizens to exercise their political rights under Article 38;
     (b)   not more than two-thirds of the members of elective public bodies shall be of the same gender;
     (c)   fair representation of persons with disabilities;       
     (d)   universal suffrage based on the aspiration for fair representation and equality of vote; and
     (e)   free and fair elections, which are--
                (i)     by secret ballot;
               (ii)     free from violence, intimidation, improper influence or corruption;
              (iii)     conducted by an independent body;
              (iv)      transparent; and
               (v)      administered in an impartial, neutral, efficient, accurate and accountable manner.


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