Mauritius: Electoral legislation

Updated July 2008

Constitution

Constitution of the Republic of Mauritius, came into force on March 12, 1968. Amended 1982, 1983, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, [www] http://www.gov.mu/portal/site/AssemblySite/menuitem.ee3d58b2c32c60451251701065c521ca/ [opens new window] (accessed 22 Feb 2010).

Electoral law

Representation of the People Act of 1968, amended 1976, 1982, 2005.

National Assembly Elections Regulations (Act 12/68) of 1968, [www] http://aceproject.org/ero-en/regions/africa/MU/National%20%20Assembly%20Elections%20Regulations%201968.pdf/at_download/file [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 18 May 2010).

Rodrigues Regional Assembly Act (Act No.39 of 2001), [www] http://aceproject.org/regions-en/eisa/MU/Rodrigues%20Regional%20Assembly%20Act%202001.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 8 Mar 2010).

Local Government Act of 2003, [www] http://aceproject.org/regions-en/eisa/MU/Local%20Government%20Act%202003.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 8 Mar 2010).

International observers

Representation of the People (Amendment) Act 2005, [www] http://aceproject.org/regions-en/eisa/MU/Representation%20of%20People%20%20Amendment%20Act%202005.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 8 Mar 2010).