Mozambique: Electoral legislation

Updated September 2014

Constitution

CONSTITUTION OF MOZAMBIQUE 1990, [www] http://www.kituochakatiba.co.ug/mozamcon.htm [opens new window] (accessed 22 Feb 2010).
For Portuguese see: Constituição da República de Moçambique (incluindo as revisões de 1994 e 2004), [www] http://www.mozambique.mz/pdf/constituicao.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 22 Feb 2010).

Electoral law

Law no 5/2013 of 22 February 2013, regulating voter registration
For Portuguese see: [www] http://aceproject.org/ero-en/regions/africa/MZ/mozambique-law-no.-5-2013-of-22-february-2013/ [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 31 May 2013).

Law no 8/2013 of 27 February 2013, regulating presidential and legislative elections
For Portuguese see: [www] http://aceproject.org/ero-en/regions/africa/MZ/mozambique-law-no.-8-2013-of-27-february-2013/ [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 31 May 2013).

Law no 4/2013 of 22 February 2013, regulating elections to the Provincial Assemblies
For Portuguese see: [www] http://aceproject.org/ero-en/regions/africa/MZ/mozambique-law-no.-4-2013-of-22-february-2013/ [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 31 May 2013).

Law no 7/2013 of 22 February 2013, regulating municipal elections
For Portuguese see: [www] http://aceproject.org/ero-en/regions/africa/MZ/mozambique-law-no.-7-2013-of-22-february-2013/ [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 31 May 2013).

Electoral Commission

Law no 6/2013 26 February (governs the National Electoral Commission).
For Portuguese see: Lei no 6/2013 [PDF document].

Political parties

Law no 7/91 "Political Parties Law", governs registration of parties with the Ministry of Justice.

Law no 8/2007 26 February (governs party registration with the National Electoral Commission and party funding) replaces Law no 20/2002.
For Portuguese see: Lei no 8/2007, [www] http://aceproject.org/ero-en/regions/africa/MZ/mocambique-lei-n-8-2007-in-portuguese/at_download/file [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 9 Mar 2010).

Repealed

Law no 8/2007 26 February (governs the National Electoral Commission), repealed by Lei 6/2013.
For Portuguese see: Lei no 8/2007, [www] http://aceproject.org/ero-en/regions/africa/MZ/mocambique-lei-n-8-2007-in-portuguese/at_download/file [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 9 Mar 2010).