Population with a disabilityaccording to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate
Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Section 57 states:
(1) A candidate or his election agent may apply to the Court for relief and such relief may be granted to a candidate or his election agent in respect of any failure to transmit the return and declaration as to election expenses or in respect of any error or false statement therein.
(2) The application for relief may be made on the ground that the failure, error or false statement arose because of--
Second Schedule, section 24 states:
The presiding officer shall regulate the number of voters to be admitted to the polling station at the same time and shall exclude all other persons except…
Second Schedule, section 27, subsection (3) states:
A ballot paper shall be issued to any person whose name appears on the register in use for that election and who is unable to produce an identification card, if he satisfies the presiding officer
Second Schedule, section 30, subsection (1) states:
The presiding officer shall, on the application of
Second Schedule, section 31 states:
(1) Where a voter makes an application to the presiding officer to be allowed on the ground of blindness or other physical cause to vote with the assistance of another person by whom he is accompanied (in these rules referred to as “the companion”), the presiding officer shall require the voter to declare orally whether he is so incapacitated by his blindness or otherwise as to be unable to vote without assistance.
(2) Where the presiding officer is satisfied that the voter is so incapacitated and is also satisfied by a written declaration made by the companion (in these rules referred to as “the declaration made by the companion of a blind or incapacitated voter”) that the companion is a qualified person within the meaning of this rule and has not previously assisted more than one blind or incapacitated person to vote at the election, the presiding officer shall grant the application, and thereupon anything which is by these rules required to be done to, or by, the said voter in connection with the giving of his vote may be done to, or with the assistance of, the companion.
(3) For the purposes of this rule, a person shall be qualified to be a “companion” if that person has attained the age of 18 years and is selected by any blind or incapacitated voter to assist that voter in casting his or her vote. (4) The name and number in the register of electors of every voter whose vote is given in accordance with this rule and the name and address of the companion shall be entered on a list (in these rules referred to as “the list of blind or incapacitated voters assisted by companions”)…
Section 21 states:
Where an applicant is unable to read, the enumerator shall read over to him, and where practicable in the presence of another person, the contents of his registration record card before the person's signature or mark is affixed thereto and witnessed.