Fiji Sessional Legislation
ELECTORAL (AMENDMENT) ACT 1999
ACT No. 12 OF 1999
K. K. T. MARA
[19 March 1999]
TO AMEND THE ELECTORAL ACT 1999
ENACTED by the Parliament of the Fiji Islands-
Short title and definition
1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Electoral (Amendment) Act 1999.
(2) In this Act, 'the principal Act' means the Electoral Act 1998 (No. 18 of 1998).
Listing of party preferences
2. Section 61 of the principal Act is amended -
(a) in subsection (1) by deleting "in which it has endorsed a candidate under section 60"; and
(b) in subsection (8) by adding at the end "except that an independent candidate may only lodge an order of preference in respect of the constituency in which he or she is a candidate".
Passed by the House of Representatives this 4th day of February 1999.
Passed by the Senate this 11th day of March 1999.