Full Proclamation Notice by President Dr Joyce Banda on Nullification of Tripartite Elections

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    IN THE MATTER OF THE 2014 TRIPARTITE ELECTIONS

    PROCLAMATION

    WHEREAS it has come to my attention that there have been several fraudulent and rampant irregularities in relation to the 2014 Tripartite Elections for the election of President, Members of Parliament and Councilors;

    AND WHEREAS it is in the public interest that all ongoing processes in the relation to the 2014 Tripartite Elections for the election of President, Members of Parliament and Councilors be nullified:

    NOW THEREFORE, I DR JOYCE BANDA, President of the Republic of Malawi, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 88 (2) of the Constitution, hereby issue this Proclamation nullifying all on-going processes in relation to the 2014 Tripartite Elections for the election of President, Members of Parliament and Councilors, including the process of counting of votes and announcement of the results thereof which shall cease forthwith.

    AND I HEREBY further proclaim that Tripartite Elections for the election of President, Members of Parliament and Councilors shall be held within ninety days of the date of this Proclamation.

    Given under my hand at LILONGWE on this 24TH day of MAY , 2014.

    (Signed)
    DR J. BANDA
    President