BAN AGAINST LOUD SPEAKERS AND MEETINGS ETC., ON POLLING DAY
The Elections and Boundaries Department wishes to remind the public that under Section 31 of the Representation of the People Act, no person shall carry, wear or use, or furnish or supply to any other person, any loudspeaker, bunting, ensign, banner, standard or set of colors, or any flag, other than the national flag, for the purpose of political propaganda, on Polling Day, that is, 7th February 2008.



This section further provides that no person on Polling Day shall organize, hold or participate in any meeting, or organize, lead or participate in any procession, of five or more persons, or accost, solicit or canvass his vote from any elector who has already joined the line of voters waiting to vote at any Polling Station.



Failure to comply with these provisions is an offence under the law.