Elections: Qualification for Memebers of a Council

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Elections & Boundaries Department

Mahogany Street Extension

P. O. Box 913, Belize City


    Telephone:    501-222-4042/4992               Fax:   501-222-4991

    E-mail:    electbound@btl.net                 Website:  www.elections.gov.bz



Please Quote:

Ref. No.:   GEN/58/01/10 (25)


May 26, 2010

Public Service Announcement

The General Public is hereby reminded that in accordance with the Village Councils Act, Chapter 88 of the Laws of Belize, qualifications for members of a Council are:


(a)    is a citizen of Belize; and

(b)   has ordinarily resided in the village for at least one year immediately preceding the election; and

(c)    is at least eighteen years old.


A person shall be disqualified from being a member:


(a)    if found to be of unsound mind under any law in force in Belize; and

(b)   has voted in another village or community election held for that period.





Ruth A. Meighan

Chief Elections Officer



Public Service Announcement 

Qulaifications for Members