Requested and Answered by Sitemaster on 19-Jan-2017 09:50 (733 reads)
The legal framework is set out in Section 90 of the Belize Constitution:
- Section 90 (1) (a) states, "Each electoral division shall have as nearly as may be, an equal number of persons eligible to vote". - Section 90 (1) (b) states that total number of electoral divisions should not be less than 28 - Section 90 (2) states that in fixing boundaries, regard is to be given to transport, physical features, other facilities of the electoral division
Requested and Answered by Sitemaster on 19-Jan-2017 09:51 (625 reads)
The National Assembly makes the final decision - The Elections and Boundaries Commission makes proposals to the National Assembly - The National Assembly may accept all or part of the proposal submitted by the Elections and Boundaries Commission
Requested and Answered by Sitemaster on 19-Jan-2017 09:52 (750 reads)
Section 91 of the Belize Constitution states that any redistricting of electoral divisions effected in accordance with Section 90 of the Belize Constitution shall in respect of the election of members of the House of Representatives come into operation at the next general election held after such re-division and not earlier.