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The Constitution (Amendment) Act 2011 (Act No. 35 of 2011)

 Act No. 35 of 2011 amending the Constitution

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THE CONSTITUTION (AMENDMENT) ACT 2011

Act No. 35 of 2011

Government Gazette of Mauritius No. 109 of 12 December 2011

I assent

SIR ANEROOD JUGNAUTH 12th December 2011 President of the Republic

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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1. Short title

2. Section 16 of Constitution amended

3. Section 111 of Constitution amended

An Act

To amend the Constitution of Mauritius

ENACTED by the Parliament of Mauritius, as follows –

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Constitution (Amendment) Act 2011.

2. Section 16 of Constitution amended

Section 16 of the Constitution is amended, in subsection (4), by inserting, after paragraph (a), the following new paragraph –

(aa) for a minimum number of candidates for election to local authorities to be of a particular sex, with a view to ensuring adequate representation of each sex on a local authority;

3. Section 111 of Constitution amended

Section 111 of the Constitution is amended, in subsection (1) –

(a) by deleting the definition of “local authority” and replacing it by the following definition –

“local authority” means –

(a) the Municipal Council of any city or town;

(b) the District Council of any district;

(c) the Village Council of any village; or

(d) any new local authority created under any enactment;

(b) in the definition of “local government officer”, by deleting the words “Mayor, Chairman” and replacing them by the words “Lord Mayor, Mayor, Chairperson”.

Passed by the National Assembly on the sixth day of December two thousand and eleven.

Ram Ranjit Dowlutta Clerk of the National Assembly

This is to certify that the Consitution (Amendment) Bill was passed by the National Assembly at the above sitting and was at the final voting carried by a majority of sixty-five votes in favour thereof out of the sixty-nine members of the House.

Dated this 8 day of December 2011.

Rajkeswur Purryag, GCSK. GOSK Speaker