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LEGAL FRAMEWORK

CONSTITUTION AND RELEVANT LAWS

The Constitution - Jan. 6, 1986
New Elections Law - Sept. 29, 1986

Electoral Reform Law - Dec. 17, 2004

Comprehensive Peace Agreement between the Government of Liberia, LURD, MODEL and Political Parties - Aug. 18, 2003


GUIDELINES AND REGULATIONS

Registration of Political Parties & Independent Candidates - Jan. 17, 2005

Coalitions and Alliances - February 4, 2005
Voter Registration Regulations - April 12, 2005
Establishment of Electoral Districts -May 16, 2005
Campaign Finance Regulations - July 8, 2005
The Determination of Objections and Appeals against Rejections - July 8, 2005

Regulations on Complaints and Appeals - July 20 2005 Complaint Form
Amendments to Regulations on Complaints & Appeals - Sept. 22, 2005
Representatives of Political Parties and Independent Candidates


CODES OF CONDUCT
NEC - (Feb. 18, 2005 )
Guidelines & Code of Conduct for Observers - April 13, 2005
Media (Press Union of Liberia (PUL) - Election Coverage )
Political Parties

PROCEDURES
Counting Procedures for the Election - Oct. 11, 2005

Tally Procedures for the Election of the President, the Senate & Members of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Liberia - Octo. 11, 2005

Tally Exception Procedures for the Election of the President, the Senate & Membes of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Liberia - Oct. 11, 2005

Polling Procedures for the Election of the President, Senate &House of Representatives - Oct. 11, 2005

MISCELLANEOUS
Directives to the Magistrate of Elections - August 5, 2005
List of NTGL Officials Prohibited from Participation in Election 2005
Matrix of Election Offenses
Writ of Elections - July 13, 2005
An Act Requiring the Obtaining of Permits for Public Marches & Demonstrations

DECISIONS OF THE NEC

2004
Nov. 5, 2004 ( 2004-01 ) - Amendment to NEC Electoral Reform Proposal on IDP Registration and Voting 2004

Dec.13, 2004 ( 2004-03 ) - Proposal to Procure (Via an International & National Tender Process), Materials Necessary for Voter Registration

2005

Jan. 4, 2005 ( 2005-01 ) - Approval by the Board of Commissioners of the "Concept of Operations."

Jan. 4, 2005 ( 2005-02 ) - Endorsement of NEC Information Management Plan
Jan. 4, 2005 (2005-03 ) - Endorsement of Insurance Coverage for NEC Staff

Feb. 2, 2005 ( 2005-04 ) - Unanimously Endorse Procedures for Identification of Registration Centers

Feb. 2, 2005 ( 2005-06 ) - NEC Logos for Electoral Process

Feb. 3, 2005 ( 2005-07 ) - Approval by the Board of Commissioners of the Guidelines relation to Coalitions and Alliances of Political Parties

Feb. 4, 2005 (2005-08 ) - Endorsement & Approval of Procedures for Identification of Registration Centers

Feb. 4, 2005 (2005-09 ) - Endorsement & Approval of Recruitment Guidelines

Feb. 17, 2005 ( 2005-009 ) - Endorsement & Approval of Voter Registration Forms (ORM)

Feb. 11, 2005 ( 2005-010 ) - Endorsement & Approval for two Photographs for inclusion on the Voters' Register & Voters' ID Card

Feb. 11, 2005 ( 2005-011 ) - Endorsement & Approval of Recruitment Guidelines for the Recruitment of 40 National Civic Educators

Feb. 21, 2005 ( 2005-012 ) - Approval of Recruitment of 4,000 Registration Staff
Feb. 21, 2005 ( 2005-013 ) - Recruitment of 4 IT Data Center Staff

March 7, 2005 ( 2005-014 ) - Endorsement & Approval of the Voter Registration Regulations

March 7, 2005 ( 2005-015 ) - Endorsement of Code of Conduct for Observers
March 9, 2005 ( 2005-016 ) - Approval of Voter Registration Operational Plan
March 7, 2005 ( 2005-16 ) - Endorsement of NEC Code of Conduct
March 9, 2005 ( 2005-017 ) - Recruitment Guidelines for 40 Data Center Staff
March 9, 2005 ( 2005-018 ) - Approval of Voter Education Manual
March 21, 2005 ( 2005-019 ) - Style Guide for Printing of Elections related Documents.
March 23, 2005 ( 2005-020 ) - Eligible Political Parties to canvass for membership
March 31, 2005 ( 2005-021 ) - Approval of Training Module on Voter Education
May 19, 2005 ( 2005-022 ) - Certification of Two New Political Parties
May 30, 2005 ( 2005-023 ) - Certification of Four New Political Parties
June 6, 2005 ( 2005-024 ) - Endorsement of 2005 Provisional Registration Roll
June 23, 2005 ( 2005-025 ) - Modifying Guidelines for Party Representatives
June 29, 2005 ( 2005-026 ) - Guidelines & Procedures of the Conduct of 2005 Elections
July 6, 2005 ( 2005-027 ) - Determinations,Objections & Appeals against Rejection
July 12, 2005 ( 2005-028 ) - Approval of Candidate Nomination Manual

July 6, 2005 ( 2005-028 ) - Political Campaign and Presidential & Vice Presidental Ballot Paper

July 14, 2005 ( 2005-029 ) - Approval of Campaign Finance Regulations
July 14, 2005 ( 2005-030 ) - Consolidation of Polling Places

July 14, 2005 ( 2005-031 ) - The Endorsement & Approval Allowing Replacement of Lost Voter ID Cards

July 16, 2005 ( 2005-032 ) - Removal of Party Flags form NEC's Premises
July 22, 2005 ( 2005-033 ) - Approval of Regulation on Complaints and Appeals
Aug. 4, 2005 ( 2005-035 ) - Approval of Polling and Counting Procedures

Aug. 12, 2005 ( 2005-036 ) - Endorsement & Approval of Candidates Full Legal Name to appear on the Ballot Paper


Aug. 18, 2005 ( 2005-037 ) - Decisions reached by the Board of Commissioners at its regular session


Aug. 5 2005 ( 2005-038 ) - The Endorsement & Approval of a Special Provisions for IDP voting

Sept. 9, 2005 ( 2005-040 ) - Accreditation of national & international media to the PUL & Public Information Unit of UNMIL

Sept. 19, 2005 ( 2005-041 ) - Tallying Procedures for Elections Day & the format of the 2005 Final Registration Roll

Sept. 20, 2005 ( 2005-042 ) - Approve the release of Candidate Financial Disclosure Forms (CF08s)

Sept. 26, 2005 ( 2005-043 ) - Dissemination of Flowcharts outlinig the Complaints & Appeals Procedures

Sept. 26, 2005 ( 2005-044 ) - Inserting a correction to Section 6.4 of the Regulations on Complaints & Appeals & to amend Section 9 therof by the insertion of two new sub-section: Section 9.1 (a) Section 9.1(b)

Sept. 26, 2005 ( 2005-045 ) - Approve instructions to the Magistrates of Elections outlining procedures for addressing & procession complaints filed with the offices of the County Elections Magistrates

Sept. 26, 2005 ( 2005-046 ) - Approve dissemination of a document in question & answer format explaining the Contested Elections Procedures under Chapter 6, Section 6, of the New Elections Law, 1986, as amended

Oct. 3, 2005 ( 2005-48 ) - Decision regarding voting for the office of Senate

Oct. 6, 2005 ( 2005-49 ) - Decision regarding the tally exception procedures

Oct. 8, 2005 ( 2005-50 ) - Decision regarding special voting provisions for Civic Educators, Registration Supervisors & the Liberian Nation Police

Oct. 8, 2005 ( 2005-51 ) - Decision regarding admission of individuals to Polling Places
Oct. 10, 2005 ( 2005-052 ) - Decision regarding recounts and ties.

Oct. 19, 2005 ( 2005-052 ) - Decision regarding the Directives to the Magistrates for the seond ballot for Presidential elections.

Oct. 20, 2005 ( 2005-053 ) - Decision Regarding the Pictures Size on Ballots.

Oct. 24, 2005 ( 2005-054 ) - Decision Regarding Recount in Gbrapolu County.

Oct. 31, 2005 ( 2005-055 ) - Decision Regarding Security Measures for The Run-Off Election.

Nov. 5, 2005 ( 2005-056 ) - Decision to apply the Tally Exception Procedures for the Election of the President, the Senate and Members of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Liberia, approved by Decisio No. 2005-49, the Senate elections in Gbarpolu County.

Nov. 15, 2005 ( 2005-058 ) - Decision to Apply the Tally Exception Procedures for the Election of the President, the Senate and Members of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Liberia, approved by the Decision No. 2005-049, to the Presidential Election at the CDB King Voting Precinct 30039, Electoral District #2, Lower Montserrado County.

Nov. 15, 2005 ( 2005-059) - Decision to Apply the Tally Exception Procedures for the Election of the President, the Senate and Members of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Liberia, approved by the Decision No. 2005-0049, to the Presidential Election at the Samuel T. Kun Voting Precinct 30127, Electoral District#11, Lower Montserrado County.

 


 

 

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