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The Supreme Court (Presidential Election Petition) Rules, 2013

THE SUPREME COURT (PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION PETITION) RULES, 2013

ARRANGEMENT OF RULES

RULES

1—Short title.

2—Interpretation.

3—Objectives of the Rules.

4—Scope of the Rules.

5—Petitions generally.

Pre-polling petition

6—Pre-polling petition.

7—Filing of pre-polling petition.

8—Service of pre-polling petition.

9—Response to the petition.

10—Pre-trial conference for a pre-polling petition.

11—Hearing and determination of the petition.

Post-polling petitions

12—Post- polling petitions.

13—Filing of a post-polling petition.

14—Service of the petition.

15—Response to petition.

16—Post-polling pre-trial conference.

17—Hearing of the petition.

General provisions

18—Constitution of the Court.

19—Grounds for election petition.

20—Security for costs.

21—Notification of filing of petition.

22—Substitution of a petitioner.

23—Joinder of a respondent.

24—Amicus curiae.

25—Issues for determination during pre-trial conference.

26—Withdrawal of the petition and substitution of a petitioner.

27—Hearing to proceed uninterrupted.

28—Abatement.

29—Orders of the Court.

30—Determination of a petition.

31—Fees and costs.

32—Practice directions.

33—Review of Rules.

FIRST SCHEDULE — PROVISIONS RELATING TO PETITIONS AND AFFIDAVITS

SECOND SCHEDULE— FORMS

THIRD SCHEDULE—FEES



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