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Section 32

Call for Submission of Nominations

Once the election day has been designated, the District and Land Returning Officers shall, by means of public announcement, call for the earliest possible submission of the nominations and draw attention to the conditions for the submission of nominations laid down in Section 18 subsection (2) of the Federal Elections Act. They shall state where and by what time the notices of participation specified in Section 18 subsection (2) of the Federal Elections Act and the nominations must be submitted and shall draw atten-tion to the provisions governing the content and form of the nominations, to the number of signatures and certificates to be provided in particular cases and to the declarations, minuted records and assurances to be submitted with the nominations (Sections 20, 21 and 27 of the Federal Elections Act).