1) A nomination in relation to an election may only be made:
(a) in the name of a registered political party; or
(b) by an independent person who does not purport to represent any political party:
Provided that only registered political parties may nominate candidates for election under that political party's name:
Provided further that no independent candidate may make use of the name of a political party.
(2) For the purpose of sub-article (1) a person does not purport to represent any political party if either:
(a) the description of the candidate given in his nomination paper, is "independent"; or
(b) no description of the candidate is given in his nomination paper.
(3) For the purposes of this Act a person stands for election in the name of a registered political party if his nomination paper is confirmed by an officer authorised by the political party who shall be chosen in accordance with the procedures of the political party and for the purpose of this Act shall be considered as the "nominating officer".