KNOW YOUR LAWS: Influencing electors to vote

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KNOW YOUR LAWS: Influencing electors to vote

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  1. (1) During the hours that the poll is open upon polling day a person shall not upon any public road or in any public place within 100 yards of any building in which a polling station is situate seek to influence any elector to vote for any candidate or to ascertain for what candidate any elector intends to vote or has voted.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine of $250 or to imprisonment for 3 months or to both such fine and imprisonment.

“We, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force would like to encourage the citizenry to read and study the laws which governs our society. Never forget that knowledge is power”.

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