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Name: Organic Law on National and Local-Level Governments Elections 1997 (No. 3 of 1997).
Country: Papua New Guinea
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997
Entry into force:
ISN: PNG-1997-L-88052
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII), University of the South Pacific PDF of Act as amended to 2006 PDF of Act as amended to 2006 (consulted on 2011-10-13)
Abstract/Citation: Being an Organic Law to implement Section 125 (electorates) Section 126 (elections) and Section 187C (Constitution, functions, etc., of Provincial Governments and Local-level Governments) of the Constitution by providing for┐
(a) a Boundaries Commission; and
(b) the defining of boundaries of National Electorates; and
(c) an Electoral Commission; and
(d) the holding of National Elections; and
(e) the holding of Local-level Government Elections,

and to repeal the Organic Law on National Elections and other laws and to make consequential amendments to the Organic Law on Provincial Governments and Local-level Governments and for related purposes.
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