CODE OF CONDUCT FOR POLITICAL PARTIES AND CANDIDATES

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CODE OF CONDUCT FOR POLITICAL PARTIES AND CANDIDATES

Purpose of Code

1. The purpose of this Code is to promote conditions that are conducive to free and fair elections and a climate of tolerance in which electioneering activity may take place without fear or coercion, intimidation or reprisals.

General principles

2.(1) All political parties and their members and supporters, and all candidates and their supporters, must promote conditions conducive to free, fair and democratic elections conducted through a secret ballot in a climate of democratic tolerance in which political activity may take place without fear of intimidation or reprisals.

2.(2) All political parties and their members and supporters, and all candidates and their supporters, must accept that others have the right to present their political principles and ideas in a peaceful environment without intimidation or fear of reprisal, and must respect that right. Application

3. This Code will apply to political parties, candidates for election, election agents for candidates and members and supporters of political parties and candidates...