Interpretation

2.-(1) In this Law, unless the context otherwise requires-

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"candidate" means a person who is nominated for election as President or Vice-President;

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"constituency" means any constituency constituted under section 4;

"constitution" means the Constitution of the Republic of Cyprus.

"day of nomination" has the meaning assigned to it in section 9(2)(a);

"day of the poll" has the meaning assigned to it in section 9(2)(b);

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"election" includes an election of the President and an election of the Vice-President;

"electoral division" has the meaning assigned to it by section 3;

"electoral offence" means an offence connected with an election of whatsoever description held under any Law for the time being in force in Cyprus;

"Greek elector" means an elector registered in a Greek Register;

"poll" means a poll to determine a contested election taken in accordance with the provisions of this Law;

"polling agent" means a polling agent appointed by a candidate under the provisions of section 25(2);

"polling assistant" means a polling assistant appointed by a Returning Officer under the provisions of section 21(3);

"polling district" means the polling districts into which each constituency is divided under the provisions of section 19(1);

"polling station" means a polling station provided by a Returning Officer under the provisions of section 19(2);

"presiding officer" means, as the context or circumstances may require, a Greek presiding officer or a Turkish presiding officer appointed by a Returning Officer under the provisions of section 21(1) to be in charge of a polling station;

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"Republic" means the Republic of Cyprus;

"Turkish elector" means an elector registered in a Turkish Register;

"writ" means a writ of election issued pursuant to section 9.

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