KRAM DATED MAY 18, 1998

2ND ADDENDUM TO THE LAW ON THE ELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

We,

Norodom Sihanouk,

King of Cambodia, 

upon the proposal of the two Prime Ministers and the Co-Ministers of Interior;

promulgate;

the Law on the 2nd Addendum to the Law on the Election of the Members of the National Assembly; 

adopted by the National Assembly on May 5, 1998 during the 8th Session of the First Legislature, the text of which is as follows:

 Article 1:

Article 137 (bis): For the election on Sunday, July 26, 1998, due to technical reasons, the date, duration and conditions as determined in articles 37, 48, 58, 61, 62, 63, 137 and article 137(bis) of the 1st Addendum of the law on the Election of the Members of the National Assembly shall be amended as determined in ANNEX "C" attached herewith, and the date, duration and requirement determined in ANNEX "A" and ANNEX "C" may be modified by the National Election Committee "N.E.C." in accordance with specific technical reasons.

This law is passed by the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia on 5th May 1998, during its 8th Session of the 1st Legislature.

 

ANNEX "C"

 Part of Previous Amendment of Article 137 of the law on the Election of the Members of the National Assembly

 Article 37 (5):

In the event of the death of a candidate or a candidacy being withdrawn because of a rejection of candidacy in the election of the members of the National Assembly, this candidate shall be replaced with the alternate whose name appears next to the former on the list of alternates.

In the absence of alternate, the party shall submit to the National Election Committee the name of a new candidate not later than three (3) days after the withdrawal of candidacy.

 Article 48 (2) Added:

For the election of the members of the National Assembly on the Sunday July 26, 1998, the National Election Committee shall publish the preliminary register of electors at least thirty (30) days before the polling day.

The official register of electors shall be immediately published once all appeals or objections have been finalized.

Article 58 Added:

For the election of the members of the National Assembly on Sunday, July 26, 1998, the period of seven (7) days is reduced to five (5) days.

Article 61 Added:

For the election of the members of the National Assembly on Sunday, July 26, 1998, the period of seven (7) days is reduced to five (5) days.

Article 62 Added:

For the election of the members of the National Assembly on Sunday, July 26, 1998, the period of ten (10) days is reduced to five (5) days.

Article 63:

For the election of the members of the National Assembly on Sunday, July 26, 1998, the words "as soon as possible after the end of the registration period" are replaced by "at least thirty (30) days before polling day."