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Acting AG admits election legislation needs 'wholesale review'

Sat, 25 Jun 2016


Election legislation on the Isle of Man needs reviewing but work is underway to ensure the current system is robust and voter lists are accurate.

That's according to the Acting Attorney General who says despite that he's confident in the system ahead of September's General Election.

Questions were raised in Tynwald this week about whether it was legal to take people off the electoral register without notifying them in advance.

John Quinn says people's statutory responsibilities have been clearly indicated along with the potential impact if they fail to comply - he also confirmed a review is underway:

 

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