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11.—(1) Each candidate shall be nominated by a separate nomination paper, in such form as the returning officer thinks fit, delivered at the place or places fixed for the purpose by the returning officer.
(2) The nomination paper shall state the name and address of the candidate, the surname being placed first.
(3) At an election each candidate may deliver to the returning officer within the time for delivery of nomination papers one postal communication, addressed to each elector containing matter relating to the election only and not exceeding 250 words, which shall be sent by the returning officer to each elector with the ballot paper sent in accordance with article 26 below.
(4) Where, in the opinion of the returning officer, the contents of any postal communication referred to in paragraph (3) above are unlawful, he may refuse to comply with the provisions of that paragraph.
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