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The General Osteopathic Council (Election of Members and Chairman of Council) Rules Order of Council 2001

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  2. This Order may be cited as the General Osteopathic Council...

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    1. SCHEDULE

      THE GENERAL OSTEOPATHIC COUNCIL (ELECTION OF MEMBERS AND CHAIRMAN OF COUNCIL) RULES 2000

      1. PART I Preliminary

        1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

      2. PART II

        1. 2.Election of members of the Council

        2. 3.Election of Chairman

    2. SCHEDULE 1

      RULES FOR THE CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS AND BY-ELECTIONS OF MEMBERS TO THE GENERAL OSTEOPATHIC COUNCIL

      1. 1.Preliminary

      2. 2.The Returning Officer shall fix the last day on which...

      3. 3.Categories of candidates

      4. 4.Nomination

      5. 5.Any person entitled to vote in the election may nominate...

      6. 6.Every nomination form shall, on or before the last day...

      7. 7.If a candidate remaining validly nominated dies or for any...

      8. 8.Voting

      9. 9.If the number of candidates remaining validly nominated in respect...

      10. 10.The Returning Officer shall fix the last day for the...

      11. 11.(a) Each voter: (i) shall have one single transferable vote...

      12. 12.The voter must return the voting form by the last...

      13. 13.General procedure

      14. 14.Calculation of quota

      15. 15.Transfers of votes

      16. 16.Distribution of a surplus

      17. 17.Elimination of candidates

      18. 18.Election of candidates

      19. 19.Recounting of voting forms

      20. 20.General

      21. 21.No election held under these rules shall be invalidated by...

      22. 22.The decision of the Returning Officer shall be final on...

    3. SCHEDULE 2

      RULES FOR THE CONDUCT OF ELECTION OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE GENERAL OSTEOPATHIC COUNCIL

      1. 1.Each candidate for election shall be nominated by a proposer...

      2. 2.Nomination forms and declarations shall be submitted to the Registrar...

      3. 3.The chair shall be taken by the Chairman if not...

      4. 4.There shall be no speeches by candidates, their proposers or...

      5. 5.Every member present shall be entitled to one vote and...

      6. 6.The election shall take place by secret ballot and, if...

  4. Explanatory Note

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