KUWAIT, Oct 19 (KUNA) — Registration for the 2016 parliamentary election candidacy started early on Wednesday signaling a process due to end on October 28, pending upcoming legislative elections scheduled on November 26th.
Law number 35/1962, which deals with parliamentary elections, permits candidates to file their candidacies to contest elections, a statement issued by the Ministry of Interior said.
Moreover, all eligible candidates should be Kuwaiti citizens below 30 years of age and are required to be fluent in written and spoken Arabic, the statement added.
On further prerequisites, the statement pointed out that all candidates should have no criminal history, as those found with criminal records are prohibited from contesting the elections.
Furthermore, all candidates should register at the elections affairs office in Shuwaikh Residential area from 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM, with their citizenship certificates and two recent photos in hand.
A KD 50 fee is also required to register, the statement noted. (end)
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