EBC conducts ID card exercise with Prison Service

The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) recently conducted an identification card outreach exercise, at three (3) of the country’s prison facilities in Arouca – the Women’s Prison, Golden Grove Prison/Remand Prison and the Maximum Security Prison.

On Friday 11th November, 2022, a team from the EBC conducted approximately ninety transactions inclusive of renewal of expired identification cards, replacement of lost identification cards and first time registrations. Inmates were also allowed to “collect” their identification cards. Under the law, prisoners are only disqualified as an elector where there is a sentence of death imposed or a sentence of imprisonment exceeding 12 months.

The full details ofthe Press Release are found here

Press Release – EBC conducts ID card exercise with Prison Service (FINAL)

L-R: Dr. Wendell Wallace, Commissioner at the EBC, Pamela Ogiste, Asst. Chief Election Officer and Deopersad Ramoutar, Commissioner of Prisons (Ag.)

Members of the EBC’s Teams and Prisons Social Welfare Officer during the exercise at the Women’s Prison

EBC Staff assists an inmate at the Women’s Prisonduring her transaction











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