Employees’ Time-Off for Voting in the 2023 Local Government Elections

The Elections and Boundaries Commission wishes to bring to the attention of all employers, the provisions relating to Time-Off for Voting as stipulated in law.

In accordance with Election Rule 28of the Representation of the People Act, Chapter 2:01, every employer shall permist each elector in his employment to be absent from his work on polling day during the hours of the poll for two hours in addition to the normal midday meal hour.

The contents of the full Notice can be found here:

Employee Time Off for Voting 

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