The Palestinian National Authority
Cabinet’s decision No. (01/82/13/C/PA) of 2011 on
Local Council Elections
Based on the powers invested in us by the law, the recommendation of the Minister of Local Governance and for the sake of public interest, and after reviewing:
The amended Basic Law of 2003 and its further amendments;
Local Council Elections Law No. 10 of 2005 and its further amendments;
Local Authorities Law No. 1 of 1997 and its further amendments;
Decree issued by a law No. 1 of 2007 on General Elections,
Cabinet’s decision No. (03/28/13/C/PA) of 2009;
Cabinet’s decision No. (01/36/13/C/PA) of 2010;
Cabinet’s decision No. (02/46/13/C/PA) of 2010;
Cabinet’s decision No. (01/A52/13/C/PA) of 2010;
The Cabinet, in its session held on 8th February 2011 in Ramallah has decided the following:
1. To hold Local Council Elections on Saturday, 9th July 2011 according to the provisions of the law.
2. To entrust the Central Elections Commission to commence undertaking all technical preparations and arrangements necessary to hold Local Council Elections on the date assigned above.
3. To entrust the Minister of Local Governance to follow up the organization and conduct of elections with the Central Elections Commission on behalf of the Cabinet.
All competent Authorities, each within its own jurisdiction, shall implement the provisions of this decision. The decision shall enter into force from the date of issue and shall be published in the official Gazette.
Issued in the city of Ramallah on 8th February 2011.