STATE OF PALESTINE
Cabinet Decision No. (16/214/17/C./R.H) of 2018
The Cabinet Decision to conduct elections in a number of local councils in the Northern Governorates
Based on the powers invested in us by law, the recommendations of the Minister of Local Government, 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,
Local Councils Elections System No. 3 of 2011
The Cabinet, in its session held on 31/7/2018 in Ramallah has decided the following:
Holding of elections in a number of local councils in the Northern Governorates on Saturday, 22 September 2018 in accordance with the enclosed annex.
1. Authorizing the Central Elections Commission with commencing all preparations and technical procedures to hold elections on the assigned date stipulated in the above article.
2. Authorizing the Minister of Local Government, on behalf of the Cabinet, to follow up on the organization of elections with Central Elections Commission.
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.
Issued in the city of Ramallah on 31/7/2018