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- ELECTION PETITION - BURDEN OF PROOF - What a petitioner contesting legality or lawfulness of votes cast in an election must show:
"Could both parties prove what they have pleaded in averments and denials thereof? To prove…
- EQUITY - DOCTRINE OF ELECTION - Meaning and application of the doctrine of election
"Election means choosing between two alternative rights or inconsistent rights, therefore, if an instrument confers…
- ELECTION PETITIONS - Time limit within which the Court can hear and dispose of an appeal in a pre-election matter - Retrospective applicability of the provision of Section 285 (12) of the 1999 Constitution
"I am concerned in this judgment with the retrospective applicability of the provision of Section…