oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Judicial intervention in the election process: Botswana's experience

Volume 27, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



In Botswana, the role of the judiciary in the electoral process is expressly laid down by the constitution and the election laws. In this article we examine first, the role of the judiciary during elections; second, the jurisdiction of the courts in election petitions; and third, how the courts have discharged their role in election disputes.

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