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Vice-President

South Africa, English

(1) When the President is absent from the Republic or otherwise unable to fulfil the duties of President, or during a vacancy in the office of President, an office-bearer in the order below acts as President:
(a) The Deputy President.
… (Sec. 90)

Vice-President

South Africa, English


(2) The President appoints the Deputy President and Ministers, assigns their powers and functions, and may dismiss them.
(3) The President –
(a) must select the Deputy President from among the members of the National Assembly;
… (Sec. 91)

Vice-President

Malawi, English

There shall be a First Vice-President and, subject to section 80 (5), a Second Vice-President both of whom shall assist the President and who shall exercise the powers and functions conferred on the First Vice-President or the Second Vice-President, as the case may be, by this Constitution or by any Act of Parliament and by the President. (Sec. 79)

Vice-President

Malawi, English

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3. Every presidential candidate shall declare who shall be his or her First Vice-President if he or she is elected at the time of his or her nomination.
4. The First Vice-President shall be elected concurrently with the President and the name of a candidate for the First Vice-President shall appear on the same ballot paper as the name of the Presidential candidate who nominated him.
5. Where the President considers it desirable in the national interest so to do, he or she may appoint a person to the office of Second Vice-President and may do so upon taking his or her oath of office or at any time thereafter or upon a vacancy in the office of Second Vice-President; …
6. Notwithstanding any provision of this Constitution to the contrary, a person shall only be qualified for nomination for election as President or First Vice-President or for appointment as First Vice-President or Second Vice-President if that person—
a. is a citizen of Malawi by birth or descent; and
b. has attained the age of thirty-five years.
… (Sec. 80)

Vice-President

Ghana, English

(1) There shall be a Vice-President of Ghana who shall perform such functions as may be assigned to him by this Constitution or by the President.
(2) A candidate for the office of Vice-President shall be designated by the candidate for the office of President before the election of the President.
(3) The provisions of article 62 of this Constitution apply to a candidate for election as Vice-President.
… (Art. 60)

Vice-President

Ghana, English

A person shall not be qualified for election as the President of Ghana unless—
(a) he is a citizen of Ghana by birth;
(b) he has attained the age of forty years; and
(c) he is a person who is otherwise qualified to be elected a Member of Parliament, except that the disqualifications set out in paragraphs (c), (d), and (e) of clause (2) of article 94 of this Constitution shall not be removed, in respect of any such person, by a presidential pardon or by the lapse of time as provided for in clause (5) of that article. (Art. 62)

Vice-President

Gambia, English

(1) There shall be a Vice-President of The Gambia who shall be the principal assistant of the President in the discharge of his or her executive functions and shall exercise such other functions as may be conferred on him or her by this Constitution or assigned to him or her by the President.
(2) A person shall be qualified to be appointed as Vice-President if he or she has the qualifications required for the election of the President under Section 62. Provided that the Vice President shall not be a member of the National Assembly.
(3) The Vice-President shall be appointed by the President.
… (Sec. 70)

Vice-President

Gambia, English

(1) A person shall be qualified for election as President if—
(a) he or she is a citizen of The Gambia by birth or descent;
(b) he or she has attained the minimum age of thirty years;
(c) he or she has been ordinarily resident in The Gambia for at least the five years immediately preceding the election;
(d) he or she has completed senior secondary school education; and
(e) he or she is qualified to be elected as a member of the National Assembly.
(2) A person who holds the citizenship or nationality of a country other than The Gambia, shall not be qualified for election as President.
… (Sec. 62)

Vice-President

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

تتكون السلطات الاتحادية من:
1. المجلس الأعلى للاتحاد.
2. رئيس الاتحاد ونائبه.
… (المادّة 45)

United Arab Emirates, English

The federal authorities consist of the following:
1. The Federal Supreme Council.
2. The UAE President and Vice President.
… (Art. 45)

Vice-President

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

ينتخب المجلس الأعلى للاتحاد ، من بين اعضائه ، رئيسا للاتحاد ونائبا لرئيس الاتحاد ويمارس نائب رئيس الاتحاد جميع اختصاصات الرئيس عند غيابه لأي سبب من الأسباب. (المادّة 51)

United Arab Emirates, English

The Federal Supreme Council elects from among its members a President and a Vice President. The Vice President exercises all the powers of the President in the event of the President’s absence for any reason. (Art. 51)