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Political Rights and Association

Grenada, English

(2)
(a) Every Commonwealth citizen who has attained the prescribed age and who possesses such qualifications relating to residence or domicile in Grenada as Parliament may prescribe shall, unless he is disqualified by Parliament from registration as a voter for the purposes of elections of members of the House of Representatives, be entitled to be registered as such a voter under any law in that behalf, and no other person may be so registered.
(b) Every person who is registered as aforesaid in any constituency shall, unless he is disqualified by Parliament from voting in that constituency in any election of members of the House of Representatives, be so entitled to vote, in accordance with the provisions of any law in that behalf, and no other person may so vote.
(c) The prescribed age for the purposes of this subsection shall be the age of eighteen years.
… (Sec. 32)

Political Rights and Association

Grenada, English

(1) Except with his own consent, no person shall be hindered in the enjoyment of his freedom of assembly and association, that is to say, his right to assemble freely and associate with other persons and in particular to form or belong to trade unions or other associations for the protection of his interests.
… (Sec. 11)

Electoral Bodies

Grenada, English

(1) There shall be a Supervisor of Elections whose duty it shall be to exercise general supervision over the registration of voters in elections of the members of the House of Representatives and over the conduct of such elections.
(2) The functions of the office of Supervisor of Elections shall be exercised by the person holding or acting in such public office as may for the time being be designated in that behalf by the Governor-General acting in his own deliberate judgment.
… (Sec. 35)

Government

Grenada, English

(1) There shall be a Cabinet of Minister for Grenada which shall consist of the Prime Minister and the other Ministers.
… (Sec. 59)

Legislature

Grenada, English

Subject to the provisions of section of this Constitution, a person shall be qualified to be appointed as a Senator if, and shall not be so qualified unless, he-
(a) is a Commonwealth citizen who has attained the age of eighteen years;
(b) has either resided in Grenada for a period of twelve months immediately before the date of his appointment or is domiciled and resident in Grenada at that date; and
(c) is able to speak and, unless incapacitated by blindness or other physical cause, to read the English language with sufficient proficiency to enable him to take an active part in the proceedings of the Senate. (Sec. 25)

Political Rights and Association

Grenada, English

Whereas every person in Grenada is entitled to the fundamental rights and freedoms, that is to say, the right, whatever his race, place of origin, political opinions, colour, creed or sex, but subject to respect for the rights and freedoms of others and for the public interest, to each and all of the following, namely-

(b) freedom of conscience, of expression and of assembly and association;
… (Sec. 1)

Legislature

Grenada, English

(1) Each of the constituencies into which Grenada is divided in accordance with the provisions of section 56 of this Constitution shall return one member to the House of Representatives who shall be directly elected in such manner as may, subject to the provisions of this Constitution, be prescribed by or under any law.
… (Sec. 32)

Legislature

Grenada, English

The Senate shall consist of thirteen members (in this Constitution referred to as "Senators") who shall be appointed by the Governor-General in accordance with this section.
(2) Of the Senators-
(a) seven shall be appointed by the Governor-General, acting in accordance with the advice of the Prime Minister;
(b) three shall be appointed by the Governor-General, acting in accordance with the advice of the Leader of the Opposition; and
(c) three shall be appointed by the Governor-General, acting in accordance with the advice of the Prime Minister after the Prime Minister has consulted the organisations or interests which the Prime Minister considers the Senators should be selected to represent. (Sec. 24)

Legislature

Grenada, English

There shall be a Parliament of Grenada which shall consist of Her Majesty, a Senate and a House of Representatives. (Sec. 23)

Legislature

Grenada, English

Subject to the provisions of section 31 of this Constitution, a person shall be qualified to be elected as a member of the House of Representatives if, and shall not be so qualified unless, he-
(a) is a Commonwealth citizen who has attained the age of eighteen years;
(b) has resided in Grenada for a period of twelve months immediately before the date of his nomination for election or is domiciled and resident in Grenada at that date; and
(c) is able to speak and, unless incapacitated by blindness or other physical cause, to read the English language with sufficient proficiency to enable him to take an active part in the proceedings of the House. (Sec. 30)