Qualifications for Nomination
QUALIFICATIONS FOR NOMINATION
RDN Director or Islands Trust Trustee
Candidates shall be nominated in writing by two duly qualified electors of the Electoral Area (Regional Director) or the Gabriola Island Designated Area (Islands Trust Trustee). At the time of filing the nomination documents, the candidate shall also file a written disclosure as required under the Financial Disclosure Act.
A person is qualified to be nominated, elected and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria:
- Canadian citizen;
- 18 years of age or older;
- resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed; (May 13/08) and
- not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election in British Columbia or from being nominated for, being elected to, or holding office.