Election of District Chief Executive
(1) There shall be a District Chief Executive for each District who shall be appointed by the President with the prior approval of not less than two-thirds majority of the members of the Assembly present and voting at the meeting.
(2) The voting for approval of the nominee of the President as District Chief Executive shall be conducted by the Electoral Commission.
(3) A District Chief Executive shall hold office for four years, but the District Chief Executive shall not hold office for more than two consecutive terms.
Procedure for approval of nominee of the President
(1) The President may nominate one person for approval by the Assembly to be appointed as the District Chief Executive.
(2) The Electoral Commission shall, within twenty-one days of the President notifying the Secretary to the Assembly of the nomination conduct a ballot on the nominee.
(3) Voting shall be by secret ballot.
(4) In event of the nominee polling two-thirds or more of the votes of the members of the Assembly present and voting, the Electoral Commission shall notify the President of the approval of the Assembly within seven days.
(5) Where the nominee polls fifty percent (50%) or more of the votes cast, but fails to poll the required two-thirds of the votes of members present and voting, there may be another ballot conducted on the nominee within ten days of the first ballot, unless the President withdraws the nomination.
(6) Where the nominee fails to win the required two-thirds of the votes of members present and voting at the second ballot, the President may re-nominate the nominee on reasonable grounds.
(7) Any nominee who at any times fails to poll fifty percent (50%) of the votes of the members present and voting may be renominated on reasonable grounds or may be withdrawn by the President.