—(1) Any person eligible for election as a Member of Parliament in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution may be nominated as a candidate for election.
(2) A person may be nominated to be a candidate for election only by means of a nomination paper in Form 9 in the First Schedule, which shall —
set out the name, identity card number and occupation of the person;
be signed by a proposer and a seconder, and 4 or more persons as assentors, each of whom must be a person whose name appears in the register of electors for the electoral division in which the person seeks election;
contain a statement, signed by that person, to the effect that he consents to the nomination; and
contain a statutory declaration by the person seeking nomination stating that he is qualified to be elected.
(3) Every candidate shall, at the time of his nomination, deliver to the Returning Officer —
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(3A) If the statutory declaration which is required by subsection (2)(d) to be made is not so made, or the political donation certificate which is required by subsection (3)(b) to be delivered is not so delivered, the nomination of the candidate shall be deemed to be void.