Every member of the Electoral College has the right to stand as a candidate when he fulfills the constitutional conditions
Registration centers operate throughout the registration period from nine in the morning until three in the afternoon
Anyone wishing to nominate himself must submit his candidacy application in person to the Emirate Committee that he represents
Next Sunday, August 14, 2011, registration of the names of those wishing to run for the Federal National Council elections will begin and will continue until August 17, in the centers that have been designated for this purpose in the various emirates of the country.
The National Elections Committee announced that the places for registering candidates are distributed as follows: the Abu Dhabi Emirate Committee in the exhibition grounds - Conference Hall A, in Al Ain - Al Ain Municipality Theatre, in the western region, Madinat Zayed - Higher College of Technology, and in the Emirate of Dubai in the Dubai World Trade Center, In the Emirate of Sharjah, in the Palace of Culture (Culture Square), in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, in the Center of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development, in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain, in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development, in the Emirate of Fujairah, in the Fujairah Commercial Center (sixth floor), and in the Emirate of Ajman, the General Secretariat of the New Executive Council Building B. Note that these centers will operate from nine in the morning until three in the afternoon throughout the registration period.
Each member of the Electoral College has the right to run for membership in the National Assembly when he fulfills the conditions stipulated in the constitution, namely: to be a citizen of one of the Emirates of the Union (registered in the Electoral College of one of the Emirates), to be at least twenty-five Gregorian years of age, and to have civil capacity. That is, he must be of good conduct, of good reputation, and has never been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude, unless he has been rehabilitated in accordance with the law, and that he has sufficient knowledge of reading and writing.
Anyone wishing to nominate himself must submit his candidacy application to the Emirate Committee whose name is registered in its electoral college, according to the form prepared for that, accompanied by the required documents, which are the identity card issued by the Emirates Identity Authority, the original family book, three recent colored photos, and a certificate of good conduct addressed to To the National Elections Committee, submitting a certificate from the employer stating that he has ceased to practice public office from the date of announcing the final list of candidates (28/8/2011) until the date of approving the final list of winners (28/9/2011), a certificate of resignation from the position for members of the judiciary A registration fee of (1000) dirhams, and the candidate's CV, if the candidate so desires.
When the candidate submits the application, he is given his own identification number issued by the nomination program in a random manner, which serves as an identification code for him before the electoral bodies and for use in the electronic voting system.
According to the executive instructions for the Federal National Council elections 2011, the National Elections Committee will announce the preliminary list of candidates on August 20, provided that the final list will be announced on August 28, and the candidate can withdraw his candidacy application no later than September 21.