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Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Electoral Areas – Mahe and Praslin) Order (Statutory Instrument 29 of 2016)

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Seychelles

Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles

Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Electoral Areas – Mahe and Praslin) Order

Statutory Instrument 29 of 2016

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[SI. 29 of 2016]
WHEREAS under article 116(1) of the Constitution, the Electoral Commission is required to keep under continuous the review the number and boundaries of the electoral areas into which Mahe and Praslin are divided;AND WHEREAS the Electoral Commission in accordance with article 116(3) of the Constitution has submitted to the National Assembly and the President a report together with the Commission’s recommendation regarding changes in the number and boundaries of the electoral areas which the Electoral Commission considers necessary in the circumstances;AND WHEREAS the Electoral Commission has recommended the division of Mahe into 23 electoral areas and proposed the names and boundaries of those areas and has not recommended any alteration of the number, names and boundaries of the electoral areas in Praslin;AND WHEREAS the National Assembly has on 6th October 2015 by resolution approved the draft Order;NOW THEREFORE the President in exercise of the powers conferred by article 116(5) of the Constitution hereby makes the following Order—


1.

This Order may be cited as the Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Electoral Areas - Mahe and Praslin) Order, 2016.

2.

Mahe shall be divided into 23 electoral areas, the names and boundaries of which are specified in Schedule A.

3.

The names and boundaries of the 2 electoral areas on Praslin are specified in Schedule B.

4.

The Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles (Electoral Areas Mahe and Praslin) Order, 1996 is hereby repealed.


Schedule A

Names and boundaries of electoral areas


1.Anse Aux Pins,being an area—
(a)Bounded on the North-West by Cascade electoral area and North by Point Larue electoral area;
(b)On the East by the sea;
(c)On the South by Au Cap electoral area.
2.Anse Boileaubeing an area—
(a)bounded on the North-West by Grand Anse electoral area;
(b)on the North-East by Cascade electoral area;
(c)on the East by watershed with Au Cap electoral area from point CAB to the summit of Montagne Posee Road, thence in a straight line to Brulee trigonometrical station, thence in a straight line to point RPB, thence in a straight line with Au Cap electoral area to Castle Peak or Piton de L’Eboulis thence in a straight line to beacons M676, BCND and AO66, and thence by a road to AO63;
(d)on the South by Baie Lazare electoral area, and
(e)on the West by the sea starting at point AB1 (E+332725 N+9476761) on the high water mark opposite the western end of Les Canelles Road at Anse La Mouche to Riviere Caiman.
3.Anse Etoile,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North by Glacis electoral area starting from point GA1 (E+328155 N+9494120), thence by Riviere Hodoul and Riviere D’Antoine to the sea;
(b)bounded on the East by the sea, starting at the mouth of Riviere D’Antoine to point PA91 (E+329272 N+9491046) eastern corner of property No. H1830;
(c)on the South by straight line from point PA91 to the junction of Quincy Village Road along the main road to North East Point, thence by Quincy Village Road to point AE1(E+328710 N+9491120), thence in a straight line to Signal Hill trigonometrical station; and
(d)on the west by a straight line from Signal Hill to point CORAL4 (E+327777 N+9491017), and CORAL6 (E+327455 N+9490898), thence by the western boundary of property No. H933 through points JC87 and CE54 to point GA2 (E+327145 N+9492462); (south of La Gogue Reservoir), thence by the Eastern edge of La Gogue Reservoir to point CE57 (E+327262 N+9492857) thence through points BCN4 (E+327412 N+9493321), BCN2 (E+327700 N+9493843), Montagne Pigeon (E+328055 N+9493935), to the starting point GA1.
4.Anse Royale,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North starting at Piton de L’Eboulis or Castle Peak to point CRL2 (E+334546 N+9477979), thence by the western boundary of property No. C3373, South Western boundary of property Nos. C3373, C3374, C1480, C1478, C3220 and C3219 to point MD74 (E+335717 N+9477309) thence by a straight line to Jean Marie trigonometrical station and to the sea through Pointe Au Sel;
(b)on the East by the sea;
(c)on the South by Val d’endor road to its summit;
(d)on the West by Baie Lazare River to point AB, thence following a foot path Northwards through L’Enforcement to the summit of Les Canelles Road at AO63, thence by a road to beacon AO66 (E+333766 N+9476684) and Eastwards to point BCND (E+334091 N+9476681) at the Mental Hospital thence Northwards to beacon M676 (E+333941 N+9477484), thence to the starting point Piton de L’Ebouli or Castle Peak;
(e)Includes Souris island.
5.Au Capbeing an area—
(a)bounded on the North by a straight line from Les Capusin Hill to the crossing of Riviere Grand Bassin and Capusin Road thence by Capusin Road to Property No. S837, thence by the estate road from the southern corner of the above mentioned property and Reef estate Road to the sea at point “a” (E+336295 N+9481053) (southern corner of property No. S410);
(b)bounded on the East by the sea;
(c)bounded on the South by Anse Royale electoral area; and
(d)bounded on the West by Anse Boileau electoral area.
6.Baie Lazare,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North by a straight line from a point AB1 (E+332725 N+9476761) at high water mark opposite western end of Les Canelles Road at Anse La Mouche, thence by Les Caneeles Road to point AO63 (E+333958 N+9476459) at the summit;
(b)on the East by Anse Royale electoral area to the summit of Val d’endor Road and by a foot path to Mont. Lockyer;
(c)on the South by a straight line to a hill point TB1 (E+333660 N+9473265) thence in a straight line to Maravi trigonometrical station and then in a straight line to the sea through Maravi R.C. Cross;
(d)on the West by the sea; and
(e)Includes Chauve Souris island.
7.Beau Vallon,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North by Glacis electoral area;
(b)on the North-East by Anse Etoile electoral area, thence from Signal Hill trigonometrical station by straight line through points MTB2 (E+327440 N+9490660) and MTB1 (E+327260 N+9490430) to Creve Coeur trigonometrical station, thence in a straight line to Mast MB1 (E+326880 N+9489625) near Cable and Wireless Satellite Station, thence by the road to St. Louis Hill (E+327180 N+9489355) (at the T.V. Mast);
(c)on the South from St. Louis Hill to beacon JB822 (E+327176 N+9489210) thence to point BS1 (E+327075 N+9489115) (at the summit of St. Louis Road) thence by St. Louis Road to Le Niol junction (opposite the chapel), thence by Le Niol Road to point BCN67 (E+326630 N+9489085) and to point PN35, and thence by Sulivan River, Canada Village, Beau Vallon/ Bel Ombre Road, Sulivan River to sea; and
(d)on the West by the sea.
8.Bel Airbeing an area—
(a)bounded on the North by St. Louis electoral area;
(b)on the North-East by the sea starting from point SB2 (E+328890 N+9489127) thence by the sea wall to B1 (E+329100 N+9489545) (northern most edge of the reclamation), thence by the high water mark along the reclaimed land to point MPB (E+328932 N+9488712) (due south of Houdoul Island), thence to a point MB3 (E+328936 N+9488632) (at the intersection of S.M.B. fence with Latanier Road), thence by Latanier Road to the entrance of S.P.T.C. workshop, thence to point MB4 (E+329000 N+9488410) on East Coast Road, thence by the East Coast Road to point MB5 (E+328827 N+9488454) (opposite the mark of Rivieree Trois Freres), thence by Riviere Trois Freres to point MB6 (E+327818 N+9488395) on the bridge of Sans Soucis Road;
(c)on the East from the point MB6 by Sans Soucis Road in a southerly direction (uphill) to point MB7 (E+328315 N+9487515) (on the last right hand bend facing uphill before the drive to Ex-Makarios’s residence), thence in a straight line through New Sans Soucis trigonometrical station PC4 to point MB8 (E+328668 N+9487480) where the straight line intersects the Old Foret Noire Road (the first sharp left hand bend on leaving the Foret Noire Estate when traveling uphill), thence following the old Foret Noire Road to F.E.B.A. housing estate water tower at MB9 (E+328775 N+9487191) thence in a straight line to point MBIO (E+328860 N+9486975) thence to the confluence of the two streams forming the Rochon River, thence by the stream flowing down Copolia up to a point PLB (E+328625 N+9486315) thence in a straight line to Salafie Forestry Road at point POB 1 (E+328250 N+9485440);
(d)on the South from Point POBI by Salazie Forestry Road to Sans Soucis Road at point POB2 (E+327550 N+9485900) thence by Sans Soucis Road towards North-East to pint POB3 (E+327910 N+9486000) thence by a foot path in a north westerly direction to Morne Seychellois;
(e)on the West by a straight line from Morne Seychellois to Trois Freres and to the foot of the escarpment to point SPB (E+326820 N+9488350) on the common boundary with St. Louis and Port Glaud electoral areas; and
(f)includes Hodoul Island.
9.Bel Ombre,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North by the sea starting from the mouth of River Majore to point BVB (E+325125 N+9489880) at the mouth of Riviere Sulivan;
(b)on the East by Beau Vallon electoral area;
(c)on the South from PN35 with Beau Vallon and St. Louis electoral areas through points PB1, PB2, AN91, PB4, AN85, PB, and by the northern boundary of property No. J1051 through points B167, E, A, to B122; thence in straight line to Bernard trigonometrical station, and to the source of the Riviere Cascade at point PB1 (E+324160 N+9487150) thence following Riviere Cascade to point PB6 (E+322850 N+9486450) (at the confluence of Riviere Cascade and a stream); and
(d)on the West along stream uphill to the water-shed thence along Riviere Major to the starting point at the mouth of Riviere Major.
10.Cascade,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North-West by Les Mamelles and Roche Caiman electoral areas;
(b)on the North by the sea up to Riviere Dejeuner at CP1 (E+334810 N+9483780) thence to point CP2 (E+334870 N+9483740) on the main road, thence to point CP3 (E+335030 N+9483710) (near the exit from the Airport);
(c)on the East by straight line from CP3 to CP4 (E+335025 N+9483495) on a large rock, thence to Les Dents trigonometrical station through Mont. Sebert, thence to Les Capucin Hill, thence to the watershed at point CAB (E+333550 N+9481600) with Anse Aux Pins and Anse Boileau electoral areas;
(d)on the South by watershed to Montagne Planneau; and
(e)on the West by watershed to Montagne Planneau from New Savy thence by a straight line to point GC (E+331350 N+9484265) and by the stream to point LC1 with Les Mamelles electoral area.
11.English River,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North by Anse Etoile electoral area;
(b)on the East by the sea from point PA91 to EM1 (E+328832 N+9489400) at the moth of Riviere Moosa;
(c)on the South by Riviere Moosa to the junction of Mont Buxton lane and Oliviere Maradan Road; and
(d)on the West by Mont Buxton Lane up to Button Lane in position EM2 (E+328120 N+9489636) thence by Button Lane again to Mont Buxton Lane EM3 (E+328112 N+9489749), thence by a foot path to the Southern boundary of Union Vale Estate at point AV43 (E+328551 N+9489883), thence to the starting point of Signal Hill.
12.Glacis,being an area—
(a)bounded on the West, North and North-East by the sea;
(b)on the East by Anse Etoile electoral area;
(c)on the South by Nezet River; and
(d)includes L’ilot island.
13.Grand Anse (Mahe),being an area—
(a)bounded on the West by Port Glaud electoral area;
(b)on the North-East by Plaisance, Les Mamelles and Cascade electoral areas;
(c)on the East by the watershed from New Savy trigonometrical station to Montagne Planneau and then;
(d)on the South-East by Caiman River to the sea; and
(e)on the South-West by the sea.
14.Les Mamelles,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North-East by the Old Main Road to Point Larue starting from Plaisance junction up to Riviere Brillant;
(b)bounded on the South by Riviere Brillant to a point LCI(E+330190 N+9485290) thence along Ma Josephine Road to La Misere Road;
(c)bounded on the West by La Misere Road to the starting point of Plaisance Junction.
15.Mont Buxton,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North-East by English River electoral area;
(b)on the South with St. Louis electoral area from Moosa River crossing Oliviere Maradan Road thence by Hangard Street to Creve Coeur Road;
(c)on the South-West by Creve Coeur Road to point MB1 near Cable and Wireless Satellite station with Beau Vallon electoral area; and
(d)on the West from MB 1 with Beau Vallon electoral area in a straight line through Creve Coeur trigonometrical station, points MTB 1 and MTB2 to Mont. Signal with English River electoral area.
16.Mont Fleuri,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North-East by the sea, starting from MPB with Bel Air electoral area thence by the sea to point MQ712 (E+329609 N+9487968) Western corner of property No. V8317 occupied by the Vehicle Testing Station;
(b)on the South-East from MQ712 in a straight line to position IPE (E+329596 N+9487912) an iron peg on the wall at the eastern corner of property No. V5820 occupied by the Police Station; thence by Rochon Road and Rochon River to the confluence of the two streams forming Rochon River;
(c)on the South-West by Bel Air electoral area to point MPB; and
(d)includes Ste. Anne, Cerf, Cache, Long, Moyenne, Round and Seche Islands.
17.Plaisance,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North-East by the sea from point TK450 (E+329843 N+9488220) to point PR(E+330100 N+9488000); and thence through points TR474 (E+329854 N+9487770) (southern corner of property No. V9023 near Sports Complex round-about) and MD479 (E+329696 N+9487723) (on the sea wall at the eastern corner of the property No. V5279) to Cemetery Road junction; and thence by the old Main Road (to Point Larue) to Plaisance junction;
(b)bounded on the East by La Misere Road up to the church;
(c)bounded on the South by the watershed to Salazie Forestry Road, thence by the road to point POBI; and
(d)on the West by Bel Air and North-west by Mont Fleuri electoral areas.
18.Point Larue,being an area—
(a)bounded on the west by Cascade electoral area and the sea;
(b)on the North and North-East by the sea;
(c)on the South by the watershed from point PAI (E+336960 N+9482320) to the Peak at point PA2 and by a straight line through point PA3 to Les Dents; and
(d)includes Anonyme, Rats and Brulee Islands.
19.Port Glaud,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North By Bel Ombre and St. Louis electoral areas;
(b)on the East by Bel Air electoral area up to POBI, thence by the water course of Riviere Grand Anse to its confluence with Riviere Grand Bois, thence by a straight line to point PG1 (E+326960 N+9484200) on Riviere Beoliere, and thence by Riviere Beoliere to the sea;
(c)on the South and West by the sea;
(d)includes Vaches, Trois Dames, Therese, Petite, L’Islette and Conception islands.
20.Roche Caiman,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North-West by Plaisance electoral area starting from Cemetery Road junction through points MD479 and TR474 to point PR, thence by the sea to point P (E+330250 N+9488175);
(b)bounded on the North-East by the sea from point P to point PC1 (E+331638 N+9486155) on the jetty of Brillant, thence along the boundary of reclaimed land towards South­West and in a straight line to point PC2 (E+331455 N+9485720) at the mouth of Riviere Brillant;
(c)on the South-East by River Brillant to Point Larue Road; and
(d)bounded on the South-West by Point Larue Road to the starting point (Cemetery Road Junction);
21.St. Louis,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North by Mont. Buxton electoral area up to the intersection of Moosa River crossing Oliviere Maradan Road, thence by Moosa River to the sea;
(b)bounded on the East by the sea;
(c)on the South from point SB2 by Riviere St. Louis (with Bel Air electoral area), Albert Street, Revolution Avenue, St. Louis Road to St. Louis River at the sharp bend to the right hand side towards uphill, thence by St. Louis River to point SBI (E+327055 N+9488705) thence to point SPB with Bel Air and Port Glaud electoral areas;
(d)on the South-West by the State land Boundary to point PN35 (E+326100 N+9488660); and
(e)on the West by Beau Vallon electoral area.
22.Takamaka,being an area—
(a)bounded on the North by Baie Lazare and Anse Royale electoral area; and
(b)on the East, South and West by the sea.
23.Ile Perseverancebeing an area—
(a)bounded on the North by the sea from SCB (standard concrete beacon) VD883 (E+329243.63, N+9491755.28) to SCB VG450 (E+329646.88, N+ 9491727.11).
(b)on the East by the sea from SCB VG450 through SCB VD761 (E+330147.99, N+9491214.06), SCB VD551 (E+330329.48, N+9491148.58) to theoretical point (C) (E+330230.61 N+9490401.44).
(c)on the South by the sea from theoretical point (C) (E+330230.61, N+9490401.44) through theoretical point (B) (E+330119.02, N+9490434.47), SCB UZ886 (E+329479.14, N+9490632.10) to SCB UX723 (E+329399.53, N+9490740.58); and
(d)on the West by the sea from SCB UX723 to SCB VD883.

Schedule B


24.Baie Ste. Anne (Praslin),being an area—
(a)bounded on the North and East by the sea,
(b)on the South West by Grand Anse (Praslin) electoral area; and
(c)includes Curieuse Island, Round Island, Chauve Souris Island and St. Pierre Islet.
25.Grand Anse (Praslin),being an area—
(a)bounded on the North-East by a straight line starting from the estuary of the Anse Georgette River to Many New trigonometrical station, thence to the junction of Salazie and Pasquiere Roads, thence to a bridge on Grand Anse Baie Ste. Anne Main Road in Vallee de Mai, thence to Fond Azore trogonometrical station, thence to the estuary of Anse Marie Louis River,
(b)on the South and West by the sea, and
(c)includes Les Parisiennes, Aride, Cousin and Cousine Islands.