Election Obligations & Standards Database
"At the opening and closing of the poll, the procedures for handling and sealing ballot boxes should be open to the scrutiny of those party agents and other observers who may be present."
EISA and Electoral Commission Forum of SADC Countries: Principles for Election Management, Monitoring, and Observation in the SADC Region
, p. 25
Principles for Election Management, Monitoring, and Observation in the SADC Region
Ballot boxes should be properly sealed at the beginning of the vote.