The right to remedy is required in the context of elections, and the announcement of results.
- State Parties re-affirm their commitment to regularly holding transparent, free and fair elections in accordance with the Union’s Declaration on the Principles Governing Democratic Elections in Africa. To this end, State Parties shall: 2. Establish and strengthen national mechanisms that redress election related disputes in a timely manner.
- Adequate arrangements shall be made to hear and dispose of all petitions relating to the conduct of elections and announcement of results.
- The principle of effective investigation is directly linked to the fact that individuals must have accessible and effective remedies in place to protect their political rights.