Electoral legislation at all levels should not conflict.
- Whatever the source, legislation should be consistent with other laws and provide adequate detail on all aspects of the electoral process, limiting the opportunity for inconsistent or subjective interpretation.
- Election legislation should avoid conflicting provisions between laws governing national elections and laws governing local elections. The provisions governing the administration of national elections should be in harmony with the provisions governing local elections.
- Legal framework drafters should also ensure that the constitution, laws and regulations concerning elections are consistent with one another.