REFERENDUM ACT - 1977 (SMCD 143).

    Section - 18 - Consent to Prosecution, Etc.

    (1) A person shall not be prosecuted for an offence under this Decree without the consent in writing of the Attorney-General:

    Provided that this subsection shall not of itself prevent a person being-

    (a) charged with any such offence, or

    (b) be arrested with or without warrant in respect of any such offence, or

    (c) remanded on bail or in custody in respect of any such offence, without the consent of the Attorney-General.

    (2) In a prosecution for an offence under this Decree in relation to a ballot-box, ballot paper or any other document the property in such ballot-box, ballot paper or other documents as well as the property in the counterfoil of any ballot papers, shall be stated to be in the Electoral Commission.