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Article 136. Election of the President

(1) The President shall be elected by registered voters in a national election conducted in accordance with this Constitution and any Act of Parliament regulating presidential elections.

(2) An election of the President shall be held–

  • (a) on the same day as a general election of Members of Parliament, being the second Tuesday in August, in every fifth year; or
  • (b) in the circumstances contemplated in Article 146.