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FRIDAY, 29 MARCH 2019 * 9:00AM to 5:30PM
MANILA MARRIOTT HOTEL, PASAY CITY, PHILIPPINES
The Revised General Instructions (GI) on the Election Automation Law – considered the bible for all candidates, poll watchers, lawyers and other practitioners in the campaign and election exercises – has recently been released by COMELEC. It is the only public seminar that will provide you the complete guide on its implementing rules and regulations (IRR) on the poll automation law for 2019. In any question of law and procedure, the official reference for this election exercises will be the GI.

Listen and learn from an election law expert on the GI and IRR regarding its interpretation especially on voting, counting, canvassing, transmission, protest mechanisms, continuity plans and other very important issues that everyone must know. This is the only program that will provide you the GI blueprint of the 2019 Election.

The right knowledge can spell the difference between victory and defeat. Ignorance is not an option. Attend and never be a victim of cheating!
ONE-TIME SEMINAR
   Limited Seats Only, Pre-Registration Required
   
REGISTER NOW
Avail of the Early Payment &
Group Discounts

   Training Fee is P10,500
   inclusive of Meals, Resource Kit, &
   Certificate of Attendance

   Contact Person: Paula Zaldivar
 Manila lines (+632) 556-8968 or 69
 Manila Telefax (+632) 842-7148 or 59
   Cebu lines (+63 32) 512-3106 or 07
   Email: paula.cgbp@yahoo.com
   Check: http://www.cgbp.org

Course Director & Lecturer
Atty. Ferdinand T. Rafanan - He is a regional trial court judge assigned to Mandaue branch 55 which is a special court handling election cases. Prior to his present position, he was Head of the COMELEC Law Department until July 2011. He will share all his knowledge, valuable insights, experiences, and lessons you must learn to protect your candidate or your votes. He’s an MCLE Lecturer in Election Law and the Law on Automated Elections. He conceptualized the “ELECTVOICE” (Election Law Enforcement and Compliance Thru Voters Instruction and Candidates Education). He graduated from UP Law in 1983 as an Owen White-Peter Doyle Scholar.

Who Should Attend:

        • Election Candidates &
          Operators
        • Political Party & Party-List Rep
        • Campaign Officers
        • Lawyers & Law Enforcers
        • Media & PR Specialists
        • Everyone who needs to protect
          their ballots in this election
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This training is open to the
General Public



2019 GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS ON AUTOMATED ELECTION

2019 IRR on Voting, Counting, Canvassing, Transmission, Protest Mechanisms & Continuity Plans for Board of Election Inspectors, Board of Canvassers & Poll Watchers

Manila Marriott Hotel, Pasay City, Philippines
9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Friday, March 29, 2019


COURSE OUTLINE


PART 1. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BOARD OF ELECTION INSPECTORS (BEI)
FOR THE MAY 13, 2019 ELECTIONS
(Based on COMELEC Resolution 10495 promulgated on February 7, 2019)


I. Definition of Terms


II. SPECIAL BALLOT RECEPTION AND CUSTORDY GROUP
        a. Special Ballot Reception and Custody Group; constitution
        b. Qualifications of members / substitutes of the SBRCG
        c. Disqualification
        d. Notice of disqualification
        e. Functions of the SBRCG


III. SPECIAL BOARDS OF ELECTION INSPECTORS
        a. Special Board of Election Inspectors; constitution and appointment
        b. Qualifications of members of the SBEI
        c. Disqualification
        d. Notice of disqualification
        e. Powers and functions of the SBEI
        f. Proceedings of the SBEI
        g. Minutes of voting


IV. COMMON PROVISIONS FOR SPECIAL BALLOT RECEPTION AND CUSTODY GROUP AND SPECIAL BOARD OF ELECTION INSPECTORS
        a. Oath of members of the SBEI / SBRCG
        b. Prohibition against political activity
        c. Voting privilege of members of the SBEI / SBRCG
        d. Temporary vacancies in the SBEI / SBRCG
        e. Supervision by Heads of Posts


V. WATCHERS
        a. Watchers
        b. Qualifications of watchers
        c. Rights and duties of watchers


VI. ELECTION FORMS AND SUPPLIES


VII. PERSONAL VOTING
        a. Personal voting
        b. Prohibitions on personal voting
        c. Who are allowed to vote
        d. Period of casting votes
        e. Place of voting
        f. Rules to be observed during voting
        g. Minutes of voting
        h. Preparation of ballots for voters who are illiterate or with disability
        i. Challenge of illegal voters
        j. Challenge based on certain illegal acts
        k. Record of challenges and oaths
        l. Prohibition on premature announcement of voting
        m. Express lane for PWDs and SCs
        n. Duties of the SBRCG
        o. Duties of the SBEI
        p. Manner of obtaining ballots
        q. Manner of voting
        r. Spoiled ballots
        s. Procedures of spoiled ballots
        t. Post voting procedures


VIII. POSTAL VOTING
        a. Postal Voting
        b. Contents of the mailing packet
        c. Preliminaries to postal voting
        d. Procedures for sending mailing packets to the voters by the Post
        e. Procedures for postal voting
        f. Reception and verification of ballot envelopes
        g. Individual ballots
        h. Questionable ballots
        i. Returned mailed ballots
        j. Procedures for returned mailing packets


IX. VOTING BY SEAFARERS
        a. Voting by seafarers
        b. Procedures


X. FIELD AND MOBILE VOTING
        a. Field voting
        b. Mobile voting
        c. Guidelines


XI. PROVISIONS ON COUNTING
        a. Counting site
        b. Determination of number of SBEIs to conduct the counting of votes
        c. Manner of counting
        d. Start of counting
        e. Minutes of counting of votes


XII. PRELIMINARIES TO COUNTING
        a. For personal voting
        b. For postal voting


XIII. PROCEDURE FOR COUNTING
        a. Manner of counting
        b. Preparation of overseas voting election returns and tally board
        c. Alteration and correction in the election returns
        d. Transmission of results


XIV. APPRECIATION OF BALLOTS

XV. POST COUNTING PROCEDURES
        a. Distribution of overseas voting election returns
        b. Certificate of votes
        c. Disposition of ballots and other documents


XVI. PRINTING AND TRANSMITTAL OF BALLOTS AND OTHER ELECTION FORMS

XVII. ELECTION OFFENSE / PROHIBITED ACTS

XVIII. ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES





PART 2. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS (G.I.) FOR THE BOARD OF CANVASSERS FOR THE MAY 13, 2019 ELECTIONS
(Based on COMELEC Resolution 10485 promulgated on January 23, 2019)


I. CONSTITUTION, COMPOSITION AND APPOINTMENT OF THE BOARD OF CANVASSERS (BOC)
        a. Scope
        b. Composition of the BOC
        c. Boards for Newly Created Political Subdivisions
        d. Honoraria of the Chairperson and Members of BOC
        e. Substitution of Chairperson and Members of the BOC
        f. Officials in an Acting Capacity and Officers-in-Charge
        g. Secretary of the BOC
        h. Supervision and Control
        i. Consolidation and Canvassing System Operators (CCSO)
        j. Reception and Custody Group (RCG)
        k. Other Support Staff
        l. Absence of a Regular Member of a BOC
        m. Prohibited Degree of Relationship
        n. Notice of Disqualification
        o. Prohibition Against Leaving Official Station
        p. Feigned Illness
        q. Incapacity of a Regular Member of the BOC
        r. Quorum
        s. Insurance and Other Benefits of the Chairperson of the BOC, CCSO, RCG and their Support Staff
        t. Reportorial Requirements


II. GENERAL PROVISIONS
        a. Notice of Meetings of the BOC
        b. Convening of the BOC
        c. Powers and Functions of the BOC
        d. Right to be Present and to Counsel During the Canvass
        e. Watchers, Qualifications and Disqualifications; Rights and Duties
        g. Duties and Responsibilities of the Reception and Custody Group
        h. Issues That May Be Raised During the Consolidation / Canvass
        i. Submission of the Minutes of Canvass of the BOC


III. PROCEDURES FOR CANVASSING/ CONSOLIDATION
        a. Preliminaries to Canvassing
        b. Procedures for canvassing


IV. DISTRIBUTION OF THE CERTIFICATE OF CANVASS (COCs), CERTIFICATE OF CANVASS and PROCLAMATION (COCPs) and STATEMENT OF VOTES (SOVs)
        a. Distribution of COC
        b. Distribution of COCP and SOV


V. POST CANVASSING PROCEDURES
        a. Delivery of the COC
        b. Safekeeping of hard copies of ERs or COCs, Back-up CDs and CCS


VI. ELECTION OFFENSES; ELECTORAL SABOTAGE
        a. Election Offenses; Electoral Sabotage


VII. EFFECTIVITY AND DISSEMINATION
        a. Publication and Effectivity
        b. Dissemination



PART 3. POINTERS ON IMPORTANT GI PROVISONS:


I. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS on Voting of Persons with Disabilities, Senior Citizens and Heavily Pregnant Voters in Emergency Accessible Polling Places (EAPP) – COMELEC Resolution 10486

II. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS on Electoral Boards – COMELEC Resolution 10460

III. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS on Random Manual Audit – COMELEC Resolution 10458



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TRAINING FEE PER PERSON: P 10,500 (Fee covers Meals, Resource Kit, Certificate of Attendance)

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