In 1991 the then President of the United Republic of Tanzania, His Excellency Ali Hassan Mwinyi appointed a commission under the Chairmanship of the late Chief Justice of Tanzania, the Honourable Francis L. Nyalali.
The task of that Commission was to collect public opinion as to whether or not to continue with the one-party system.
Following the recommendations by the Nyalali Commission, Article 3 of the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania, 1977 was amended to make Tanzania a multi-party state.
The Political Parties Act, (No. 5 of 1992) was enacted to provide for the registration of Political Parties.
The National Electoral Commission (NEC) is an autonomous government institution.
A member appointed from amongst the members of the Tanganyika Law Society
Four other members who are persons possessing either adequate experience in the conduct or supervision of Parliamentary elections or such other qualifications as the President of the United Republic of Tanzania considers necessary for or pre-requisite to, the effective discharge of the functions of the Commission.
According to Article 74(7) of the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania and Section 4(4) of the Elections Act, (No. 1 of 1985), the Director of Elections is the Secretary to the Commission and Chief Executive.
The Following Are The 300,000 Temporary Jobs 2020 AT National Electoral Commission (NEC) 2020