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Voter Registration Law

  Somaliland Voter Registration Law


08/05/2015: The Somaliland Official Gazette 02 May 2015 (Issue 4) published a Corrigendum of the Voter Registration (Amendments & Additions) Law which was previously published in Issue 12 of the Gazette dated 03 January 2015 (see below). The corrections follow the text of the Law  published at the HoR Website on 31 March 2015 whilst the January gazetted version followed to the version of the Law previously published at the HoR Website in January 2015. For an English language of summary of the corrections see below

In summary:

  • The Final correct version of the Law is therefore the 31 March 2015 HoR website version (large pdf file - see below).
  • A consolidated copy of the Gazetted January version AND the Gazetted May Corrigendum which we have prepared is available here: Consolidated Gazetted & Corrected Voter Registration (Amendments & Additions) Law (in Somali pdf 19 pages ). This is essentially a reproduction of the 31 March HoR website version.

Press Release (08/05/2015) (in Somali) by the Chief State Counsel (Garyaqaanka Guud) about the Corrigendum in the Somaliland Official Gazette, Issue 4 of 2 May 2015,  relating to Voter Registration (Amendments & Additions) Law.


15/04/2015: UPDATE: A new text of the Voters Registration (Amendments & Additions) Law has been published at the House of Representatives (HoR) website on 31 March 2015, which replaced the earlier final text  that was previously available at HoR website. The text on the whole the same is the same as the one as before, but it is different in a few places from both the previously HoR published final text (which appeared at the HoR in early January 2015) and also the official text of the Law published in the Somaliland Official Gazette on 03/1/2015 (Issue 12 of 2014) (see below for these earlier versions).  There are, as yet,  no official explanations so far as to  how all this came about, but apparently  a FINAL official corrected text will be appearing in the next Somaliland Official Gazette to be published  early next month (May) as a corrigendum (correction).  (See above, now - 08/05/2015)


In the meantime, a copy of the Law which now appears at the HoR website is available here: Wax ka bedelaka & Kaabista Xeerka Diiwangelinta Codbixiyaaha (Xeer Lr. 37/2007). (This It is a very large pdf file - and is the final correct copy of the Law - 08/05/215 - see above for a smaller copy as gazetted). We shall publish here the Official Gazette version as soon as it is published in early May.(Done - see above 08/05/2015)


Our comparison of the new HoR text of the Law and the previously published texts  of the final Law show that some of the differences are typographical corrections, but a few others are substantive changes to the previously texts.   We  have highlighted in  the new HoR published text  (available above) these differences - in yellow - and they  relate to the following articles of the Law: 


    1. Article 2 Definitions:

    “The Register”  and “The General Register” which were both  relating to the voters’ registers and did not mention citizens’ identity registers as they referred only to voters  had both added to them a phrase to the effect that they will both also hold “the particulars of the citizens”. The previous wording followed the definitions of the 2007 Voter Registration Law, and in any case Article 4(1) and 4(2)  of the Law deal with the  citizenship register and the voter register separately.

    Comment: If there was a need for a further clarification of the two Registers, it might have been better to simply refer to each register separately.

    The definition of the “Regional or District Register” which again previously only related to the voter registers at these levels had added to it the registers “of the identity card or voters’ card” at the region or district.

    2. Article 7The title “Custody of Registration” has been amended to include the additional phrase “and the production of the final lists”.

    3. Article 25(2)Correction of the word “Ministry” to read “Identity”.

    Comment: This and item 7 below were both necessary textual corrections.

    4. Article 26(2)The previous reference to the period of two months” before the election polling date for the publication of the voter register list (which was in both the final Gazetted version of the Law and in the previously HoR published January version of the final law, as well as the Bill originally published in the HoR website bills section) now reads in this new 31 March HoR published final Law version “six months”. 

    Comment: Even the 2007 Voter Registration Law referred to the start of the implementation of the voter registration period as being no later than six months prior to the polling date (Article 12(1)) and that the registration officers shall reach the registration stations five months before the polling date (Article 27(1)), with the registration being undertaken during a period of not less than one month and not more than three months (Article 12(2)). So a change from two months to six months for the final stage of the production of the voter register would mean the whole process has to be started months and months in advance of this deadline and, in our view, mandates an unnecessary long period to lapse between the production of the registers and the polling date.  This requires, in our view an amendment as soon as possible, together with any other amendments/additions the National Electoral Commission proposes so as to enable the holding of the election as soon after  the voters’ lists are finalised and any corrections are made promptly thereafter. 

    5. Article 28 – This Article as previously published and gazetted read: “The National Electoral Commission shall, after consulting the national parties, announce the time the voter registration is commencing, and it shall so inform the President”. This was actually a  change to the corresponding Article 12(6) of the 2007 Voter Registration Law and the latest HoR version of this Amending Law returns to a wording essentially the same as  that in the 2007 Law by stating that  “the President shall announce the date of the commencement of the voter registration by issuing it in a Presidential Decree within fifteen days of receiving the proposal of the National Electoral Commission”.

    Comment: Indeed the President issued such a Decree recently on 12 April 2015, announcing that acting on the recommendation he has received from the National Electoral Commission on 9 April 2015, the voter registration shall begin in all the regions of the country from 21 July 2015. This was the practice, as well under the 2007 Voter Registration Law.

    6. Article 42 This Article,  which is identical to Article 38 of the 2007 Voter Registration Law, currently reads in the final Gazetted Law as follows: “International and local observers or inspectors who are checking the proper conduct of the voter registration activities shall be approved by the National Electoral Commission which shall consult the Ministry of Internal Affairs about security matters”.  The same Article 42 in the  HoE version of the Law now reads as follows: “The details of the) International and local observers or inspectors who are checking the proper conduct of the voter registration activities shall be forwarded to the Ministry of Internal Affairs by the National Electoral Commission so that it (the Ministry) can reach decisions about their entry permits to the country.”

    Comment: The function of verification of the credentials and suitability of the observers or inspectors belongs to the National Electoral Commission and the function of issuing entry clearances lies with the Immigration Branch and Somaliland Legations abroad. The purpose of this change is therefore not clear at all.

    7. Article 44(3) There was a missing phrase “which cannot be converted into a fine” in connection with the prison term punishment set out in this paragraph which has now been correctly inserted.     


14/01/2015 Civil Society Position Paper on Issues of Voter Registration and the Electoral Systems (SONSAF): Recommendations on the Voter Registration and on the Presidential and HoR elections.


06/01/2015 [As published then] Somaliland Voters Registration (Amendments & Additions) Law - (Law No. 37/2007 as amended in 2014) (in Somali) was passed by both Houses and then signed by the President on 23/12/2014.  The Law  came me into force on 3 January 2015 when it was gazetted (Somaliland Official Gazette (2014) Issue 12, dated 03 January 2015). A copy of the gazetted Law (on its own)  is attached here. 

UPDATE 15/05/2015: Please see above. These previous Final versions of the Law which have been published by the House of Representatives and Gazetted in early January 2015 appear to have had corrections made to them as shown (above) in a new text published by the House at its website on 31 March 2015. We set out above the new HoR text  and the differences between it  and the final text of the Law as previously published and gazetted. We understand that the definitive text will be published as a Corrigendum (correction) in the next issue of the Official Gazette. We shall also be revisiting our our editoral comment below when the official text is available.

    Editor’s initial brief comments (06/01/2015): As the final 46 Articles version of this Law does not have the usual  ‘Repeal’ provision which was in the previous bill passed by the House (then numbered Article 43), it is the case that any of the previous provisions of the 2007 Voter Registration Law (as amended in 2008)) that is contradicted by a provision in the new law has been replaced but that the other 2007 Law provisions are still current and can be applied, where appropriate.   We have therefore left, below,  the 2007 Law and its amendment  for reference. Under Article 29(1) (and Article 45),  the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has been given the power to issue Regulations relating to the period of the voter registration and the procedure for voter registration, and, in drafting these Regulations, the NEC must give regard to the provisions of the 2007 Law (as amended) that have not been  clearly repealed by the new Law.

    It is now January 2014 and the fact that the new NEC has still to lay down the detailed voter registration Regulations before the voter registration commences as well as the legal requirement  in Article 26(2) of the Law that the NEC must produce the final Electoral roll (list) two months before the polling day both set tight deadlines if the joint elections have to happen as planned by June 2015 (??? - see now above the new 31 March 2015 text of the Law - Ed. 15/04/2015) . As both the Presidential and House of Representatives election are now planned to take place on the same date, the electoral laws relating to both offices need to be revised as well, at the latest,  within the next 2 to 3 months.

    Any slippage in the timetable must be discussed well in advance between the NEC, the parties and the Government. Ever since the first House of Elders’ Resolution term extension for President Egal on 12 January 2002, and their first term extension  for the then House of Representatives on 27 April 2002, It has always been my consistent view that delays in elections caused by organisational failures of not putting all the necessary arrangements for the polling in place in time for the end of term of office(s) was not a condition precedent for the extension of terms  by the House of Elders under Articles 83(5) or 42(3) of the Constitution which have been repeatedly relied upon by the House of Elders. The conditions precedent that could justify term extensions in Article 83(5) are existing  ‘security condition(s)’ and those for Article 42(3) are existing  ‘(d)ire circumstances (which) are: a wide war, internal instability, serious natural disasters, such as earthquakes, epidemic diseases, (and) serious famines’,  None of these conditions currently exist.

    As President Rayale and others have correctly stated, in the past, other than when vacancies arise as set out in the constitution (and the electoral laws),  a President and a a House of Representatives elected by the public in a general election can only be replaced by another  President or House elected in the same manner.  Therefore, when there is a slippage in the election time table, because of all kinds of organisational reasons including failure to meet legislative or practical requirements in time, the only alternative option, in my view,  is for the NEC to declare the minimum possible period of the delay (which must be in calendar months)  and then after the discussion with the 3 parties and the Government, a law can be passed (by  both Houses and the President) which should set that minimum NEC recommended extension period. If the NEC declares another short slippage, then the same law could be amended again for a further minimum period (of a calendar month or months).   

Other Comments on the Law to follow....


Although it would have been more appropriate for the registration of citizens (and issue Identity Cards)  to have dealt with in a separate law which is  linked to  the Somaliland Citizenship Law as it is an on-going process, it has now become part, but a separate one,  of this Law. The 2007 Law Voter Registration scheme included in its Article 8 the issue of a Citizenship Card at the same time as the issue Voter Registration Card and that probably explains why the the two issues were put in one Law, this time.    Although under Article 25(1) of the 2014 Law, any person registering to vote in any of the national or local elections must have a Citizenship Card, it has been agreed, as a practical compromise, that  ‘in the event that it has not possible for some of the citizens to acquire a  Ministry  Identity Card, the Ministry of Internal Affairs shall confirm their citizenship at the voter registration centre’. As in the previous 2007 (as amended) Voter Registration Law. Note, however that Article 26(1) of the Law makes it clear that  ‘Only a citizen registered in  the Voters’ Register can vote in the elections of the nation’.

The registration has already started and is on-going. Other than Article 7 of the 2007 Law which specifically mentioned the issue of identity cards, citizenship registration was authorised under the following Regulations (mainly linked to the proper implementation of the 2002 Citizenship Law). In 2008, Ministerial  Regulations set out the citizens’ registration aspect of the the Voter Registration Scheme. But the more recent relevant Regulations are:


Recent Registration related papers


04/12/2014: Voter Registration in Somaliland: What to Watch in the Run-Up to Elections, Horizon Institute Discussion Paper No. 1 (20/11/2014) - “This is  the first in a series of Discussion Papers by Horizon Institute with the aim of encouraging constructive debate about a broad range of social, political and economic issues of importance to the people and future of Somaliland, many of which also have wider regional implications”.


September 2014 SONSAF Civil Society Position Paper on Voter and National ID Registration.


June 2014 Academy of Peace  Voter Registration Field Study.


April 2014 SONSAF - Civil Society Position Paper on the Voter Registration Process.


 13 December 2011: The 2007 Voter Registration Law (Amendments Addendum No. 3) 2011 has be  signed into Law by the President on 13 December 2011. The Presidential Decree (No. 01810/122011) dated 13 December 2011 sets out in full the short amendment law which  makes the following five provisions:

  1. The voter registration held in 2008 has been voided. 
  2. The following District Councils elections only shall be held without a voters’ register.
  3. A new voter registration shall be undertaken prior to the next elections of the House of Representatives and the presidential elections, which will both be based on the new voters’ register.
  4. The amending article in the Election Law No. 20/2001 (relating to the voter registration) is repealed.
  5. Any provisions contrary to the above (four) clauses are  repealed.


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Voter Registration Code of Conduct February 2009 [English]


 Somaliland Voter Registration Law - Law No: 37/2007

  (Please note that the Voter Registration undertaken under this Law in 2008 - 2009 has been voided - see the third Addendum to this Law (above) which came into force on 13 December 2011)

The Voter Registration Law was first passed in 2007 and was implemented by Presidential Decree No: 207 of 08/07/2007.  By the time the end of the term of office of the local councils in December 2007 was fast approaching, it was clear that the voter registration activities would not be concluded in time for the elections.  Even when the term of office of the local councils was extended, the end of the President’s term of office (May 2008) was also approaching.   One of the problems was that some people argued that Article Articles 13 and 27 of the Voter Registration Law required a gap of 6 months between the two elections. This was not strictly correct, but this argument was used by the House of Elders, on 10 April 2008, when it resolved to extend the President’s term of office by one year to 6 May 2009.  Nonetheless, as the registration was not yet started, the national Electoral Commission and the political parties felt that a number of overly restrictive provisions of the Voter Registration Law need to be amended (at least for this first round of elections) so that the registration can be completed as soon as possible.

The NEC and the parties, therefore, proposed amendments to the Law. These were forwarded by the President to the the House of Representatives, which approved them on 10 June 2008. The amendments were in the form of 12 Articles which were appended as a Schedule to the 2007 Law. The House of Elders proposed changes to 3 of the Articles, but when the Bill was returned to the Representatives, the latter insisted  on passing again, on 21 June 2008, the bill in its original  format . The Elders have no power to return a bill to the Representatives more than once, and whilst there were no reports of the Bill being returned to them by the Representatives, the Bill was forwarded to the President and, on 23 June 2008, and a presidential decree (signed by the Vice-President, during the President’s absence from the country) promulgated the Bill into Law.  Both the Amendments and the 2007 Law are set out below

    For a consolidated version of the Registration Law, in Somali,  which has the amendments inserted, click here (pdf file) - see below for the separate versions of the 2007 Law and its 2008 Amendments Annex.

    The Voter Registration Law 2007 (as amended in 2008)

    (English Translation with introduction & notes) by Ibrahim Hashi Jama


    Presidential Decree issued under Art.12(6) of the Law on 23/07/2008, announced that the Voter Registration Period shall begin on 14 October 2008. The SNEC expect it to finish it in December 2008, in readiness for the presidential election now scheduled to take place on 29 March 2009.

    Minister of Interior Regulations on Voter Registration 15 October 2008

    SNEC paper (pdf) describing the voter registration process.


















NOTE (Feb 2015): As set out in Article 1 below, these 2008 Amendments had only ‘a temporary repealing effect’ on the Articles of the 2007 Law which they addressed, so that the then Voter Registration could be completed by through the implementation of these amended procedures. They were therefore a type of ‘sunset’ legislation whose effect has now gone with the completion of the 2007 to 2010 Voter Registration process which was later annulled on 13 December 2011 (see above). These Amendments are therefore no longer in force, but the 2007 Law is still in force, except ins so far it has been amended by 2014 Voter Registration (Amendments and Additions) Law (see above).  


WAX-KA-BEDDELKA XEERKA DIIWAANGELINTA CODBIXIYAASHA 2008 - [COPY as signed by the President:  Lifaaqa WKB Xeerka Diiwaangelinta 2008)



Wax-ka-beddelkani waxa uu saamayn KMG ah oo laalis ah ku samaynayaa qoddobada Xeerka Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha ee kala ah 7.4(j): 8(1 &9);10(4);12(1&2);13;14(t&j);18;19;22;23(1):27;28 iyo 31; isla markaana wuxuu qeexayaa Qodobadda Xeer ee halkoodii lagaga dhaqmayo si loo hirgeliyo diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaasha ee ugu horaysa.




QODOBKA 7.4 EE XEERKA DIIWAAN-GELINTA COD-BIXIYAYAASHA  waxa lagu bedelayaa Qoddobkan 2aad ee wax-ka-beddelkan, ahna sidan:-

1.  Geedi-socodka Diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaashu waxa uu ka  koobnaan doonaa saddex mar-xaladood oo is daba-joog ah, lagana hir-gelin doono Gobol kasta oo Dalka ah xilli u gaar ah.

2.   Saddexdaa marxaladood waxa ay kala yihiin:-

b)   Marxaladda diyaar-garowga.

     i.   Marxaladdani waxa ay noqonaysaa muddo aan ka yarayn 25 maalmood oo Muwaadiniinta Gobol-kasta lagu wacy-gelinayo in ay u diyaar-noqdaan Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha;

     ii.  Xilligaa lagu jiro marxaladdan diyaar-garowga ah, xafiisyadda Diiwaan-gelinta ee Degmo kasta, waxa la dhigayaa foomam loogu tallo galay Dadweynaha, oo Is-diiwaan-geliyuhu ku qorayo Macluumaadka looga baahan yahay diiwaan-gelinta; sidoo kalena waxa dad-weynaha lagu wacyi-gelinayaa, tilmaamana laga siinayaa sidii ay ugu diyaar-garoobi lahaayeen marxaladda xigta ee geedi-socodka Diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaasha.

t)   Marxaladda Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha ee rasmiga ah:-

    i.   Marka ay dhammaato mar-xaladda diyaar-garowgu, waxa ku xigi doona muddo aan ka yarayn 5 maalmood oo ay Gobol kasta tagayaan kooxo hawl-wadeeno ah, tiradoodana uu goynayo Komiishanku, kana kooban sida ku cad Qoddobka 7aad faqraddiisa 3aad ee Xeerka diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha, si ay u hir-geliyaan diiwaan-gelinta rasmiga ah ee Cod-bixiyayaasha labadda doorasho ee soo-socda. Sidoo kalana  halkaasi (goobtaasi) waxa muwaadinka shuruudaha buuxiyey lagu siin doonaa Kaadhka Muwaadinimadda iyo Kaadhka cod-bixinta;

    ii.  Haddii Maalinta ugu dambaysa ee diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaasha ay soo hadhaan dad aan la diiwaan-gelinin, Komiishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranku waxa uu qaadayaa tallaabo kasta oo lagu xaqiijinayo in la diiwaan-geliyo dadka jooga Goobta ka hor waqtiga la xidhayo diiwaan-gelinta.

    iii. Goobihii cod-bixineed ee doorashadii u dambaysay, waxay noqonayaan goobo diiwaan-gelineed. Hase-yeeshee Komiishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranku wuxuu awood u leeyahay in uu sammeeyo goobo cusub ama in uu goobihii hore u jiray u raro ( beddelo) meelo kale si loo de-dejiyo geedi-socodka diiwaan-gelinta.

j)    Marxaladda Dhammaystirka Diiwaan-gelintu waxa ay ahaanaysaa mid daba socon doonta marxalladda diiwaan-gelinta rasmiga ah, soconna doonta muddo dhan 15 maalmood oo koox hawl-wadeeno ahi ka hawl-galayaan Xafiis kasta oo diiwaan-gelineed oo heer-degmo ah, si ay xogaha diiwaan-gelinta la xidhiidha uga soo qaadaan muwaadiniinta ka soo gaadhi waayay waqtigii Marxaladda diiwaan-gelinta rasmiga ahi socotay.




Qodobkani waxa uu bedelayaa Qodobadda 12(1&2), 18 &19 ee Xeerka Diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaasha, waana sidan:-

Waa in la raaco dhammaanba tallaabooyinka soo socda marka la sammaynayo Diiwaan-gelinta rasmiga ah, una kala horeeya sidani:-

b)  Masuulka Wasaaradda Arrimaha Guduhu;

    i.     Wuxu waydiinayaa qofka in uu yahay muwaadin Somaliland ah, xaqiijin ka dibna waxa uu Wakiilka Maxkamaddu ku dhaarinayaa hortiisa, Muwaadin kasta oo is-diiwaan-gelinaya, da’diisuna ka yaraanayn 16 sanno Maalinta loo qorsheeyay Doorashada Madaxtooyada.

     ii.   Mas’uulka Wasaaraddu haddii uu ku qanco Jawaabta uu ka hello Isdiiwaan-geliyaha waxa uu u ogolaanaya in diiwaan-gelinta qofkaasi muwaadinimadiisu sugantay la sii wado.

t)  Hawl-wadeenka Komiishanka Dooarshooyinku waxa uu isagoo adeegsanaya  Kombuyuutarka Lap-tobka ah, ka qorayaa is-diiwaan-geliyaha xogta isaga la xidhiidha ee uu qeexayo Qoddobka 8aad ee Xeerka Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha, sidoo kalena waxa uu sawir elektaroonik (Electronic) ah, ka qorayaa is-diiwaan-geliyaha xogta isaga la xidhiidha ee uu qeexayo Qoddobka 8aad ee Xeerka Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha, sidoo kalena waxa uu sawir electroonika (Electronic) ah iyo farahaba ka qaadaya is-diiwaan-geliyaha oo uu kombuyuutarka gelinaya.

j)   Is-diiwaan-geliyaha, waxa loo akhrinayaa xogta laga qoray waana in la hubiyo in uu ogolaaday, ka dibna diiwaan-geliyuhu waxa uu ku xafidaya Kombuyuutarka.

x)  Mas’uulka Diiwaan-geliyaha ahi waxa uu ka soo saarayaa Kombuyuutarka;-

    i.     Laba nuqul oo isku mid ah, oo ah foomka diiwaan-gelinta, kuwaasi oo mid la siin doono Wasaaradda Arrimaha Gudaha ka kalena noqon doono diiwaanka Diiwaan-geliyayaasha.

    ii.    Kaadhka Muwaadnimadda iyo Kaadhka cod-bixinta doorashada.

Kh)  Mas’uulka ka socda Komishanka, ahna Guddoomiyaha Goobta, ayaa saxeexaya kaadhka cod-bixinta, halka uu mas’uulka ka socda Wasaaradduna uu saxeexi doono kaadhka muwaadinimadda. Labadda mas’uul waxa kale oo ay saxeexayaan labadda nuqul ee foomka diiwaan-gelinta. Is-diiwaan-geliyuhuna waa in uu suulka bidix dhigo ama saxeexo labadda foom iyo weliba kaadhka cod-bixinta doorashada iyo kaadhka Muwaadinimadda.

d)  Is-diiwaan-geliyaha waa in far-yaradda bidix ee gacanta loo geliya khadka aan masaxmin, haddii ay maqan tahayna faryarta midig ee gacanta. Haddii ay labadduba maqan-yiheinna laga mariyaa khadka meel uu ka muuqan karo oo jidhkiisa ah.

r)   Is-diiwaan-geliyaha waxa isla - goobtaasi lagu siinayaa kaadhka muwaadnimadda iyo kaadhka cod-bixinta doorashadda.




Qodobkani waxa uu beddelayaa oo uu halkiisii gelayaa, Qodobadda 12(1& 2), 18 & 19. Sidoo kalena waxa uu wax ka bedelayaa Qodobka 14aad ee Xeerka Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaash,a waana sidan:-

1.  Nidaamka loo racaayo hir-gelinta marxalladda dhammaystirka diiwaangelintu waxa uu noqonayaa nidaam la mid ah ka loo raacay hir-gelinta Marxaladda diiwaan-gelinta rasmiga ah ee cod-bixiyayaasha. Hase yeeshee is-diiwaan-geliyaha, isla marka la diiwan-geliyo la siin maayo kaadhka codbixiyaha iyo kaadhka muwaadinka, halkoodii waxa laga siinayaa nuqul daabacan oo muujinaya xogtii isaga/iyada laga buuxiyay ee la geliyay kombuyuutarka;

2.  Marka uu Komiishanku soo af-jaro hubinta in aanay jirin dad hal mar in ka badan is diiwaan-geliyey, ayaa kaadhka cod-bixinta iyo kaadhka muwaadinimadda laga siinayaa is-diiwaan-geliyaha, isla xafiiskii uu hore isaga diiwan-geliyey, isagoo la imanaya halkaasi nuqulkii daabacnaa ee laga siiyay Xafiiska Diiwaan-gelinta Degmadda;

3.   Muddada lagu jiro marxaladda dhammaystirka Diiwaan-gelinta lama dabaqayo xarfaha  (t) iyo (j) ee Qodobka 14ad ee Xeerka Diiwaangelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha, marka la diiwaan-gelinayo, waa in uu muwaadinku cayimo goobta uu jecel yahay in uu ka coddeeyo, taasi ayaana lagu Diiwaan-gelinayaa Foomka diiwaan-gelinta iyo labada kaadhba, halkaasi ayuun baanu muwaadinkaasi ka dhiibanayaa codkiisa Maalinta Doorashada, meel kalena ka coddeyn maayo.




Qodobkani waxa uu wax-ka-beddel ku sammaynayaa, isla markaana kaabaya qoddobada, 8,(7 & 9) iyo 31(4 & 5), waana sidan;-

Lambarka Diiwaan-gelinta u gaarka ah ee lagu xusay Qoddobka 8aad ee Xeerka Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaashu waa inuu la mid yahay kuwa u gaarka noqonaya  kaadhka cod-bixiyaha iyo kaadhka muwaadinka.




Qoddobkani waxa uu kaabayaa oo habeynayaa Qoddobada 27 & 30 ee Xeerka Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixyayaasha, waana sidani.

b)  Mar haddii ay Gobollada ka dhammaato marxaladda dhammaystirka Diiwaan-gelintu ma jirayo qof dambe oo la diiwaan-gelinayaa.

t)   Waxa diiwaan-gelin la samayn doonaa uun ka dib marka ay dhaamaadaan Doorashooyinka Goleyaasha Deegaanada iyo ta Madaxtooyada ee xilligani 2008/2009.

j)   Komiishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranka ayaa ku dhawaaqaya wakhtiga dambe ee Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha dib loo furayo.




Qoddobkani waxa uu wax ka beddelayaa Qoddobka 12aad (3) ee Xeerka  Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha, waana sidan:-

Kalalka (Wakhtiyada) Diiwaan-gelinta Gobollada waxa ku dhawaaqaya oo faafinaya Komiishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranka, isagoo adeegsanaya aaladaha war-baahineed ee Dalka ka jira, waana in uu xil gaar ah iska saaro Komiishanku, si uu u xaqiijiyo in muwaadiniinta Gobol kasta ogaaddaan kalka/wakthiga loo cayimay gobolkooda, inay ka qabsoonto diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaashu.




Qodobkani waxa uu bedelayaa oo uu halkoodii gelayaa Qodobada 22 iyo 23(1) ee Xeerka Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha, waana sidan:-

 1.  Muddada lagu jiro marxladda Diiwaan-gelinta Rasmiga ah, dhammaanba Qalabka iyo agabka kale ee loo adeegsaday Diiwaan-gelinta iyo waliba natiijada ka soo baxday hawsha la qabtay maalintaasi, waxa meel ammaan ah ku xafidaya oo hayntooda u xilsaaran masuulka uu Komiishanku Doorashooyinku u xilsaaro hawshaasi iyada ah.

 2.  Maalin kasta bilawga iyo dhammaadka hawsha diiwaan-gelinta ee maalintaasi, waa in ay hawl-wadeenadu buuxiyaan foomka bilawga hawsha iyo foomka la gelinayo natiijada hawsha maalintaasi la qabtay. Dhammaan mas’uuliyiinta ku hawlan hawsha diiwaan-gelinta iyo waliba Wakiilada Xisbiyada Siyaasiga ah waa in ay wada saxeexaan foomamkaasi oo dhan.

 3.  Marka ay dhammaato Marxaladda diiwaan-gelinta Rasmiga ah ee Gobolku, qaabka loo gudbinayo foomamka loo adeegsaday diiwaangelinta, war-bixinaha geeddi-socodka diiwaan-gelinta iyo xogaha electroonikada ku diiwaangashanba, waxa habka loo keydinayo tilmaan ka bixinaya Komiishanka doorashaooyinka Qaranka. 




Qoddobkani waxa uu beddelayaa oo halkiisii gelaya Qoddobka 28aad ee Xeerka Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha, waana sidani;-

Ka hor Maalinta ay dhacayso doorashada hore, Komiishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranku waxa uu goob kasta oo cod-bixineed geynayaa foomam loogu talo galay, in muwaadiniintu ku soo gudbiyaan wixii cabasho ah ee la xidhiidha Diiwaan-gelinta, kuwaasi oo komishankuna ka go’aan gaadhayo ka hor Doorashada labaad.




Qoddobkani wuxuu wax ka beddel ku samaynaya Qoddobka 27aad  ee Xeerka Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha, waana sidani:-

a)   Liiska Muwaadiniinta iska-diiwaan-geliyay Goobaha, kana coddayn doona oo daabacan kuna daabacan waraaqaha Rasmiga ah ee Komiishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranka, lehna Shaanbadda Xafiiska waa in lagu dhajiyaa Goob doorasho-kasta oo cod-bixineed laba bilood gudahood Maalinta Doorashada loo muddeeyay in la qabto.

b)   Qodobada 13aad, 27aad iyo 28aad ee Xeerka Diiwaangelinta Codbixiyayaasha laguma dabaqayo diiwaangelinta Codbixiyeyaasha Doorashada ugu soo horreysa, marka laga reebo wixii laga soo qaatay qodobadaasi ee ku jira lifaaqan.




b)   Wixii Faah-faahin ah ee ku saabsan geeddi-socodka Diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaasha, goorta uu bilaabmayo ololaha doorashada ugu soo horeysa, xal-ka-gaadhista cabbashooyinka xisbiyada siyaasiga ah iyo muddada u dhaxaynaysa Doorashooyinka 1aad iyo 2aad ee soo-socda, waxa go’aaminaya heshiis ay wada gelayaan Komiishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranka iyo Xisbiyada Siyaasadu.

 t)   Heshiiska ku xusan Xarafka (b) ee Qoddobkani, waxa uu noqonayaa xeer hab-dhaqan oo ka mid noqonaya Xeerarka lagu dhaqayo geeddi-socodka diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaasha ugu soo horreysa.




Lifaaqan Xeer waxa uu dhaqan-gelayaa marka uu ansixiyo Golaha sharci-dejintu, Madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Somaliland-na saxeexo.


Allaa Mahad Leh


Md. C/raxmaan Maxamed C/laahi(Cirro)                                                  Maxamed Xassan Kaahin (Kayse) .                                          Guddoomiyaha Golaha Wakiilada                                                          Xog.Guud ee Golaha Wakiilada.

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Jamhuuriyadda Somaliland

Golaha Wakiillada

 Somaliland Voter Registration Law - Law No: 37 of 2007 (As originally passed in 2007)

Xeerka Diiwaan-Gelinta Cod-bixiyayaasha Xeer Lr.37/2007 ( Xeerka Diiwaangelinta Codbixiyaasha  2007 oo la Saxeexay)

 (English Language Translation available above)


Markuu Arkay:  Qoddobada 4aad, faq. (1), 8aad faq.(1), 9aad faq.(1), 22aad, faq. (2), 111aad, faq.(2) ee dastuurka qaranka JSL.

Markuu arkay:   In ay muhiim tahay in laga faa’iidaysto waayo aragnimadii laga dhaxlay doorashooyinkii kala duwanaa ee  ay soo  martay  ummada Somaliland taas oo muujinaysa in loo baahan yahay in la adkeeyo  nidaamka sharci  ee suurto gelinaaya in  ay  muwaadiniintu cod-kooda ku dhiibtaan isla markaana la tir-tiro in ay dhacdo in lagu noq-noqdo cod-bixinta  taa soo sharci-daro ah.

Markuu xaqiiqsaday:  In habka ugu wanaagsan  ee lagu  sixi karo  nidaamka  doorashadu  uu yahay  in la  abuuro nidaam  lagu Diwaan-gelinayo dhamaan cod-bixiyeyaasha taas  oo  sahlaysa in cod-bixiyeyaashu ay si sahlan codkooda u dhiibtaan maalinta doorashad.

Markuu ka Dooday:    Wax-ka bedelka iyo soojeedinta golaha guurtidu ay ku sameeyeen mashruuc sharcigan.

Wuxuu ansixiyey soona saaray Xeerka Diwaangelinta Cod-bixiyeyaasha Xeer Lr. 37/2007




Qodobka 1aad

 Macnaha Eray-bixinta

1. Diiwaanka:         Waxa loola jeedaa diwaanka lagu qoro magacyada cod-bixiyayaasha ee  goob-doorasho kasta.

2. Diiwaanka Guud:       Waxa loola jeedaa diiwaanka dhexe ee la dhigo xarunta komishanka doorashooyinka  kaasoo lagu kaydiyo dhammaan magacyada   cod-bixiyeyaasha  qaranka Somaliland

3. Cod-bixiye:      Waxaa loola jeedaa muwaadin kasta oo xaq u leh in uu wax doorto, lana doorto islamarkaana gaadhay da’da cod-bixinta.

4. Muwaaddin:      Waxaa loola jeedaa qof kasta oo buuxiyay shuruudaha uu tilmaamayo Xeerka Jinsiyaddu xeer Lm. 22/2002.

5. Diiwaanka Gobolka

    ama Degmada:       Waxaa loola jeedaa diiwaanka heer gobol ama degmo

6. Kaadhka Cod-bixinta: Waxa loola jeedaa kaadhka la siiyo cod-bixiyaha marka la diiwaan-geliyo.

7. Kaadhka Aqoonsiga:     Waxaa loola jeedaa kaadhka aqoonsiga muwaaddinimo (teesarada)

8. Komishanka:       Waxaa loola jeedaa komishanka doorashooyinka qaranka

9.  Wakiil Xisbi:     Waxa loola jeedaa xubinta uu xisbi u soo magacaabo in uu wakiil uga noqdo goobaha diiwaan-gelinta codbixiyayaasha.

10. Goob-joogayaal:   Waxa loola jeedaa kormeerayasha caalamiga iyo kuwa maxaliga ah ee hubinaya habsami u socodka hawlaha diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaasha.

11. Dastuur:    Waxa loola jeedaa dastuurka Qaranka Jamhuuriyadda Somaliland


Qodobka 2aad

Mabaadii’da Guud

Xeerkan waxaa lagu maamulayaa Diiwaan-gelinta codbixiyayaasha  Qaranka Somaliland


Qodobka 3aad

Shaqada Komishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranka

Komishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranku isagoo la kaashanaaya Wasaaradda Arrimaha Gudaha waxaa uu dalka Somaliland ka  dhaqan-gelinayaa hawsha diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaasha.


Qodobka 4aad

Diiwaanka Cod-Bixiyeyaasha Qaranka Somaliland

Xeerkani waxa uu aasaasay Diiwaanka cod-bixiyeyaasha Qaranka Somaliland, Diiwaankaasi oo lagu diiwaan-gelin doono dhammaan muwaaddin kasta oo xaq u leh in uu wax doorto ama la doorto, sida ku cad Dastuurka yo Xeerarka kale ee dalka. Diiwaanku waxa uu noqonayaa Dokumenti lagu kaydiyo Qalabka Kombiyuutarka iyo qoraal oo ka kooban dhammaan xogaha laga qoro muwaaddinka marka loo diiwaan-gelinaayo cod-bixiye ahaan.


Qodobka  5aad

Daabacaadda Diiwaanka Cod-bixiyayaasha

Komishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranka ayaa xil ka saaran yahay habaynta, dhaqan-gelinta iyo daabacaadda  diiwaanka codbixiyeyaasha. Diiwaanka guud  waa in la dhigo xarunta Komishanka qaranka, waxaana maamuli doona Waax gaar ah oo uu madax ka yahay mas’uulka diiwaanka codbixiyeyaasha ee Qaranka, oo ay magacaabayaan komishanka qaranku, waxa kale  oo jiraya diwaanka gobolka, degmada, iyo goobta.


Qodobka 6aad

La haanshaha diiwaanka

Diiwaanku waa hanti ummadeed waxaanu u furan yahay dadweynaha. Xisbi kasta oo siyaasadeed waxa uu xaq u leeyahay in uu la socdo habaynta, dhaqan-gelinta, iyo daabacaadda  Diiwaanka. Muwaaddin kasta waxa uu xaq u leeyahay in uu Xarunta uu yaallo Diiwaanku uu ka helo xog kasta oo uu u baahdo oo ku saabsan arrimaha Doorashooyinka.


Qoddobka 7aad

Hawl-galka diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiya-yaasha & sugidda Muwaadinimadda

Bilawga Hawl-galka diiwaan-gelinta cod bixiya-yaasha waxa sal-dhig iyo gun-dhig u ah Qoddobadan soo socda oo ay waajib tahay in la dhammaystiro.

1)        Marka diiwaan-gelinta la sammaynayo waa in la sugo Muwaadinnimada Qofka Somalilanderka ah (Nationality ID card) iyo tan Diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyaha (Registration Card) oo mar la wada qabanayo, is-diiwaan-gelinta ugu horaysa  oo kaliya

2)       Maadaama Xeerka Jinsiyada xeer lambar 22/2002 Qoddobkiisa saddexaad (3) farqada 1aad Xarafka A & B anu sahli karin, lana jaaan-qaadi karin sugida Muwaadinnimada & Diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyaha, iyada oo aan laga heli karin Maxkammadd goob-kasta,  ayaa waxa leh awoodda bixinta Aqoonsiga Muwaadinka Wakiiladda Wasaaradda Arrimaha Gudaha iyo Wakiilka Maxkammada, iyada oo ay goob-joog yihiin Wakiiladda Komishanka & Xisbiyada. 

3)       Goob kasta oo diiwaan-gelineed waxa ka hawl-galaya:

    1         Wasaarada Arrimaha Gudaha laba Xubnood

    2         Wakiilka Maxkammada Hal Xubin

    3         Komishanka Qaranka laba Xubnood

    4         Wakiilada Xisbiyada Saddex Xubnood

 Qoddobkani waxa uu si gaar ah dhaqan gal u ahaanaya xilliga diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaasha ee u horaysa. Wakhtiyda lagu jiro xilliyada aanay diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaashu jirin waxa la adeegsanaya Qoddobka 3aad ee Xeerka Jinsiyada Xeer Lambar 22/2002.

4)       Diiwaan-gelinta waxa loo raacayaa heerarkan ama jaran-jarooyinkan :-

    b.      Qofkasta oo raba in uu is diiwaan-geliyo wuxu soo maraya Wakiiladda Wasaaradda & Wakiilaka Maxkammada ka dib marka ay sugnaato muwaadinnimadiisnau wuxu u gudbaya Wakiiladda Komishanka oo diiwaan-gelin doona iyaga oo Wakiiladda Axsaabtuna ay goob joog-yihiin.

    t.       Waxa isla goobtaasi lagu wada siinaya qof kasta oo ay u sugnaatay Muwaadinimadiisu Kaadhka Muwaadinimadda (Nationality Card) iyo kan diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyaha (Registration Card).

    j.         Marka ay sugnaato Muwaadinnimada qofka is diiwaan-gelinaya, laguna dhaarto in uu muwaadin yahay waxa uu Mas’uulka Wasaaraddu gelinaya formka rasmiga ah,waxana lagu qorayaa magaca oo afran, sanadka dhalashada lab & dhedig in uu yahay qof xaas leh iyo in kale, ka dibna Mas’uulku ku saxeexo wakiilka maxkammada hortiisa.

5)       Qofka ay Wasaaradda & Maxkammadu ay sugi kari waydo Muwaadinimadiisa waxa lagu war-gelinayaa in uu wakhti cayiman Guddigga horteeda ku keeno Caaqil, haddii ay suurta-geli waydana uu keeno qof la yaqaan oo Hanti ma-guurta ah ku leh Degaanka, oo caddeeyaa in uu yahay muwaadin Reer Somaliland ah, kuna dammiinto hantiddiisa.

6)       Maxkammadaha Racfaanka ee Gobolladda ayaa magaacabaya Wakiiladda Maxkammadaha ee uga qayb-gelaya goobaha diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiya-yaasha, Wakiiladda maxkammadaha & xisbiyadu waa in ay sitaan warqad Wakaaladda  rasmiga ah iyo kaadhadh aqoonsi (ID card).

7)       Diiwaan-gelintu waa hawl qaran oo soconaysa muddo cayiman (periodic process).


Qoddobka 8aad

Formka Diiwaan-gelinta

Formka diiwaan-gelinta ayaa sal-dhig u noqonaya diiwaan-gelinta Muwaadinka, Diiwaan-gelinta oo dhammaystiran ayuunba la gelin karaa diiwaanka.


Formka Diiwaan-gelinta waxa lagu qorayaa ugu yaraan xogaha hoos ku qoran ee Cod-bixiyaha :-

1.       Magaca Cod-bixiyaha oo afran una qoran sida uu ugu qoran yahay formka Muwaadinimda ee Wasaaradda Arrimaha Gudaha

2.       Sanadka uu dhashay iyo meesha uu ku dhashay

3.       Lab ama dhedig

4.       Goob-doorasho Gobol ee uu cod-bixiyuhu ka dhiibanayo codkiisa

5.       Sawirka cod-bixiyaha.

6.       Saxeexa cod-bixiyaha ama tilmaan tusaysa in aanu cod-bixiyuhu saxeexi karayn

7.       Lambarka gaarka ah ee lagu diiwaan-geliyay cod-bixiyaha

8.       lambarka tix-raaca diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyaha

9.       lambarka warqadda Aqoonsiga (ID Card Number)

10.     Komishanka Doorashooyinku waxa uu awood u leeyahay in uu ku daro formka Diiwaan-gelinta xog kasta oo dheeraad ah oo ay u arkaan in ay muhiim u tahay in ay qabsoonto doorasho Dimuqraaddi ahi, isagoo kala tashanaya Axsaabta Qaranka.


Qoddobka 9aad

Shaqaalaha ka hawl-galaya sugitaanka Jinsiyadda

Shaqaalaha loo qaadanayo Xafiisyada kala duwan ee sugidda Muwaadinimo waxa lagu xulanaya shuruudahan:-

1.       Waa in uu Muwaadin reer Somaliland ah yahay.

2.       Waa in aan da’diisu ka yaraan 25 jir.

3.       Waa in uu Caafimaad qabaa jidh ahaan & Maskax ahaanba.

4.       Waa in aanu xukun maxkammadeed oo kama-dambays ahi ku dhicin.

5.       Waa in uu leeyahay aqoon Dugsi Sare, heer-jaamacadeed ama wax-u-dhigma.

6.       Waa in uu ku sifoobaa karti, daacadnimo & Aaminaad Bulshada dhexdeeda ah, sumcadna ku leeyahay.

7.       Sifooyin ka kalana waxa uu la wadaagaa, sifaha lagu xullanayo Shaqaalaha Diiwaan gelinta.


Qodobka 10aad


Waxa reebban in shaqsiyaadka hoos ku xusan loo diwaan geliyo cod-bixiyayaal ahaan: -

1.  Qofka aanu xuskiisu dhamayn (waalan)

2.   Maxaabiista Xukuman ama gar-sugayaasha ah.

3.  Ajnabiga dalka gudihiisa ku sugan

4.  Qofka aan gaadhin da’da cod-bixinta


Qodobka 11aad

Shaqaalaha Diiwaan-Gelinta

1.      Si loo dhaqan-geliyo Diiwaan-gelinta, Komishanku waa in uu shaqaaleeyaa shaqaale khibrad iyo xirfad u leh dhaqan-gelinta Diiwaan-gelinta, oo ay ka mid yihiin:

    a)       Mas’uulka Diiwaanka Qaranka oo mas’uul ka noqon doona maamulka Diiwaanka islamarkaana ah madaxa Waaxda Diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyeyaasha ee Xarunta Komishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranka;

    b)       Mas’uulka Diiwaanka ee Gobol kasta;

    c)        Mas’uuka Diiwaanka ee Degmo kasta. Haseyeeshee Degmooyinka ay ku nool yihiin dadweyne badani, Komishanku waxa uu xafiisyada Diiwaan-gelinta ee heer Degmo u magacaabi karaa in ka badan hal mas’uul, si hawsha doorashadu si habsami ah ay ugu dhaqangasho oo loo qabto;

    d)       Mas’uulka Diiwaanka ee goob kasta oo cod-bixineed.

2.     Shaqaalaha loo qaadanaayo xafiisyada kala duwan ee Diiwaan-gelintu waa in ay noqdaan dad reer Somaliland ah oo ka madaxbannaan siyaasadda oo lagu soo xushay khibradda iyo aqoonta looga baahan yahay booska uu ka shaqaynaayo. Inta aan qofka la shaqaalayn ka hor, Komishanku isagoo ka duulaaya shuruudaha heer caalami (international criteria), waa in uu qeexo:

    a)       Shuruudaha iyo xirfadaha looga baahan yahay qofka loo qaadanaayo booska;

    b)       Habka loo raacayo xulashada Shaqaalaha; iyo

    c)        Waajibaadyada shaqo ee qof kasta (boos kasta) uu ku lahaanayo geeddi-socodka hawsha Diiwaan-gelinta. Booska Mas’uulka Diiwaanka heer Qaran waa mid joogto ah.

3.     Qaabdhismeedka maamulka goobaha diiwaan gelinta waxaa loo raacayaa xeerka doorashooyinka qaranka.





Qodobka 12aad

Dhaqan-gelinta  Diiwaan-gelinta

1.      Komishanku waa in uu dhaqan-geliyaa diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyeyaasha ugu yaraan muddo lix bilood ah ka hor maalinta doorashada.

2.     Diiwaan-gelintu waxa ay soconaysaa muddo aan ka yarayn hal bil kana badnayn saddex bilood.

3.     Komishanku isagoo adeegsanaya dhammaan hababka warbaahinta kala duwan ee ka jira dalka, waa in uu daabaco islamarkaana baahiyo xilliga loo cayimay Diiwaan-gelinta iyo dhammaan wixii xog ah ee ay muwaaddiniintu u baahan yihiin in ay ogaadaan.

4.     Komishanka waxaa ku waajib ah in uu baro islamarkaana ku wacyi geliyo muwaaddiniinta muhiimadda ay Diiwaan-gelintu leedahay.

5.      Si arrintaa loo suurto-geliyana Komishanku waa in uu diyaariyaa barnaamij qayb ka ah geedi-socodka Diiwaan-gelinta oo loogu talo-galay in lagu baro laguna wacyi geliyo dadwaynaha in ay isu diyaariyaan doorashada.

6.     Madaxweynaha ayaa ku dhawaaqaya xiliga la bilaabaayo diwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaasha, isaga oo ku soo saaraaya digreeto Madaxweyne ka dib  marka uu helo soo jeedinta komishanka doorashooyinka qaranka muddo shan iyo toban  maalmood gudahood.


Qodobka 13AAD

Ansixinat Diiwaangalinta Cod-Bixiyaasha

Komishanka ayaa ansixinaaya Diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyeyaasha ee doorasho kasta. Hase ahaatee, Komishanku waa in uu furo diiwaangelinta cod-bixiyeyaasha muddo aan ka yarayn bil gudaheed, lix bilood ka hor xilliga doorasho kasta si loo diiwaan-geliyo cod-bixiyeyaasha cusub iyo wixii isbedel ku yimid cod-bixiyeyaashii hore loo diiwaan-geliyay,  Isla markaa kaadhadhka cod-bixinta ee hore loo bixiyey waxay noqonayaan kuwo ansax ah.


Qoddobka 14aad

Goobta Diiwaan-gelinta

Iyadda oo laga duulayo waaya-araginimaddii aynu ka helnay Doorashooyinkii hore-

b)      Komishanku waxa uu cayimayaa Goobo-doorashooyin, waxaanu dejinayaa nidaam lagu kala garto goobaha doorashooyinka, iyada oo uu siinaayo goob-doorasho kasta tirsi lambar (code) oo gaar u ah goob kasta.

t)        Cod-bixiyaha waxa laga diiwaan-gelinaya Goob-doorasho cayiman.

u)       Cod-bixiye kastaa, waxa uu codkiisa ka dhiibanay maalinta cod-bixinta Doorahooyinka Goobtii hore looga diiwaan-geliyay oo kaliy.


Qodobka 15aad

Doorka shaqo ee Wasaaradda

Doorka shaqo ee ay Wasaaradda Arrimaha Guduhu ku yeelanayso geeddi-socodka Diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyeyaashu waxa uu noqonayaa iyadoo la raacaayo sida ku xusan Qodobka 4aad ee Dastuurka iyo Xeerka Jinsiyadda ee tirsigiisu yahay 22/2002; sidaas darteed, Wasaaraddu waa in ay  kala caddayso muwaaddinnimada shakhsiyaadka raba in ay isu diiwaan-geliyaan cod-bixinta doorashada. Hawsha shaqo ee Wasaaradda ee ah in ay xaqiijiso muwaaddin-nimada muwaaddiniinta waa in ay Wasaaraadu qabataa ka hor inta aan diiwaan-gelinta la bilaabin balse hawsha diiwaan-gelintuna ay socoto.


Qodobka 16aad

Wakiillada Asxaabta Qaranka ( Goob-joogayaal)

Xisbi kasta oo siyaasadeed waxa uu magacaabayaa wakiil uu u soo dirsado goob kasta oo diiwaan-gelineed. Wakiilada Xisbiyadu waxa ay hubinayaan in geeddi-socodka diiwaan-gelintu uu waafaqsan yahay sharciga, iyo in aanay dhicin wax kala takoorid ahi, iyo in aan muwaaddin looga reebin diiwaan-gelinta si sharci-darro ah, iyo in ay xaqiijiyaan in nidaamka loo raacay geeddi-socodka diiwaan-gelintu uu yahay mid sax ah. Wakiillada Xisbiyadu way diiwaangelin karaan wixii cabasho ah ee arrimahaas ku saabsan.




Maalin kasta inta aan la furin goobta lagu diiwaan-gelinaayo Codbixiyeyaasha waxaa waajib ku ah :-

1.       Mas’uuliyiinta Wasaaradda Arrimaha Gudaha, Komishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranka iyo Wakiillada Xisbiyadu waa in ay is xaadiriyaan islamarkaana ay saxeexaan qalabka diiwaan-gelinta iyagoo diiwaan-gelinaaya lambarka tixraaca Foomka Diiwaan-gelinta ee ay maalintaa ku shaqaynayaan.

2.      Marka ay shaqada dhammeeyaanna waa in sidaas si la mid ah ay magacyadooda ugu saxeexaan iyagoo sheegaaya tirada muwaaddiniinta ay diiwaan-geliyeen maalintaa; inay diiwaan-geliyaan dhacdooyinkii ay la kulmeen, gaar ahaan haddii ay jiraan foomam xumaaday ama si qaldan loo daabacay; inay qoraan tirsiga lambarka foomamka aan la isticmaalin.

3.     Wakiillada Xisbiyadu, ka hor inta aanay saxeexin, waxa ay xaq u leeyihiin inay dhiibtaan wixii talo ah ama cabasho ah ee la xidhiidha diiwaan-gelinta maalintaas.

4.     Labada Dokumenti ee la saxeexay waa in nuqullo ka mid ah la siiyo Mas’uulka ka socda Wasaradda Arrimaha Gudaha iyo Wakiillada Xisbiyada ee goobtaas jooga.

5.      Haddii mid ama in ka badan oo wakiillada Xisbiyada ka mid ahi ay diidaan in ay saxeexaan dokumentiga, mas’uulka ka socda Komishanka Doorashooyinku waa in uu arrintaas diiwaan-geliyo. Si kastaba ha ahaatee, ka baaqsashada uu wakiil ka mid ah Xisbiyadu ka baaqdo in uu saxeexo dokumentiga waxba ma yeelayso (uma dhimayso) hawsha Diiwaan-geinta.




Marka uu mas’uulka Komishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranku helo nuqulka caddaynaya muwaadinnimada cod-bixiyaha waxa uu qabanayaa hawlahan soo socda:

1)       Mas’uulku waa inuu waydiiyo cod-bixiyaha in ay rasmi yihiin xogaha la geliyay foomka muwaadinnimada.

2)       Mas’uulku waa inuu xogta sare ku xusan geliyo Foomka diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyaha, isla markaana uu u akhriyo cod-bixiyaha.

3)       Cod-bixiyuhu waa inuu suulka bidix dhigo ama  saxeexo Foomka diiwaan-gelinta codbixiyaha iyo kaadhka codbixinta,

4)       Cod-bixiyaha waa in la sawiraa isla markaana la siiyaa kaadhka cod-bixinta.

5)       Cod-bixiyuhu waxa uu qaadanayaa kaadhka codbixinta, iyadoo ay joogaan mas’uulka iyo wakiillada Xisbiyada Siyaasaddu.

6)       Cod-bixiyuhu waa inuu saxeexaa inuu qaatay kaadhka cod-bixinta.  




Haddii uu cod-bixiyuhu sheego in aanuu ku qanacsanayn xogaha lagu buuxiyay (la geliyay) Foomka muwaadinnimada, mas’uulka Komishanka Doorashada Qaranku waxa uu nuqulkaasi ku celinayaa mas’uulka wasaaradda si uu u saxo.




Haddii  cod-bixiyuhu aanu saxeexi karahayn Foomka Diiwaan-gelinta, waxa uu ku saxeexayaa Suulka oo uu saarayaa. Haddii uu cod-bixiyuhu naafo yahay oo aanu adeegsan karahayn suulka bidix , waxa uu adeegsanayaa suulka gacanta midigta, waase in sababta lagu qoro diiwaanka. Haddii uu codbixiyuhu naafo dhammaystiran yahay waa in arrintaa lagu sheego Foomka Diiwaan-gelinta.




Haddii uu muwaadinku yahay mid aan gaadhin da’da doorashada xiliga diiwaan-galinta, balse uu gaadhayo da’da doorashada wakhtiga doorashada, qofkaasi waa la diiwaan-gelinayaa kaadhka cod bixintana waa la siinayaa.




1.      Marka ay dhammaato hawl-maalmeedka shaqo ee diiwaangalintu, dhammaan Foomamka diiwaangelinta iyo Foomamka muwaadinnimada iyo qalabka kale ee loo isticmaalay diiwaangelinta waxa lagu celinayaa oo la dhigayaa si looga qaado maalinta shaqo ee xigta xafiiska diiwaangalinta ee Degmada. Haddii sidaas la yeeli waayo, Mas’uulka Diiwaangelinta Degmada waxa xil ka saaran yahay in sida ugu dhakhsaha badan uu u wargeliyo Booliiska islamarkaano uu faro in mas’uulka qaladkaasi ku kacay la soo qabto loona keeno mas’uulka Degmada; Haddii uu qaladku yahay mid ku yimi dhayalsi ama si niyad xumo ah, mas’uulka Degmadu waxa uu islamarkaaba shaqada ka eryayaa masuulka ku kacay falkaasi ama waxaa lagu ciqaabayaa Xeerka Ciqaabta iyadoo loo eegaayo xaaladda iyo hadba culayska fal-dambiyeedkaasi uu leeyahay.

2.     Meelaha ay jirto gaadiid  xumo, dokumentiga waxuu ku dhaxayaa diiwaangaliyaha goobta oo u gudbin doona diiwaangaliyaha Degmada hal mar todobaadkiiba maalinta khamiista. Haseyeeshee mas’uulka diiwaaangeliyaha ah waxa uu xil ka saaranyahay qorista iyo xafidaada diiwaanka hawl maal- meedka diiwaan-gelinta oo dhan sida ku qeexan Qodobka 17aad ee Xeerkan. Komishanka ayaa go’aaminaya goobdoorashooyinka uu qodobkani saamaynayo, iyagoo la tashaday xusbiyada qaranka.

3. Hawlmaalmeedka goobta diiwaangelinta waxaa la bilaabayaa 6:00 subaxnimo,waxaanay dhammaanaysaa 6:00 galabnimo,haddii dib u dhac ku yimaado saacada furitaanka ee goobta waa in lagu caddeeyo war bixinta sababta keentay dib u dhacaas,haddii dib udhacu aanu garawshiiyo lahayn waa in masuulka diiwaangelinta ee degmadu talaabo ka qaadaa,sidaasina uu war bixinta uu ku guddbiyaa.

Haddii la gaadho 6:00 galabnimo oo ay joogaan dad aan la diiwaan gelin, waxaa loo raacayaa xeerka doorashooyinka,waxaana la diiwaan gelinayaa dad kaas ilaa in ta ay ka dhammaanayaan dadka markaas joogaa.




1.      Masuulka diiwaangalinta  ee heer Degmo wuxuu habaynayaa oo uu haynayaa gelinayaana warbixinada diiwaangelinta qabsoontay todobaad walba Foomka uu siin doono Komishanku, wuxuuna u gudbinayaa mas’uulka heer Gobol xog faahfaahsan oo ku saabsan sida ay diiwaangalintu uga qabsoontay todobaadkii tagay Degmadiisa.

Mas’uulka heer Gobolna ka dib markuu soo ururiyo warbixinta degmooyinka gobolka wuxuu u gudbinaya warbixin dhamaystiran komishanka qaranka.

2.     Komishanka waxa waajib ku ah inuu todobaad kasta ku daabaco Wargaysyada Qaranka kana baahiyo Idaacadaha iyo Telefeeshinka tirada muwaadiniinta is diiwaangelisay  iyo inuu sidoo kale qaado talaabooyin uu dadka ku wacyi –gelinayo si ay suurtogal ugu noqoto in ay isdiiwaan- geliyaan tirada ugu badan ee suurto galka ahi.

Komishanku wuxuu bixinayaa dhammaan Foomamka loo baahdo oo dhan. Warbixintuna waa inay lahaato saxeexa masuulka soo diray.




Magaca cod-bixiyaha waa in lagu qoro xuruuf la isla wada sar-gooyey; waana in aanay kala duwanaanin xuruufta iyo qoraalka ay Wasaarada Arrimaha Gudaha iyo masuuliyiinta Komishanku u adeegsanayaan diiwaangalinta.




Haddii Mas’uulka Wasaaradda ama wakiilka Maxkamaddu aanay hubin ama mugdi ka  galo da’da muwaadinku in ay gaadhay da’dii cod-bxinta-doorashada waxa la waydiinayaa oo la qaadanaya da’da uu sheego Waalidkii , haddii la waayana waxa go’aan ka gaadhaya Mas’uuliyiinta Goobta.                           







Komishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranku, isagoo ku salaynaya liiska magacyada diiwanka ku jira, waa in uu soo saaro liisaska kala duwan ee codbixiyayaasha ee lagama maarmaanka u ah qabsoomidda Doorashada. Si uu u noqdo liis cod-bixineed oo rasmi ah (official). Liis kastaa waa inuu yeeshaa shaambadda Komishanka iyo saxeexa xubin ka mid ah Komishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranka.




1.      Shan bilood ka hor maalinta doorashada, waa in la gaadhsiiyo mas’uuliyiinta diiwaan-gelinta goobaha diiwaan-gelineed, lana bilaabo diiwaangelinta iyada oo koobaysa magaca cod-bixiyaha iyo waxyaabaha kale ee looga baahan yahay.

2.     Liisku waa inuu ku daabacan yahay waraaqaha rasmiga ah ee Komishanka waana inuu leeyahay shaambadda xafiiska.

3.      Muddada Diiwaan-gelinta haddii ay dhamaato, ayse goobta ay ku sugan yihiin dad aan is diiwaan-gelin  oo doonaya in ay is Diiwaan-geliyaan waa in diiwaan-gelintu socata ilaa dadka joogaa dhamaadaan.




1.      Cod-bixiyaha ku arka wax ka qaldan liiska diiwaangelinta oo isaga ku saabsan, waa inuu u sheego mas’uulka diiwaangalinta kuna qoro qaladka saxeexana foomka loogu talo galay arintan. Mas’uulkanina waa inuu sida ugu dhakhsaha badan u sameeyo sixitaan, warbixinna u gudbiyo mas’uulka diiwaanka heer qaran isagoo u sii marinaya mas’uullada heer Degmo iyo Gobol.

2.     Cod-bixiyaha beddela deegaankiisa intii la diiwaangeliyay kadib, ee jecel inuu ka codeeyo goob doorash kale, waa inuu ugu tago mas’uulka diiwaanka Degmada inta aanay dhammaan muddada labada toddobaad ah ee ku xusan Qodobka 27aad ee Xeerkan isagoo tusaya mas’uulka kaadhkiisa cod-bixinta una sheegaya goob- doorashada kale ee uu jecelyahay inuu ka codeeyo. Mas’uulka diiwaangelinta Degmaduna waa inuu bedddelka goob-doorashada ku qoro Foomka loogu talo galay una gudbiyo mas’uulka diiwaangelinta Qaranka.

3.     Marka ay dhammaato muddada loogu talo galay beddelka iyo sixitaanku, mas’uulka diiwaangalinta Qaranku wuxuu xog faahfaahsan ka diyaarinayaa dhammaan wixii is- beddelay, wuxuuna xogtan u gudbinayaa Komishanka si loo ansixiyo loona ogolaado in isbeddeladan la geliyo Diiwaanka.




Marka la diiwaangeliyo dhammaan wixii isbeddel ah, waxaa la diyaarinayaa lana gelinayaa Kombiyuutarka liiska kama dambaysta ah oo noqonaaya liiska uu Komishanku amri doono in laga daabaco dhammaan liisaska loo baahan yahay sida ay jidaynayaan Xeerarka Doorashooyinku iyo hadba sidii kale ee uu Komishanku u arko in ay lagama maarmaan u tahay habsami-u-socodka doorashada. Markay hawshani dhamaato, Komishanku wuxuu siinayaa hal nuqul liiskii oo ah elektroonik (electronic format) wasaaradd Arimaha Gudaha, xisbiyada siyaasiga ah. Liiskaas oo habaysan heer degmo iyo goob codbixineed waxa ka koobnaanayaa magacyada  codbixiyeyaasha oo dhan oo hurmaysan sida xuruuf magacyada u kla horeeyaan (alphepetical order) iyo lambarka u gaarka ah ee mid waliba leeyahay.







Komishanku waa inuu siiyo kaadhka cod-bixinta muwaadin kasta oo isdiiwaangaliyay. Si uu muwaaddinku u adeegsado xaqa doorashada waxa lagama maarmaan ah inuu muwaaddinku tago goobaha codbixinta isagoo sita kaadhka codbixinta.


Qoddobka 31aad

Xogta lagu qorayo kaadhka

Kaadhka Diiwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyaha waxa waajib ah in ay ku qornadaan xogtan hoose:-

1)   Magaca oo afran

2)   Sawirka Cod-bixiyaha

3)   Saxeexa Cod-bixiyaha ama Suulka.

4)   Lambarka Warqada aqoonsiga (ID Card)

5)   Lambarka Tixraaca Diiwaan-gelinta Cod-bixiyaha.

6)   Sanadka uu dhashay.

7)   Lab ama Dhedig

8)   Goobta Doorashada uu Cod-bixiyuhu ka dhiibanayo Codkiisa




Kaadhka cod-bixintu waa inuu ka samaysanyahay shay  aan si fudud u duugoobayn ama dhammaanayn oo aan la foojari-garayn karahayn. Kaadhka cod bixintu wuu nasakhmayaa lana ogolaanmaayo in lagu codeeyo haddii uu kaadhku tirtiran yahay ama ay qaybi ka maqantahay oo aan la akhriyi karahayn.




Muwaadinna looma oggola inuu qaato ama haysto hal kaadh cod bixin wax ka badan. haddii lagu helo si khiyaamo ama been abuur ah ama lagu siiyo cod bixiye, ama haysashada hal kaadh in ka badan waxay noqonaysaa been abuur lagula kacay dokumenti Dawladeed. Qofkasta (hawlwadeenada iyo cod-bixiyayaasha) oo falka noocan ah ku kacaana waxa uu mudan yahay oo lagu ciqaabi doonaa sida uu tilmaamaayo Xeerka Ciqaabtu. Hay’ad kasta oo awood u lehna waxa uu xil ka saaran yahay inay talaabo sharci ka qaado qofka falkan oo kale ku kaca. Qof kasta oo siiya war qaldan mas’uulka diiwaan-gelinaya, waxa uu mutaysanayaa in lagu Ciqaab mariyo sida uu tilmaamayo Xeerka Ciqaabtu. Waxaa ciqaabtaas oo kale yeelanaya masuulka wasaarada arrimaha guddaha ee bixiya foomka muwaadinnimada, siiyana qof aan muwaadin ahayn.




Qof kasta oo uu ka lumo ama ka xumaado Kaadhka codbixintu, waxa uu waydiisan karaa Komishanka ama wakiilladiisa heer Degmo ama Gobol in la siiyo mid cusub. Marka sidaas laga soo codsado, lana caddeeyo sababta lumista, Komishanku waa in uu siiyaa Kaadh codbixineed oo cusub, si looga taxadiro in la foojari-gareeyo Kaadhkana waa in la tir-tiraa ka hore




Mashruuca Xeerka Golaha Wakiiladda ka yimid waxa uu ahaa Qoddobka 35aad, isga oo aanu faqrad labaad ku darnayna waxa uu u qormaya sidani:-

1)       Iyada lagu xisaabtamayo horumarka tiknoolajiyada ee casriga ah ee saammayn kara kaadhka cod-bixinta aqoonsiga shakhsig, isla markaana aanu Komishanaka dabrayn muuqaalka Kaadhka aqoonisgu uu yeellanayo ee uu Xeerkani waajibiyay, ayaa Komishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranku waxa u awood u leeyaay in uu wax-ka-badelo kaadhka aqoonsiga Cod-bixinta ama uu nooc cusub uusoo saaro, isaga la tashanaya Wasaaradda Arrimaha Gudaha iyo Xisbiyada Siyaasadda. Si kasta ha aheetee, wuxu hubinayaa Aaladda/qalabka, Tiknoolajiyadda ee la isticmaalayo in ay tahay ta ugu habboon ee aan mad-madaw lahayn (transparent) sugaysana ammaanka Diiwaanka marka loo eego awooda iyo xaaladda dalku ku jiro.

2)       Kaadhka Cod-bixinta Xilliga Doorashadda waxa Waajib ah in la dalooliyo Kaadhka cod-bixinta si loo garto in uu coddeeyay Qofku.







Si Xeerkan loo dhaqan-geliyo islamarkaana loona diyaariyo arrimaha farsamo ee hawlaha diiwaangelinta, isku-duwid loogu sameeyo hawlaha uu Xeerkani waajibinaayo,

1.      waxaa komishanku magacaabayaa Guddi Farsamo oo ka kooban:

(a)  Laba  xubnood oo Komishanka Doorashooyinka Heer Qaran ah;

(b)  Laba  Wasaaradda Arrimaha Gudaha ah;

(c)  Saddex Xubnood oo ka kala socda Xisbiyada Siyaasadda

2.     Xilka guddigan farsamo wuxuu noqonayaa diyaarinta iyo dhammaystirka dhammaan hawlaha farsamo ee xeerkani waajibinaayo. 

3.      Guddida Farsamada waxaa la hawl-gelinayaa isla marka la ansixiyo Xeerkan waxaanay shaqadoodu dhammaanaysaa marka hawsha diiwaan-gelinta la dhammays tiro. Hase yeeshee markasta oo ay Diiwaangelini jirto Guddida dib ayaa loo abuurayaa. Guddida waxaa Guddoominaya mid ka mid ah labada Xubnood ee ka socda Komishanka Doorashooyinka.


Qoddobka 37aad

Gacan ka gaysashada Arrimaha Nabad-Gelyada & Wacyi-gelinta  ee Hawsha Diiwaangelinta   

b)       Koomishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranku waxa xilliga hawasha Diiwaangalinta gacan ka siinaya dhinaca Nabad-gelyada Ciidanka Booliska JSL iyaga oo u maraya Wasaaradda Arrimaha Gudaha




Goobjoogayaasha ama kormeerayaasha caalamiga  iyo kuwa maxaliga ah ee hubinaya habsami usocodka hawlaha diwaan-gelinta cod-bixiyayaasha, waxaa oggolaanaaya komishanka doorashooyinka qaranka isagoo xagga ammaanka kala kaashanaaya Wasaarada Arrimaha Guddaha.




Madaxda Dawlada, Hay’addaha sharci fulinta, Komishanka Doorashooyinka Qaranka iyo Xisbiyada siyaasiga ahba waxaa xil ka saraan yahay ku dhaqanka iyo meel-marinta Xeerkan




Qofkasta oo jabiya ama ku xad gudba qodob ama qodobo xeerkan ka mid ah waxaa lagu ciqaab marinayaa si waafaqsan xeerka ciqaabta guud ee dalka.




Xeerkani waxaa uu nasakhayaa ama burinayaa dhamaan xeerarka ama qodobada xeer oo ka hor imanaaya xeerkan.




Xeerkani waxaa uu dhaqangalayaa marka ay ansixiyaan Goleyaasha xeer-dejintu (Wakiilada iyo Guurtida) ee uu madaxweynuhu saxeexo.




 Md.Cabdiraxmaan Maxamed C/laahi          Maxamed Xasan Kaahin (Kayse)   

Guddoomiyaha Golaha Wakiillada           Xoghayaha Guud ee G/Wakiilada


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