(1) A candidate may by notice in writing given to the Returning Officer at any time before the close of the poll appoint a person, other than himself, as a scrutineer.
(2) The Returning Officer shall give to every person appointed to be scrutineer reasonable notice of the place at which the count of the ballot papers will be undertaken and the date and hour thereof so as to enable the scrutineer to be present during the count.
(3) A person who is appointed as scrutineer under subregulation (1) may ¾
(a) be present while the Returning Officer carries out his functions under regulation 12 and regulation 13; and
(b) direct the attention of the Returning Officer to any irregularity concerning the issue of ballot papers, the admission of any envelope to scrutiny and the admission or rejection of a ballot paper to the count.