7. Notice inviting nominations
(1) The returning officer shall, not less than 14 and not more than 21 days before the date of commencement of the period for lodging nominations of candidates for an election for an office, cause to be published in a newspaper or newspapers circulating widely within the State a notice setting out ¾
(a) the name of the union;
(b) the title of the office;
(c) the form in which nominations are to be made;
(d) the place for lodging nominations;
(e) the times and dates of the commencement and close of the period for lodging nominations, which shall be a period of not less than 7 days,
and inviting nominations of persons eligible for election for the office under the rules of the union to stand as candidates for election for the office.
(2) Where the rules of a union provide for a notice inviting nominations of candidates for election to be published in a manner other than in such a newspaper, the returning officer, in addition to publishing the notice referred to in subregulation (1) in the manner provided by that subregulation, shall, if practicable, publish that notice in the manner provided by those rules.