11. Commencement and close of ballot
Where more than one candidate is nominated for election for an office, the returning officer shall determine the date of commencement of issuing ballot papers and the time and date of the close of the ballot having regard to ¾
(a) the date of expiration of the term of office of the holder of the office;
(b) the time required to send and return ballot papers by post;
(c) the time required to complete the election; and
(d) the provisions of the rules of the union relating to the times and dates of the commencement and close of the ballot in respect of the election.