Detailed Implementation Timeline: Agreement between the Republic of Indonesia and the Portuguese Republic on the question of East Timor

ANNEX II, A:

The ballot will take place on Sunday, 8 August 1999, both inside and outside East Timor.

Annex II, D: Schedule of the consultation process

The Schedule for the operational stages of the consultation process will be approximately as follows: Operational planning/deployment, 10 May - 15 June; Public information programme / voter education, 10 May - 5 August; Preparation and Registration, 13 June - 17 July; Exhibition of lists and challenges / decisions on challenges and complaints, 18 July - 23 July; Political Campaign, 20 July - 5 August* (*subject to revision); Cooling off period, 6 August - 7 August; Polling Day, 8 August

Implementation History

1999

Full Implementation

Several tasks are mentioned in the timeline that are preparatory for voter registration; the election and these preparations were completed or nearly completed on time. Registration of voters inside and outside East Timor faced some delays and began on 16 July 1999. As a result, the popular consultation was postponed until 30 August 1999, instead of 8 August as originally planned.1

  • 1. "Secretary General's Report to the UN General Assembly," United Nations General Assembly (A/54/654),  December 13, 1999.
2000

Full Implementation

Implemented in 1999.

2001

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2002

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2003

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2004

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2005

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2006

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2007

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.