MAVANGIRA J: In the harmonised elections of 31 July 2013 for the Republic of Zimbabwe, the applicant was the losing Movement for Democratic Change-T, commonly referred to as MDC-T, National Assembly candidate for the Mt. Pleasant constituency. He has filed a petition which is pending before this court. His application in the instant matter is, as described in his heads of argument. primarily to open sealed boxes and packets and inspect electoral records for the purpose of his pending petition.