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Article 40a

Citizens, at least 15 in number, shall create an election committee, later called "committee", to nominate a candidate for the President of the Republic and to conduct election campaign for such candidate, on exclusive basis.

To create a committee it is required:


a written consent of a candidate confirming acceptance of standing for election;

a written consent of a candidate for creating his/her committee.


The candidate may give his/her consent, referred to in paragraph 2 above, to one committee only.

The consent of a candidate for standing in election shall include the forename (forenames), surname and age of the candidate, as well as indication of his eventual political party affiliation. The consent shall additionally indicate the number of his identity card "PESEL" and the information on his education, confirmed by documents, as well as on practised profession and its place, and his place of residence.