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Article 40d

If the submitted nomination meets all the requirements established in Article 40a, paragraph 5, Article 40b, paragraph 2 and Article 40c, the National Electoral Commission within 3 days following its delivery shall decide to register the candidate. The decision shall be delivered to the agent immediately.

    If the submission of the candidate is inaccurate, the National Electoral Commission shall immediately notify the agent to delete any defects during 3 days. In the event the defect has not been removed within the time-limit, the commission shall refuse to register the committee. The decision shall be immediately delivered to the agent.


An agent may appeal to the Supreme Court against the negative decision of the National Electoral Commission on registering the committee. The appeal shall be made within 2 days of the date of the refusal to register the committee.

The Supreme Court, by bench of 3 judges, shall examine the petition and issue its ruling within 3 days, in non-litigious proceedings. There shall be no legal recourse against the ruling of the Supreme Court. The ruling shall be submitted to the agent and to the National Electoral Commission. If the Supreme Court grants the petition, the National Electoral Commission shall immediately register the committee.