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Article 5.09
 

Voting shall last continuously during the day commencing at 0700 hours and ending at 1900 hours. If there is a disturbance of the order, the President of the Polling Station Committee may interrupt the polling until order is restored. The reasons and causes of the interruption of polling shall be entered into the Poll Book of the Polling Station Committee.

The Polling Station shall close at 1900 hours.  Voters who are in line at the Polling Station at the time of closing shall be allowed to cast their vote. 

If the polling was interrupted because of the disturbance of order for three (3) hours or less, the polling shall be prolonged for the period of the interruption, which shall be decided by the President of the Polling Station Committee. If the interruption is more than three (3) hours, then the Municipal Election Commission shall decide the length of time for which polling shall be prolonged.

If the Polling Station is not opened on time, the voting in that Polling Station may be extended by the length of time which the delay lasted if the delay is three (3) hours or less. If the delay is more than three (3) hours, then the Municipal Election Commission shall decide the length of time for which voting shall be extended.