(1) (1) Registration forms for an election to a Municipal (City) Council are filed by political parties and by independent candidates.
(2) (2) Registration forms shall be delivered in two counterparts to the note taker of the local election commission no later than on 55th day before polling day. Political parties deliver their registration forms by proxy.
(3) (3) A registration form contains
a) a) name of the political party,
b) b) first name and surname, academic degree, age, occupation and permanent residence of candidates, and their serial number on the register of candidates expressed in Arabic numbers; nationality in a municipality pursuant to section 9, paragraph 5,
c) c) first name and surname of a proxy of the political party and his/her substitute, address; a candidate cannot be a proxy or a substitute,
d) d) first name, surname, function and signature of a person authorised to act on behalf of the political party.
(4) (4) The registration form of an independent candidate contains his/her first name and surname, academic degree, age, occupation, permanent residence, signature and an affidavit that the candidate is not a member of any political party; nationality is stated in the municipality pursuant to section 9, paragraph 5,
(5) (5) A political party can include in the registration forms as many candidates as are to be elected for deputies of a Municipal (City) Council at the most; in the municipality pursuant to section 9, paragraph (5) it can include as many candidates as are to be elected for deputies of the relevant nationality, which is done separately for each nationality.
(6) (6) A registration form must have enclosed candidate’s declaration, signed in his own hand, that he/she approves his/her candidacy and that he /she has not given his/her consent to be entered in another registration form, and that there are no impediments to his/her eligibility known to him/her.
(7) (7) A constituent part of the registration form of an independent candidate shall be a petition4a) signed by electors supporting his/her candidacy. The number of signatures required with respect to the population of the municipality concerned is introduced in an annex to the present law. Next to each signature in the petition shall be stated the elector’s first name and surname, personal number and permanent residence which is meant to be the name of the municipality, street, if the municipality is subdivided into streets, and house number. The number of inhabitants residing in the municipality by the day of proclamation of an election shall be made public by the municipality in an ordinary manner within five days after the election has been proclaimed.
(8) (8) A candidate for a deputy to the Municipal (City) Council must for at least one year have resided on a permanent basis in the municipality where he /she is standing as a candidate.
(9) (9) A note taker shall ascertain that the registration forms filed meet the prescribed requirements. If they fail to meet these requirements, he/she shall bring this fact to the attention of a proxy of the political party or an independent candidate. The acceptance of registration forms shall be confirmed to a proxy of the political party or to an independent candidate by the note taker.