The procedure and the period for the allocation of seats
1. As a rule, 4 months before the starting date of the electoral period that precedes the end of the Assembly’s mandate, the General Directorate of Civil Status on the request of the CEC sends the total number of citizens as well as the number of citizens for each region, based on the National Civil Status Register.
2. No later than 15 days from receiving the data, the CEC makes the calculations for the allocation of seats for each electoral zone, according to the criteria and procedures provided in article 75 of this Code and sends them immediately to the Assembly. The Assembly, through an accelerated procedure, approves the allocation of seats.
3. In any case, the number of seats for each electoral zone is to be approved not later than 6 months before the end of the Assembly's mandate. The number of seats for each electoral zone is not revised in case of early elections.
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