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Article 105
 

The presentation of voters at the voting centre

1. After a voter enters the voting centre:

a) the voter states his name and presents to the VCC one of the following official valid identity documents:

i) identity card; or

ii) passport;

b) one of the members, who is appointed by a decision of the VCC, upon the voter’s presentation in front of the VCC and before he is given the ballot paper, checks the voter on both hands to determine whether or not he has been marked with special ink. If the voter has been marked, the member immediately informs the other members of the VCC, who must immediately verify it. The name and surname of this voter are recorded in VCC Meeting Record Book and he is not given the ballot paper;

c) after verifying that the data about the identity of the voter correspond to those on the voter list and that the voter is the same as the person on the identity document, the chairman records the type and serial number of the identity document on the voter list and draws a line through the name of the voter on this list;

ç) the voter signs the voter list beside his name;

d) the ballot paper is stamped on its reverse side with the stamp of the VCC and the stamp of the VCC chairman;

dh) one of the members of the VCC, appointed by its decision, marks the left hand of the voter with special visible ink, noticeable and fully visible and indelible for at least 24 hours in order to avoid persons voting more than once, and after that he is given the ballot paper. If the voter refuses to be marked with the special ink, he is not given the ballot paper and his identity is recorded in the VCC Meeting Record Book.

2. One of the members assigned by decision of the VCC takes care of the orderly queuing of the voters. 

3. When a voter who is not registered on the final voter list, but has obtained a court decision recognizing his right to vote in that voting centre according to article 55 of this Code, appears before the VCC, the VCC records in a special register the voter’s name, the number of the identity document and attaches the court decision.