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Article 85a

Upon receipt of the application to vote by post, the polling board shall check the identity of the person who brought the application to vote by post, ascertain if the person wishing to vote by post is on the electoral register and evaluate the reasons for postal voting.

If the polling board does not allow a person to vote by post, it shall enter the reasons for that into the record of polling board work.

Polling board presiding officer shall electronically check the voter's ID card or passport (identification) and he shall keep printed stubs (confirmations) with the rest of the documents necessary for postal voting.

After electronic check (identification), the polling board presiding officer shall hand over the ID card of passport of the voter to the person who brought the application to vote by post, who shall return that identification document without delay to the postal voting applicant.

After ascertaining that the requirements to vote by post have been met, the polling board shall send four designated members who are deputy polling board members to deliver to the voter the following:a stamped ballot paper, general candidate list, special envelope for the counterfoil, extract from the electoral register, sealing and writing accessories.

Postal voting may be monitored by accredited electoral observers at the polling station.

A mobile non-transparent ballot box for postal voting, previously sealed by sealing wax at the polling station, shall be used in the postal voting procedure.

The State Election Commission shall lay down the form and appearance of the ballot box referred to in para.7 of this Article.