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Article 10.1
 

(1) The House of Representatives of the Parliament of the Federation of BiH shall consist of 98 members, directly elected by voters registered to vote for the territory of the Federation of BiH. The mandate of members of the House of Representatives of the Federation of BiH shall be four years.


(2) A certain number of members shall be elected from multi-member constituencies under the proportional representation formula set forth in Article 9.5 of this law. There shall be compensatory mandates from the territory of the Federation of BiH as a whole according to Article 9.6 of this law. The House of Representatives of the Parliament of the Federation of BiH shall determine, based solely on the guidelines set forth in Article 10.2 of this law, what shall be the number of mandates and boundaries for multi-member constituencies and the number of compensatory mandates.


(3) A minimum number of four members of each constituent people shall be represented in the Federation House of Representatives.


(4) A voter shall have one ballot for the proportional representation mandates in the multimember constituency for which the voter is registered. This ballot shall also count for the allocation of compensatory mandates under Article 10.5 of this law.