Althing ruling concerning the validity of elections
If Althing receives a complaint that a newly-elected member of Althing does not meet the requirements regarding candidacy, that the electoral list was otherwise put forward illegally, or that the member was unlawfully elected, it will investigate the complaint and deliver a ruling concerning it. At the same time, it will inquire into the election certificate for each newly-elected member of Althing, including the materials which Althing receives from the National Electoral Commission and the senior electoral commission concerning his or her election, and deliver a ruling concerning the validity of the election in the manner further described in the Althing rules of procedure.
If the member of Althing does not meet the requirements for candidature Althing will deliver a ruling that that member's election is invalid.
If there are any defects concerning the candidature or election of a member of parliament that may be presumed to have had an impact on the results of the election, Althing will deliver a ruling that his or her election was void, and also if there is no impact on the elections, if the member of the parliament, or the member's agents or sponsors have knowingly caused the defect, provided that this defect is substantial. This will apply to all members of parliament elected form this particular list, if the defects concern the list as a whole.
If a member of parliament has been put forward on two lists in a constituency or in constituencies during the same Althing elections, the Althing will deliver a ruling that that member's election was invalid.