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§ 52.
 

Voting by post


(1) A voter shall complete a ballot paper pursuant to the provisions of this Act. The voter shall place the completed ballot paper in one of the envelopes sent by the foreign mission. The voter shall place this envelope in the other envelope sent by the foreign mission. The voter shall write his or her name and personal identification code and the number of the electoral district on the outer envelope. A voter temporarily staying in a foreign state shall also write his or her residential address in Estonia on the outer envelope. Thereafter the voter shall send the ballot paper to the foreign mission.


(2) Ballot papers sent by post shall have been received by the foreign mission on the day determined by the foreign mission, which shall be determined such that the State Electoral Office will receive the ballot papers not later than on the fourth day before election day. [RT I, 06.05.2016, 1 - entry into force 01.01.2017]


(3) A foreign mission shall prepare a list of voters who voted by post and shall forward the list to the State Electoral Office such that the State Electoral Office will receive the list not later than on the fourth day before election day. [RT I, 06.05.2016, 1 - entry into force 01.01.2017]


(4) Upon voting by post, the expenses relating to the acts specified in subsection 50 (1) of this Act and subsection (1) of this section shall be borne by the voter.