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Article 31

(1) Any voter is under duty to assume the task of polling supervisor or appointed elector.

(2) The members of the election committee, polling supervisors and appointed electors shall perform the tasks incumbent upon them except when absent. In the absence of a member of the election committee, his or her sub stitute shall join the election committee. In the absence of a polling supervisor or an appointed elector, the group in the local council having appointed the appropriate person shall appoint a new polling superv isor or a new appointed elector.

(3) Allowances are granted to members of the election committee, to polling supervisors and to appointed electors for their assistance during the election process. Allowances are paid according to the rules laid down in the Local Government Act.