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Article 217

§ 1 In case of reasonable doubt as to the veracity of the data contained in the list of signatures or the authenticity of signatures the district electoral commission shall, within 3 days check the reliability of data or signatures based on available official documents, including records and official registers voters and official lists of persons domiciled in a particular areas, and where needed, seek an explanation from voters in the electorate. The initiation of such investigation shall be immediately notified to the person submitting the list.

§ 2 If the result of the proceedings establishes that the notified list is not backed by the required number of signatures of voters, the district committee shall decides to refuse to register the list of candidates.