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Article 22-A
 

1. On the day after submission of coalitions for registration, the Constitutional Court will assess the legality of denominations, abbreviations and symbols, as well as their identity or similarity with other parties, coalitions or fronts.


2. The decision outlined in the previous number is immediately published through public notice, posted on the Court door according to an order by the Chairman.


3. Within a period of twenty-four hours counting from the moment when the public notice was posted, the representatives of any party or coalition list delivered in any constituency can appeal against the decision to the plenary session of the Constitutional Court.


4. The Constitutional Court will decide concerning the appeals referred to in the previous numbers at the plenary session, within forty-eight hours.