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Article 117
 

1. Any irregularities occurring throughout the course of the voting and in the partial and total vote counting can be heard in an appeal to the court, provided that they were subject to complaint or protest filed during the act in which they occurred.


2. The decision made concerning the complaint or protest can be appealed against by the candidates, their representatives and the political parties who competed in the election in the constituency, in addition to the person who originally filed the complaint, protest or counter-protest.


3. The petition will specify the pleas of fact and law for the appeal and will be accompanied by all the evidence, including a photocopy of the minutes of the polling station where the irregularity occurred.