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Article 55.
 

Conditions for Registration of MP Candidates in Single-Mandate Election Districts


1. The Central Election Commission shall register an MP candidate nominated by a party in the respective single-mandate election district upon receipt of the following documents: 1) an application for registration of the MP candidate, signed by the head of the party and affixed with the party’s seal; 2) a decision of the party’s higher governing body adopted in accordance with its charter on the nomination of the person as the party’s MP candidate, which must contain information on the nominee, with indication of his or her family name, first name, and patronymic; 3) the person’s statement expressing consent to be nominated as that party’s MP candidate (signed by the MP candidate in question), with acknowledgement of the obligation to terminate any activities or lay down any representative mandate which are incompatible with the mandate of an MP of Ukraine under the Constitution and the Laws of Ukraine; consent to the publication of his or her biographical information in connection with participation in the election; and acknowledgement of the obligation, in the event of being elected as an MP, to transfer, within one month from the day of the official promulgation of the election results, to another person, pursuant to the procedure prescribed by the law, the management of enterprises and corporate rights owned by the MP candidate (or indicating absence thereof); 4) paper and electronic copies of the autobiography of the MP candidate, which shall necessarily contain: last name, first name (all first names), and patronymic (if any), date, month, year, and place of birth, citizenship with indication of the time of residence in the territory of Ukraine, information on educational attainment, work activities, position (occupation), place of employment, civic activities (including in elected positions), party membership, family members, address of residence, contact telephone number, and information on existence or absence of criminal record; 5) a statement of property, income, expenditures and financial liabilities of the MP candidate, prepared in accordance with Article 57 of this Law; 6) a document certifying that a financial deposit has been made in accordance with Article 56 of this Law; 7) 4 photographs on paper, sized 4x6 cm, and in an electronic format, of the MP candidate; 8) photocopies of the first and second pages of the candidate’s passport of citizen of Ukraine.


2. The Central Election Commission shall register a self-nominated MP candidate in a singlemandate district, provided that he or she personally presents one of the documents specified in Clauses 1 or 2 of Part 3 Article 2 of this Law and that it receives the following documents: 1) a statement of self-nomination, dated from the day of submission of documents for his or her registration as an MP candidate to the Central Election Commission, with acknowledgement of the obligation to terminate any activities or lay down any representative mandate which are incompatible with the mandate of an MP of Ukraine under the Constitution and the Laws of Ukraine; consent to the publication of his or her biographical information in connection with participation in the election; and acknowledgement of the obligation, in case of being elected as an MP, to transfer, within one month from the day of the official promulgation of the election results, to another person, pursuant to the procedure prescribed by the law, the management of enterprises and corporate rights owned by the MP candidate (or indicating absence thereof); 2) paper and electronic copies of the autobiography of the MP candidate, which shall necessarily contain: last name, first name (all first names), and patronymic (if any), date, month, year, and place of birth, citizenship with indication of the time of residence in the territory of Ukraine, information on educational attainment, work activities, position (occupation), place of employment, civic activities (including in elected positions), party membership, family members, address of residence, contact telephone number, and information on existence or absence of criminal record; 3) a statement of property, income, expenditures and financial liabilities of the MP candidate prepared in accordance with Article 57 of this Law; 4) a document certifying that a financial deposit has been made in accordance with Article 56 of this Law; 5) 4 photographs on paper, sized 4x6 cm, and in an electronic format, of the MP candidate; 6) photocopies of the first and second pages of the candidate’s passport of citizen of Ukraine.


3. In addition to the documents provided for by Part 1 or Part 2 of this Article, an MP candidate in a single-mandate election district shall submit to the Central Election Commission in an electronic format his or her election program, prepared in the state language, which shall be made public on the official website of the Central Election Commission.


4. The Central Election Commission shall provide a person who has submitted the documents provided for by Part 1 or Part 2 of this Article with a certificate confirming the receipt of such documents. The certificate shall contain a list of the documents received, the day, month and year, as well as time of their receipt, and the position and last name of the person who received the documents.


5. The Central Election Commission shall not accept documents specified in Parts 1 and 2 of this Article if they are submitted after expiry of the deadline specified in Part 2 Article 59 of this Law.