(1) The local authority of the commune shall notify every person eligible to vote registered in the voters' register by means of a postcard similar to the specimen at Annex 3 not later than the day before the voters' register goes on public display. The notice shall contain
1. the surname, forenames and address of the person eligible to vote,
2. details of the polling station,
3. details of polling hours,
4. the number under which the person eligible to vote is registered in the voters' register,
5. the request to bring the voter's notice to the poll and to have his or her national identity card or passport ready,
6. the instruction that the voter's notice is not a substitute for a polling card and does not therefore confer the right to vote at any polling station other than the one designated,
7. instructions on how to apply for a polling card and how to dispatch postal ballot documents. The instructions must at least contain directions on
a) the fact that the application for a polling card is only to be completed if the person eligible to vote wishes to vote at another polling station in his or her constituency or by postal ballot,
b) the conditions under which a polling card is issued (Article 25 (1) and Article 27 (4), sentence 3),
c) the fact that the polling card may not be applied for by anyone other than the person eligible to vote unless entitlement to apply is certified by submission of a written authority (Article 27 (3)).
Persons eligible to vote registered in the voters' register pursuant to Article 16 (3) to (5) on application must be notified of their registration immediately.
(2) An application form for the issue of a polling card in accordance with the specimen at Annex 4 shall be printed on the reverse of the notification specified in Paragraph 1.
(3) Paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply to persons eligible to vote who are registered in the voters' register pursuant to Article 16 (2) by sole reason of an application and have already applied for a polling card and postal ballot documents.
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