(1) The election day is a Sunday. The elections shall take place in the month prior to the month in which the presidential mandate comes to an end. The Government shall set by Decision the election date at least 60 days prior to the election day.
(2) In the circumstances provided for in Art. 97 (1) of the Constitution of Romania, republished, the election date shall be set and made public by the Government within 30 days at most of the date when the office of President fell vacant.
(3) The Decision on setting the election date shall be adopted on the proposal of the Ministry of Administration and Interior and of the Permanent Electoral Authority.