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Article 1.8
 

In cases provided for in the Election Law of Bosnia and Herzegovina the term of office of an elected councillor in the District Assembly shall be terminated before the expiration of the mandate for which he or she was elected if:



he or she resigns;



he or she dies;



he or she has been sentenced to a six (6) months in prison or longer by a valid court decision;



he or she has been deprived of the ability to engage in business activities (declared mentally incapable) by a valid court decision;



he or she is elected or appointed to an office which is incompatible with the office of an elected member of a certain body, as stipulated by law;



he or she has ceased to be registered to vote in the electoral unit from which he or she was elected for a period of at least two (2) years; or



he or she loses the right to be elected for a reason stipulated by law.



The mandate of an elected councillor in the District Assembly shall terminate on the day when one of the reasons for termination of mandate stipulated by law occurs. Notwithstanding item 5 of this Article, the District Assembly shall confirm the termination of the mandate no later than three (3) days after the reason for termination of the mandate has occurred or become known. If an elected councillor of the District Assembly resigns, he or she shall submit resignation in a form prepared by the Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina (hereinafter: Election Commission of BiH).

In cases provided under item 5 of this Article, the Election Commission of BIH shall confirm the termination of the mandate no later than three (3) days after the reason for termination of the mandate has occurred or become known.