(1) The Permanent Electoral Authority, with the support of the Special Telecommunications Service and the National Institute of Statistics, shall ensure the implementation and management of the Computer system for monitoring turnout and preventing illegal voting, based on the data and information in the Electoral Register, the Registry of polling stations and the complementary electoral lists.
(2) The methodology concerning the functioning of the Computer system for monitoring turnout and preventing illegal voting, the selection and appointment of the computer operators of the electoral bureaus of the polling stations shall be approved by resolution of the Permanent Electoral Authority.
(3) The computer infrastructure held by the local and central public administration authorities, as well as by schools, shall be used, as a general rule, for the implementation and functioning, during the elections, of the Computer system for monitoring turnout and preventing illegal voting, under the coordination of the Special Telecommunications Service.
(4) The Permanent Electoral Authority shall purchase the computer applications and/or services used by the Central Electoral Bureau for the centralisation of the results of the voting. The amounts necessary for covering these expenses shall be ensured by the State budget.