49. (1) Voters who on account of disability, poor health or for similar reasons are unable to walk into a polling station or voting booth or in any other way are unable to vote in the prescribed way, cf. section 48, may request the assistance needed to cast their vote, cf. however subsection (4). This may call for the necessary modifications of the prescribed procedure and may entail access to cast one’s vote immediately outside the polling station.
(2) Assistance in voting is rendered by two polling supervisors or appointed electors. Instead of one of the supervisors or appointed electors the voter can demand assistance in voting by a person of his/her own choice.
(3) A candidate standing for a party in the multimember constituency may not render assistance in voting as polling supervisor or appointed elector.
(4) Assistance to cross off the ballot paper may be rendered only when the voter is able to indicate direct and unambiguously to those rendering assistance the party or candidate for which he wants to vote.
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