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Section 13
 

Exclusion from suffrage


(1) Courts shall decide on exclusion from suffrage in decisions ordering placement under conservatorship limiting competency, decisions ordering placement under conservatorship precluding competency, and decisions issued in the course of proceedings aimed at reviewing conservatorship.
(2) Courts shall exclude persons of legal adult age from suffrage whose capacity for reasoning necessary for exercising suffrage
a) is greatly reduced permanently or recurrently owing to their mental state, unsound mind or pathological addiction; or
b) is permanently and completely lost owing to their mental state or unsound mind.
(3) If the court does not exclude a legal adult placed under conservatorship from suffrage, then he or she shall exercise electoral rights personally and shall have the power to make valid legal statements alone in the context of these rights.
(4) Persons empowered to initiate lawsuits aimed at the termination of conservatorship may request the termination of the exclusion from suffrage of a legal adult placed under conservatorship irrespective of the provisions of (1).