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Section 124

Notification of candidates

(1) Candidates shall be notified to the competent election commission for registration.
(2) Voters who wish to stand as an independent candidate and nominating organisations that wish to put forward a candidate shall hand over all recommendation sheets they received to the election office by the deadline set for the notification of candidates. In case of a breach of this obligation, the competent election commission shall issue a fine, proceeding ex officio. The amount of the fine shall be 10 000 forints for every missing recommendation sheet.
(3) A fine shall not be issued on recommendation sheets handed over on the next after the deadline according to (2) in case the recommendation sheet is without any recommendations.