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Section 205

(1) The ballot papers shall be placed at the local election office, and shall be retained for 90 days in such a fashion that unauthorised persons cannot have access to them. In the event of any criminal procedures regarding the results of the election, the relevant ballot papers shall be retained until the case has been settled with final force.
(2) On the working day after the ninetieth day after the day of voting, election documents – with the exception of the record – shall be destroyed. After 90 days have passed, the first copy of the record shall be delivered to the National Archives of Hungary.