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Article 17
 
Section 17
Registration of candidates
 
(1) (1) The local election commission shall examine the registration forms filed, and shall not register the candidate
 
a)   a)   who fails to meet the requirements referred to in section 3,
b)  b)  whose nomination is not accompanied by the declaration pursuant to section 16, paragraph 6,
c)   c)   who has been included in more than one political party’s registration forms, particularly in that one which is not accompanied by the declaration as referred to in section 16, paragraph 6; if the candidate has signed such declaration enclosed to more than one registration forms, the municipal election commission shall delete him from all registers of candidates,
d)  d)  who exceeds the highest possible number set out pursuant to section 16, paragraph (5),
e)   e)   who has not been a permanent resident for at least one year in the municipality where he is standing as a candidate (section 16, paragraph 8),
f)    f)    if the petition pursuant to section 16, paragraph (7) is missing or is incomplete,
g)   g)   who is entered on the registration form which does not meet the requirements pursuant to this law.
 
(2) (2) The local election commission shall register candidates no later than on 45th  day before polling day and mark the registration of candidates on the register of candidates. Printing of ballot papers is conditioned by the registration of candidates.
 
(3) (3) The local election commission shall call upon the proxies of political parties and independent candidates to collect, within 24 hours, the decision on registration or non-registration of the registration forms. If a proxy or independent candidates fail to collect the decision within the given term, the decision is considered to be delivered.
 
(4) (4) Against the decision of the local election commission on registration or non-registration of a candidate the candidate political parties or independent candidates can file a notion to make a ruling to the court that the decision on revocation of candidate’s registration or the decision of candidate’s registration is issued. The notion should be filed within three days after the decision of the local election commission has been taken. The decision of the court is not appealable.
 
(5) (5) If the court has decided on a candidate’s registration or on revocation of a candidate’s registration, the local election commission shall execute the decision of the court within 24 hours after its delivery.