Political parties, lists of independent candidates and coalition’s candidates lists must be submitted to the competent election commission referenced in Article 4.18 of this law no later than ninety-five (95) days prior to the elections.
The competent election commission referenced in Article 4.18 of this law shall submit to the Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina the political party, the independent candidates lists and the coalition’s candidates list no later than eighty-five (85) days prior to the elections.
No later than twenty (20) days after a candidates list has been submitted to it, the Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina shall review the candidates list and shall certify or reject candidates on the list. The Election Commission of Bosnia & Herzegovina shall notify the political party, coalition or list of independent candidates of any rejected individual candidates. A political party, coalition, or list of independent candidates shall have five (5) days to correct a candidates list by replacing candidates or providing further documentation if requested by the Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
If the Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina further rejects any individual candidates on the candidates list, the political party, coalition or independent candidates list shall have the right to request, within two (2) days of the rejection, the Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina to reconsider the decision. The Election Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina shall make a decision within three (3) days.
From the expiration of the deadline for submission of the candidates lists until the mandate of the body expires, the political party, coalition or list of independent candidates may not amend the candidates list.
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