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Article 145

Those who encourage others for not registering in the voter registers are sentenced for three months to six months.

If eligible voters fail to register in voter registers due to such acts, the offenders are sentenced for six months to one year.

If such offences are committed by using violence, threat or coercion, the punishments specified above are doubled.

If such offences are committed by a civil servant or by a person who is considered as a civil servant, the 139th Article is also applied in addition to the provisions above.