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Article 270

Actions Before Opening the Ballot Box

(1) Upon the lapse of election day, the chairperson of the section election commission shall declare the end of voting.
(2) The unused and mismarked ballot papers shall be counted before opening the ballot box, shall be packed separately, shall be sealed up and shall be removed from the counting table. The intercepts with the numbers of the ballot papers and the control receipts from the machine voting shall be packed separately and shall be sealed with a paper band. The paper band shall be sealed with the stamp of the commission and shall be signed by the commission members.