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Article 17
 

PROVISIONAL ARTICLE 17 - (Added: 2234 - 17.5.1979) Regarding the voters' registers to be formed by the General Directorate of Voter's Registers pursuant to the provisions of the present law and the preparation and publication of ballot box voters' lists to be prepared in accordance with these registers, priority shall be given to provinces where elections for the renewal of the 1/3 of the Senate of the Republic and mid-term elections for the Senate of the Republic and for the Grand National Assembly shall be held on 14 October 1979 and election districts where local government elections shall be held during the period before the publication of initial ballot box voters' lists.

2. Depending on the dates of the initial registration and of the elections specified in the first paragraph, if the Supreme Board of Elections establishes that it is not possible for the General Directorate of Voters' Registers to prepare and announce the registers and ballot box voters' lists relating to the election districts where these elections will be held due to shortage of time, a) for the 1/3 third renewal elections for the Senate of the Republic and the mid-term elections for the Senate of the Republic and for the Grand National Assembly to be held on 14 October 1979, ballot box voters' lists to be prepared on the basis of the lists prepared using the information from the initial registration conducted under Article 16 by county voters' register offices shall be used.

These ballot box voters' lists shall be applicable for all of the local government elections to be held in all election districts attached to these provinces.

b) The rules of the preparation of the ballot box voters' lists for municipality elections, municipality council and provincial council elections, village and quarter alderman elections, aldermen council and aldermen committee elections to be held during the period from the date of the promulgation of the present law to the preparation of the ballot box voters' lists as specified in paragraph (a) above and the rules of lodging objections against the preparation of lists containing the information obtained during the initial registration mentioned in paragraph (a) and the posting and removing of these lists, their being partitioned into ballot box voters' lists and their becoming definitive shall be determined by the Supreme Board of Elections.