1. Elections of deputies are universal. Citizens of Ukraine who reached the age of 18 by Election Day are granted suffrage rights.
2. A voter shall exercise his/her right to vote based on being included on a voters list at a polling station.
3. A document that identifies a voter and confirms his/her citizenship at parliamentary elections shall be:
1) a passport of a citizen of Ukraine;
2) a temporary ID card of a citizen of Ukraine (for individuals granted the Ukrainian citizenship not long ago);
3) a military card (exclusively for servicemen serving a mandatory conscription period);
4) a card (a certificate) issued by a penitentiary institution and having the full name, date, month and year of birth, citizenship, an individual’s photo, signature of a head of the institution and the seal of this institution (for jailed individuals);
5) a passport of a citizen of Ukraine for travels abroad;
6) a diplomatic passport;
7) a service passport;
8) a seaman’s ID.
4. Documents specified in paragraphs 1-3 of part 3 of this article shall be the basis for receiving a ballot paper and may be used at general and special polling stations.
5. A document specified in paragraph 4 of part 3 of this article shall be the basis for receiving a ballot paper and may be used at a special polling station created in respective penitentiary institution.
6. Documents specified in paragraphs 5-8 of part 3 of this article shall the basis for receiving a ballot paper and may be used at polling stations established abroad as well as at special polling stations established on vessels currently navigating under the State Flag of Ukraine, and at a Ukrainian polar station. At polling stations abroad established in states, which citizens of Ukraine may visit into by internal passports, a passport of a citizen of Ukraine shall also be the basis for receiving a ballot paper.
7. Citizens of Ukraine that have the right to vote may take part in work of election commissions as commission members, as well as in pre-election campaigning, observe elections of deputies and perform other activities under the procedure determined by this law and other laws of Ukraine.
8. Any direct or indirect privileges or restrictions of the election right of citizens of Ukraine based on race, color of skin, political, religious and other beliefs, gender, ethnicity, social status, property status, place of residence, language and other attributes shall be prohibited. It is inadmissible to restrict citizens’ participation in the election process, except for restrictions imposed by the Constitution of Ukraine and this Law.
9. A citizen determined as incompetent by court decision shall not have the right to vote.
10. A citizen of Ukraine who resides or stays abroad during preparation and conduct of elections shall have the right to vote in elections of people's deputies of Ukraine, and this right shall be exercised through inclusion of this citizen into a voter list of a respective polling station abroad established in accordance with this Law.
11. Citizens of Ukraine that have the right to vote are voters.
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