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Article 74
 

Commencing voting on the polling day When voting on the polling day commences the chairperson or the deputy chairperson of the election committee must show the voters who are present that the ballot box is empty, and after this close the ballot box in a way determined by the Ministry of Justice, and open the container which contains the ballot papers that have been sent to the election committee. The ballot box must not be opened after it has, at the beginning of the election, been closed before the counting of the votes begins after the election.