(1) In the mixed election system according to minorities separate compensation lists shall be used to register each candidate proposed in an individual constituency, whether they were proposed as an independent minority candidate or a minority nominating organisation candidate. The minority nominating organisations, along with the minority candidates may also put forward a common compensation list.
(2) The reaching of the one quarter limit determined in Article 29. is not necessary for presenting of a minority compensation list, but a capital list shall not be put forward on the basis of a minority compensation list.
(3) The individual constituency minority candidate may decline the minority compensation list candidacy in writing.
(4) Candidates on the minority compensation list shall be listed in alphabetical order.
(5) The minority compensation list shall receive mandates according to paragraph (4) of Article 45. Out of the candidates standing for election on the list the one receiving the greatest number of votes in the individual constituency shall become a representative. In the case of an equality of votes candidates shall receive mandates according to paragraph (4) of Article 28.1
(6) If as a result of the election the minority compensation list does not receive a mandate, then
a) the smallest number, which is still eligible for a mandate shall be sought [Article 45. paragraph (4)] and one quarter thereof determined;
b) a compensation list that has received more votes than the number determined according to subparagraph a) shall receive a mandate.
(7) If a candidate on the minority compensation list is elected as a representative in an individual constituency then his or her name shall be stricken off from the list, and his or her place shall be taken by the candidate succeeding him or her.
(8) The number of representatives of the settlement as set forth under Article 9. shall increase by the mandate received in the manner determined by paragraph (6).
(2) The local minority self-governmental election must be called for if this was so requested by at least five voters declaring themselves to be of the same minority and holding a permanent place of residence in the settlement.
(4) Any minority in a given settlement may only create one local minority self-government.
(5) The election shall be held only if there are at least as many candidates as there are number of mandates for minority representatives.
(1) Anyone who was proposed - according to the general rules of nomination - as a minority candidate by at least five voters in the constituency shall become a candidate for representative of the local minority self-government.
(2) Any voter who shall accept the representation of the minority specified in the Minorities Act may be proposed for the local minority self-government.
(1) Everyone who is eligible to vote in the election of the representatives of the settlement self-government may participate in the election of the local minority self-government.
(2) The election of the local minority self-government shall be one round. The election shall be valid with respect to the local minority self-governments for which at least 50 voters included in the electoral register of settlements with a population of 10 000 or less, or at least 100 voters contained in the electoral register of settlements with a population exceeding 10 000, as well as in the capital districts, shall cast valid votes.
(3) Candidates who shall receive the greatest number of votes according to the number of representatives to be elected shall become representatives in the local minority self-government. Voters may only cast their votes on a number of candidates on the ballot paper as there may be members in the minority self-government.
(4) Candidates who shall receive an equal number of votes shall receive a mandate on the basis of a drawing of lots.
(5) A candidate who fails to attract any votes may not become a representative.
(6) If the voters shall elect a smaller number of representatives than the number of representatives of the assembly of the local minority self-government, then the assembly may function with less members until the next election. The number of members shall not be smaller than three.
(7) Should the local minority self-government fail to be created, then upon the initiative of five voters, declaring themselves to be of the same minority and holding a permanent place of residence in the settlement, the election of the local minority self-government may only be held on the third Sunday of November of the year following the year of the general election of municipal governments. Such an initiative may only be made until the 60th day preceding the election.
(8) If the mandate of a representative of the local minority self-government created in a direct manner terminates, then his or her place shall be filled by the candidate who had received the second greatest number of votes. The mandate shall remain vacant until the next election if there shall be no such candidate.
(9) If the number of members of the indirectly formed local minority self-government shall fall below the number specified in Appendix No. 5, then the local minority self-government formed in this way shall be dissolved.
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