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Article 153

Application for candidacy submitted by a party   An application for candidacy submitted by a party must include:  a proposal for the party’s list of candidates, in which, in the order that the candidates are to be listed in the combined list of candidates, are stated each candidate’s name and title, profession or occupation using no more than two expressions; the name by which the candidate is generally known, or an abbreviation of the first nam, can be used  along with, or instead, of the proper first name; the list of candidates may not contain any other information about the candidate except if this is necessary in order to clarify the candidate’s identity;  each candidate’s consent, including the candidate’s personal identity code and signature, to standing as candidate for the party, consent to accepting the office of municipality representative, and affirmation that he or she has not agreed to stand as candidate for another party or constituency association in the same elections;  notice given by the authorised signatories of the party that the association on whose behalf the election representative is acting represents the municipality members of the party; and  notice given by the association representing the party on the name and contact information of the party election representative and the deputy election representative, and a mandate issued to them by the association. The application must be dated and signed by the party election representative affirming in this that the candidates are eligible for election.