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Article 27

(1) On both election days only those electors who had entered the polling station before 8 p.m. shall be allowed to cast their votes. The polling stations are closed after that.

(2) When the voting has ended on the first day, the ballot boxes shall be sealed by the stamp of the relevant commission thereby preventing any ballot envelopes to be inserted or removed from the ballot boxes until voting starts again on the second day; the members of the commission and authorized observers (Article 18) shall have the right to use their own stamps for sealing the ballot boxes. The ballot boxes should remain within the polling stations under the supervision of the commission, police or national guards.

(3) On the second election day, before the voting has started, the seal on the ballot boxes is checked for damage by the chairperson of the electoral commission in the presence of the electoral commission and the authorized observers (Article 18).