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Article 4

Universal Suffrage and the Right to Take Part in the Referendum


Elections of the President of the Republic of Belarus, deputies of the Chamber of Representatives and deputies of local Councils of Deputies and the referendum shall be universal: the right to elect and to take part in the referendum shall be given to citizens of the Republic of Belarus who have reached the age of 18.


Citizens adjudicated by a court of law as incompetent and citizens kept in places of deprivation of freedom by sentence of a court of law shall not take part in elections or referendum. Voting shall not be attended by persons who are kept in custody as a measure of suppression according to the procedure established by the criminal procedural legislation.