Polling stations for holding elections, referendum or recall of a deputy shall be formed in regions and towns by the regional or town (subordinated to Oblast) executive committees and in towns divided into districts by the district administrations. In military units, polling stations shall be formed in the same manner according to recommendations of the military unit commanders.
Beyond the Republic of Belarus, polling stations for elections of the President of the Republic of Belarus, deputies of the Chamber of Representatives and the republican referendum for citizens of the Republic of Belarus staying in the territory of foreign states shall be formed by the heads of diplomatic representations (consular institutions) of the Republic of Belarus operating in the territory of the respective foreign states according to the procedure established by the Central Commission.
Electoral precincts and polling stations shall be formed not later than two months before the elections and not later than 25 days before the referendum.
When a recall of a deputy is organised, polling stations shall be formed not later than seven days after the appointment of the day of voting for the deputy recall.
Formation of polling stations shall be organised to hold elections of the President of the Republic of Belarus, deputies of local Councils of Deputies and the referendum on agreement with the respective regional, town or town district territorial commissions on elections of the President of the Republic of Belarus, regional or town electoral commissions on elections of deputies of local Councils of Deputies and the regional, town or town district commissions on the referendum whereas in case of elections of deputies of the Chamber of Representatives – on agreement with the district electoral commissions.
The bodies that have formed polling stations shall be obliged to inform, not later than within a ten-day period, the electors or participants in the referendum about the borders of each polling station specifying the place of location of the district commission and the room for voting.
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