|LF01. What is the status of the
electoral law governing national elections?
b. Separate legislation
comments: Some regulations are also found in the
|LF02. What is the date of the
latest version of the national electoral law (including latest
a. January 2000 or later
comments: 6 January 2000
|LF03. The national electoral law
a. National elections
|LF04. Is voting on the national
level voluntary or compulsory?
a. Voting is voluntary
comments: It is not mentioned in the law but it is a legal
principle to be able to exercise the right to vote without any
|LF05. Are there provisions in the
law which permit or require regional and/ or local election (s) to be
held on the same day as national elections?
a. National elections are not held on the same day as regional or
comments: It is not mentioned in the law, but in practise it
is not possible to hold different elections on the same day for
|LF06. Are there provisions in the
law which permit or require presidential election (s) to be held on the
same day as national legislative elections?
a. Presidential elections are not held on the same day as national
comments: It is not possible to hold presidential and
legislative elections on the same day as the president is elected by
the National Assembly.
|LF07. What are the agency(ies)
responsible for first level of formal electoral disputes?
c. Specially Appointed/Elected Electoral Tribunal
comments: In each district there are registration committees
and high registration committees for the approval of the registration
of voters. The decisions taken by the the registration committee may
be appealed in front of the high registration committee.
|LF08. If the agency(ies) which
settles formal disputes is/are specially appointed/elected; by whom?
comments: Appointed by the government after recommendation
of the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Interior.
|LF09. Who has the right to submit
cases to the person or agency(ies)which settles formal disputes?
comments: Eligible voters demanding their registration.
|LF10. What body(ies) is the final
appellate authority for formal electoral disputes?
b. Constitutional (or similar) Court
comments: The constitutional council was established in
|LF11. Which body(ies) proposes
comments: Constitutionally, only the council of ministers
and the parliament have the right to propose electoral laws.