Students - And High Student Body Election Regulations 2014 - Hswo 2014

Original Language Title: Hochschülerinnen- und Hochschülerschaftswahlordnung 2014 – HSWO 2014

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376. Ordinance of the Federal Minister for Science, Research and the Economy on the implementation of the high-school and high-school student elections (2014-HSWO-HSWO-Hochschülerschaftselectoral-und Hochschülerschaftselectoral-Regulations)

On the basis of § 43 (7), § 44 (2) and § 60 (1) and (2) of the Hochschülerschaftsgesetz 2014-HSG 2014, Federal Law Gazette (BGBl). I No 45/2014, shall be arranged:

table of contents

Section 1

Definitions and establishment and duties of electoral commissions

§ 1.

Definitions

§ 2.

Composition of electoral commissions

§ 3.

Members of the Electoral Commission and Observers

§ 4.

Powers of the electoral commissions

§ 5.

Duties of the chairpersons of the electoral commissions and of the alternates

§ 6.

Reformation of electoral commissions

§ 7.

Funerals in the election commissions

§ 8.

Convening of election commissions

§ 9.

Niederschrift

§ 10.

Subcommissions

§ 11.

Election days

Section 2

Election ministration system

§ 12.

Election ministration system

Section 3

Voters 'and voters' register

§ 13.

Collection of eligible voters

§ 14.

Stitch tag

§ 15.

General information on the voters ' register

§ 16.

Transmission of the data of the persons entitled to vote to the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School Students ' Union

§ 17.

Preparation of provisional voters 'and voters' register

§ 18.

Preliminary voters ' register

§ 19.

Inspection of the provisional voters ' register

§ 20.

Objections to the provisional voters ' register

§ 21.

Use of the voters ' register in the elections

Section 4

Nominations and nominations

§ 22.

Nominations

§ 23.

Denomination of the elective groups

§ 24.

Candidate and Candidate List

§ 25.

Declarations of consent

§ 26.

Delegation Plenipotentiary Representatives

§ 27.

Support declarations

§ 28.

Candidature for student representatives

§ 29.

Examination and improvement of election proposals and candidatures

§ 30.

Withdrawal of nominations and nominations

§ 31.

Invalid nominations and nominations

§ 32.

Authorisation and publication of nominations

Section 5

Conduct of the elections

§ 33.

Announcement of polling stations and voting times

§ 34.

Forbidden zone

§ 35.

Polling stations

§ 36.

Electoral cell

§ 37.

Leadership of the election and the start of the electoral process

§ 38.

Exercise of the right to vote

§ 39.

Identification of identity and the right to vote

§ 40.

Voting

§ 41.

Electronic voting directory

§ 42.

Note of the vote in the student ID

§ 43.

Cases of doubt

§ 44.

Official ballot

§ 45.

Election envelopes

§ 46.

Valid ballot

§ 47.

Invalid ballot

§ 48.

Examination of ballot papers and ballot counting

§ 49.

Assessment of the electoral process

§ 50.

Special circumstances

6.

Conduct of the postal ballot

§ 51.

Voting by voting card issued

§ 52.

Applying for a ballot card

§ 53.

Application for the issuing of an electoral card

§ 54.

Registration of the election card application in the Wahladministration system

§ 55.

Verification of the right to vote when applying for a ballot card

§ 56.

Preparation dispatch/pick-up of the voting cards by the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students

§ 57.

Return of voting cards

§ 58.

Recording of the ballot cards and verification of ballot papers and counting of votes

§ 59.

Grounds for annulment

Section 7

Election result

§ 60.

Merge of the election results

§ 61.

Wahlakt

§ 62.

Assignment of the mandates for the federal representation, the university representatives and the student representatives

§ 63.

Election of the election result

§ 64.

Understanding of the elected

§ 65.

Objections to the election of the Federal Representation

§ 66.

Objections to the elections of the university representatives and the student representatives

§ 67.

Reelection

8. Section

Final provisions

§ 68.

entry into force

§ 69.

Transitional provisions

Appendix 1 Transcript of the meetings of the electoral commissions

Appendix 2 Nomination of the Federal Representation

Appendix 3 Nomination for higher education

Appendix 4 Federal representation support declarations

Appendix 5 Support Declarations University Representation

Appendix 6 Announcement of candidacy for student representatives

Appendix 7 Voting Directory

Appendix 8 Official ballot paper Federal Representation

Annex 8-postal ballot Official ballot paper Federal representation postal ballot

Appendix 9 Official ballot paper University representation

Annex 9-postal ballot Official ballot paper University Representation Postal Ballot

Appendix 10 Official ballot paper

Appendix 11 Assessment of the electoral process

Appendix 12 Select Card

Appendix 13 Allocation of the Mandate Federal Representation

Appendix 14 Assignment of the Mandate University Representation

Appendix 15 Assignment of the Mandate Study Representation

Appendix 16 Understanding of the elected

Section 1

Definitions and establishment and duties of electoral commissions

Definitions

§ 1. For the purposes of this Regulation:

1.

Election Commission: the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School Students, the subelection commissions of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students at educational institutions where none of them High-school and high school students are set up, and the election commissions of the high-school and high school students at the educational institutions;

2.

Sub-Commission: to assist in the conduct of the high-school and high-school elections, subcommissions can be set up by the electoral commissions;

3.

Election administration system: a hardware and software system in support of election commissions in the performance of their tasks in the election to be carried out;

4.

University representation: the university representatives, the pedagogical university representatives, the universities of applied sciences and the private university representatives;

5.

Educational institution: the universities according to § 6 of the University Act 2002-UG, BGBl. I n ° 120/2002, the Universities of Teacher Education in accordance with § 1 (1) and (2) of the Higher Education Act 2005-HG, BGBl. I n ° 30/2006, the universities of applied sciences and institutions for the implementation of the universities of applied sciences in accordance with § 1 of the Universities of Applied Sciences Act-FHStG, BGBl. No 340/1993, the private universities according to § 1 of the Private University Act-PUG, BGBl. I n ° 74/2011, and the University of Continuing Education Krems according to § § 1 and 2 of the DUK Act 2004, BGBl. I No 22/2004;

6.

Training specific persons: the matriculation number at universities and universities of teacher education, the identification of persons at universities of applied sciences and institutions for the implementation of study programmes of the universities of applied sciences and the number of persons or comparable labelling at private universities;

7.

Voters ' register: on the basis of the merging of the data transmitted, an entire electoral register shall be drawn up, which shall include all persons entitled to vote in all educational institutions (voters and voters). Voters ' directory Bundesvertretung-BV). Voters 'and voters' registers are generated from this voters ' register BV for use in the elections, which include all persons entitled to vote for a university representation at a particular educational institution (voters ' register of university representatives-HV). Out of this voter and voter directory HV can be generated for use in the elections voters ' registers for sub-commissions of election commissions or sub-election commissions, which all eligible voters for election commissions for contain this sub-commission (voters ' register subcommission-UK);

8.

Identification characteristic (ID): a unique recognition characteristic of the students. The identification feature is automatically generated when the voters 'and voters' register BV is created, by giving each or every student a clear indication of the position in the voters ' register (serial number). Identification property (ID) is assigned.

Composition of electoral commissions

§ 2. (1) Permanent election commissions are set up at the Austrian High School and the University of Education and the University of the Federal Republic of Germany, and the high school and high school students at the educational institutions. In the case of educational institutions in which no high-school and high school students are set up, permanent subelection commissions of the electoral commission of the Austrian High School and High School students are required for the conduct of the elections. set up.

(2) The electoral commission set up by the Austrian High School and High School of Student Affairs consists of:

1.

in each case one or one representative of the three voting groups strongest in the last federal representation, or one representative,

2.

one or one of the right-wing employees to be sent by the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister as Chairman or Chairman (Chairperson or Chairman of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students) or their deputy or deputy.

(3) The election commissions established in the educational institutions of the educational institutions shall consist of:

1.

in each case one or one of the three strongest elective groups represented in the last university representation, the private university representation, the university of applied sciences or the teacher training college or the teacher Representative or representative,

2.

one or one of the right-wing chairpersons, the principal or the rector of the university or the teacher training college or the head of the private university or the representative of the holder or the representative of the holder of a university of applied sciences degree program and to be ordered by the Federal Minister of Economics or the Federal Minister (Chairperson or Chair of the Electoral Commission of the High School and High School Students of the Education Institution) or their or the deputy or deputy.

(4) The sub-election commissions of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students, which are set up in the case of educational institutions in which no high-school and high school students are set up, consist of:

1.

a representative or representative of one or more of the three voting groups strongest in the respective last university representation in each of the previous higher education representatives,

2.

one or one of the right-wing chairpersons, the principal or the principal of the teacher education institution or the head of the private university or the representative of the holder of the holder of a of the University of Applied Sciences of Applied Sciences and of the Federal Minister of Economics or the Federal Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, or of the latter's deputy or deputy.

Members of the Electoral Commission and Observers

§ 3. (1) The members of the electoral commissions, with the exception of the chairman (s) (their deputy or deputy) and the members of any sub-commissions, shall be represented by the appointing agents or by the appointing agents. the respective electoral group of the President of the Electoral Commission or the Chairman of the Electoral Commission. The posting of these members of the Electoral Commission and of the members of any sub-commissions shall be effective through the Angelobung. No one shall be entitled to more than one electoral commission. A chairperson or a chairman (their deputy or deputy) may belong to several electoral commissions or sub-commissions, if this is appropriate on the basis of the small number of students or the local circumstances. The decision on the membership of a chairperson or a chairman to a number of election commissions is made by the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister. The representatives of the electoral groups in the electoral commissions may not be included in an election proposal submitted to the institution concerned.

(2) The chairpersons of the electoral commissions in the high-school and high school students at the educational institutions (their deputy or deputy) shall be appointed by the rector of the university or the pedagogical University of Applied Sciences or the head of the private university or the representative of the holder of a university of applied sciences degree programme, the chair of the electoral commission at the Austrian university of higher education and High school students (their deputy or deputy) through the Federal Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, or the Federal Minister, or a representative, or a representative. The chairpersons of the sub-election commissions are initiated by the Chairman of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students ' Elections Commission. The other members of the election commissions shall be appointed by the respective Chairperson or the respective Chairman.

(3) Before joining the Office, all members of the Election Commissions and the Sub-Commissions shall have to depart the pledge of strict impartiality and conscientious performance of their duties.

(4) All electoral groups shall be entitled to send an observer to the Electoral Commission, either.

(5) In the event of the prevention of the chairman or the chairman, the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister may designate a legal staff member or a legal staff member as deputy or deputy.

Powers of the electoral commissions

§ 4. (1) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs has the following responsibilities in particular:

1.

the fact that the voting days and the dates and time limits resulting therefrom (§ 11),

2.

the establishment and provision of a home page for the application of the electoral card,

3.

the provision of a Wahladministration system in accordance with § 46 HSG 2014,

4.

the drawing up of the entire electoral register (voters 'and voters' register BV) of the persons entitled to vote with the electoral rights for the Federal Representation, the university representatives and the student representatives,

5.

the circulation of the voters 'and voters' register BV,

6.

the instigation of the correction of the voters ' register BV in accordance with Article 20 (3),

7.

the examination of the election proposals for the election of the Federal Representation,

8.

the preparation of the ballot papers for the election of the Federal Representation,

9.

the organisation of the postal ballot and its evaluation; and, if necessary, the establishment of sub-commissions for assistance,

10.

the understanding of the election result of the Federal Representation,

11.

the allocation of the mandates for the federal representation,

12.

the understanding of elected mandataries,

13.

the holding of the constituent meeting of the federal representation with the election of the chairman and his/her deputy or deputy,

14.

the decisions on objections to the elections of the university representatives and the student representatives in accordance with § 57 HSG 2014,

15.

the modest determination of the erasure of mandates pursuant to Section 55 (1) of the HSG 2014 and subsequent assignment of mandates to persons according to § 53 HSG 2014,

16.

the implementation of the Uraf voting in accordance with § 62 HSG 2014, if they take place together with high-school and high-school student elections,

17.

the administration of the access of election commissions, sub-electoral commissions and sub-commissions to the electronic electoral administration system.

(2) The election commissions of the high-school and high school students and the sub-election commissions of the electoral commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs, in particular, have the following responsibilities:

1.

the fact that the voting days and the dates and time limits resulting therefrom (§ 11),

2.

the establishment of a point at which the university representation is to be known which is to be chosen to be held together, at the latest three months prior to the first election day,

3.

the assignment of the studies to student representatives in the Wahladministration system (§ 12 para. 2 Z 2),

4.

the admission of regular students admitted to an individual diploma, bachelor's or master's degree, to the choice of the student body of that course of study at which the focus of the individual studies is located, with the application is to be made no later than four months before the first election day (Section 47 (4) of the HSG 2014),

5.

the preparation (section 18 para. 2) and the circulation of the voters 'register HV (section 19 para. 2 Z 2) and the preparation of the voters' registers UK (§ 18 para. 3),

6.

the decisions on objections to the voters ' register HV in accordance with section 20 (2),

7.

the determination of the number of mandates to be awarded for each institution (Section 16 (1) (1) (1), § 18 (2) (Z) 1, § 19 (3) and § 28 (3) of the HSG 2014),

8.

the examination of the election proposals (§ 29),

9.

the preparation of the ballot papers for the election of the university representation and electronic transmission of the ballot papers to the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School students no later than four weeks before the last election day,

10.

the preparation of the ballot papers for the election of the student representatives,

11.

the conduct of the election and the management of the electoral process, in particular those elections which are contained in the statutes of the respective high-school and high school students or at higher education institutions, in which no public law is , is provided for in the statutes of the Austrian High School and High School Students,

12.

the decision to start, end and, if necessary, interrupt the electoral process;

13.

the examination of the identity and the voter's right to vote (§ 39),

14.

the receipt of the ballot papers (section 40 (2)) and the decision on the validity of the ballot papers issued (section 48 (3)),

15.

the determination of the results of the election (section 48 (3));

16.

the assignment of the mandates to the elective groups and the candidates for the student representatives (§ 62),

17.

the understanding of elected mandatarians (§ 64),

18.

the understanding of the results of the vote (§ 63),

19.

the modest determination of the erasure of mandates pursuant to § 55 para. 2 and 3 HSG 2014 and the subsequent assignment of mandates to persons according to § § 53 and 54 HSG 2014,

20.

the implementation of the Uraf voting in accordance with § 62 HSG 2014, if they take place together with high-school and high-school student elections,

21.

the implementation of the constitutive meeting of the university representation and the student representatives with the choice of the chairman and their deputy or deputy (§ 59 HSG 2014),

22.

The right to make forms (Appendixes 3 to 6 and 14 to 16) also available in a foreign language, as far as it is the language of instruction, which is predominantly used at the educational institution.

(3) The election commissions shall, no later than three weeks before the first election day, be able to make the approved valid nominations in the order of their entry.

(4) The election results shall be available within one week from the last election day. At the same time as the election result has been announced, the assignment of the mandates and the understanding of the elected representatives have to be carried out.

Duties of the chairpersons of the electoral commissions and of the alternates

§ 5. (1) The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission shall ensure the convening and management of the meetings, the preparation of the minutes of each meeting and the reformation of the Electoral Commission (§ 6). She or he conducts the Angelobung of the Members of the Electoral Commission and of the Sub-Commissions, conducts the votes and executes the decisions of the Electoral Commission.

(2) The Chairman of the Electoral Commission has to invite to the constitutive meeting of the Federal Representation or the University Representation and the student representatives and have them until the election of one or a chairman and their or their To direct alternates.

(3) In the event of the prevention of the chairman or the chairman, his or her duties shall have the right-handed deputy appointed by the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister, or the right-handed legal person appointed by the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister Deputy to take over. The Deputy or Deputy shall be entitled to attend the meetings of the Electoral Commission even in the presence of the Chairman or Chairperson.

Reformation of electoral commissions

§ 6. (1) After the election results have been established, the Chairperson of each Electoral Commission shall have the appointing representative or the appointing representative of the elective groups to whom the result of the election has now been: The right to send a member to the Electoral Commission is entitled to call for the announcement of this member.

(2) The members of the electoral commission, which are no longer eligible to vote, shall be divorced from the electoral commission by means of the new members ' angling (retraining). The reformation of the electoral commissions shall take place at least two months after the announcement of the election result; delays shall not invalidate the decisions of the electoral commissions. The order of the leaving is determined according to the number of votes of the electing group in such a way that the member, which is no longer eligible for the right of withdrawal with the least number of votes, leaves the member first.

(3) If no members have been disclosed to any eligible group, the remaining former members of the electoral commission shall remain, which have been announced by indiscriminate groups who are no longer entitled to the right of release, at least seven weeks before the next election day in their function. After that, they are divorced from the electoral commission. If the election commission is no longer able to take a quorum, the chairman or the chairman shall decide on their own.

Funerals in the election commissions

§ 7. (1) The election commissions shall have a quorum in the presence of the chairman or chairperson and at least half of the other members. They make their decisions with a simple majority of votes.

(2) Where the Electoral Commission is not quorum, the Chairman or Chairperson shall decide solely on the items of the agenda issued for the meeting.

(3) If a vote is equal to a vote, the vote shall be taken by the chairman or the chairman.

Convening of election commissions

§ 8. (1) The Chairman or Chairperson shall, after all the other members of the Electoral Commission as well as the nominated observers, with knowledge of any facts which require a decision of the Electoral Commission, shall, without delay and at the latest within to be convened one week after knowledge of a meeting. The invitation shall be issued in good time, at least three working days before the meeting, if necessary by means of appropriate telecommunications equipment. It shall contain an agenda.

(2) Each member of the Electoral Commission and each observer and each observer in the Electoral Commission may require the holding of a meeting of the Electoral Commission, with the addition of an agenda from the Chairman or Chairperson. Such meetings shall be invited immediately, but at the latest within three working days of the position of the request. The meeting shall be held at the ehestpossibility, but at the latest within two weeks after the load has been completed.

(3) The Electoral Commission may take the convening of a meeting by decision at a previous meeting. Members and observers who are not present shall be immediately informed of such a decision.

(4) In cases of urgency, the Chairman or Chairman may also make a decision by means of a circulation decision.

Niederschrift

§ 9. A transcript shall be made at each meeting of an electoral commission (subcommission). It's a form according to the pattern of the Appendix 1 to use. The minutes shall contain a brief description of the course of the meeting and the decisions taken. The minutes are to be signed by the members of the electoral commission present (Subcommission). If the signature is not made by all the members present, the corresponding reason shall be given. Decisions pursuant to § 7 (2) and § 8 (4) are to be recorded by the chairman or the chairman in any case.

Subcommissions

§ 10. (1) Electoral commissions may appoint subcommissions if it is more appropriate to organise the conduct of the elections. Each sub-commission shall be allocated an exactly circumscribed circle of persons entitled to vote.

(2) Decision-making on the establishment of sub-commissions and their areas of action shall be taken at the latest four weeks before the last election day. The sub-commissions shall be constituted before the start of the election of the first election day.

(3) Each sub-commission of the Electoral Commission shall have at least three representatives of the elective groups represented in the respective university representation or the federal representation of the students. The composition of the subcommission shall be determined by decision of the Electoral Commission. The other non-represented groups and the elective groups shall be entitled to send an observer or observer to the sub-commissions for which these electoral groups have been admitted to the election.

(4) The relevant provisions for the election commission shall apply to the posting, taking up office and the fishing of the members of the sub-commissions. A possible transformation of the sub-commissions is to be carried out by the electoral commission.

(5) A member of the Subcommission shall be appointed by the Election Commission to the Chairman or Chairperson. They shall apply to the subcommission the provisions on the powers and tasks of one or one chairman of the electoral commission.

(6) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs can also form sub-commissions in support of the postal ballot, with the definition of a local and temporal subject to the respective circumstances. the adjusted scope of action is allowed. The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School of Student Affairs is entitled to entrust appropriate relief bodies with the performance of specific tasks. These tasks are to be determined by the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students.

Election days

§ 11. (1) The election commissions shall, within two weeks after the entry into force of the regulation of the Federal Minister or of the Federal Minister, on the determination of the voting days and the dates and time limits resulting therefrom, shall be used for the electoral procedure. to publish on the homepages of the Austrian high school and high school students and high school students.

(2) The communication shall be carried out by means of a public display:

1.

in the premises of the Austrian high school and high school students, the high-school and high school students and the university representatives at educational institutions where no high-school and high school students are established,

2.

the Rector of the University or the Pedagogical University, or the Head of the Private University or the representative of the University of Applied Sciences in accordance with § 13 (3) and 13 (3) of the German Law on Universities of Applied Sciences Section 24 (3) of the HSG 2014 provided billboards and

3.

on billboards made available to the Electoral Commission.

Section 2

Election ministration system

Election ministration system

§ 12. (1) In order to ensure the same electoral law for the election of the federal representation and the university representatives and to support the implementation of the high-school and high-school elections, an electronic electoral administration system of to use the electoral commissions. The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs can provide assistance to the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister for assistance in carrying out the tasks against reimbursement of expenses in accordance with § 46 of the second sentence of the German Federal Republic of Germany. HSG 2014.

(2) The Wahladministration system shall contain in particular the following functions:

1.

the drawing up of voters ' registers,

2.

Assignment of studies to student representatives,

3.

To apply for an electoral card and to make the application for an electoral card with one or more persons entitled to vote in the system, and whether an electoral card has been sent to or picked up by the electoral card, or personally picked up by the same,

4.

Conduct of an electronic voting list for the election of the federal representation, the university representatives and the student representatives,

5.

Transmission of the results of the postal ballot votes cast for the election of the university representatives from the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High-School Students to the electoral commissions and sub-electoral commissions,

6.

Transmission of the results of the election of the federal representation of the election commissions and subelection commissions to the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students.

(3) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs has for its chairperson or chairperson (deputy or deputy), the chairpersons of the election commissions of the high-school and high school students (deputy or deputy) and the chairpersons of the sub-election commissions (deputy or deputy) to provide an access authorization in a secured manner. The Electoral Commission may decide that special requirements (in particular disloted locations or excessive number of sub-commissions, etc.) will provide access to additional trusted persons can.

(4) The access rights shall be restricted to the duties of the respective election commissions or sub-commissions. The safety requirements corresponding to the state of the art are to be ensured.

(5) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs has, in good time before the start of the electoral procedure, one of the number of persons entitled to vote and of the local conditions for each subcommission at each educational institution To create a corresponding number of access authorizations administered by the Chairman of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students ' Electoral Commission. Each of these access authorization consists of a user name and a password, and can only be used once. The access rights of the respective sub-commissions shall be drawn up in such a way that the user names are unmistakable, in any case, with the name of the subcommission and a serial number. The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students is entitled to commission service providers with the organization of the order, administration and dispatch of the access authorizations.

(6) The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs has the chairperson of the election commissions and the chairperson of the sub-election commissions the access rights for the sub-commissions to to the respective educational institutions. If the access authorizations are transmitted electronically, the transmission must be carried out in a secure transmission mode corresponding to the state of the art. At educational institutions where no sub-commissions are set up, the Electoral Commission or the Subelectoral Commission shall act simultaneously as the Sub-Commission. The passwords of the access rights of the sub-commissions may be known exclusively to the chairpersons of the election commissions or the subelection commissions, but not to the other members of the electoral commissions.

(7) The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission or the Chair of the Subcommittee of the Electoral Commission shall ensure that the access authorizations for the sub-commissions at the educational institution are laid down individually in envelopes. The envelopes shall be marked with the designation of the educational establishment, with the number of the respective sub-commission and with a serial number to be marked and closed. Prior to the start of the electoral process, the subcommissions shall be handed over the closed envelopes with the access rights, provided that the election act is not started by the chairman (deputy or deputy).

(8) As soon as a sub-commission wishes to register in the electronic electoral administration system, it shall open the envelope with the lowest number not yet used and shall use the access authorization contained in this envelope. Kuverts may only be opened in the presence of all members of the respective sub-commission. Should the presence of all members not be possible, the reason for this is to be recorded in the minutes. The date of opening of a envelope shall be documented in the minutes.

(9) If the access authorization of a subcommission is lost or if an access authorization is misused, the competent electoral commission or subelection commission shall immediately inform the Electoral Commission of the Austrian Federal Republic of Germany To inform students of high school and high school students. The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School of Student Affairs has to ensure that the right of access is immediately blocked in the electronic electoral administration system. Should the right of access have already been used, the relevant electoral commission or subelection commission may decide, in agreement with the electoral commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students, all entries, that have been set by the lost or abusive use of the access authorization in the electronic electoral administration system to reverse.

Section 3

Voters 'and voters' register

Collection of eligible voters

§ 13. (1) For the Federal Representation and the university representatives, all regular members of the Austrian High School and High School Students are actively and passively entitled to vote at the respective educational institution, which for the semester, in which the choice is to be held, admitted to study or have registered the continuation of the studies or who are admitted to study on the basis of a training contract and paid the student contribution in accordance with § 38 para. 2 HSG 2014 . Students of a course of study jointly established at several educational institutions are eligible to vote for the university representatives and the student representatives at each of these educational institutions.

(2) For the student representatives, the students are actively and passively entitled to vote at the respective educational institution, who are admitted for the respective studies and for the semester in which the choice is held, the continuation of the study program or have been admitted to a course of study on the basis of a training contract and have paid the student contribution in accordance with § 38 Abs. 2 HSG 2014.

Stitch tag

§ 14. The right to vote and eligibility are to be assessed after a cut-off date, which is seven weeks before the first election day.

General information on the voters ' register

§ 15. (1) In order to ensure the same right to vote, a voters ' register without a social security number shall be drawn up by the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs in accordance with Section 43 (4) of the HSG 2014. This electoral register shall contain all persons entitled to vote in all educational institutions.

(2) In order to draw up the voters 'register, a data network shall be set up, which shall at least provide the following data from the ordinary members of the Austrian High School Students' Association at the respective educational institution. has included:

1.

Family name or surname,

2.

First name,

3.

Person identification marks specific to education (matriculation number, number of persons, personal identification number, etc.),

4.

Social security number or replacement identification number,

5.

date of birth,

6.

Gender,

7.

Address at the place of study and at the place of residence,

8.

the studies carried out at the respective educational institution, including their coding,

9.

the designation of the educational establishment, including its coding,

10.

E-mail address of the student or student at the educational institution.

(3) The data network in accordance with paragraph 2 serves for the safe storage of the data transmitted by the students and is an integral part of the Wahladministration system.

Transmission of the data of the persons entitled to vote to the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School Students ' Union

§ 16. (1) The data in accordance with Section 15 (2) shall be provided by the Rector of the University or the Pedagogical University or the Head of the Private University or the Representative or the representative of the holder of a University of Applied Sciences degree programme to be sent free of charge to the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs by 31 December of each year at the latest in electronic form. Immediately after the end of the reporting date in accordance with § 47 paragraph 5 HSG 2014, these data shall be sent electronically to the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School Students ' Union in electronic form within two working days.

(2) The data in accordance with Section 15 (2) shall be transmitted electronically to the latter in a uniform format for data and encryption, which is to be announced by the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Students and High School Students.

(3) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs has to ensure that the data transmitted is stored in accordance with § 15 para. 2 in a security standard corresponding to the state of the art.

(4) The deletion of the data in accordance with § 15 para. 2 shall be carried out by the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School Students at the earliest after a final decision of any legal remedy and has at the latest one week after to take a final decision of any legal remedy.

(5) If a service provider with the operation of the Wahladministration system including the data association is commissioned by the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students, the latter may stipulate that the data shall be determined in accordance with § 15 (2) are to be transmitted directly to the service provider.

Preparation of provisional voters 'and voters' register

§ 17. (1) For the preparation of the provisional electoral register, the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs has to verify the completeness and correctness of the data transmitted in accordance with § 15 (2). and in an entire provisional electoral register (provisional electoral roll-up and electoral roll-out).

(2) A number of persons entitled to vote in the transmitted data on a number of occasions (in particular on the basis of the operating of studies in several educational institutions) shall be the multiple entries of one or more persons entitled to vote in order to ensure the same To merge electoral rights for the election of the Federal Representation from the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students to an entry in the provisional electoral register BV. The merger has to be taken into account by settling the social security number or the substitute mark of the persons entitled to vote, provided that there is no reasonable doubt on the basis of the other transmitted characteristics (surname or surname, first name, date of birth, personal identification mark, etc.), that this is the same person. The merge can be automated, but it must be documented in any case for which reasons it was decided for or against a merger. In case of doubt, the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students decides.

(3) Entries can be made on the basis of the social security number. of the substitute mark, these records of one or more persons entitled to vote by the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students shall only be made if the other information transmitted is in accordance with the other (Family name or surname, first name, date of birth, personal identification marks specific to the education establishment, etc.) together.

(4) The persons entitled to vote are then, in alphabetical order, ordered by surname or surname, to be entered in the provisional voters 'register BV, with the social security number and/or the social security number, respectively, being entered in the provisional voters' register the replacement identifier is masked out and each and every person entitled to vote is assigned a separate identification characteristic (serial number of the position in the provisional voters ' register BV) for the unique identification.

Preliminary voters ' register

§ 18. (1) The provisional voters 'register contains all persons entitled to vote in favour of the election of the Federal Representation (provisional voters' register BV).

(2) The provisional voter and voter registers HV must then be drawn up from this provisional voters ' register BV. This is done by combining the provisional voters ' register BV with all the persons entitled to vote for the respective university representation in a preliminary electoral roll-up and voter register HV.

(3) For the elections of the university representatives and student representatives in the respective educational institutions, the respective part of the voters ' register BV must be used, which contains those persons entitled to vote who are before the competent authority. Electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or sub-commission shall be entitled to vote.

(4) The voters ' register shall contain, in particular, the following columns of the ordinary Members:

1.

serial number in the voters ' register BV (ID),

2.

Family name or last name of the student,

3.

First name of the student,

4.

date of birth,

5.

Person identification marks specific to education (matriculation number, number of persons, personal identification number, etc.),

6.

Electoral rights (federal representation, university representation (s), student representation (s)).

Inspection of the provisional voters ' register

§ 19. (1) Voters and voters ' registers shall be placed within a period of six weeks before the last election day until five weeks before the first election day.

(2) To be recorded:

1.

In the rooms of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs, the provisional voters 'register BV and the voters' register BV and

2.

in the rooms of the respective high-school and high school students or the university representation in educational institutions in which no high-school and high school students are established, the provisional voters ' register HV.

(3) During the period referred to in paragraph 1, any ordinary member of the Austrian High School and High School of Student Affairs may inspect the respective provisional voters ' register.

(4) The election commissions shall be subject to the nomination of the Rector of the University or of the Pedagogical University or of the Head of the Private University or of the Representative or the representative of the holder of a University of Applied Sciences degree programme in accordance with § 13 (3) and § 24 (3) of the HSG 2014 and the poster areas allocated to the election commissions, the eligible voters are entitled to the exact time and duration of the Attention should be drawn to the above.

(5) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs may decide that information on the election in electronic form (e-mail) will be sent to all persons entitled to vote. The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs is entitled to commission a service provider with the dispatch by decision.

Objections to the provisional voters ' register

§ 20. (1) In the period laid down in § 19, any ordinary member of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs may appeal to the Chairman of the relevant Electoral Commission in writing objection to the provisional provisional application of the List of voters and voters. The objection shall have an application to include one or more persons entitled to vote in the voters ' register, the correction of an election entitlement or the removal of one or more non-electorates from the electorate, and Select the selector directory.

(2) The competent electoral commission shall decide on objections to the provisional electoral register at the latest within three working days. In particular, an improvement in the provisional electoral register shall be necessary if it is demonstrated that it has received appropriate documents or evidence of its inaccuracy. No separate legal remedy is admissible against the decision of the Electoral Commission.

(3) If, on the basis of a decision of the Electoral Commission, a change of the provisional voters ' register is necessary, the competent electoral commission or subelection commission shall have this decision immediately after the decision has been taken by the Commission. To inform the election commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students. The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs then has to make or arrange for the change of the provisional voters ' register.

(4) The voters 'register (voters' and voters ' register BV), which has been corrected by the electoral commission of the Austrian high school and high school students, is to be used as a basis for the election of the high school students and the high school of high school students.

Use of the voters ' register in the elections

§ 21. The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission or Subelection Commission shall, at the latest on the day before the first Election Day, produce paper-based voters ' registers in sufficient quantities, using the Wahladministration system. If sub-commissions are set up, the chairman of the electoral roll or voters ' register HV has to prepare lists of persons entitled to vote for the respective areas of action of the sub-commissions (voters and voters). Voter directory UK). The voters 'and voters' registers UK are to be handed over to the respective sub-commission before the elections begin.

Section 4

Nominations and nominations

Nominations

§ 22. (1) Groups wishing to take part in the election shall, at the earliest seven weeks before the first election day, submit an election proposal to the competent electoral commission with registered letter no later than five weeks before the first election day. There are forms according to the pattern of the Annexes 2 and 3 to use.

(2) The formal provision of the written letter shall not be required if the nomination is submitted in person within the time limit laid down in paragraph 1 of the chairman of the competent electoral commission or the chairman of the competent electoral commission. The handover is to be confirmed in writing by the chairperson or the chairman of the electoral commission as well as by another person present at the time of handover. The date, time and place of delivery shall be noted on the election proposal.

(3) Each nomination has to contain:

1.

the name of the elective group, including, where appropriate, a short designation corresponding to the name,

2.

a list of candidates,

3.

the declarations of consent of the candidates,

4.

the name of a representative, or a representative, who is authorised to be authorised,

5.

a sufficient number of statements of support (§ 27).

Denomination of the elective groups

§ 23. (1) where several nominations for an institution have the same or difficult names, the competent electoral commission shall have the appointing representatives and representatives of the eligible groups concerned to request, within three days, but not more than four weeks before the first election day, the agreement on the distinguishing names. If an agreement is not reached, the relevant electoral commission shall establish different denominations of the nominations.

(2) In any case, electoral groups which have been represented in the institution concerned shall be entitled to maintain their previous name.

(3) The use of names of organs of the HSG 2014 as the designation of an elective group shall not be permitted.

Candidate and Candidate List

§ 24. (1) The list of candidates shall not exceed twice as many persons as those for which the institution concerned is to be awarded.

(2) For each nominee and candidate, please state:

1.

Family name or surname and first name,

2.

Year of birth,

3.

Address,

4.

the designation of studies,

5.

the training-specific personal identification number (matriculation number, person number, person identification number, etc.).

(3) For each candidate, a confirmation of admission to a course of study, confirmation of the continuation of the course of studies or a confirmation of an upright training relationship is required for the semester of the elective semester. Or to prove it.

(4) Candidates who are not passively entitled to vote are to be removed from the list of candidates and candidates.

(5) If a candidate list contains more candidates than is allowed, the outnumbered candidates shall be deleted.

Declarations of consent

§ 25. (1) A person may be included in the election proposal only if he or she has declared his or her consent in writing. The declaration shall be attached to the nomination.

(2) Candidates and candidates who have not issued a declaration of consent shall be deleted.

Delegation Plenipotentiary Representatives

§ 26. (1) Each nomination shall contain the surname or surname and the first name and address of a representative or representative of the appointing representative.

(2) If an election proposal does not give a representative representative or a representative representative, the person referred to in the first place of the nomination shall be deemed to be a representative representative of the election or as a representative of the person responsible for the election, or Representatives of the elective group shall be the representative of the appointing authority.

(3) The elective group may at any time replace the appointing representative or the appointing representative with another representative or another representative. Such declarations to be addressed to the Electoral Commission shall require the signature of the last representative of the appointing representative or of the last representative authorised to give an appointment. If this or this is not true and if, in the opinion of the electoral group, it is no longer able to represent the electoral group, the declaration must be made by more than half of the candidates, at the time the introduction of the electoral proposal was signed on this one.

Support declarations

§ 27. (1) Any nomination, with the exception of the election proposal for the federal representation, shall have at least the following number of statements of support of eligible voters for the institution concerned: nominations for nominations for

1.

Institutions up to 500 persons entitled to vote must be 10,

2.

Institutions with more than 500 eligible voters of 20,

3.

Institutions with more than 1 000 persons entitled to vote of 30;

4.

Institutions with more than 5 000 persons entitled to vote of 50,

5.

institutions with more than 15 000 persons entitled to vote of 100,

6.

Institutions with more than 30 000 persons entitled to vote of 150,

7.

Institutions with more than 100 000 eligible voters of 200 eligible voters.

(2) The election proposal for the federal representation must be supported by at least 200 eligible voters from at least seven educational institutions, with these statements of support from at least ten eligible voters per educational institution .

(3) In the case of each declaration of support attached to the nomination, the surname or surname and the first name, if any, shall be the person identification mark (matriculation number, person identification number, person identification mark) ), indicate the address and study of the supporting person or the supporting person. For the statements of support, forms shall be provided in accordance with the model of the Annexes 4 and 5 to use.

(4) The admission to a course of study or confirmation of the continuation of the course of study or of an upright training relationship shall be made by the rector of the university or the teacher training college or the director of the university or the head of the private university or the representative of the holder of a university of applied sciences degree course or to exhibit.

(5) Electoral persons may not submit a declaration of support for the Federal Representation or a university representation only if they are entitled to vote for them.

(6) Paragraph 4 contradicting statements of support shall be deleted by the Electoral Commission as invalid if:

1.

the person who has made a statement of support is not entitled to vote at all;

2.

the person for a university representation to whom the nomination relates is not entitled to vote; the validity of the declaration of support of the same person on an election proposal for a university representation for which it is entitled to vote, shall not be affected by this.

(7) Any withdrawal of individual statements of support after the election proposal has been received shall not be taken into account by the Electoral Commission, unless the supporter or the supporter of the Electoral Commission makes it credible that she or has been determined by a material error or by fraudulent deception or threat to support the election proposal, and the withdrawal of the support declaration has taken place no later than four weeks before the first election day.

Candidature for student representatives

§ 28. (1) In the case of elections in student representatives, each candidate shall have his or her candidature at the competent electoral commission or subelection commission at the earliest seven weeks before the first election day and no later than four weeks before the last election day. To announce the election day with registered letter. There are forms according to the pattern of the Appendix 6 to use.

(2) The formal provision of the written letter shall be deleted if the candidature is handed over in person within the period of the paragraph 1 of the chairman of the competent electoral commission or subelection commission. The handover shall be confirmed in writing by the Chairperson or the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission or the Subelection Commission, as well as by a further person present at the time of the submission. The date, time and place of delivery shall be noted on the candidature.

(3) For each nominee and candidate, please state:

1.

Family name or surname and first name,

2.

Year of birth,

3.

Address,

4.

the designation of studies,

5.

the training-specific personal identification number (matriculation number, person number, person identification number, etc.).

(4) In addition, a confirmation of admission to a course of study, confirmation of the continuation notification of the course of studies or a confirmation of an upright training relationship is to be established or proven for the semester of the election.

(5) Candidates who are not passively entitled to vote for the respective student body shall not be allowed by the Electoral Commission or the Subelection Commission.

Examination and improvement of election proposals and candidatures

§ 29. (1) The election commissions shall immediately submit nominations and nominations for student representatives in respect of compliance with the provisions of § § 22 to 28 and with regard to the eligibility of candidates for the election of candidates. Candidates must be reviewed. The competent bodies of the educational institutions shall provide the necessary information.

(2) In the event of an election proposal, the provisions of Section 22 (1) and (3) (3) and (5) and a candidature shall be subject to the provisions of Section 28 (1), (2) and (4), but shall have defects in respect of the provisions of Section 24 (1) to (3) or § 27 (2) or (3) (3) or (3) (3) , the Electoral Commission shall submit the nomination of the eligible group or group concerned, respectively. the announcement of the candidature of the respective candidate or candidate with a letter of resignation or in any other appropriate way to postpone the improvement.

(3) The improved nomination or the improved announcement of the candidacy must be made within three days of the date of the submission to the appointing representative or the appointing representative or the representative of the appointing representative. in the case of the candidate, in the case of nominations for election at the latest four weeks before the first election day and in the case of nominations at the latest three weeks before the first day of the election, with the letter of registered letter returned to the relevant electoral commission be.

(4) The formal provision of the written letter is deleted if the improved nomination or the improved announcement of the candidacy are handed over in person within the period of paragraph 3 of the chairman of the competent electoral commission or the chairman of the competent electoral commission. . The handover shall be confirmed in writing both by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission or by the Chairman of the Electoral Commission and by a person present at the time of the handover. The date, time and place of delivery must be noted on the improved election proposal or the improved announcement of the candidacy.

(5) Where nominations and nominations are not re-submitted in time for improvement, these nominations and nominations shall be deemed to be withdrawn.

Withdrawal of nominations and nominations

§ 30. (1) An elective group or a candidate may withdraw the nomination or candidacy by a written declaration. This declaration must be submitted to the competent electoral commission for election proposals not later than four weeks before the first election day and for nominations at the latest three weeks before the first election day, and shall be submitted by the appointing representative. or from the appointing representative of the elective group and at least half of the persons entitled to vote who at that time supported the nomination, or be signed by the candidate or by the candidate.

(2) An election proposal shall be deemed to have been withdrawn if all candidates have, at the latest four weeks before the first election day, renounted their candidacy in writing to the Electoral Commission.

(3) A candidacy shall be deemed to have been withdrawn if the candidate in writing renounts her or his candidacy in writing to the Electoral Commission at the latest three weeks before the first election day.

Invalid nominations and nominations

§ 31. (1) Premature or delayed nominations and nominations, as well as election proposals, which comply with the provisions of section 22 (1) and (3) (3) to (3) and (5), as well as candidatures that do not comply with the provisions of § 28 (1) to (4), and withdrawn election proposals (§ 30) are invalid.

(2) In assessing compliance with time limits, the date and time of the post office stamp of the application post office or on personal handover, the date and time of the handover. In the event of an illegibility of the postmark, the election commission of the task note can be requested. In the case of postal stamps without specifying the time of day, the consignment shall be deemed to be abandoned at 12 noon.

Authorisation and publication of nominations

§ 32. (1) An election proposal shall be valid and shall be accepted by the Electoral Commission if it complies with the provisions of Sections 22 to 27. Candidature shall be valid and shall be accepted by the Electoral Commission if it complies with the provisions of Section 28.

(2) The election commissions shall, at the latest four weeks before the last election day, draw up the ballot paper for the election of the respective university representation on the basis of the accepted valid nominations, and shall submit the ballot to the electoral commission of the To submit to Austria's high school and high school students.

(3) The approved valid nominations and nominations shall be amended in accordance with § 23, § 24 (5) and § 25 (2), respectively. in the form which has been improved in accordance with Article 29 (3), the form must be made public at the latest three weeks prior to the first day of the election by institutions. § 11 shall apply to the form of the revelation.

(4) The validity of these nominations and candidatures shall not affect the validity of these nominations and nominations after publication of nominations and nominations.

(5) At the same time as the nominations have been published, the number of mandates to be given for each institution shall be determined.

Section 5

Conduct of the elections

Announcement of polling stations and voting times

§ 33. (1) The election commissions shall have the voting time and the polling stations to be levied no later than two weeks before the first election day. § 11 shall apply to the form of the revelation.

(2) The choice of voting time shall be such as to allow the exercise of the right to vote for all voters. At least six hours on each election day, a total of at least 24 hours on the three voting days must be available for the vote. On the last election day, the elections must be terminated by 5 p.m. at the latest. The election commissions or sub-election commissions in educational institutions pursuant to § 1 paragraph 1 (1) Z 2 to 5 HSG 2014, in which part-time studies are established, shall be entitled to extend the ballot on the last election day to the latest. 19.00 to be decided.

(3) In the case of educational institutions in which no high-school and high school students have been set up, at least two hours must be made available on each election day, at least twelve hours in total for the vote on the three voting days. On the last election day, the elections must be terminated by 5 p.m. at the latest. The election commissions or sub-election commissions in educational institutions pursuant to § 1 paragraph 1 (1) Z 2 to 5 HSG 2014, in which part-time studies are established, shall be entitled to extend the ballot on the last election day to the latest. 19.00 to be decided.

Forbidden zone

§ 34. (1) In the polling station and in a perimeter (prohibition zone) to be determined by the competent electoral commission or subelection commission, any form of election advertising shall be held on election days, and in particular by speeches to the electorate. Voter or by attack or distribution of election advertising prohibited. The radius of the area shall not be less than 15 metres from the entrance to the polling place and shall not exceed 50 metres. The perimeter shall be made available no later than seven days before the first day of the election, in the description of premises or areas covered by the prohibition zone.

(2) The transgressions referred to in paragraph 1 shall be punished by the district administrative authority with a fine of 100 euros up to 300 euros.

Polling stations

§ 35. (1) The choice shall be barrier-free.

(2) The Rector of the University or the Pedagogical University, or the Head of the Private University, or the representative of the holder of a university of applied sciences, has appropriate polling stations. as well as one computer with Internet access and printer according to § 14 (1) and § 25 (1) HSG 2014 per election commission or subelection commission as well as one computer with Internet access per sub-commission for the conduct of the election act at the to be provided by the respective educational institution. The computer and the Internet access have to be equipped with suitable hardware and software systems to ensure the functionality (e.g. anti-virus program, firewall).

(3) The necessary equipment of the local polling station, such as the ballot box and the required electoral cells with appropriate facilities, shall be provided by the electoral commission or subelection commission at the respective educational institution.

(4) In addition to the members of the electoral commission or sub-electoral commission and their subcommissions, only their subsidiary bodies, observers and observers, shall be allowed to vote in the polling station, and the voters shall be allowed to vote in favour of the votes and, if necessary, the Maintenance of the rest and order of persons required shall be allowed. After the vote has been cast, voters will have to leave the polling station immediately.

(5) Where necessary for the undisturbed conduct of the election, the Electoral Commission or the Sub-Electoral Commission or the Sub-Commission may have the electorate alone to be admitted to the polling station.

Electoral cell

§ 36. (1) At least one electoral cell shall be present in each polling station. In order to facilitate the speedier conduct of the electoral process, a number of electoral cells may also be drawn up for an electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or its sub-commission in so far as the monitoring of the ballot is not jeopardised.

(2) The electoral cell shall be established in such a way that the electorate in the cell shall be able to fill the ballot papers and enter into the electoral envelope without regard to any other person present in the polling station. If, for this purpose, specially constructed, fixed cells are not available, any separation device in the polling station, which prevents observation of the voter or voter in the electoral cell, is sufficient.

(3) The electoral cell shall be provided with a table and an armchair or with a standing desk, as well as with a writing document, with the required writing material for the filling of the ballot papers and sufficient lighting.

(4) The electoral cell shall be regularly controlled by the competent electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or subcommission.

Leadership of the election and the start of the electoral process

§ 37. (1) The electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or sub-commission shall be responsible for the management of the electoral process and for the observance of the electoral rules.

(2) The Chairman or Chairman shall ensure the maintenance of the peace and order of the electoral process.

(3) The chairman of the electoral commission or subelection commission shall, on the first election day before the appointed election time, list the voters ' register, together with the prepared voting lists, the closed list of envelopes with the access rights of the subcommissions to the electronic electoral administration system, the electoral envelopes and the counted official ballot papers of the electoral commission or the subelection commission or the ballot papers set up pursuant to § 10 Subcommissions to pass. Immediately before the start of the election, the members of the electoral commission or sub-election commission or subcommission shall have to convince themselves that the ballot box is empty and that the equipment provided is functional in accordance with § 35 para. 2.

(4) After the first and second election day, the electoral markets and the ballot boxes with the electoral envelopes and ballot papers contained therein, as well as the closed envelopes with the access rights of the subcommittees to the electronic To seal the electoral administration system from the members of the electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or sub-commission and to keep them under wraps and keep them safe until the ballot continues.

Exercise of the right to vote

§ 38. (1) The right to vote for the federal representation and the university representation shall be exercised as follows:

1.

by a personal vote before the competent electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission, where the student is entitled to vote, provided that no electoral card has been issued,

2.

issued a ballot card, either by returning the closed ballot card to the election commission of the Austrian High School Students ' Union or after submitting the ballot card, together with all the documents before the competent Election Commission or Subcommittee Commission or Sub-Commission in which the student is entitled to vote, by personal vote.

(2) The right to vote for the election of the student body shall be exercised by a personal vote before the competent electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission in which the student is entitled to vote.

(3) For persons entitled to vote who are admitted to a number of studies or who are admitted for studies carried out jointly by a number of educational institutions, and which are based on the organisation of the electoral commission or subelection commission or subcommission shall exercise their right to vote for the various institutions in the case of a number of electoral commissions or sub-election commissions or sub-commissions whose areas of activity overlap, shall be deemed to be the right to vote for the federal representation and the respective university representation on the occasion of the first election in the case of an electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission in the educational institution concerned.

(4) The right to vote of students who are admitted to an individual course of study shall be exercised by the electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission which is responsible for the determination pursuant to Section 47 (4) of the HSG 2014.

(5) Blind, severely visually impaired and physically disabled voters may lead and be helped by an accompanying person, who they can select themselves, and can be helped by the person accompanying them in the personal vote. Blind and severely visually impaired voters are to be provided with their own ballot template as a tool to enable the self-employed exercise of the electorate. This ballot paper template is to be taken by blind and severely visually impaired voters after the election process. In the case of electoral processes in which no accompanying person is required, the electoral cell may only be entered by one person.

(6) Persons who are not able to fill the official ballot paper without external assistance shall be deemed to be obstructed by the body or the sensory system.

(7) On the admissibility of the use of an accompanying person, in case of doubt, the electoral commission or the subelection commission or the sub-commission shall decide. Each vote with the aid of an accompanying person shall be recorded in the minutes of the election process.

Identification of identity and the right to vote

§ 39. (1) Each voter and voter in an educational institution shall have her or his identity before the electoral commission or subelection commission or subcommission by means of the student-specific ID of the students. (student ID) or the identity card or the passport or the driver's license.

(2) The determination of the right to vote has to be carried out exclusively on the basis of the voters ' register according to § 18 (3) and the electronically controlled voting list.

Voting

§ 40. (1) Each and every student must first be issued with a student ID card or a passport or a passport or a driving licence. A member of the Electoral Commission or Subcommittee Commission or Subcommission shall then have to check in the Wahladministration system which electoral rights have already been exercised by the student or the student. If it is registered in the voters ' register and has no indication that an electoral card has been sent to, or has been picked up by, or has been picked up by it, he or she shall not note that the right to vote in question has been , the President of the Electoral Commission or Subcommittee of the Subcommittee or the Sub-Commission shall submit to him or her the empty electoral envelope and the official ballot or ballot to which he or she shall be entitled. The official ballot papers must be stamped by the relevant electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission before the start of the ballot.

(2) The chairman of the electoral commission or subcommittee or sub-commission shall instruct the voter or the voter to go to the electoral cell. There, the voter fills the official ballots, places them in the envelope, emerges from the electoral cell and passes the envelope of the chairman or the chairman. This or this one lays the electoral envelope unopened into the ballot box.

(3) If the voter or the voter undertakes an error when filling out an official ballot paper, he or she shall, on her or his request, be followed by another official ballot paper. The voter or voter shall make the official ballot issued to him or her first before the electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission by tearing unusable and, in order to safeguard the secrecy of the election, to: .

(4) The handing over of a further official ballot paper shall in any case be recorded in the minutes of the election process.

Electronic voting directory

§ 41. (1) In the case of the voter or voter who has cast her or her vote, a member of the electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission shall vote in the electronically-controlled voting list of the The election administration system is to be noted.

(2) At the same time, the votes cast by a member of the electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or sub-commission must also be made in a paper-based voting list according to the model of the Appendix 7 shall be entered under the serial number and with the identification feature (ID).

(3) At the same time, her or his name shall be deleted by another member of the electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission in the paper-based voters ' register.

(4) The use of the electronically controlled voting list shall be carried out with the following measures:

1.

The structure of the electronically controlled voting list shall be based on the voting list in accordance with the model of the Appendix 7 shall be appropriate.

2.

Election Commissions or Sub-Electoral Commissions shall print out the electronic voting lists separately for each subcommission established after the polling stations have been closed.

3.

The printed pages of the electronically controlled voting list shall form the voting list to be included in the minutes.

4.

The data of the persons entitled to vote may be stored in encrypted form only on an external data carrier, which is to be protected and to be protected against unauthorised persons, and must, after full expression, at the latest however, a week after the last election day is deleted.

5.

The members of the electoral commission or sub-electoral commission and their sub-committees and observers shall be granted access to the electronically controlled voting list at all times.

6.

In the event of a failure of one of the EDP components supporting the electronically managed voting list, the electoral process shall be interrupted by the electoral commission or subelection commission or subcommission and only after the restoration of the full Function to continue.

Note of the vote in the student ID

§ 42. The electoral commission or subelection commission may decide by decision that the vote may be additionally recorded at a suitable place in the student ID card, if the identity has been proven by the student ID card.

Cases of doubt

§ 43. (1) The electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or sub-commission only has to admit to the vote, students who have been included in the voters ' register and who have proven their identity (§ 39).

(2) If there are reasonable doubts as to the identity of one or more persons entitled to vote, it shall or may not be allowed by the electoral commission or subelection commission or subcommission to vote if that person has been given a vote by a additional official photo ID can clearly prove its identity or identity.

(3) doubts within the meaning of paragraph 2 may be raised by members of the electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission and by observers and observers only as long as the person, over whose identity doubts , has not been elected.

(4) The decision of the Electoral Commission or Sub-Electoral Commission or Sub-Commission not to allow a person to vote must be made before the handing over of the election documents. No ordinary legal remedy is admissible against the decision.

(5) Decisions pursuant to paragraph 4 shall be noted in the minutes of the electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission.

Official ballot

§ 44. (1) The vote shall be based on the model of the Annexes 8 to 10 Use of official ballot papers to be provided. Depending on the nature of the organs to be elected, the official ballot papers shall be produced in different colours.

(2) The official ballot papers for the Federal Representation, the university representatives and the student representatives shall be produced in the following colours:

1.

light blue ballot papers for the election of the Federal Representation,

2.

beige ballot papers for the election of the university representatives and

3.

The ballot papers for the choice of student representatives are distinguishable by colour.

(3) On the official ballot paper are the elective groups (§ 22) and/or the candidates for study representatives (§ 28) can be seen in the order that results from their previous number of votes in the institution to be elected. Electoral groups or candidates not previously represented in the institutions concerned shall be connected in alphabetical order.

(4) In the event of technical conditions, the Electoral Commission or the Subelection Commission may decide that the determination of the result of the election shall be carried out by means of bar codes. In the event of such a decision, the electoral commission or sub-electoral commission shall arrange for the inclusion of bar codes on the official ballot in such a way as to ensure that each of the elective groups or members of the ballot paper shall be entitled to vote. each candidate and each candidate is assigned a clearly assigned bar code.

(5) The printing of the official ballot papers shall be at the latest at the same time as the nomination of the nominations by the chairperson of each election commission or subelection commission for all the institutions to be elected at the respective educational institution shall be made available. time.

(6) The chairpersons of the electoral commissions or sub-election commissions have for the visually impaired and blind students ballot paper templates at the chairperson of the electoral commission of the Austrian high school and high school students in the required number of times. The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School of Student Affairs has to make these available in the requested number of persons. The costs are pro rata per half of the Austrian high school and high school students and half aliquot according to the number of ordinary members of the high school and high school students at the educational institutions. .

(7) Official ballot papers shall be used for the postal ballot in accordance with the model of the Annex 8-postal ballot and the Annex 9-postal ballot , and have a note "postal ballot" to be included.

Election envelopes

§ 45. (1) opaque electoral envelopes shall be used for the election.

(2) The affixing of words and remarks or signs on the electoral envelopes shall be inadmissible. In the postal ballot, election envelopes with the names of the institutions to be elected may be used (§ 56).

(3) The electoral commission or subelection commission may decide, by means of a decision, that the designation of the educational institution may be printed on the electoral envelopes.

Valid ballot

§ 46. (1) The official ballot paper shall be filled out in a valid form if it is clearly to be seen from the ballot paper, which group of candidates or which candidate the elector or elector wished to elect. This shall be the case where the voter, in a circle preprinted to the left of the name of the elective group (the candidate or candidate), brings a lying cross or another sign which clearly indicates that: that she or she wishes to choose the nominee group or candidate in the same line.

(2) However, the official ballot paper shall also be valid when the will of the voter or voter in any other way, eg by hook, underline, other appropriate identification of an elective group or a candidate, shall be filled in. of a candidate, or through the passing of the other elective groups or candidates, clearly.

(3) If a candidate is mentioned more than once on a ballot paper, the nomination shall only be counted simply.

Invalid ballot

§ 47. (1) A ballot paper shall not be valid if a ballot paper other than the official stamp of the relevant electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or sub-commission has been used or the ballot paper has been used for the vote or the ballot paper has been used by The demolitions of a part have been impaired in such a way that it is no longer clear which group (which candidate or which candidate) wanted to elect the elector or the voter, or no elective group (no candidate). or no candidate), or two or more elective groups Or, in the case of elections in student representatives, more candidates have been designated as mandates for the institution concerned, or of the signs or the other signs attached by the voter or voter; It does not clearly indicate which group (which candidate or which candidate) she or she wanted to choose.

(2) If a ballot box contains several official ballots for the same institution to be elected, those ballots shall be invalid.

(3) Empty electoral envelopes count as invalid votes for all organs eligible for election commission (Subcommission).

(4) Words, remarks or signs affixed to the official ballot in addition to the identification of the elective group (the candidate or candidate) shall not affect the validity of a ballot in the event that this is the case. does not result in any of the invalidity reasons cited. The validity of the official ballot papers shall not affect any supplements of any kind in the elective envelope.

Examination of ballot papers and ballot counting

§ 48. (1) If the time fixed for the electoral process has expired and all voters who have previously been elected to the polling station have been elected, the chairman of the electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission shall have the following: Declare voting for closed. Upon completion of the vote, the polling station shall be closed, in which only the members of the Electoral Commission or Sub-Electoral Commission or Sub-Commission, whose auxiliary bodies and observers are allowed to remain, shall close.

(2) The electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or sub-commission shall thoroughly mix the ballot box located in the ballot box, to empty the ballot box and to establish:

1.

the number of electoral envelopes issued by the electorate,

2.

the number of voters registered in the electronically controlled voting list,

3.

in the case of the difference between the figures referred to in Z 1 and Z 2, the alleged reason why the number of votes cast does not correspond to the number of voters registered in the electronically controlled voting list.

(3) The electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or sub-commission shall open the electoral envelopes issued by the electorate to take over the ballot, check the validity of the ballot, the invalid ballots with the ballot paper, and the ballot papers shall be valid. continuous numbers and shall be established separately for each institution:

1.

the total amount of votes cast,

2.

the sum of the invalid votes cast,

3.

the sum of the valid votes cast,

4.

the sum of the valid votes cast on the individual elective groups or on the individual candidates.

(4) The findings referred to in paragraph 3 shall be notified in the fastest way possible, if possible by telephone, by the electoral commission or by the subelection commission.

(5) The members of the sub-commissions and of the electoral commission or subelection commission and observers shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Electoral Commission or Subcommittee of the Electoral Commission to the duty of secrecy of the election commission or subelection commission. The results of the election are to be noted until the time of the voyage.

Assessment of the electoral process

§ 49. (1) The electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or sub-commission shall have the electoral process and the election result in a transcript according to the model of the Appendix 11 , and to register the election results of the election of the Federal Representation and the University Representation at the respective educational institution in the Wahladministration system.

(2) In any case, the minutes shall contain:

1.

the name of the polling place, the polling station and the voting days;

2.

the names of the members of the electoral commission or sub-election commission or sub-commission present and absent observers, as well as the observers present,

3.

the exact number of official ballots taken for each institution,

4.

the time of the beginning and closing of the ballot,

5.

the decisions taken by the Electoral Commission or the Subelectoral Commission or Subcommission on the admission or non-approval of voters to vote (§ 43),

6.

Other decisions of the Electoral Commission or Subcommittee Commission or Sub-Commission, which were taken during the electoral process (e.g. interruption of the ballot, vote with the help of an accompanying person, handing over of another official Ballot papers),

7.

the findings of the electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission pursuant to section 48 (2) and (3); if invalid votes have been established, the reason for the invalidity of each ballot paper shall also be used, provided that the electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or sub-commission shall not be deemed to be acting unanimously as invalid.

(3) The minutes shall be connected:

1.

the voters ' register,

2.

the printed electronically controlled voting list and the paper-based voting list,

3.

the invalid ballot papers, which are to be packed in separate envelopes for each institution separately with the relevant inscriptions,

4.

the valid ballot papers, which shall be based on the voting groups and/or to be packaged separately for each institution, with appropriate inscriptions,

5.

the official ballot papers which have not been handed over and which are also to be packed in separate envelopes with corresponding inscriptions.

(4) The minutes shall be signed by the members and observers present of the Electoral Commission or Subcommittee of the Subcommittee or Subcommission. If the signature is not made by all the members present, the reason shall be stated.

(5) The transcript, together with its supplements, forms the electoral office.

Special circumstances

§ 50. (1) In the event of circumstances preventing the vote, any electoral commission or sub-electoral commission or sub-commission may interrupt the ballot or postpone it beyond the specified voting time within the given voting days. In the event of a risk of delay, such an interruption and postponement may also be carried out by the Chairman of the Electoral Commission at the Austrian High School and High School Students ' Union. In this case, the times according to § 33 must be observed.

(2) Any postponement shall be made available immediately in an appropriate manner.

(3) If the vote has already begun, the electoral markets and the ballot boxes containing the election envelopes and ballot papers contained therein shall be held by the electoral commission or subelection commission or subcommission until the ballot is continued. Closure and safe to keep.

6.

Conduct of the postal ballot

Voting by voting card issued

§ 51. (1) If an election card has been requested by one or more persons entitled to vote and is sent to or sent to or from the electoral commission of the Austrian High School of High-School Students, a personal Voting in front of the relevant electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission for the election of the federal representation and the university representation only with the submission of this election card possible.

(2) The student body must be elected in person before the relevant electoral commission or subelection commission or sub-commission.

Applying for a ballot card

§ 52. (1) An electoral card based on the model of the Appendix 12 for the election of the Federal Representation and the university representatives, from the day following the deadline in accordance with Section 47 (5) of the HSG 2014, the following day until one week before the first election day at the election commission of the Austrian High School Students ' Union pursuant to Section 44 (2) of the HSG 2014, proof of the identity of the applicant or the applicant, as follows:

1.

in writing, by registered letter or letter, or

2.

Personally, at the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School Students ' Union or

3.

electronically, by filling in and sending the "E-Form", on the homepage established for the conduct of the high-school and high-school elections (§ 4 paragraph 1 Z 2).

(2) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs has the address for a written application for a ballot card and for a personal application for a ballot card the place and opening hours by decision and to be published and published in accordance with § 11.

(3) The identity of the applicant or the applicant shall be shown as follows:

1.

in the case of a written application, by adding the copy of the student ID or identity card or passport or driving licence;

2.

in the case of a personal application, by presenting the student ID or identity card or passport or driving licence and issuing a copy of the passport;

3.

in the case of an electronic application for the use of the citizen card, including by means of a mobile telephone (mobile phone signature), or by uploading a copy of the student card or identity card or passport or the passport or the passport, Driving licence in the "E-Form".

(4) The applicant shall disclose the form of service (Section 53 (1) (5)).

(5) If an eligible person or an electorate has requested a ballot card, the person or persons entitled to vote shall be the ballot paper for the election of the federal representation and all ballot papers for the election of the university representatives for which this or the other party is responsible for the election of the German federal government. is the right to vote.

(6) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs is entitled to commission service providers with the organisation of the order, administration and dispatch of the voting cards by decision.

(7) The erasure of the electronic identification copies and the destruction of the identity copies in paper form has at the earliest after a final decision of any legal remedy and at the latest one week after the final decision of the final decision of any Legal remedies to be made.

Application for the issuing of an electoral card

§ 53. (1) An application for an electoral card pursuant to section 52 (application for an issue of an electoral card) shall contain the following minimum content:

1.

Family name or surname and first name,

2.

date of birth,

3.

Social security number or replacement identification number,

4.

Person identification marks specific to education,

5.

Indication of the type of delivery: either a personal pick up at the election commission of the Austrian High School and the postal service, or postal delivery stating the delivery address,

6.

Proof of identity,

7.

Email address.

(2) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs has to issue an electoral card on the basis of an application for the issuing of an electoral card only if the transmitted data and information according to paragraph 1 of the The applicant is fully and legible.

Registration of the election card application in the Wahladministration system

§ 54. (1) If the information in accordance with § 53 of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students has been fully transmitted, an electronic application for complete filling of the fields in the "E-Form" will be carried out by the Applicant or applicant for a written application after complete filling of the fields in the "E-Form" by the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School Students ' Association and the final activation of the Field "Send a ballot card application", the voting card application in the True load ministration system collected.

(2) If the information in accordance with § 53 of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School Students ' Electoral Commission has been given in full on a personal application form, the application for the application by the applicant or the applicant must be submitted. Applicants to the electoral card application in the Wahladministration system should be recorded.

Verification of the right to vote when applying for a ballot card

§ 55. (1) The election card applications in accordance with § 54 (1) and (2) shall be stored securely in the Wahladministration system and the applications for voting cards shall be submitted in accordance with the corrected voters 'register (voters' and voters ' register BV) from the Election Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs to check whether the applicant or the applicant has the right to vote, and to provide the following data from the electorate and the electorate from the electorate. Select directory BV to supplement:

1.

the identification characteristic (ID) and

2.

all electoral rights.

(2) After verification of the existence of the voting rights, in writing or electronically submitted applications, with the exception of the identification of the identity by the use of the citizen card, including those by mobile telephone (Handy-signature), an e-mail with a confirmation link and a rejecting link to those of the educational institution or to send the educational institutions to the applicant's or the applicant's e-mail addresses in accordance with § 16. Only when the identity of the applicant or the applicant is confirmed by a call to the confirmation link is the electoral card applied for in an effective way and the application in the Wahladministration system should be noted. If the rejection link is called, the electoral card application shall be deemed withdrawn.

Preparation dispatch/pick-up of the voting cards by the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students

§ 56. (1) The electoral card application, supplemented by the data in accordance with § 55 para. 1 of the Eligible Elective, shall be stored in the Wahladministration system.

(2) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students (Subcommission) has to examine the polling card applications that appear in the Wahladministration system and to process them as follows:

1.

The voting card shall be based on the model of the Appendix 12 to be provided with the following information:

a.

the name and the address of the eligible student specified in the request for payment of the ballot card,

b.

Education-specific persons (matriculation number, number of persons, personal identification number) or social security number,

c.

the number and denomination of the institutions to be elected,

d.

Address of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs, to which the electoral card is to be returned and

e.

Identification feature (ID), if necessary also in the form of a bar code.

2.

The ballot papers for all the voting rights included in the postal ballot shall be submitted together with the accompanying envelopes and a personalised cover letter of the electoral card; all documents shall be placed in a suitcase and shall be added to the voting list. shut down.

(3) The elective envelopes in the postal ballot shall be provided in the following colours:

1.

light blue voting envelopes for the ballot papers for the election of the Federal Representation with the imprint "Bundesvertretung",

2.

beige elective envelopes for the ballot papers for the election of the university representation with the imprint of the name of the respective university representation.

(4) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students (Subcommission) has to close the overkuvert after verification and compliance of the electoral rights and this process in the Wahladministration system to be noted. In the case of a personal pick up, this note shall only be made after the collection has been picked up.

Return of voting cards

§ 57. (1) If the right to vote is made in the course of the return of the closed electoral card to the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students (postal ballot), the voters or voters will have to vote for the vote. to give the official ballot papers filled out by her or him into the respective election envelopes. These elective envelopes must be closed and placed on the ballot card, and the ballot card shall be declared on the ballot card by a personal signature, stating that they or the official ballot papers shall be personal, unobserved and unaffected. has been completed. Subsequently, the election card must be closed and forwarded in due time to the election commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs, that the election card will arrive there no later than the second election day at 6 p.m., if it is not included in the results assessment.

(2) A return to the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students in accordance with paragraph 1 of the voting card shall be admissible:

1.

by personal submission of the electoral card to the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students (Subcommission) or

2.

by transmission (mail, messenger etc.) of the electoral card to the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students (Subcommission).

(3) In the event of non-existence of a reason for annulment, the vote by postal ballot shall be made in accordance with § 59 Z 1 or 4 or 5 or 7 and in the case of a one-length of the election card at the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School Students ' Union (Subcommission) until 6 p.m. on the second election day for the counting.

Recording of the ballot cards and verification of ballot papers and counting of votes

§ 58. (1) If the electoral card is received by the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students (Subcommission) before the second election day at 6 p.m., the election card shall have the right to vote on the integrity of the closure check that the tab of the electoral card is to be opened and that the visibility of the voter's or voter's data and the presence of the affierate declarations shall be reviewed. Election cards which do not fulfil these conditions must not be included in the results assessment. The entrance of the electoral card shall be noted in the Wahladministration system. This note in the Wahladministration system means that the right to vote already exercised by the postal ballot for the federal representation and the university representatives is no longer allowed to be exercised in person.

(2) The voting cards shall be securely held by the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students by the time of the counting.

(3) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs may begin with the counting of the postal ballot votes at the earliest on the last election day at 12 noon.

(4) Before the counting referred to in paragraph 3, the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs shall open the voting cards received and included in due time in accordance with paragraph 1 and include the elective envelopes contained therein in the Should be prepared separately for the Federal Representation and any higher education representation.

(5) Election cards in which a ground for invalidity pursuant to § 59 Z 2 and 3 is present shall not be included in the determination of results. Voting cards and electoral envelopes that are not included shall be attached to the electoral code. The reasons for the non-inclusion of the voting cards and the electoral envelopes are to be recorded in the minutes.

(6) After thorough mixing of the elective envelopes to be included, the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs has to open these separately for the Federal Representation and any higher education representation, to the ballot papers to to check the validity of the ballot, to provide the invalid ballot papers with a serial number and to determine the votes cast by means of a postal ballot:

1.

the total amount of votes cast for the Federal Representation and any higher education representation,

2.

the sum of the invalid votes cast for the federal representation and any university representation,

3.

the sum of the valid votes cast for the federal representation and each university representation,

4.

the sum of the valid votes cast on the individual elective groups for the federal representation and each university representation.

(7) The members of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students (Subcommission) and the observers shall be appointed by the Chairman or the Chairperson for their duty to maintain secrecy of the result of the postal ballot. to make a point of revelation.

Grounds for annulment

§ 59. The vote by postal ballot shall be void if:

1.

the affidavit declaration on the electoral card has not been made, or has manifestly not been made by the persons entitled to vote or by the persons entitled to vote,

2.

the electoral card does not include a polling card,

3.

the electoral card contains more electoral envelopes than the voting rights or voting rights are entitled to vote,

4.

the verification of integrity has shown that the electoral card is damaged in such a way that a previous abusive removal or relaying of the incumbable electoral envelopes cannot be ruled out,

5.

the data or the signature of the voter or voter can no longer be made visible by the fields of the electoral card located under the tab, or

6.

the electoral card has not arrived at the election commission of the Austrian High-School Students ' Union at the latest on the second election day at 6 p.m.,

7.

No more than three voting cards have been returned to an educational institution.

Section 7

Election result

Merge of the election results

§ 60. (1) The electoral markets of the sub-commissions shall be sent immediately to the competent electoral commission or sealed, the ballot papers and other documents shall be kept sealed at a suitable location at the educational institution.

(2) The electoral commission or subelection commission shall compile the votes cast for the federal representation, the university representation and the student representatives in the sub-commissions, and to determine the result of the election for the latter. The votes cast by the electoral commission or subelection commission shall be supplemented by the votes cast for the respective university representation by postal ballot, and the votes cast of the election of the federal representation to the electoral commission shall be supplemented by the votes cast by the election commission. to submit to the Austrian High School and High School students. This shall then be supplemented by the votes submitted for the election of the Federal Representation with the postal ballot votes cast. It shall be a transcript which shall be accompanied by a copy of the minutes of the subcommissions, subject to the application of the provisions of section 49 (2) to (4).

Wahlakt

§ 61. (1) The electoral markets of the subcommissions and the minutes according to § 60 para. 2 and section 62 (2) form the electoral commission's electoral commission.

(2) The electoral commission shall keep the electoral markets in an orderly and clear form for a period of five years, to keep the ballot papers for a period of two years. The Electoral Commission of the electoral commission of the Austrian High School and High School of Student Affairs includes the electoral markets concerning the postal ballot.

Assignment of the mandates for the federal representation, the university representatives and the student representatives

§ 62. (1) The assignment of the mandates for the federal representation, the university representatives and the student representatives must be carried out immediately after the determination of the result of the election. In this case, the provisions of § § 52 to 54 of the HSG 2014 are to be applied.

(2) The assignment of the mandates to the elective groups and the candidates in the case of study representatives shall be subject to a separate record for each institution elected on the basis of the model of the Annexes 13 to 15 ,

Election of the election result

§ 63. (1) The chairpersons of the election commissions shall immediately, at the latest, but one week after the last election day, have the election result for the Federal Representation or the university representatives and the student representatives in the form prescribed in § 11. to be published and published.

(2) To indicate:

1.

the numerical result of the election, ordered by groups or groups of electorates. after nominations,

2.

the number of mandates to be paid to the elective groups;

3.

the elected candidates for study representatives.

Understanding of the elected

§ 64. (1) The elected representatives of the Federal Representation, the university representatives and the student representatives shall be elected by the President of the Electoral Commission of their choice within one day after the election result has been made. . An additional verifiable notification may also be made by decision of the Electoral Commission. In this case, forms according to the pattern of Appendix 16 to use. The election shall be deemed to have been accepted if the elected person or the elected person does not reject his or her choice within three days of the date of the election of the election by registered letter to the Electoral Commission.

(2) If the elected person or the elected representative of the Federal Representation or the representative of the university is based on his or her choice, the term of office of the nominee or nominee shall be assigned to the next nominee or nominee in the nomination of the candidate group.

(3) If an elected or a chosen person chooses the choice of the student representative, the term of office of the candidate shall be assigned to the candidate with the next highest number of votes.

(4) If a substitute person or a candidate or a candidate departs from the mandate, then it shall be deleted from the list of candidates.

Objections to the election of the Federal Representation

§ 65. (1) The Federal Minister or the Federal Minister has to decide on objections concerning the violation of the provisions relating to the electoral procedure for the election of the Federal Representation.

(2) Each elective group for the Federal Representation is entitled, within two weeks from the date of publication of the respective election results, objections against the respective election to the Chairman of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian Federal Republic of Germany. To bring in high-school students and high school students.

(3) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs has to give its opinion on the objection and submit the objection and the opinion of the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister of State.

(4) An objection shall be granted and the election shall be declared invalid if the essential provisions of the electoral procedure have been violated and the distribution of the mandate could thereby be influenced. An option declared invalid shall be repeated in accordance with § 58 of the HSG 2014.

(5) Where an objection is made against the determination of an electoral commission or a sub-election commission to be determined or against false accounting investigations in the allocation of the mandate, it is necessary to correct the determination which has been made To revoke the election commission or subelection commission and to make the right election result to be disclosed. In this case, a new assignment of mandates shall be made. The unproperly assigned mandates shall delete with the legal force of the decision on the objection.

(6) The Federal Administrative Court may lodge a complaint against the decision of the Federal Minister of State or the Federal Minister of Justice within four weeks.

(7) In the proceedings for the decision on an objection or on a complaint, all the electoral groups shall have party status for the Federal Representation.

Objections to the elections of the university representatives and the student representatives

§ 66. (1) The Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs has received objections concerning the violation of the provisions concerning the electoral procedure for the elections to all institutions of the high school and high school students and to the Educational institutions in which no high school or high school students are set up, the higher education institutions and the student representatives are to be informed.

(2) Each elective group and each candidate for the student representative shall be entitled, within two weeks from the date of the election of the respective election results, to oppose the election of the respective candidate at the chairperson of the respective candidate's office or the chairman of the to the electoral commission or sub-election commission concerned.

(3) The electoral commission or subelection commission has to comment on the objection and submit the objection and the opinion of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School and High School Students ' Union.

(4) An objection shall be granted and the election shall be declared invalid if the essential provisions of the electoral procedure have been violated and the distribution of the mandate could thereby be influenced. An option declared invalid shall be repeated in accordance with § 58 of the HSG 2014.

(5) Where an objection is made against the determination of an electoral commission or sub-electoral commission to be determined or against false accounting investigations in the allocation of the mandate, the determination of the determination which has taken place shall be made. To revoke the election commission or subelection commission and to make the right election result to be disclosed. In this case, a new assignment of mandates shall be made. The unproperly assigned mandates shall delete with the legal force of the decision on the objection.

(6) An appeal against the decision of the Electoral Commission of the Austrian High School of Student Affairs can be filed within four weeks of appeal to the respective State Administrative Court.

(7) In the case of a decision on an objection or on a complaint, all the elective groups and the nominees for election shall have the right to vote for the institution or body of the institution concerned. the relevant university representation or student representation party position.

Reelection

§ 67. (1) If, on the basis of an objection due to a breach of the provisions relating to the electoral procedure, the repetition of an election is necessary, this election shall be carried out within 60 days from the legal force of the decision. Periods free of courses and the time limits for admission are not to be included in this period.

(2) The reelection period shall be carried out in one week from Tuesday to Thursday. The holding of the re-election during the course free time and within the authorisation periods is inadmissible. The election days are after consultation of the Austrian High-school and High-school students, the high-school and high school students and the university representatives at educational institutions, where no high-school and high school students are required to attend. is set up by the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister by Regulation.

(3) The re-election shall be based on the election proposals approved for the repealed election, unless they are withdrawn prior to the election. The introduction and approval of new election proposals as well as new electoral groups shall be permitted. The election proposal submitted by the relevant electoral group in the annulled elections shall be deemed to be withdrawn if the new nomination is approved by the electoral commission or the subelection commission.

(4) If the decision on the annulment of the election becomes final in the last quarter of the period of operation, the re-election and the institutions shall not be taken into account, respectively. The university representatives and the student representatives shall continue to perform their function until the end of the term of the function.

(5) These provisions shall apply also to the nominations for election of the student representatives.

8. Section

Final provisions

entry into force

§ 68. This Regulation shall enter into force 1. October 2014, in force.

Transitional provisions

§ 69. (1) The order of the election proposals for the federal representation on the ballot paper results from the mandate of the clubs according to § 8 (3) of the HSG in 1998 in the case of the high school and high school election campaign in 1998, provided that the respective election proposal has a written confirmation of the respective club chairman according to § 3 (1) of the Articles of Association of the Austrian High School Students ' Statute as amended on 28 June 2014, in which this or this confirmation confirms that the Election proposal is supported by her or his club.

(2) Each club can only support one nomination. In order to assess the mandate of the clubs, a reference date, which is seven weeks before the first election day, is to be used. If several clubs have the same mandate, the lot will be decided between them.

(3) Electoral proposals not supported by any club shall be in alphabetical order behind the other nominations.

(4) Election-advertising groups in the Federal Representation, which are supported in accordance with Section 1 of a Club pursuant to Section 8 (3) of the HSG 1998, Federal Law Gazette I No. 22/1999, are entitled, at any rate, to designate the term of the to maintain their respective supporting clubs as the names of the elective group.

(5) The election proposals for the Pedagogical Higher Education Committees, the Universities of Applied Sciences and the private university representatives, respectively. The nominations for student representatives at these educational institutions must be made in alphabetical order for the 2015 high school and high school students ' election on the ballot papers.

(6) The summary of several study representatives for a study representation by the university representation within the meaning of section 19 (2) of the HSG 2014 in educational institutions, in which no higher education representatives according to § 3 paragraph 2 or 3 HSG 2014 , may be established by the institutions in the Office pursuant to Section 70 (1) of the HSG 2014 pursuant to § 5 FHStG and/or § 20a, Section 1, Z 2 of the HSG 1998.

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