Change The National Council Election Regulations 1992 - Nrwo

Original Language Title: Änderung der Nationalrats-Wahlordnung 1992 - NRWO

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66. Federal law, the Federal law on the election of the National Council (National Council election regulations 1992 - NRWO) is changed

The National Council has decided:

The Federal law on the election of the National Council (National Council of election regulations 1992 - NRWO), Federal Law Gazette No. 471/1992, amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 106/2012, is amended as follows:

1 39 paragraph 3 the following sentence is added to §:

"The voting cards forms are to provide the competent authorities on the basis of a regularly conducted needs assessment in sufficiently for the issuance of voting cards."

2. § 39 para 4 penultimate sentence reads:

"With the envelope also is a breakdown according to § 49 para 8 and a list in accordance with article 106, paragraph 7 to follow."

3. in article 42, paragraph 1, the phrase 'at the latest on the forty-fourth day"is replaced by the phrase 'at the latest on the apossession day".

4. in article 46, paragraph 2, the phrase "on the einundvierzigsten day" is replaced by the phrase "on the 55th day".

5. in article 46, paragraph 3, the phrase "at the latest at the thirty-eighth day" is replaced by the phrase "no later than at the fifty-second day".

6. in paragraph 47, the phrase 'at the latest on the einundvierzigsten day"is replaced by the phrase"on the 55th day".

7. in article 48, paragraph 1, the phrase "but not later than on the day of the einundvierzigsten' is replaced by the phrase"at the latest on the 55th day".

8. in article 48, paragraph 2, the phrase 'at the latest on the thirty-eighth day"is replaced by the phrase"no later than at the fifty-second day".

9 § 49 paragraph 1 is as follows:

"(1) no later than at the fifty-second day before election day the State election authority has to complete the nominations." If a country party or regional party list containing extra candidates, these are to delete. Immediately to bring the Federal Election Commission electronically and publish the election proposals are then."

10. in article 49, paragraph 3, the phrase "at the latest at the thirty-eighth day" is replaced by the phrase "no later than at the fifty-second day".

11 § 49 the following paragraph 8 is added:

"(8) the State election authority have lineups (§ 39 para 4), where the published election proposals of the electoral district are listed, to provide to the extent of the voting cards forms provided (§ 39 para. 3) the authorities responsible for issuing of voting cards at the latest on the thirtieth day before the election."

12. in article 50, paragraph 1, the phrase 'at the latest on the einundvierzigsten day"is replaced by the phrase 'at the latest on the 55th day".

13. in article 50, paragraph 2, the phrase "up to the einundvierzigsten day" is replaced by the phrase "up to the 55th day".

14 the last sentence is § 54:

"Prior to each polling station the published election proposals according to § 49 paragraph 6 are, second sentence, and article 106, paragraph 6 to make accessible."

15 paragraph 75 paragraph 1:

"(1) the official ballots for the regional constituency of the country constituency have to earmark a large column for each choice promotional party. She has the list number, a circle, the party designation including the possible short term, each including a free room for the registration of each a candidate on the federal party list of the elected party and a candidate on the chosen party country party list and applicant sections in the order in which of the regional party list with circles and Arabic numerals, stating the surname or last name, first name and year of birth, to contain the apparent from the pattern system 6 the rest but taking into account the publication pursuant to paragraph 49. In the same way, ballot templates are (to produce section 66 paragraph 1). The official ballots and the ballot templates can be used only on the orders of the State election authority and only after receipt of the communication of the Federal Election Commission pursuant to § 106 para 6."

16 75 paragraph 2 the following sentence is added to §:

"When those candidate parties for the Federal Election Commission has published no federal election proposal, the field intended for granting of preferential voting for the federal party list with a hatch is to be provided."

17 § 76 para 1 first sentence reads:

"The empty official ballot has sections in which the voters can enter the party name (short name) and each a candidate of the federal party list, the party list of the countries and the regional party list of the party of his choice, as well as the apparent from the pattern System 7 to contain."

18 § 79 par. 1 and 2 are:

"(1) the voters a preference vote for a candidate of the federal party list, the party list of the countries and the regional party list of the party of his choice can awarded.

(2) a preference vote for a candidate of the federal party list can forgive the voters through the registration of the name of the applicant in the box provided on the official ballot. A preference vote for a candidate of the national party list can forgive the voters through the registration of the name of the applicant in the box provided on the official ballot. The registration is valid when is evident from her, which wanted to refer to candidates of the selected party of voters. "This is in particular the case if the registration at least the family name or last name of the applicant or applicants same federal party or same country party list with same name contains a corresponding differentiator (for example specifying the sequence numbers in the federal party list or in the list of countries party, the first name, year of birth, profession, or address)."

19 § 81 para. 1 No. 6 is attached following no. 7: "7 only a candidate in a field was entered, is been that belongs to a national party list or a federal party list, not published in the name of the candidate on the election proposal, or" 20. In article 81, paragraph 1, the previous No. 7 is called "8.".

21 paragraph 82 paragraph 2:

"(2) the election maps electoral can on which followed from empty official ballot him through registration of the name of a candidate on the federal party list, a candidate on the national party list and a candidate on the regional party the party of his choice each valid given a preferential voting."

22 § 83 para 1 No. 4 appended following Z 5: "5. only an applicant of a federal party list was referred to, no country proposal has been published by the in the electoral district, or" 23. In article 83, paragraph 1, the previous Z 5 is called "6.".

24 paragraph 84 paragraph 6:

"(6) after the election authority has to determine attributable votes on any candidates on the party lists a country proposal published in the electoral district, as well as a federal party list and to hold in a preferential vote log."

25 § 86 para 2 third sentence reads:

"Here they have due to the preferential votes logs the Sprengel electoral authority for any candidates on the party lists a country proposal published in the electoral district and for each candidate on a federal party list to determine the preferential voting attributable to him each and to hold for the area of the municipality in preferential vote logs."

26 paragraph 90 paragraph 4:

"(4) Lastly her present preferential votes protocols of the communities and on the basis of preference votes protocols referred to in paragraph 2 the last sentence for any candidates on party lists in the election district, published country election proposal and for each candidate of a list of the federal party to identify one the each attributable to him preference pursuant to § 91 and to hold for the area of the Stimmbezirks in preference votes logs has the district election office on the basis of which."

27 paragraph 96 paragraph 2:

"(2) after the State election authority has to summarize the investigation taken pursuant to paragraph 1 and the reports submitted in accordance with article 90, par. 2 and immediately announce the Federal Election Commission. Then has to determine the attributable to the applicant of the federal party list votes due to the preferential vote protocols submitted by the district election authority in accordance with article 90, par. 4 and hold in their own log of preferential votes. the State election authority"

28 article 98 para 3 first sentence reads:

"The mandates to be awarded will have initially assigned to turn those regional candidates, obtained the preferential votes amounting to at least 14% of the votes attributable to their party in the regional constituency."

29 § 99 paragraph 2 lit. f is: ' f) the names of regional candidates elected by each regional party list in the order of their appointment, if applicable, enclosing the number of votes attributable to them; "

30 § 102 para 3 first sentence reads:

"The mandates to be awarded will have initially assigned to turn those applicants which is at least as many votes as the number of choice, or obtained preferential votes amounting to at least 10% of valid votes attributable to their party in the electoral district."

31 § 103 para 2 lit. f is: f)

the names of candidates selected by each country party list in the order of their appointment, if applicable, enclosing the number of votes attributable to them;"

32. § 103 para 3 first sentence reads:

"The minutes of the first investigation, the preferential votes Protocol of the electoral district, as well as the preferential votes Protocol pursuant to article 96, paragraph 2 of writing the country electoral authority about the second criminal proceedings must be connected."

33. in article 106, paragraph 2, the phrase 'at the latest on the twentieth day"is replaced by the phrase 'at the latest on the forty-eighth day".

34. section 106 para 6 and 7 are:

"(6) on the forty-fourth day before election day the federal election Agency has to complete the federal election proposal and to announce without street names and numbers on the official notice board of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, as well as on the Internet. At the same time, she has to bring the published election proposals the State election authority by electronic means.

(7) the Federal Election Commission has constellations where the published federal election proposal are to provide to the extent of the voting cards forms provided (§ 39 para 3) at the latest on the thirtieth day before the election. the authorities responsible for issuing of voting cards"

35. in paragraph 106, the previous paragraph 7 receives the sales designation (8).

36. paragraph 108:

"108. (1) has the Federal Election Commission first to determine the attributable to the Federal proposal applicants preference due to the preferential vote protocols submitted by the country's electoral authority pursuant to article 96, paragraph 2, and to hold in their own log of preference votes.

(2) the mandates assigned in the third investigation (section 107) are initially assigned to the series for those candidates who have gained votes in the Federal territory to the extent of at least 7% of valid votes to her party. The order of allocation of mandates this follows the order of the preference votes of each candidate, the order starting with the maximum number of votes, each followed by the lower number of preferential votes. Applicants to the assignment of a mandate would have the same claim, the ranking endorsements of candidates on the federal party list are decisive.

(3) mandates of a party which is not or not may be awarded on the basis of preference votes entirely to candidates, are assigned to the parties in the order of the federal party list candidates. These remain disregarded applicants who have already received assigned a mandate on the basis of their preference. Unelected candidates are for the case that a mandate of their list on the Federal proposal is done to take into account. This the order of their appointment is determined according to the order on the federal party list.

(4) the Federal Election Commission has the result of their findings in the third investigation summarized as follows: a) the number of attributable to the individual parties party totals in the Federal territory;

(b) the number of each party's interest mandates;

(c) the names of candidates, which mandates pursuant to article 107, paragraph 8 were allocated in the order of their appointment, if applicable, enclosing the number of votes attributable to them;

(d) the names of its non-elected candidates, taking into account the observations referred to in paragraph 2.

(5) the result of the investigation of the Federal Election Commission is to be recorded in a transcript. These minutes shall contain at least: a) the names of arriving and absent members of the Federal Election Commission.

(b) the statements referred to in paragraph 4.

(6) the result of the investigation is to be published without delay in the form referred to in paragraph 4. The announcement has lit in the Internet, as well as without the preference votes result and the names referred to in paragraph 4. (d) on the official notice board of the Federal Ministry of the Interior to be carried out. The announcement has also the date to include when it was posted on the official notice board.

"(7) on request, the Federal returning officer has at present observers (section 20a para 1) a compilation of the vote result of the electoral authority, signed by him to follow up."

37. § 129 the following paragraph 4 is added:

"(4) the articles 39, par. 3 and 4, 42 para of 1, 46 para 2 and 3, 47, 48 para 1 and 2, 49 para 1, 3 and 8, 50 para 1 and 2, 54, 75 para. 1 and 2, 76 para 1, 79 par. 1 and 2, 81 para 1 Nos. 7 and 8, 82 para. 2, 83 para 1 Nos. 5 and 6" , 84 para of 6, 86 para of 2, 90 par. of 4, 96 par. of 2, 98 para of 3, 99 para 2 lit. f, 102 paragraph 3, 103 para 2 lit. "f and paragraph 3, 106 paragraph 2, 106 para 6, 7 and 8, 108 and the attachments 6 and 7 as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 66/2013 contact XX.XX. 201 X in force."