Law Organizing Electronic Voting With Proof Paper (1)

Original Language Title: Loi organisant le vote électronique avec preuve papier (1)

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Posted the: 2014-02-14 Numac: 2014000108 SERVICE PUBLIC FEDERAL Interior 7 February 2014. -Law e-voting with proof paper (1) PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians, to all, present and to come, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Chapter 1. -Disposition introductory Article 1.
This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 77 of the Constitution.
CHAPTER 2. -Provisions general article 2. this Act applies to the Organization of the elections of the European Parliament, of the House of representatives and of the parliaments of community and region in the municipalities where it is made use of a system of electronic voting with proof paper.
S. 3. the King may, by Decree deliberated in the Council of Ministers, decide that for electoral, electoral cantons, municipalities or post diplomatic or consular posts designated by him, it is made use of an electronic voting system with proof paper in the elections, the elections for the renewal of the parliaments of community and region as well as in the elections for the renewal of the European Parliament.
S. 4 § 1. A system of electronic voting with proof paper includes, per polling station: 1 ° an electronic ballot box with a scanner;
2 ° several computers to vote with each screen touch display, a printer of ballots and a smart card reader.
3 ° a computer for the president with a unit to initialize smart cards and a printer;
4 ° a barcode reader for viewing the contents of the barcode by the elector;
5 ° of smart cards.
Each polling booth is equipped with a computer to vote.
In each polling station, at least one of the booths equipped with a computer to vote offers barcode reader for viewing the contents of the barcode by the elector.
Each polling station has a waiting area located at least one metre from the ballot box.
In addition, each principal office of canton has one or several electronic systems totaling of votes cast in the polling stations covered by this main office.
§ 2. The King determines the rules of presentation of lists and candidates on the screens of computers to vote.

§ 3. With evidence paper electronic voting systems, electronic totalizing votes and electoral software referred to in articles 17 and 18 can be used if they comply with the conditions determined by the King accreditation, which guarantee in any case the reliability and security of systems, as well as the secrecy of voting.
The Minister of the Interior, on the advice of the approved body for this purpose by the King by deliberate order in Council of Ministers, finds this compliance.
The opinion of the certified body referred to in paragraph 2 is made public by the Minister of the Interior or his delegate.
S. 5 § 1. The system referred to in article 4, § 1, is either the property of the commune, being understood that aggregation of votes to an electoral canton electronic systems are the property of the joint capital of canton, or the property of the regional authority if it decided to acquire.
The State may intervene financially in investment costs to a maximum of twenty percent of them according to the standards laid down by the King by Decree deliberated in the Council of Ministers on the number of voting systems.
§ 2. The municipality ensures maintenance and conservation of the material. It manages these properties as a good father. It is required to repair or replace in the shortest time equipment unserviceable.
These expenses are responsibility of the municipality, which concluded a maintenance contract for this purpose.
§ 3. The costs for assistance the day of the election are borne by the State.

§ 4. Election software, security codes, smart cards, the specific electoral paper needed to print ballots and storage media are provided by the Minister of the Interior or his delegate in each election.
S. 6. the municipalities having recourse to the system of electronic voting with evidence paper are excluded from the apportionment of costs relating to the preparation of the ballots and the operation of counting stations covered by the electoral Code as well as the distribution expenses which, due to the automation of the vote do not apply to election offices of the electoral district or electoral Township.
CHAPTER 3. -The system of electronic voting with proof paper art. 7. each voting compartment of the polling station is equipped with a computer to vote.
S. 8 § 1.
Before going to the voting compartment, the voter receives the President of the office or the assessor that the latter means, a smart card that the president or the assessor will be previously initialized and allows to vote once per election for which the elector is summoned.
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2. To express its vote, the elector shall obligatorily, first to the introduction of the card in the drive for this purpose, this within vote installed in the compartment-booth computer.

If several elections were held simultaneously, the Minister of the Interior sets the order in which votes must be expressed.
When the laws on the use of languages in administrative matters, coordinated on 18 July 1966, leave the voter the choice of language for the electoral process, it is first invited to do this choice; This is after confirmation, definitive for all voting operations.
The election members of Parliament in the electoral district of Brussels-capital as well as for the election of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region, the elector first makes the choice of the electoral college or the linguistic group to which belongs the list for which he wishes to vote. Only the lists submitted for this college or linguistic group are then displayed on the screen.
For the election of the members of the House of representatives in the municipalities of the electoral district of Rhode-Saint-genèse, voter performs first choice between the constituency of Flemish Brabant and the electoral district of Brussels-capital. Similarly, for the election of members of the Parliament European in the municipalities of the canton electoral, voter performs first choice between the Dutch electoral college and the french electoral college. Only the lists submitted to the district or the electoral college chosen are then displayed.
§ 3. In all cases, the touch display screen displays the serial number and the symbol or logo of all the lists of candidates, subject to the application of § 2, paragraphs 4 and 5.
The elector indicates the list of his choice by touch on the touch display. It can also indicate by a white vote that he wishes to make its vote to any of the featured lists.
After the voter has chosen a list, the display screen displays, for this list, the name and surname of a serial number preceded by candidates.
The elector expresses his vote by touch on the touch display screen: 1 ° in the box placed at the top of list, if it adheres to the order of presentation of the candidates;
2 ° in the boxes placed next to one or more candidates of the same list.
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4. After the voter has expressed his vote in accordance with § 3, it is prompted to confirm.
This confirmation closes the elector for the relevant election. As long as the vote is not confirmed, the voter may repeat the vote.
§ 5. Where appropriate, the voter is invited then by information appearing on the display, to vote according to the same procedure for the next election.
S. 9 § 1. When an elector has voted for all of the elections, a ballot is printed and made available to it.

§ 2. Within the same electoral district, regardless of the vote of the voter, the dimensions of the printed ballot must be identical.
The Minister of the Interior determines these dimensions for each electoral district as well as the particulars printed on the ballot.
§ 3. The printed ballot has two parts: 1 ° part indicating, in the form of a two-dimensional barcode, the vote issued by the elector;
2 ° part indicating in typewritten form, for each type of election if such is the case, the vote issued by the elector. The typed portion is used only for control and audit purposes.

§ 4. The voter then fold regularly and sustained his ballot in two parts, face inwards in order to preserve the secrecy of the vote.
The bureau shall ensure that the secrecy of the vote is respected.
§ 5. The elector removed map smart drive provided for this purpose. The computer to vote, nor the smart card retain data concerning issued voting.
§ 6. The voter has the option, when reading through a specific player made available the bar referred to in § 3, 1 ° view on a screen that the content of this barcode matches the vote he issued on the screen for each election and which appears in form typed on the ballot.
The visualisation is done in the order according to which votes were issued. When this visualization, the voter may not change his vote.

§ 7. An elector who has difficulty expressing his vote may be assisted by the president or another Member of the bureau designated by him, excluding witnesses. However, if these

difficulties are due to a disability, the elector may in accordance with article 143, paragraph 4, of the electoral Code, with the permission of the president, be accompanied of a guide or support of his choice.
The name of the one and the other are mentioned in the minutes.
If the President or another Member of the office disputes the reality or the importance of these challenges, the office statue and its reasoned decision is entered in the minutes.
S. 10 § 1. After he expressed his vote, the voter leaves the compartment and goes to the ballot box with his ballot still folded in half as well as mentioned in article 9, § 4, paragraph 1.
If another elector is already present before the ballot box to record his ballot, the voter must wait in area referred to in article 4, § 1, paragraph 4.
Voter presents then the smart card to the president of the office or the assessor appointed by it, scans the barcode of its newsletter and finally inserts it into the ballot box.
§ 2. The ballot is cancelled: 1 ° if the elector unfolds his ballot out of the compartment-booth, to let know the vote it has issued. It is also the case if the elector has made externally marks or inscriptions on his ballot.
2 ° If, as the result of improper handling or other involuntary manoeuvre, the elector spoiled the ballot which was handed to him;
3 ° If, for technical reasons, the printing of the ballot has proved impossible in whole or in part;
4 ° when a display by the elector to screen the content of the bar code in accordance with article 9, § 6, it finds a difference between this display appears on the screen and the mention of such issued voting that printed on the ballot.
5 ° If the reading of the bar code by the electronic ballot box is not possible.
In the cases referred to in the paragraph 1, 1 ° and 2 °, the cancellation may be imposed after a decision of the office to that effect.
In the case referred to in the preceding paragraphs, the voter is invited to repeat his vote with a new smart card. Even if an elector has deteriorated, before its vote, inadvertently smart card that has been submitted, a new card is supplied chip.
The president listed on the folded ballot taken in pursuance of paragraph 1, the words: "Repeated Bulletin" and adds his signature.
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11A after the vote, the president of polling makes the device of inoperative voting for subsequent votes. Data relating to the vote are still recorded on two supports memory.
The ballots are then placed in an envelope (or a suitable corresponding format) which is sealed. This door cover superscription the words of content, the date of the election, identification of the voting and the electoral canton office. It bears the signature of president, members of the bureau on the back and if they make the wish, witnesses.
The vote of given polling data may be disclosed.
S. 12. the media memory are placed in an envelope bearing in subscription reference to content, the date of the election, the identification of the voting and the electoral canton office. The envelope is sealed and door overleaf the signature of the president, members of the bureau and if they make desire, witnesses.
S. 13. the minutes of polling is written instanter. He mentions by election the number of registered votes, the number of voters present and the number of ballots taken under article 10, § 2.
Are mentioned in the minutes the security elements required and necessary statistics to study determined by the Minister of the Interior.
Also mentioned in the minutes, if applicable, the difficulties and incidents during the voting.
The ballots resumed under article 10, § 2, of one part, and the ballots, referred to in article 16, paragraph 1, 3 °, issued as a test by the Chairperson or members of the polling station before the opening of the office to voters, on the other hand, are placed in separate sealed envelopes that are attached to the minutes.
Smart cards as well as the electoral paper still present in the printers to vote or not used are placed in a sealed envelope which is delivered by the president of the polling to an official appointed by the college of Mayor and aldermen or communal college of the commune. The latter action can take place with the help of this Manager.
S. 14. the minutes and the annexed envelopes, the envelope containing the ballot papers found in the ballot box as well as media memory are delivered without delay by the Chairman of polling, against a receipt, to the president of the principal office of canton.
Smart and the electoral paper recovered in printers or unused cards are kept in the premises of the communal administration with an indication of their origin. The ballot found in the ballot box, ballots taken under article 10, § 2, ballots issued as test by the Chairperson or members of the polling station before the opening of the office, and the memory used media are kept at the registry of the Court of first instance or the justice of the peace , with indication of their origin, as long as the election is not definitively committed or rolled back.
CHAPTER 4. -Special provisions for voting art. 15. in the polling stations where it is made use of a system of electronic voting with proof paper: 1 ° Notwithstanding section 139 of the electoral Code, in article 18, § 1, paragraph 3, of the ordinary law of 16 July 1993 aimed at completing the federal structure of the State, in article 15, § 1, paragraph 3, of the law of 12 January 1989 regulating the procedure for the election of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region and the Brussels members of Flemish Parliament, in section 31, § 1, paragraph 3, of the Act of 6 July 1990 regulating the procedure for the election of the Parliament of the German-speaking community, the King may increase the maximum number of electors per compartment-booth;

2 ° by way of derogation from article 95, § 9 of the electoral Code, in article 14, § 4 of the above-mentioned Act of 6 July 1990, the King may increase the number of members of polling stations where enrolled more than eight hundred electors;
3 ° Notwithstanding article 142, paragraphs 1 and 2, of the electoral Code and article 32, paragraphs 1 and 2, of the Act of 6 July 1990 regulating the procedure for the election of the Parliament of the German-speaking community, the King may extend the opening hours of the polling stations. In this case, attendance of the Chairman and the other members of these offices are increased by 50 per cent.
In the case referred to in the paragraph 1, 3 °, the instructions to voters are adapted.
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16. in the polling stations where it is made use of a system of electronic voting with proof paper, previously at the opening of the office to the voters: 1 ° the president ensures that the ballot box tray to hold the ballots issued by computers to vote is empty and seal the ballot box.
2 ° the president checks that the number of registered votes counter is zero;
3 ° the president or the members of the bureau shall, on each computer to vote, a vote as a test in order to verify that the computer's voting works correctly. Ballots bearing the votes issued as test are only played with the reader of bar code, referred to in article 4, § 1, paragraph 1, 4 °, which is present in one of the booths and are either scanned into the electronic ballot box or deposited therein. These votes as test are placed in the envelope provided for this purpose.
Also the documents prescribed for the election concerned, a copy of this Act is filed in the polling station and a second copy is made available to voters in the waiting room. All of the lists of nominations for each of the elections are displayed in each polling station on a Panel for that purpose. These lists are also affixed in each voting booth.
CHAPTER 5. -Operations prior to the election article 17 § 1. The Minister of the Interior or his delegate to develop the electoral software intended for the main offices of college, at the principal offices in province, the main offices of electoral district, the principal of township offices and polling stations.
§ 2. In the week following the day of the election, the voting software is published on the website of the Minister of the Interior or his delegate.
S. 18 § 1. As soon as the final stop lists of candidates, or in the event of appeal, as soon as the bureau took note of the decision of the Court of appeal or of the Council of State, the president of the main office of electoral college, by constituency, where the electoral cantons of their spring are affected by voting with proof paper, passes through the digital channel these lists and the number allocated to them to the officer designated by the Minister
of the Interior.
§ 2. Documents reproducing the entire order numbers, abbreviations and logos presented lists and lists of candidates, such as software will cause it to appear in the display, are subject to the approval of the president of the main bureau referred to the § 1, which checks the consistency of these documents with the minutes of final judgment

lists of candidates. Each president or the person designated invalid documents after having to make the necessary corrections and returns posted the above official documents.
It shall establish memory materials to the aggregation of votes by the main offices of canton as well as memory materials to the polling stations.
§ 3. These supports, placed in an envelope sealed by main office or voting are delivered by the supra official against a receipt to the presidents of the main offices at least three days before the election. Each envelope carries subscription identification of the corresponding office. A sealed envelope separate office and delivery against receipt to the presidents of the main offices contains the necessary security elements for the use of storage media.
The president of the head office calls against a receipt to each president of polling under its jurisdiction, envelopes that relate to it, no later than the eve of the election.
CHAPTER 6. -Aggregation of votes Art. operations 19. the president of the Head Office of canton shall upon receipt of media memory from the vote office, to the registration of one of the brackets on the carrier of memory for the aggregation of votes.
If recording using the bracket memory proves impossible, the president of the main office resumes the Save using the second bracket operation.
If this operation proves to be also impossible, president of the head office requires the provision of an electronic ballot box and a computer Chair, mentioned in article 4 of the concerned municipality; He proceeds to a full record, by means of the reader of the URN, this barcode on each ballot placed in the envelope referred to in article 11, paragraph 2.
Recording finished polling, the president replace ballots in the envelope referred to in article 11, paragraph 2, and seal again it. He then proceeded to the registration of the new support memory thus constituted.
S. 20. the proclamation by the president of the Head Office of canton of partial results obtained by the lists may occur after the registration of a number of polling stations to be determined by the Minister of the interior until the recording of all polling stations.
In the absence of the determination of the proclamation rules referred to in paragraph 1 by the Minister of the Interior, the proclamation by the president of the Head Office of canton of partial results obtained by the lists may occur after the registration of at least ten offices and subsequently of ten additional polling and so forth until recording of all polling stations.
S. 21. when the results of all the polling stations have been registered and totaled, the president of the main office shall print the minutes and the census table of votes which models are established by the Minister of the Interior.
In the electoral district of Brussels-capital, the election of the European Parliament, the president of the canton main office shall print of two tables of census: one written in french, lists the results of the votes cast in favour of lists of candidates of French expression or for lists of candidates submitted to the principal office of the french college, and the other written in Dutch, lists the results of the ballots cast for the lists of candidates of Dutch expression or for lists of candidates submitted to the Head Office of the Dutch college; It makes the impression of a separate report.
In Rhode-Saint-genèse electoral Township, in the election of the House of representatives, the president of the Head Office of canton proceeded to the printing of two established Census tables in Dutch: one lists the results of the votes cast in favour of lists for the constituency of Flemish Brabant, and the other, identifies the results of the ballots cast for the lists of the electoral district of Brussels-capital. Similarly in this electoral canton, in the election of the European Parliament, the president of the principal office of canton shall print of two tables of census established in Dutch: one lists the results of the ballots cast for the lists of the french electoral college, and the other, identifies the results of the ballots cast for the lists of the Dutch electoral college.
S. 22 § 1.
The minutes and the census table, signed by the Chairman, the other members and witnesses of the main office, are placed in a sealed envelope which subscription indicates the content.
This envelope as well as those containing minutes of polling stations together in a sealed package that the president of the head office achieve, within 24 hours, as the case may be: 1 ° to the president of the Head Office of the electoral district with regard to the election of the House of representatives;
2 ° the President of the main office in province referred to in article 12, paragraph 3, of the law of 23 March 1989 concerning the election of the European Parliament;
3 ° to the president of the Head Office of the electoral district for the election of the Walloon Parliament, the Flemish Parliament and the Parliament of the German-speaking community;
4 ° the President of the regional office for the election of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region.
§ 2. Storage media from polling stations as well as those used by the main office for tabulation of votes are delivered, against acknowledgement of receipt, to the official designated by the Minister of the Interior as soon as the election is definitely committed or rolled back. This officer performs the erasure of storage media and notes by written report to the Minister of the Interior or his delegate that this deletion has been made.
§ 3. As soon as the election was definitely committed or rolled back, the ballot papers found in the ballot box kept at the registry of the Court of first instance or the justice of the peace, are destroyed.
§ 4. As soon as the election was definitely committed or rolled back, the ballots resumed as well as those issued as a test, kept at the registry of the Court of first instance or the justice of the peace, are destroyed.
§ 5. As soon as the election was permanently posted or cancelled, the electoral paper recovered in printers is destroyed by an official of the local administration where this paper is kept. A record of this destruction is drafted.
S. 23 § 1. The main office of cantons in which electronic voting with ballot paper production is organized is not split into a bureau and an Office B, by way of derogation: 1 ° in article 30 of the ordinary law of 16 July 1993 aimed at completing the federal structure of the State, with regard to the simultaneous election of the Walloon Parliament, the Flemish Parliament and the European Parliament;
2 ° in article 37 of the same Act, with regard to the simultaneous election of the Walloon Parliament, the Flemish Parliament and the House of representatives;
3 ° to article 24 of the law of 12 January 1989 regulating the procedure for the election of the Parliament of the Region of Brussels - capital and Brussels members of the Flemish Parliament, with regard to the simultaneous election of this Parliament and the European Parliament;
4 ° in article 30 of the Act, with regard to the simultaneous election of the Parliament of the Region of Brussels - capital and the House of representatives;
5 ° to section 52 of the Act of 6 July 1990 regulating the procedure for the election of the Parliament of the German-speaking community, with regard to the simultaneous election of this Parliament, the Walloon Parliament and the European Parliament;
6 ° to section 58 of the Act, with regard to the simultaneous election to the Parliament of the German-speaking community, the Walloon Parliament and the House of representatives.
§ 2. The main office of cantons in which electronic voting with ballot paper production is organized is not split into desks A, Office B and Office C, by way of derogation: 1 ° in article 41quater of the ordinary law of 16 July 1993 aimed at completing the federal structure of the State, in the event of simultaneous elections to the Walloon Parliament the Flemish Parliament, the Parliament and the House of representatives;
2 ° in article 37 of the law of 12 January 1989 adjusting the terms of the election of the Parliament of the Region of Brussels - capital and Brussels members of the Flemish Parliament in the event of simultaneous elections; for this Parliament, the European Parliament and the House of representatives
3 ° to section 64 of the Act of 6 July 1990 regulating the procedure for the election of the Parliament of the German-speaking community, in the event of simultaneous elections for Parliament, the Walloon Parliament, the European Parliament and the House of representatives.
CHAPTER 7. -The College of Experts article 24 § 1.
There is hereby established a College of Experts as follows: 1 ° a permanent College;
2 ° in the election of the members of the House of representatives, the European Parliament and parliaments of community and region, a non-permanent College is Deputy permanent College.
The College of Experts is composed of computer specialists.
§ 2. To the constitution of the permanent College, the Parliament of the Region of Brussels - capital, the Walloon Parliament, the Flemish Parliament and the Parliament of the German-speaking community designate, for a period of five years, each a

effective expert and an alternate expert, the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region however cannot designate an effective expert and an alternate expert member of the same linguistic role. The House of representatives means, for a period of five years, three actual experts and three alternate experts, ensuring on the occasion of this designation to ensure parity of the permanent College.
One of the actual experts appointed by the House of representatives shall carry the degree Bachelor of law and master of law, ensuring as far as possible that it has knowledge of basic computer.
The actual experts referred to in paragraph 1 means in their midst a Chairman and a Secretary.
The election of the members of the House of representatives, the European Parliament and the parliaments of community and region, designated alternate experts are full members of the College of Experts.
§ 3. To the constitution of the non-permanent College, the House of representatives, the Parliament of the Region of Brussels - capital, the Walloon Parliament, the Flemish Parliament and the Parliament of the German-speaking Community shall each designate two experts.
These designations are performed both during the complete renewal of each Assembly that when a new election held following the cancellation of a vote, as well as in an election following a vacancy which cannot be filled by an alternate installation.
S. 25 § 1. The election of the members of the House of representatives, the European Parliament and the parliaments of community and region, those experts control the preparation, use and the proper functioning of all systems of voting, of decryption, for registration and electronic tabulation as well as procedures relating to the manufacture, distribution and use of devices, software and information materials e.
The College of Experts also controls the preparation, use and the proper functioning of hardware, software, and procedures for the transmission and digital dissemination of results.
Experts receive the Minister of the Interior or his delegate material and all data, information, and useful information to exercise a control over voting, registration and electronic tabulation systems and systems for the digital transmission of the results. Members of electoral offices, bodies of the opinion referred to in article 4, § 3, paragraph 2, and private companies - and their members - associated by the competent authorities for the conduct of the electoral process also provide experts the material and all data, information, and useful information for the control referred to in paragraph 1.
Experts may include issue in polling stations - during the election – votes that are scanned or recorded, verify the reliability of voting system software, transcription exact of the votes cast on the ballot, exact transcription, by reading the bar code on each ballot, votes cast on polling memory support the exact recording of support memory from polling on the storage medium for the aggregation votes and tabulation of the votes cast. They can also check the reliability of the software for the digital transmission of election results.
The College of Experts may carry out an audit of the results in order to ensure the reliability and integrity of the electronic voting system with production of a ballot paper.
They perform this control from the fortieth day before the election, the day of the election, after, until submission of the report referred to in § 2.
§ 2. No later than fifteen days after the close of polls and in any event before the validation of elections for what concerns the House of representatives, community and region parliaments and the European Parliament, experts submit a report to the Minister of the Interior as well as legislatures federal, regional and community.

§ 3. The experts shall be bound to secrecy. Any violation of this secret will be penalized in accordance with article 458 of the penal Code.
S. 26. Apart from election periods referred to in article 25, the College of Experts, in its permanent composition, joined by the Minister of the Interior or his delegate to work and research carried out in the context of changes or improvements in voting, registration, decryption and systems of electronic tabulation, to procedures concerning the manufacture, distribution and use of devices software and media electronic as well as with regard to hardware, software and procedures of digital dissemination of results; This is to ensure the reliability and integrity of these different systems, software and hardware.
In the context of the mission of the College of experts referred to in the paragraph 1, the Minister of the Interior or his delegate as well as private companies associated by the competent authorities for the conduct of the electoral process provide the material and all data, information, and useful information to carry out this mission.
CHAPTER 8. -Specialists in computer arts. 27 § 1. In the election of the members of the House of representatives, the European Parliament and parliaments of community and region, each political formation represented in one or the other House by at least two members may designate a computer specialist.
§ 2. From the twentieth day before elections, computer specialists referred to the § 1 receive from the Minister of the Interior or his delegate codes sources of electoral software systems of voting and electronic registration, for control and analysis. They receive all the data and information which are necessary for the exercise of this control.
§ 3. The computer specialists referred to the § 1 are held incommunicado. Any violation of this secret will be penalized in accordance with article 458 of the penal Code.
CHAPTER 9. -Provisions finals s. 28. the infringement of storage media, the ballots and the smart card is punished as false in public entries.
S. 29. article 200 of the electoral Code applies to fraudulent alteration of the systems of voting and tabulation as well as storage media, smart cards and ballots.
S. 30 shall not apply to the electoral cantons where an electronic voting system with production of a ballot paper is implemented: 1 ° sections 129, 143, paragraphs 1 to 3, 144, 145, 147, 149-152, 154-160, 161, paragraphs 1 to 10 and 12 and 162 of the electoral Code, and articles 95 and 131 of the same Code in that they relate to counting stations.
2 ° sections 32 and 39 of the ordinary law of 16 July 1993 aimed at completing the federal structure of the State, with the exception, for each article, of § 1, paragraph 1, first sentence;
3 ° sections 54 and 60 of the Act of 6 July 1990 regulating the procedure for the election of the Parliament of the German-speaking community, inserted by the ordinary law of 16 July 1993, with the exception, for each article, of § 1, paragraph 1, first sentence;
4 ° article 26 of the law of 12 January 1989 regulating the procedure for the election of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region and Member Brussels the Flemish Parliament, and article 32 of the Act, inserted by the ordinary law of July 16, 1993, with the exception, for each article, of § 1, paragraph 1;
5 ° the provisions of book I of the ordinary law of 16 July 1993 supra, of the law of 23 March 1989 concerning the election of the European Parliament and the laws referred to under points 3 to 5, in that they refer to the articles of the electoral Code referred to the 1 ° or in that they concern the ballots and counting stations.
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31 § 1. For the purposes of this Act, it takes place in article 109, paragraph 5, of the electoral Code, to replace the words "article 5bis of the law of 11 April 1994 organizing the vote automated" by the words "article 24 of the Act of February 7, 2014 organizing electronic voting with proof paper".
§ 2. For the purposes of this Act, it is necessary in article 163 of the electoral Code, to replace the words "article 162, paragraph (3)" by the words "article 22, § 1, of the Act of 7 February 2014 organizing electronic voting with proof paper".
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32. sections 204, 205 and 206 of the electoral Code are applicable to the offences referred to in articles 28 and 29.
S. 33 § 1. When the electoral cantons referred to article 14 of the law of 23 March 1989 concerning the election of the European Parliament, using for this election with evidence paper electronic voting system, the principal office of college president designates the electoral canton within the same college whose counting stations are responsible for receiving newsletters from Belgian voters residing in the territory of another State member of the Union European. This designation, he informs the president of the special electoral office referred to article 13 of the aforementioned law of 23 March 1989.
The provisions of articles 31, § 4, and 33, paragraph 2, 3 °, b), of the aforementioned law of 23 March 1989 apply to these electoral cantons.

§ 2. If all electoral townships covered by the electoral college are electronic, the

targeted newsletters in the § 1, paragraph 1, are divided between the polling stations in the electoral district referred to in article 14, paragraph 1, of the Act of March 23, 1989.
By way of derogation from articles 31, § 4 and 33, paragraph 2, 3 °, b), of the Act, the presidents of polling stations referred in paragraph 1, in the presence of the other members of the bureau and witnesses, introduce votes in the electronic system and make mention of this operation in the minutes of the bureau.
At the end of this operation, ballots are placed in a sealed envelope which is attached to the minutes referred to in article 13.
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34. the Minister of the Interior adapted, where appropriate, instructions for the voter regarding the elections referred to in article 30.
CHAPTER 10. -Disposition transitional art. 35. the provisions of section 7 apply to the College of Experts referred to in article 5bis of the law of 11 April 1994 organizing automated voting as long as automated voting systems described in this law are still used in one or several communes of the Kingdom during the election of the members of the House of representatives, the European Parliament and parliaments of community and region.
Promulgate this Act, order that it self under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given in Brussels, February 7, 2014.
PHILIPPE by the King: the Minister of the Interior, Ms. J. MILQUET sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note (1) House of representatives (www.lachambre.be): Documents: 53-3229.
Full report: January 9, 2014.
Senate (www.senate.be): Documents: 5-2435.
Annals of the Senate: January 30, 2014.