Miscellaneous Provisions Act In Electoral Matters (1)

Original Language Title: Loi portant dispositions diverses en matière électorale (1)

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Posted the: 2014-02-14 Numac: 2014000107 SERVICE PUBLIC FÉDÉRAL inside 10 February 2014. -Law on various provisions in electoral matters (1) PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians, to all, present and to come, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: title I:. -Available general Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 77 of the Constitution.
TITLE II. -Institution and Population Chapter 1. -Changes of Code electoral s.
2. in article 91, paragraph 1, of the electoral Code, modified as last amended by the Act of 30 July 1991, "starting with the capital" shall be replaced by the words "these sections being collected by commune of the canton spring".
S. 3 article 95, the same Code, as last amended by the Act of January 6, 2014, the following changes are made: 1 ° in § 3, the words "the results of counting at the level of the canton" are replaced by the words "at the canton level the results carried out by municipality being part of the canton";
2 ° in § 8, the first sentence is supplemented by the words "and their transactions by commune forming part of the canton".
S. 4. in article 103, paragraph 1, of the Code, the words "May not be proceeded in the formation of the front office" shall be replaced by the words "must be made to the formation of the bureau more than before".
S. 5. in article 107, paragraph 8, of the same Code, as amended last amended by the law of 11 April 1994, the words "and, where appropriate, the name of his spouse," are repealed.
S. 6. in article 115 of the same Code, as amended by the law of January 6, 2014, the last paragraph is repealed.
S. 7. in article 116, § 4, of the same Code, amended by the law of 11 April 1994, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "the Act of presentation shows, in which regard the candidates, the name and such names as mentioned in the national registry of natural persons, where appropriate the name, attested by an act of notoriety established by a Justice of the peace or a notary" under which applicants wish to take, date of birth, sex, occupation and the main residence.
Where appropriate, the same indications listed on the Act of presentation with regard to presenting voters. The identity of (of the) candidate (s), married or veuf(-ve), may be preceded or followed by the name of spouse or her deceased spouse. "."
S. 8. in article 122 of the Code, as amended by the Act of 16 July 1993, paragraph 2 is repealed.
S. 9. in article 127, paragraph 2, of the same Code, as amended by the Act of January 6, 2014, the words ", the names of candidates, in the form of the ballot election as determined hereinafter, as well as their first names," are replaced by the words ", names and under which the candidates present themselves, in the form of the ballot election as determined hereinafter" ", as well as their".
S. 10. in article 128, § 1, of the same Code, as last amended by the Act of February 13, 2007, paragraph 2 is supplemented by the following sentences: "each candidate's name is mentioned in the first place on the ballot and is printed in capitals. First name follows and, with the exception of the initial, is printed in lowercase. "."
S. 11. in article 143 of the same Code, as amended by the law of January 6, 2014, paragraphs 4 and 5 are replaced by the following: "the elector who, by a disability, is unable to travel alone in the booth or to express himself his vote, may, with the permission of the president, be accompanied by a guide or support. The name of the one and the other are mentioned in the minutes.
If an assessor or a witness disputed the reality or the importance of the claimed disability, the office statue and its reasoned decision is entered in the minutes. "."
S. 12. in article 149 of the same Code, as amended by the law of January 6, 2014, the words "which must have been installed within a same commune of the canton" are inserted after the words "to various polling stations".
S. 13. in article 150, paragraph 1, of the same Code, replaced by the law of July 5, 1976, "in a random draw to designate polling stations where ballots will be counted by each counting office" shall be replaced by the words ", for each municipality of the Township separately, in a random draw to designate polling stations organized within a same commune whose ballots will be counted by an office" particular counting".
S. 14 article 161 of the Code, as last amended by the Act of January 6, 2014, the following changes are made: 1 ° in paragraph 5, the words "outcome of the counting of the ballots received in the office our..." are replaced by the words "result of the counting of ballots received at the office our... from the municipality";
2 ° in paragraph 8, the words "by counting office" are replaced by the words "by town and by counting office".
CHAPTER 2. -Amendments to 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 Parliament Flemish Art. 15. in article 9 of the law of 12 January 1989 regulating the procedure for the election of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region and the Brussels Flemish, last amended Parliament members by the law of March 27, 2006, the last paragraph is repealed.
S. 16 A article 11, § 1, of the Act, as last amended by the Act of April 14, 2009, the following changes are made: 1 ° in paragraph 3, the phrase "the Act of submission indicate the name, first names, date of birth, sex, occupation and the residence of the candidates and, where appropriate, for voters who present them." is replaced by the phrases "the Act of presentation indicates with regard to candidates, name, and given such names as mentioned in the national registry of natural persons, where appropriate the name, attested by an act of notoriety established by a Justice of the peace or a notary, under which applicants wish to take, date of birth, sex, occupation and the main residence. Where appropriate, the same indications listed on the Act of presentation with regard to presenting voters. ";
2 ° in paragraph 3, the words "the identity of the woman candidate, married or widowed, may be preceded by the name of her husband or her deceased husband" are replaced by the words "the identity of (of the) candidate (s), married or widowed, may be preceded or followed by the name of spouse or her deceased spouse".
S. 17. in article 13, § 2, paragraph 2, of the Act, the words ", the names of the candidates, in the form of the ballot as it is determined in article 18 of the Special Act and section 14 of this Act, as well as their first names,"are replaced by the words", names and under which the candidates are running" in the form of the ballot as it is determined in article 18 of the Special Act and section 14 of this Act, as well as their".
S. 18. article 14, § 2, paragraph 2, of the Act, replaced by the law of April 14, 2009, is supplemented by the following sentences: "each candidate's name is mentioned in the first place on the ballot and is printed in capitals. First name follows and, with the exception of the initial, is printed in lowercase. "."
S. 19A article 19, § 1, of the Act, as last amended by the Act of April 14, 2009, the following changes are made: 1 ° in paragraph 5, the words "results of the counting of the ballots received in the office our..." shall be replaced by the words "results of the counting of ballots received at the office our... from the municipality";
2 ° in paragraph 8, the words "by counting office" are replaced by the words "by town and by counting office".
CHAPTER 3. -Amendments to the Act of 6 July 1990 regulating the procedure for the election of the Parliament of the community germanophone article "20 A section 11 of the Act of 6 July 1990 regulating the procedure for the election of the Parliament of the German-speaking community, as amended by the Act of April 14, 2009, the following amendments are made: 1 ° in § 2, paragraph 3, the words" the results of counting at the levels both of the District of Eupen as all of the district "shall be replaced by the words" at the levels both of the District of Eupen and the overall of the electoral district, the results of the recount done by municipality";
2 ° in § 3, paragraph 3, the words "the results of counting at the level of the canton of Saint-Vith" are replaced by the words "at the level of the canton of Saint-Vith the results of recount conducted by commune forming part of the canton".
S. 21. in article 12, § 2, paragraph 1, of the Act, the words "starting with the capital" are replaced by the words "these sections being collected by commune of the canton spring".
S. 22. in article 14, § 3 of the Act, as amended by the Act of 16 July 1993, the first sentence is supplemented by the words "and their transactions by commune forming part of the canton" are added.
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23. in article 20, paragraph 3, of the Act, as amended by the law of March 27, 2006, the last paragraph is repealed.
S. 24. article 22, paragraph 3, of the Act, as amended by the law of 11 April 1994, is replaced by the following: "the Act of presentation shows, in this"

concerning candidates, name, and such names as mentioned in the national registry of natural persons, if any first name, attested by an act of notoriety established by a Justice of the peace or a notary, under which applicants wish to take, date of birth, sex, occupation and the main residence. Where appropriate, the same indications listed on the Act of presentation with regard to presenting voters. The identity of (of the) candidate (s), married or veuf(-ve), may be preceded or followed by the name of spouse or her deceased spouse. "."
S. 25. in article 25, § 2, paragraph 2, of the Act, the words ", the names of the candidates, in the form of the ballot as it is determined in article 26, as well as their names," shall be replaced by the words ", under which the candidates present themselves, in the form of the ballot as it is determined in article 26 ' names and surnames ", and their".
S. 26. article 26, § 2, paragraph 2, of the Act, as amended by the law of April 14, 2009, is supplemented by the following sentences: "each candidate's name is mentioned in the first place on the ballot and is printed in capitals. First name follows and, with the exception of the initial, is printed in lowercase. "."
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27A article 38 of the Act, the following amendments are made: 1 ° in the § 1, the words "which must have been installed within a same commune of the canton" are inserted after the words "from different polling stations";
2 ° in the § 2, paragraph 1, the words "in a random draw to designate polling stations where ballots will be counted by each office counting" are replaced by the words ", for each municipality of the Township separately, in a random draw to designate polling stations organized within a same commune whose ballots will be counted by a particular counting office".
S. 28 A article 42, § 1, of the Act, as last amended by the Act of April 14, 2009, the following changes are made: 1 ° in paragraph 5, the words "results of the counting of the ballots received in the office our..." shall be replaced by the words "results of the counting of ballots received at the office our... from the municipality";
2 ° in paragraph 8, the words "by counting office" are replaced by the words "by town and by counting office".
CHAPTER 4. -Amendments to the ordinary law of 16 July 1993 aimed at completing the federal structure of State art. 29. in article 11 of the ordinary law of 16 July 1993 aimed at completing the structure Federal State, as amended last by the law of January 6, 2014, the last paragraph is repealed.
S. 30A section 14 of the Act, as amended by the Act of April 14, 2009, the following amendments are made: 1 ° in paragraph 3, the phrase "the Act of submission indicate the name, first names, date of birth, sex, occupation and the residence of the candidates and, if necessary, of electors who present them." is replaced by the phrases "the Act of presentation indicates with regard to candidates, name, and given such names as mentioned in the national registry of natural persons, where appropriate the name, attested by an act of notoriety established by a Justice of the peace or a notary, under which applicants wish to take, date of birth, sex, occupation and the main residence. Where appropriate, the same indications listed on the Act of presentation with regard to presenting voters. ";
2 ° in paragraph 3, the phrase "the identity of the woman candidate, married or widowed, may be preceded by the name of her husband or her husband died." is replaced by the "identity of (of the) candidate (s), married or widowed, may be preceded or followed by the name of spouse or her deceased spouse.".
S. 31. in article 16, § 2, paragraph 2, of the Act, the words ", the names of the candidates, in the form of the ballot as it is determined in article 17, as well as their names," shall be replaced by the words ", names and under which the candidates present themselves, in the form of the ballot as it is determined in article 17" ", and their".
S. 32. article 17, § 2, paragraph 2, of the Act, as amended by the law of April 14, 2009, is supplemented by the following sentences: "each candidate's name is mentioned in the first place on the ballot and is printed in capitals. First name follows and, with the exception of the initial, is printed in lowercase. "."
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33 in section 22, § 1, of the Act, as last amended by the Act of April 14, 2009, the following changes are made: 1 ° in paragraph 5, the words "outcome of the counting of ballots received at the office our..." shall be replaced by the words "result of the counting of ballots received at the office our... from the municipality";
2 ° in paragraph 8, the words "by counting office" are replaced by the words "by town and by counting office".
CHAPTER 5. -Amendments to the law of 11 April 1994 organizing automated voting art. 34. article 7, § 3, paragraph 3, of the Act, as amended by the law of 13 February 2007, is supplemented by the following sentences: "each candidate's name is mentioned in the first place on the screen and is written in capital letters. First name follows, and with the exception of the initial is written lowercase. "."
S. 35. in article 11 of the same Act, amended by the Act of 19 March 1999, the words ", the municipality" shall be replaced by the words "and of the commune".
S. 36. in article 16 of the Act, as amended by the Act of 18 December 1998, "Ministry of the Interior" shall be replaced by the words "Service Public Federal Interior".
S. 37 in article 17, § 2, paragraph 1, of the Act, as amended by the Act of 19 February 2003, the following changes are made: 1 ° the first sentence is supplemented by the words ", which checks the consistency of these documents with the ballots that are used within its jurisdiction if it is the case".
2 ° "Each president" shall be replaced by the words "each president or the person designated".
S. 38. in article 20, paragraph 1, of the Act, as amended by the Act of 12 August 2000, the words "census of votes" are replaced by the words "census of the votes for the whole of the Township divided by municipality".
Promulgate this Act, order that it self under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given in Brussels, February 10, 2014.
PHILIPPE by the King: the Minister of the Interior, Ms. J. MILQUET. the Minister of Social Affairs, Ms. L. ONKELINX. the Secretary of State for Social Affairs, families and persons with disabilities, Ph. COURARD sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Notes (1) House of representatives (www.lachambre.be): Documents: 53-3225.
Full report: January 9, 2014.
Senate (www.senate.be): Documents: 5-2434.
Annals of the Senate: January 30, 2014.