Constitutional Constitutional Autonomy Granted To Election Reform


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"Sole article.-changed the politics of Constitution, the revised, coordinated and streamlined text was set by Presidential Decree N ° 100, 2005, the Ministry General Secretariat of the Presidency, follows: 1. the heading of chapter IX shall be replaced by the following:"ELECTORAL service and ELECTORAL justice"."

2 Add, then the heading of chapter IX, the following article 94 bis: "article 94 bis.-an autonomous body, with legal personality and own patrimony, known as Electoral service, will exercise the Administration, supervision and control of the electoral and plebiscitarios processes;" compliance with the rules on transparency, limit and control election spending; the rules on political parties, and other functions that point to a constitutional law.
The senior management of the Electoral service will correspond to a Board of Directors, which shall exercise the powers which assigned the Constitution and the laws exclusively. This Council will be composed of five members appointed by the President of the Republic, consent of the Senate, adopted by two-thirds of its members. Counselors will last ten years in office, may not be appointed to a new term, and was remade by installments every two years.
Counselors may only be removed by the Supreme Court, at the request of the President or one third of the members of the Chamber of Deputies, for serious violation to the Constitution or the laws, disability, misconduct or manifest negligence in the performance of their duties. The Court will know the topic in plenary, specially convened for the purpose, and to agree the removal shall meet as the majority of its members vote in exercise.
The Organization and powers of the Electoral service shall be established by a constitutional law. Its form of devolution, plants, pay and staff regulations shall be established by a law. "."

3. Add the following provision transient 27th: "twenty-seventh.-However the provisions of article 94 bis, current members of the Board of Directors of the Electoral service will cease in their charges according to the periods for which they were appointed." The new trustees that corresponds to designate the year 2017 will last in office six and eight years each, according to what point the President of the Republic in its proposal. Also new appointments that make the year 2021 will last in office six, eight and ten years each, according to what point the President of the Republic in its proposal. In both cases, the head of State will formulate their proposal in one Act and the Senate shall take a decision on the whole of the proposal.
Those who are currently acting not may be proposed for a new period, if with such extension exceed the total period of ten years in the position. ".".