Amends Act No. 18.700, Constitutional Organic On Popular Votes And Ballots In The Run-Off Area

Original Language Title: MODIFICA LA LEY N°18.700, ORGANICA CONSTITUCIONAL SOBRE VOTACIONES POPULARES Y ESCRUTINIOS EN MATERIA DE SEGUNDA VOTACION

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"Article 1.-Introducense the following amendments to the Act No. 18.700, constitutional organic on popular votes and ballots: 1.-adding, in article 19, the following third subparagraph:" as regards the choice of President of the Republic, and in the case laid down in the second paragraph of article 26 of the Constitution, practiced by the service registration means subsisting , for all legal purposes, with respect to the candidates that the aforementioned provision refers. ".

2.-amended article 22, as follows: to) replaced first subparagraph by the following: ' article 22.-the issue of suffrage shall be effected by official certificates. " The Electoral service provide them with the dimensions set for each election, according to the number of candidates or issues subject to plebiscite, printed in clearly legible form and in non-transparent paper, which will lead to the identification of that service and the indication of their folds. In addition, cards will be correlative series and numbering, which must be recorded in a removable heel forming a single unit with the card. The effect, referred heel may be part of the making of the card or be acceded to it subsequently; in the latter case, the card must contemplate also the section where the removable heel must adhere. "."

((b) add in the third subparagraph, the following final sentence: "For this purpose, the table will deliver voter an adhesive seal, which will have to close the card, after bend it according to the indication of their folds.", and (c)) incorporate the following new fourth subsection: "in the case of the case referred to in the second paragraph of article 26 of the Constitution , the Electoral service can make the ballot papers and prepare election supplies, with the merit of the interim results available. ".

3. incorporate, in the fourth paragraph of article 23, the following final sentence: "For the purposes of the provisions of the second paragraph of article 26 of the Constitution, candidates who apply will keep the voting card their respective numbers and order".

4.-amended article 30, as follows: to) Agreganse in the fourth paragraph, then the word "plebiscite", the expressions "both days inclusive", preceded by a comma (,).
(b) incorporate the following subsection fifth, new, passing the current subsection fifth to be sixth: "However, trying the case referred to in the second paragraph of article 26 of the Constitution, electoral propaganda can only be made from the fourteenth and up to the third day prior to voting, both days inclusive.".

5. merge in the third subparagraph of article 31, after the separate dot (.) which happens to be followed dot (.), the following sentence: "For the case referred to in the second paragraph of article 26 of the Constitution, the time will be 10 minutes, also distributed in equal parts.".

6 Reemplazanse, in the second paragraph of article 32, the expressions "from the thirtieth and until the third day prior to the election or plebiscite" by "within the period referred to in article 30".

7. merge, in subsection first article 47, preceded by a followed dot (.), the following final paragraph: "However, the vowels that correspond to act on the election of President of the Republic, shall be convened by the only Ministry of the law, to carry out the same functions in the case referred to in the second paragraph of article 26 of the Constitution.".

8. Add, in the third paragraph of article 52, the following final sentence: "Will remain the same agreement, in the case of the case established in the second paragraph of article 26 of the Constitution.".

9. Insert, in the second sentence of the first paragraph of article 54, then of the expression "nomination", the following phrase, preceded by a comma (,): "that means subsisting in the case provided for in the second paragraph of article 26 of the Constitution,".

(10 number 11 of the second paragraph of article 55, replace with the following: "11) five envelopes for each election or plebiscite, to place the ballot papers that are initiated. One of them will take on its outside indication "votes counted not challenged"; another, "votes counted challenged"; another, "null and blank votes"; another, "heels of the issued certificates"; and the fifth, "cards not used or unused and stubs and unused adhesive stamps"; ".

11 replace the second part of the paragraph first article 65, with the following: "then proceed to fold the card according to the indication of its folds and close it with the adhesive seal.". "

12 added, before the point apart from the second paragraph of article 71 number 5, the following sentence: "as also those in which the removable heel attached outside established for this purpose in the certificate section.".

13 replaced article 72, first subparagraph by the following: ' article 72.-Practicado each ballot and before closing the record, the President will put the counted ballot papers that have been covered in the election or plebiscite, separating the ballot papers counted and not challenged, the counted and impugned, the null and blank votes not used or unused cards , heels detached from the issued certificates and heels and adhesive stamps unused, within the special envelopes for every effect. ".

14 article 91, replaced by the following: ' article 91.-the President and the Secretary of the College shall send the envelope to the Director of the Electoral service and the President of the election qualifier Tribunal, respectively, through the post office or through the most expeditious transport, within two hours of the time they receive it. The head of the post office or the charge of the means of transport must grant receipt of reception, leaving evidence of the time in which it is practiced.

Within twenty-four hours at the end of the operation of the College, the Secretary will make delivery of records that have been provided and the book of acts, the Secretary of the Electoral Board. At the same time, will also send the minutes of scrutiny of the reception tables to election. ".

15 delete, in article 94, the third subparagraph.

16 merge, at the end of title IV, the following article 99 bis: "article 99 bis.-in the case of the election of President of the Republic, requests for corrections of indexes and the claims for annulment shall be brought directly before the election qualifier Tribunal, within six days following the date of the respective voting, accompanying himself at the same background that those are fundaren. Inside fatal within two days, counted from the date of the respective claim or application, information and brings that occur is surrender to the Court. The Court will know, will take measures to better resolve and will issue his ruling later than the tenth fourth day after voting. In any case, this ruling will not be susceptible of appeal and its notification shall be by the State newspaper.

If a teller College has not completed yet their work upon the expiry of the day after voting, the deadline for filing requests and claims referred to in the preceding paragraph means extended, with respect to the College, the fatal end of twenty-four hours counted from the day that it complete its work.

For the purposes of the provisions of the preceding paragraph, the Court shall also comply with the rules laid down in title V of this law, what is relevant. ".

17 replaced first of article 100, paragraph with the following: "article 100.-the Court qualifier election means cited by the single operation of law, to meet at ten in the morning of the third day following the date that check the respective vote or referendum, in order to prepare the knowledge of general scrutiny and the qualification of these processes to settle complaints and make corrections to any place. ".

18 article 102, replace by the following: ' article 102.-the election qualifier Tribunal focus to the knowledge of the general scrutiny of the election for President of the Republic and their qualification, within the time limits set out in subsection first of article 27 of the political Constitution. ".

19 adding, in article 109, the following final paragraph: "If none of the candidates for President of the Republic has obtained the absolute majority referred to in the subparagraph first of this article and for the purposes of the provisions of paragraph two of article 26 of the Constitution, the Court will make the corresponding declaration, indicating the candidates who obtained the two highest relative majorities and shall order its publication in the official journal , which must be made on the next working day of the expiration of the period specified in subparagraph first of article 27 of the Constitution. ".
20. replace, in article 110, the expression "third" by "second".
21 incorporated, in the first paragraph of article 111, preceded by a followed dot (.), the following final sentence: "For the case referred to in the second paragraph of article 26 of the Constitution, such appointments are understood to be remaining.".

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