People's Republic Of China National People's Congress And Local People's Congresses At All Levels Of The Electoral Law

Original Language Title: 中华人民共和国全国人民代表大会和地方各级人民代表大会选举法

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The national people's Congress to amend election law of the national people's Congress and local people's congresses decide

(March 14, 2010 adopted at the third session of the 11th NPC)

The people's daily (March 15, 2010 version 15)

People's Republic of China President, 27th

The national people's Congress on changes of People's Republic of China National People's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels of the electoral law, the decision has been made by People's Republic of China third session of the 11th National People's Congress on March 14, 2010, are hereby promulgated and, as of the date of promulgation.

People's Republic of China President Hu Jintao March 14, 2010 11th National People's Congress decided at the third session of the People's Republic of China National People's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels of Electoral Act read as follows: Article sixth, amended to read: "representatives of the national people's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels should have broad representation, there shall be an appropriate number of representatives of the grassroots, in particular representatives of workers, farmers and intellectuals; should have an appropriate number of women representatives, and gradually increase the proportion of women representatives.

” Second, the eighth to seventh and amended as: "the national people's Congress and local people's congresses at various levels of election expenses, included in the budget, by the Exchequer expenditure.

” Third, the addition of an article, as the Nineth: "without city divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, autonomous counties of the composition of the Election Committee appointed by the people's Congress Standing Committee.

Townships, nationality townships, and towns of the composition of the Election Committee are not divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, autonomous counties appointed by the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress. "The composition of the Election Committee on behalf of a candidate, shall resign from the Office of the Election Committee.



Four, addition of an article, as the tenth: "the Election Committee shall perform the following duties:

(A) divide the constituencies of elected representative of the people's congresses at the corresponding levels, allocation of quota for the constituencies of deputies to be elected;

(B) to register, review the eligibility of voters, publication of voter lists receive complaints from voters list of the different views and decisions;

(C) determine the election date;

(D) for verification and organization on behalf of a candidate according to the views of a majority of voters to determine and publish the official list of candidates;

(V), to vote;

(Vi) determine whether the election results valid, list of elected representatives was published;

(VII) other duties prescribed by law. "The Election Committee should be made public timely election information.

” Five, the Nineth to 11th, fourth in the first paragraph is amended as: "base representation of the townships, nationality townships, and towns for 40, a representative per 1500 population can increase, but the total number thereof shall not exceed 160; less than 2000 people, representing total less than 40.

” Six, and will 12th article, and 13th article, and 14th article to 14th article, modified for: "place levels Congress representative places, by this level Congress Standing Committee or this level Election Committee according to this administrative by's of Xia level the administrative or the constituency of population number, according to each representative by representative of urban and rural population number same of principles, and guarantee regions, and the national, and the aspects are has appropriate number representative of requirements for distribution.

In the people's congresses of counties, autonomous counties, townships, nationality townships, and towns of very small population, there should be at least one representative. "The allocation of local people's congresses at all levels of representation, by provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress in the light of the number of deputies assigned approach, combined with the specific provisions of this area.



Seven, and will 15th article second paragraph in the of "places of distribution by national people's Congress Standing Committee according to situation decided" of provides moved to 16th article, will 16th article modified for: "national people's Congress representative places, by national people's Congress Standing Committee according to the province, and autonomous regions, and municipalities of population number, according to each representative by representative of urban and rural population number same of principles, and guarantee regions, and the national, and the aspects are has appropriate number representative of requirements for distribution.

"The number of deputies to be elected by the provinces, autonomous regions, and determined by the calculated according to the number of places, the same basic number of others to be elected and places constitute. "The number of deputies to the specific allocation, determined by the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress.

” Section eight, the 25th is revised as follows: "each representative of the various constituencies within the administrative area of the population should be represented by equal.

” 28th article nine, be modified to: "releasing lists of voters had different opinions, can be in the list of voters published in the 5th complained to the Electoral Commission. Comments on appeals of the Election Committee should make a decision in the 3rd. If you are not satisfied with the decision, the complainant may 5th Court on election day, the people's Court decision should be made before the date of the election. The people's Court's decision is final.

” Ten, the 29th article modified as follows: "all political parties and people's organizations may jointly or separately recommend candidates. Voter or representative groups of ten or more, or you can recommend candidates. Recommendations should be presented to the Electoral Commission or the Bureau of the Assembly on behalf of a candidate. Accept the recommended candidates to the Electoral Commission or the Bureau of the Assembly to provide truthful personal identity, resume and other basic information. Basic situation of providing false, the Election Committee or the Bureau of the Assembly shall be to inform the voters or deputies.

” One paragraph is added as a third paragraph: "political parties, the number of representatives of people's organizations jointly or separately recommend candidates, recommended by any voter or representative participate in the joint representative of the number of candidates, shall not exceed the quota for selection or election of deputies to be elected.



XI article 30th is amended as: "national and local people's congresses at all levels implement multi-candidate election, the number of candidates should exceed the quota of Deputies. "By the people's congresses are elected representatives, candidates should exceed the number of deputies from one-third to 1 time; by local people's congresses at and above the county level above level people's Congress representative elections, candidates should exceed the number of deputies from one-fifth to one-second.

” Under article 12, the 31st is revised as follows: "by the people's congresses are elected representatives, candidates nominated by the voters and political parties and people's organizations recommend. The Electoral Commission, after representative list of candidates and the basic situation of candidates on election day before 15th published and submitted to the voters in that constituency group discussions, consultations, to establish an official list of candidates. If the number of candidates exceed the percentage difference of 30th article of this law, by the Election Committee, the constituency group meetings, consultations, and on the advice of a majority of voters, determine the list of formal candidates; the formal candidates not forming a consensus, primaries, according to the order of the number of votes when the primaries, to establish an official list of candidates.

Official candidate list and basic situation of candidates for deputies should 7th release on election day. "The local people's congresses at or above the county level elections above level people's Congress representative, brewing nomination, candidates shall be not less than two days. Representatives of the Bureau of the people's Congress in accordance with law lists of candidates and candidate basic information issued on behalf of the whole, by all the representatives of brewing, discussion. If the number of candidates for deputies in line with the provisions of article 30th balance proportion, direct vote. If the number of candidates exceed the percentage difference of 30th article of this law, primary, according to the order of the number of votes when the primaries, according to the method of election of the present level of specific differences identified in accordance with this law, to establish an official list of candidates, voting.

” 33rd article 13, be modified to: "or the Presidium of the Election Committee shall provide the voter or representative on behalf of a candidate. Recommend candidates for deputies, representatives of political parties, people's organizations and voters in the voter Panel recommended by or on behalf of the Panel meeting, representatives of the candidates. Requested by the voters of the Election Committee shall organize candidates to meet voters, introduced by the candidate himself and answer voters ' questions. However, at the presentation of election candidates must stop.

” 14, the addition of an article, as the 34th article: "the election of the representatives of the national people's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels, should be carried out strictly in accordance with legal procedures and accept supervision. No organization or individual shall in any way interfere voters or deputies freely exercised their right to vote.

” Section XV, the 34th to 35th and 36th. 35th: "when the voters directly elect deputies to voters under the provisions of the Electoral Commission, ID or voter cards to collect their ballot papers.

” Article 36th: "the Election Committee constituency should be according to distribution of polling stations established in accordance with the principles of convenience of voters, election. Voters living more focused, election meeting may be convened, elections due to illness and other reasons for mobility or electors residing dispersed and inconvenient transportation, mobile ballot boxes.

” Under article 16, the 36th to 38th, the first paragraph is amended as: "the election of the representatives of the national and local people's congresses at all levels, shall be by secret ballot. Elections should be the existence of secret writing.

” 17, the 38th to 40th and amended as: "the voters if you go out during the elections, agreed by the Election Committee, may in writing delegate any other voters to vote in his place. Each delegate that voters shall not be more than three people, and should be in accordance with the client's willingness to vote in his place.

” Under article 18, the 39th to 41st, an additional paragraph, second paragraph: "close relatives of the candidate shall not act as scrutineers, and tellers.

” 19, the addition of an article, as the 45th: "citizens shall, at the same time more than two non-affiliated regional deputies.

” Under article 20, the 46th to 49th, amended to read: "vote to remove its representatives by secret ballot.


Under article 21, the 47th to 50th, second paragraph is amended as: "remove elected representatives of the local people's congresses at or above the county level shall be adopted by a majority of the representatives of the respective level; in the congresses shall be adopted by a majority of the component members of the Standing Committee of the. Dismissal resolution shall be submitted to the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress for the record at a higher level, notice.

” Under article 22, the 49th to 52nd and amended as: "the national people's Congress, provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, representatives of the national people's Congress of the city divided into districts, autonomous prefectures, and can be made with the returning his written resignation to the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress. Accept the resignation of the Standing Committee shall be adopted by a majority of the component members of the Standing Committee of the.

The resolution to accept the resignation shall be submitted to the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress for the record at a higher level, notice. "Representative of the people's congresses at the county level may submit to the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress written resignation, people's congresses at the township level can contribute to the writing of the present level to resign. County-level people's Congress Standing Committee to accept the resignation shall be adopted by a majority of the component members of the Standing Committee of the. People's congresses at the township level to accept the resignation shall be adopted by a majority of the representatives of the people's congresses. To accept the resignation, and shall be announced.

” 23, the addition of an article, as the 56th: "presiding body are found to disrupt the elections or receive reports of electoral behaviour, shall be lawful investigation and handling; needs to be investigated for legal responsibility, be transferred to the relevant authorities in a timely manner.



In addition, add the "electoral institutions in chapter II" the chapter name, modify the Nineth chapter title to the "supervision of representatives and removed from Office, resignation, a by-election", chapter on the ordinal adjustments and provisions in order to make the appropriate adjustments.

This decision shall come into force as of the date of.

People's Republic of China National People's Congress and local people's congresses at corresponding changes in the electoral law in accordance with this decision, republished.

People's Republic of China National People's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels of the electoral law

The people's daily (March 15, 2010 version 15)

July 1, 1979 session of the national people's Congress adopted at the second meeting

December 10, 1982, the last session of the fifth national people's Congress meeting on adaptation of People's Republic of China National People's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels of the electoral law the first amendments to several provisions of the resolution

On December 2, 1986 the last session of the 18th meeting of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress to amend People's Republic of China National People's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels of the electoral law, the decision of the second amendment

According to the February 28, 1995 session of the 12th meeting of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress to amend People's Republic of China National People's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels of the electoral law, the decision of the third amendment

October 27, 2004, deputies of the 12th meeting of the Standing Committee on the changes of People's Republic of China National People's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels of the electoral law, the decision of the fourth amendment

March 14, 2010, third session of the 11th National People's Congress to amend People's Republic of China National People's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels of the electoral law, the decision of the fifth amendment

Directory

Chapter I General provisions

Chapter election bodies

Chapter local people's congresses at all levels of representation

The fourth chapter the number of Deputies

Fifth chapter minority election

The sixth chapter boundaries

The seventh chapter registration

Representative of the eighth chapter of candidates for

Nineth chapter election process

The supervision of the representatives of the tenth chapter and dismissal, resignation, a by-election

The 11th chapter of sanctions to disrupt the elections



The 12th chapter by-laws

Chapter I General provisions

Article People's Republic of China Constitution, the development of the national people's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels of the electoral law.

The second representative of the national people's Congress, provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities, districts, representatives of the people's congresses of the autonomous, by lower level people's Congress elections.

No city divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, autonomous counties, and representative of the people's congresses of townships, nationality townships, and towns, directly elected by the voters.

Article People's Republic of China citizens of 18 years of age, without distinction as to nationality, race, sex, occupation, family background, religious belief, education, property status or length of residence, have the right to vote and to be elected.

Persons deprived of political rights according to law have no right to vote and to be elected.

Article fourth each voter has only one vote in the election.

Fifth Army separate elections, election methods to draw.

Representatives of the sixth national people's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels should have broad representation, there shall be an appropriate number of representatives of the grassroots, in particular representatives of workers, farmers and intellectuals; should have an appropriate number of women representatives, and gradually increase the proportion of women representatives.

The national people's Congress and the number of returned overseas Chinese and local people's congresses in more areas, there shall be an appropriate number of returned overseas Chinese representatives.

Expatriate People's Republic of China citizens during the national people's Congress elections at the county level in China, can participate in the elections to their places of origin or residence before leaving.

The elections of the seventh National People's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels, included in the budget, by the Exchequer expenditure.

Chapter election bodies Auspices of the Standing Committee of the eighth national people's Congress deputies election.

Provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities, cities divided into districts, autonomous prefectures of the national people's Congress Standing Committee presided over the election of the representatives of the people's congresses at the corresponding levels. No city divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, autonomous counties and townships, nationality townships, and towns set up an Election Committee, presided over the election of the representatives of the people's congresses at the corresponding levels. Without city divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, autonomous counties of elections Commission led by the level of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress.

Elections in townships, nationality townships, and towns Committee is not divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, autonomous counties of the leadership of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress.

Provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities, cities divided into districts, autonomous guidance within their respective administrative areas below the county level of the Standing Committee of people's Congress deputies election. Nineth without city divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, autonomous counties of the composition of the Election Committee appointed by the people's Congress Standing Committee.

Townships, nationality townships, and towns of the composition of the Election Committee are not divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, autonomous counties appointed by the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress.

Members of the Election Committee on behalf of a candidate, shall resign from the Office of the Election Committee.

Tenth Election Committee shall perform the following duties:

(A) divide the constituencies of elected representative of the people's congresses at the corresponding levels, allocation of quota for the constituencies of deputies to be elected;

(B) to register, review the eligibility of voters, publication of voter lists receive complaints from voters list of the different views and decisions;

(C) determine the election date;

(D) for verification and organization on behalf of a candidate according to the views of a majority of voters to determine and publish the official list of candidates;

(V), to vote;

(Vi) determine whether the election results valid, list of elected representatives was published;

(VII) other duties prescribed by law.

Election Committee should be made public timely election information.

Chapter local people's congresses at all levels of representation

Representation of the 11th local people's congresses at various levels, determined in accordance with the following provisions:

(A) the representation of the provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the base 350, a representative for every 150,000 people can increase of provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under a representative for every 25,000 people can increase, but the total number thereof shall not exceed 1000;

(B) the representation of the city divided into districts, autonomous base 240, a representative for every 25,000 people can increase population of over 10 million, the total number thereof shall not exceed 650;

(C) without city divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, autonomous counties of the representation base 120, per 5,000 people can add one representative more than 1.65 million people, represents the total number thereof shall not exceed 450; population of less than 50,000, representing total less than 120;

(D) base representation of the townships, nationality townships, and towns for 40, a representative per 1500 population can increase, but the total number thereof shall not exceed 160; less than 2000 people, representing total less than 40.

Representatives of the local people's congresses at all levels in accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph number base and representative of increases in number of population numbers, which is representative of the local people's congresses at various levels total. Provinces of the autonomous region, inhabited by ethnic minorities, by the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress decided that representation can be subject to 5%.

Inhabited by ethnic or population scattered counties, autonomous counties and townships, by provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress decided that representation can be subject to 5%. 12th representative of the people's congresses of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the quota established by the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress in accordance with this law. City divided into districts, autonomous prefectures and county-specific quota of deputies by provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress established in accordance with this law, reported to the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress for the record.

Specific quotas of deputies at the township level, determined by the Standing Committee of the people's congresses at the county level in accordance with this law, reported to the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress for the record at a higher level. 13th place after determining, the total number of representatives of the people's congresses at all levels, no change.
Due to administrative changes or due to reasons such as major construction projects resulted in large movements of population, the representative of the people's congresses at the total determined in accordance with the provisions of this law.

Article 14th places for representatives of local people's congresses at all levels, from the people's Congress Standing Committee or the Election Committee under this level under the administrative jurisdiction of the administrative areas or the population of each electoral district, in accordance with the urban and rural population represented by each representative of the same principles, and ensure that all regions and all peoples, all are representative of an appropriate number of requests for allocation.

In the people's congresses of counties, autonomous counties, townships, nationality townships, and towns of very small population, there should be at least one representative.

Allocation of local people's congresses at all levels of representation from provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress in the light of the number of deputies assigned approach, combined with the specific provisions of this area.

The fourth chapter the number of Deputies

15th National People's Congress representative, by the people's congresses of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities and elected by the people's Liberation Army.

Does not exceed the quota of deputies of 3,000 people.

Hong Kong S.A.R., and Macau S.A.R. number of deputies to be elected, and the manner, shall be separately formulated by the NPC.

16th National People's Congress delegates, by the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress, according to the population of all provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the number, in accordance with the urban and rural population represented by each representative of the same principles, and ensure that all regions and all peoples, all are representative of an appropriate number of requests for allocation.

Number of deputies to be elected by the provinces, autonomous regions, and determined by the calculated according to the number of places, the same basic number of others to be elected and places constitute.

The number of deputies to the specific allocation, determined by the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress. 17th national minority deputies to be elected, by the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress in the light of ethnic population number and distribution of assigned to elect the people's congresses of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities.

A very small population of people, should have at least one representative.

Fifth chapter minority election

18th place inhabited by ethnic minorities, each inhabited by the ethnic minorities should be represented in the local people's congresses.

Neighbors within a given territory of the ethnic minority population accounts for over 30% of the total population, the population represented by each representative shall be equal to the local people's Congress at each representative represents the population. Neighbors within a given territory of the ethnic minority population of less than 15% of the total population, population represented by each representative to make appropriate less than local people's congresses each representative represents the population, but not less than one-second, of the nationality exercising regional autonomy is a very small population of the County, decision by the Standing Committee of the people's congresses of provinces, autonomous regions, and can be less than one-second.

Inhabited by a very small population of other nationalities, shall have at least one representative.

Neighbors within a given population within the total population of ethnic minorities: 15% above, under 30%, the population represented by each representative can appropriate less than local population represented by each representative of the people's congresses, but assigned to the representative of ethnic minority deputies shall not exceed a total of 30%.

Article 19th autonomous regions, autonomous prefectures and autonomous counties and the people's congresses of townships, nationality townships, and towns inhabited by ethnic minorities, where representatives of other ethnic groups and the Han in the election, the provisions of this law shall apply to article 18th.

20th diaspora of ethnic minorities to be elected representatives of the local people's congresses, each representative represents a population less than the local people's congresses each representative represents the population.

Autonomous regions, autonomous prefectures and autonomous counties and the people's congresses of townships, nationality townships, and towns inhabited by ethnic minorities, for the election of representatives of other minorities and Han Chinese diaspora, the provisions of the preceding paragraph shall apply.

21st minority of the city not divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, townships, nationality townships, and towns of the deputies, according to local ethnic relations and living conditions, ethnic voters elections alone, or a Union election.

Autonomous counties and ethnic townships, nationality townships, and towns of the national people's Congress, Han and other ethnic minorities living in the territory representative elections approach, the provisions of the preceding paragraph shall apply.

22nd autonomous regions, autonomous prefectures and autonomous counties formulate or files which were announced, voter lists, voter cards, representative lists of candidates, delegates elected a certificate and the seal of the Election Commission and so on, should be the national language of the common use in the locality.

Article 23rd minority elections of other matters, reference to the provisions of the relevant articles of this law.

The sixth chapter boundaries 24th the city not divided into districts, municipal districts, counties, autonomous counties, and the representation of the people's congresses of townships, nationality townships, and towns assigned to the selection, the constituencies for the election.

Selection can be broken down by living conditions, can also be broken down by production units, institutions and work units.

Constituency size, each constituency is to select one to three deputies.

25th article of the various constituencies within the administrative area the population represented by each representative should be roughly equal.

The seventh chapter registration Article 26th registration of electors for each constituency, confirmed by the registered voters of long term. Prior to each election to the last voter registration exercise after the age of 18, deprived of political rights restored political rights after the expiration of the voters to be registered.

On moved out of the former constituency of voter registration, voter list for inclusion in the new move constituencies; to death and deprived of political rights according to law, and removed from the voters list.

Mentally ill could not exercise their voting rights, confirmed by the Electoral Commission, not on the voters list.

27th published voter lists on election day before 20th and voter turnout election, and shall issue the voter cards. 28th published voter lists have different opinions, can be in the list of voters published in the 5th complained to the Electoral Commission. Comments on appeals of the Election Committee should make a decision in the 3rd. If you are not satisfied with the decision, the complainant may 5th Court on election day, the people's Court decision should be made before the date of the election.

The people's Court's decision is final.

Representative of the eighth chapter of candidates for

29th national and local people's congresses at all levels on behalf of candidates, nominated by constituency or electoral unit. All political parties and people's organizations may jointly or separately recommend candidates. Voter or representative groups of ten or more, or you can recommend candidates. Recommendations should be presented to the Electoral Commission or the Bureau of the Assembly on behalf of a candidate. Accept the recommended candidates to the Electoral Commission or the Bureau of the Assembly to provide truthful personal identity, resume and other basic information.

Basic situation of providing false, the Election Committee or the Bureau of the Assembly shall be to inform the voters or deputies.

Political parties, the number of representatives of people's organizations jointly or separately recommend candidates, recommended by any voter or representative participate in the joint representative of the number of candidates, shall not exceed the quota for selection or election of deputies to be elected.

30th national and local people's congresses at all levels implement multi-candidate election, the number of candidates should exceed the quota of Deputies.

Represented by the people's congresses are elected, candidates should exceed the number of deputies from one-third to 1 time; by local people's congresses at and above the county level above level people's Congress representative elections, candidates should exceed the number of deputies from one-fifth to one-second. 31st are run by elected deputies, on behalf of candidates nominated by the voters and political parties and people's organizations recommend. The Electoral Commission, after representative list of candidates and the basic situation of candidates on election day before 15th published and submitted to the voters in that constituency group discussions, consultations, to establish an official list of candidates. If the number of candidates exceed the percentage difference of 30th article of this law, by the Election Committee, the constituency group meetings, consultations, and on the advice of a majority of voters, determine the list of formal candidates; the formal candidates not forming a consensus, primaries, according to the order of the number of votes when the primaries, to establish an official list of candidates.

Official candidate list and basic situation of candidates for deputies should 7th release on election day. Local people's congresses at or above the county level in the level when the national people's Congress on the election, nominations, works on behalf of a candidate shall not be less than two days. Representatives of the Bureau of the people's Congress in accordance with law lists of candidates and candidate basic information issued on behalf of the whole, by all the representatives of brewing, discussion. If the number of candidates for deputies in line with the provisions of article 30th balance proportion, direct vote.

If the number of candidates exceed the percentage difference of 30th article of this law, primary, according to the order of the number of votes when the primaries, according to the method of election of the present level of specific differences identified in accordance with this law, to establish an official list of candidates, voting.

32nd by local people's congresses at and above the county level shall, in the election at the above level people's Congress representative, candidates are not limited to the representatives of the people's Congress. 33rd or the Presidium of the Election Committee should be to the voter or representative on behalf of a candidate. Recommend candidates for deputies, representatives of political parties, people's organizations and voters in the voter Panel recommended by or on behalf of the Panel meeting, representatives of the candidates. Requested by the voters of the Election Committee shall organize candidates to meet voters, introduced by the candidate himself and answer voters ' questions.

However, at the presentation of election candidates must stop.

Nineth chapter election process 34th the election of the representatives of the national people's Congress and local people's congresses at all levels, should be carried out strictly in accordance with legal procedures and accept supervision.

No organization or individual shall in any way interfere voters or deputies freely exercised their right to vote.
35th people's congresses are elected representatives, voters under the provisions of the Electoral Commission, ID or voter cards to collect their ballot papers.

Article 36th constituency should be according to the distribution of the Election Committee, established in accordance with the principles of convenience of voters polling stations, an election.

Voters living more focused, election meeting may be convened, elections due to illness and other reasons for mobility or electors residing dispersed and inconvenient transportation, mobile ballot boxes.

37th by local people's congresses at and above the county level shall, in the election at the above level people's Congress representatives, chaired by the Vice-Chairmen of the Bureau. Article 38th national and local people's congresses at all levels of the election will be by secret ballot.

Elections should be the existence of secret writing.

If voters are illiterate or disability cannot be written votes may be entrusted with people he trusted to write.

39th election people for candidates you can vote, you can vote, you can choose any other voter, or abstain from voting. 40th of an elector if going out during the election, the Election Committee, may in writing delegate any other voters to vote in his place.

Each delegate that voters shall not be more than three people, and should be in accordance with the client's willingness to vote in his place.

41st vote after the votes, counting personnel or representatives elected by the voters and the Electoral Commission or the Presidium of the people voted, and votes to be checked records made and signed by the Scrutineers.

Close relatives of the candidate shall not act as scrutineers, and tellers.

42nd vote each election votes than turnout is invalid, is equal to or less than the number of eligible works.

Each vote the number selected, void of more than the required number of deputies to be elected, is equal to or less than the number of deputies to be elected under the effective. Article 43rd in the people's congresses are elected representatives, a majority of the voters voting, election valid.

Candidates get to vote when a majority of the voters vote, begin was elected.

Local people's congresses at or above the county level elections above level people's Congress representative, candidates received a majority of the vote, the representative of the whole, begin was elected. Access to representatives of a majority of the votes when the number of candidates exceeds the number of deputies to be elected, was elected by a vote.

If the votes cannot be determined when elected, should be equal to the number of votes a candidate voted again, and was elected by a vote. Obtained a majority of the votes of elected representatives is less than the number of deputies to be elected when insufficient places for another election. When another election, according to the order of number of votes at the first ballot, in accordance with the provisions of this law article 30th percentage difference, determine the list of candidates.

If you selected only one candidate should be for two people.

In accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph when another election of county-level and township-level people's Congress representatives on behalf of candidates number of votes is elected, but shall not be less than the number of votes the vote of one-third; local people's congresses at or above the county level in another election when the above level people's Congress representative, candidates for the votes of a majority of all the representatives, begin was elected.

44th election results by the Election Commission or the Presidium pursuant to this law to determine whether effective and announced.

Article 45th citizens shall, at the same time more than two non-affiliated regional deputies.

The supervision of the representatives of the tenth chapter and dismissal, resignation, a by-election 46th national and local people's congresses at all levels representative of the voters and the supervision of the units which elected them.

Voters or electoral units have the power to recall their elected representatives.

47th congresses at the county level, original constituency groups of 50 or more people, for the people's congresses at the township level, the original constituencies of 30 people or more, you can recall requests made in writing to the Standing Committee of the people's congresses at the county level. Recall request shall clearly state the reasons of removal.

Proposed to be recalled meeting of electors on behalf of right to defence or defence in writing.

County-level people's Congress Standing Committee shall recall request and issuance of the written defence representatives proposed to be recalled the original constituency.

Vote recall request, hosted by sent to the responsible officer for the Standing Committee of the people's congresses at the county level. 48th meeting by local people's congresses at and above the county level shall, when the Presidium or at least one-tenth of the joint can be made from the above level people's Congress of the people's Congress elected representatives to remove from Office. In the people's congresses, local Director of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress at or above the county level meetings or groups of over one-fifth members of the Standing Committee can be submitted to the Standing Committee which is elected by the people's congresses at the national people's Congress to remove from Office at a higher level.

Recall shall clearly state the reasons of removal. When meeting local people's congresses at or above the county level, proposed to be recalled the representative is entitled to in the Bureau meetings and representation at the plenary meeting of the General Assembly, or defend himself in writing, issued by the Bureau of the Conference.

After consideration, the recall, by the Bureau, the attention of the plenary vote. Place of meetings of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress at or above the county level, representing the right Director proposed to be recalled meeting and the plenary meeting of the Standing Committee on defence, or defend himself in writing, issued by the Directors meeting.

After consideration, the recall, voted on by the Director to be submitted to the plenary meeting of the Conference.

49th article vote to remove its representatives by secret ballot.

50th removal of County and township people's congresses shall be subject to the original selection by a majority of voters. Recall by the elected representatives of the local people's congresses at or above the county level shall be adopted by a majority of the representatives of the respective level; in the congresses shall be adopted by a majority of the component members of the Standing Committee of the.

Dismissal resolution shall be submitted to the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress for the record at a higher level, notice.

51st of the component members of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress at or above the county level shall, the national people's Congress and the provincial, autonomous region, municipality, district municipalities and autonomous region people's Congress of representatives of the members of the Special Committee positions being ousted, its duties of members or members of the specialized committees of the Standing Committee accordingly revoked, or the Standing Committee shall be announced by the Presidium.

The people's congresses of townships, nationality townships, and towns President, Deputy Representative of the Office of President was removed from Office, the posts of Chairman, Vice-Chairman of the corresponding cancellation by the Bureau, shall be published. Deputies of the 52nd, provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, representatives of the national people's Congress of the city divided into districts, autonomous prefectures, and can be made with the returning his written resignation to the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress. Accept the resignation of the Standing Committee shall be adopted by a majority of the component members of the Standing Committee of the.

The resolution to accept the resignation shall be submitted to the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress for the record at a higher level, notice. Deputies may submit to the Standing Committee of the people's congresses at the county level shall resign in writing, people's congresses at the township level can contribute to the writing of the present level to resign. County-level people's Congress Standing Committee to accept the resignation shall be adopted by a majority of the component members of the Standing Committee of the. People's congresses at the township level to accept the resignation shall be adopted by a majority of the representatives of the people's congresses.

To accept the resignation, and shall be announced.

53rd of the component members of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress at or above the county level shall, national people's Congress and provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities, districts, autonomous prefectures of the members of the Special Committee of the national people's Congress, resigned as the representative's request is accepted, the duties of the members of the Standing Committee, members of the Special Committee accordingly terminated, by the Standing Committee shall be published.

President of the people's congresses of townships, nationality townships, and towns, Vice President, resigned as the representative's request is accepted, the posts of Chairman, Vice-Chairman of the appropriate termination shall be published by the Bureau.

54th representative term, vacancy, the original constituencies or the electoral units have a by-election.

Representatives of local people's congresses at all levels in term relocate or move out of the Administration, its representative eligible to terminate itself, gap further by-elections.

During the sessions of the local people's congresses at or above the county level, by the representatives of the present grade level of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress on the election. By-election vacancy in representative, on behalf of a candidate quota can be more than the quota of deputies to be elected, or equal to the number of Deputies.

By-election of specific measures prescribed by the Standing Committee of the people's congresses of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the.

The 11th chapter of sanctions to disrupt the elections

55th to guarantee voters and representatives of the free exercise of the right to vote and to stand for election, one of the following acts, to disrupt the elections, violating public security regulations, shall be subject to administrative penalties for public security constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated in accordance with law:

(A) the representative of bribing voters or by money or any other property, obstruction of voters and deputies freely exercised their right to vote and be elected;

(B) by means of violence, threats, deception or other illegal means to impede the voters and representatives of the free exercise of the right to vote and to be elected;

(C) the falsification of election documents, falsification of vote tallies or other illegal acts;

(D) for complaints and accusations of election violations people, or for people requesting the recall of a Deputy of repression and revenge.

National staff of the acts listed in the preceding paragraph, shall be given an administrative sanction.

Elected in their illegal acts mentioned in the first paragraph of this article, whose election was invalid.

56th presiding body found to disrupt the elections or receive reports of electoral behaviour, shall be lawful investigation and handling; needs to be investigated for legal responsibility, be transferred to the relevant authorities in a timely manner.

The 12th chapter by-laws 57th of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress and its electoral rules are formulated under this Act, reported to the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress for the record.