Why Some Provisions Are Issued In Connection With The Elections To Be Held Next March 8, 1992

Original Language Title: Por la cual se dictan algunas disposiciones en relación con las elecciones que se realizarán el próximo 8 de marzo de 1992

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LAW 02 OF 1992

(February 21)

Official Journal No. 40,348 of 21 February 1992

For which some provisions are dictated in relation to the choices that

will be held on March 8, 1992.



ARTICLE 1o. It is understood that whoever votes in the elections of March 8, 1992, declares under the gravity of the oath to reside in the respective municipality.

If the truth is lacking, it will incur legal sanctions.

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ARTICLE 2o. CANDIDATE MODIFICATIONS. The heads of the list for District and Municipal Councils, Departmental Assemblies, Ediles of the Capital District of Santafe of Bogota and candidates for municipal elections, may only be modified by death or impossibility. Permanent physical or physical to fulfil the functions of the post until the 7th of March 1992 at 6 p.m. (6:00 p.m.). In no case will there be any changes to the electoral cards.

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ARTICLE 3o. PENALTIES FOR VOTING JURIES. Juries who do not sign the respective minutes, will be creditors to the dismissal or termination of the contract if they are employed by public employees or official workers as the case may be. The National Registrar of the Civil State shall request the respective appointing authority to apply the sanction. The other citizens will be imposed a fine equivalent to two minimum monthly salaries in favor of the National Registry of the National Registry and will be made effective by resolution dictated by the Municipal or District Registrars. Against this providence, the resources of law come.

The same sanction will be subject to the juries that, without fair cause, do not compete to perform their duties or abandon them.

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ARTICLE 4. MAYORAL ELECTION DECLARATORY. Mayor-elect shall be declared as the candidate who has the majority of the votes.

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ARTICLE 5o. GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS. The candidates for mayors must present at the time of the registration their program of government, which they will make publicly known; if they do not present it, the registration will be null.

The effects of non-compliance with the program will be regulated by law.

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ARTICLE 6o. REGULATION. The National Registry of the Civil State, prior to the National Electoral Council, will determine the design of the electoral cards and voting procedures. It shall also provide for the use of material left over from the elections by means of the Revolving Fund.

The voting time will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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ARTICLE 7o. BUDGET APPROPRIATION AND FIDUCIA CONTRACTS. The National Government is empowered to carry out the budgetary modifications and operations that are necessary to hold the elections of 8 March 1992 and will conclude contracts of A state entity duly authorized to place the money in order to meet the expenses demanded by the electoral debate and the financing of the campaign, as well as to incorporate sums from the ordinary budget to the fiducia.

The National Registrar of the Civil State is authorized to contract directly, without the formalities of Decree 222 of 1983 and other rules of administrative contracting and to incorporate sums from the ordinary budget to the fiducia.

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ARTICLE 8o. CAMPAIGN FINANCE. The government will finance the campaigns of political parties and movements represented in Congress, with or without legal status, and the candidates, for the elections of mayors, deputies and councilors to be held on March 8, 1992. The candidates chosen or those who obtain at least thirty percent of the quota corresponding to the Corporation in question or the third part of the vote of the mayor-elect shall be entitled to this benefit, as the case may be.

The National Government will regulate the amount of financing, its opportunity and the way it is paid. The contributions established by this Law will be distributed by the National Electoral Council.

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ARTICLE 9o. PROHIBITION TO CREATE TABLES. The National Registry of the Civil State will not be able to create, in any case, special voting tables.

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ARTICLE 10. VALIDITY. This Law will apply only to the 1992 elections and governs from the date of its enactment.

Dada en Santafe de Bogota, D.C., a los ...

The President of the Senate of the Republic,


The Secretary General of the Senate of the Republic,


The Speaker of the House of Representatives,


The Secretary General of the House of Representatives,


Republic of Colombia-National Government

Santafe de Bogota, D.C., 21 February 1992.

Publish and execute.


The Minister of Government,


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