About How To Conduct The Referendum

Original Language Title: o způsobu provádění referenda

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490/1991.



LAW



of 6 May 1999. November 1991



about how to conduct the referendum



Change: 41/2009 Sb.



The Federal Assembly of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic

committed to this Act:



§ 1



Introductory provisions



If this Act uses the expression



and) "constitutional law", means the constitutional law on referendum, ^ 1)



(b)) "the electoral law" means the law of the Czech national either

the Council on elections to the Czech National Council, ^ 2) or the law of the Slovak national

the Council on elections to the Slovak National Council ^ 3), depending on whether it is a

the referendum announced by the Czech Republic or the Slovak Republic,



(c)), "eligible citizen", means the citizen who is under the applicable

the electoral law shall be entitled to opt for Czech National Council or to the Slovak

the National Council, and therefore has the right to vote in the referendum (article 1, paragraph 3

constitutional law).



PART THE FIRST



Basic provisions



§ 2



An obstacle to the exercise of voting rights in the referendum is stipulated by the

limitation of personal freedom because of the protection of the health of the people. ^ 4)



§ 3



(1) a proposal for the referendum shall submit to the Federal Assembly to 5

days of its receipt of the ^ 5) national councils for an opinion. Representation of a national

the Councils of Federal Assembly attached to the draft proposed to the President of

The Czech and Slovak Federal Republic. If the National Council to the proposal

the announcement of the referendum does not respond within 20 days of the date on which the matter was

presented, they expressed to him on the last day of this period.



(2) the question submitted for the referendum decision (article 1, paragraph 1, of the constitutional

the Act) must be formulated so that it can be uniquely

answer "Yes" or "no".



(3) it may be decided in a referendum on more issues.



(4) the provisions of paragraph 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis for the proposal submitted by the

the referendum (article 1, paragraph 2, of the constitutional law).



§ 4



(1) in the notice of referendum (article 2 of the constitutional law) shall be stated:



and) that the legislature proposed the referendum and when the proposal was

President of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic,



(b)) what question or questions or what proposal are citizens

submitted for decision,



(c)) that the referendum will be held in the Czech Republic or in Slovakia

Republic or in the two republics at the same time,



(d)), or days of the day of the referendum,



(e)) the time limit for a referendum to create the institutions and to their first meeting,



f) day of the referendum.



(2) if it is necessary, given the questions only extracts, its entire

content of the annex to the notification referred to in paragraph 1 and in the text of the notice to the

This attachment expressly refers. The annex is an integral part of the notification.



§ 5



(1) the notice of referendum (article 4), in all the municipalities of the Republic of

in which the referendum takes place, be posted on the notice board of the local authority (municipality)

within 5 days from the date of circulation of the amount of the collection of laws, in which the notice of

the announcement of the referendum published. ^ 6) the notice of referendum shall

be posted until the end of voting in the village.



(2) the notice of referendum shall be posted in the room for

vote (§ 7 para. 2) throughout the period of the vote in the town.



§ 6



(1) If a referendum published simultaneously in both Republics (article 3, paragraph 3.

1 constitutional law), held on the same day throughout the territory of the Czech and Slovak

Federal Republic. If the referendum is declared in one Republic

(article 3, paragraph 2, of the constitutional law), held on the same day throughout the territory

the relevant States. President of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic

may provide that the referendum takes place in two days.



(2) a Referendum is held on a specific day from 7 am to 10 pm. Where required

local needs, the Municipal Council in the Czech Republic or in the cities,

which are divided into boroughs or districts, district or

Local Council ^ 7) and Mayor of the village in the Slovak Republic or mayor

of the city or in the cities, which is divided into districts, Mayor

the municipal district of ^ 8) (hereinafter referred to as "the competent authority") to provide for the beginning of the

the referendum on an earlier hour.



(3) If a referendum is held in two days, starting at 2 pm and end at

22 hours on the first day. The second day of the referendum starts at 7 pm and ends in the

14 hours. If required by local conditions, the competent authority of the municipality

to establish the beginning of a referendum on an earlier hour.



PART TWO



Districts and counties for the holding of a referendum



§ 7



Districts for holding referendum



(1) to vote (section 20) and for the counting of votes (section 23) are created in the

the municipalities of districts for holding a referendum (hereinafter referred to as the "district").



(2) the territory of the district and the room for the vote in each of them determines the

the competent authority of the municipality not later than 5 days before the last day of the time limit for

the creation of bodies for a referendum.



(3) for creating districts otherwise shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of the relevant

the electoral law on electoral districts, with the district may include

up to 2,000 legitimate citizens.



§ 8



Districts for holding referendum



(1) For the counting of ballots cast in districts are created

districts for holding the referendum.



(2) the Districts for the referendum constitutes the territory of the districts under the provisions of

the territorial subdivisions of the State of ^ 9) and on the territory of the capital city of the Czech Republic and

The Czech and Slovak Federal Republic (hereinafter referred to as "the capital of the

Prague ") by the State on the day of the announcement of the referendum.



PART THREE



Lists for voting in the referendum legitimizing tickets and voting

ID cards



§ 9



Build lists for voting in the referendum (hereinafter referred to as "the list")

ensures that the competent authority of the municipality. The lists shall apply mutatis mutandis to the provisions of

the relevant election laws, voters lists.



§ 10



About legitimačních tickets for voting shall apply mutatis mutandis to the provisions of

the relevant electoral laws about legitimačních tickets with the expectation that

the scope of the former local national committees belong to the competent authorities

municipalities.



§ 11



(1) the legitimate citizens, who will not be able to vote in the precinct where they are

included in the list, the competent authority of the municipality, at their request

the voting card and at the same time it is removed from this list with a note about the

release of a voting card.



(2) the voting card entitles to write and vote in another district in

the Republic, in which the district referred to in paragraph 1; participation in the vote

is an authorized citizen shall in his identity card or another

his official identity card, which replaces the national identity card.



PART FOUR



Authorities for a referendum



§ 12



General provisions



(1) for the Organization of the referendum and ensuring the results are created

authorities for a referendum (hereinafter referred to as "the Commission"), which are:



and the Federal Commission for referendum) (hereinafter referred to as "the Federal Commission" section,

If a referendum is held at the same time in both Republics (article 3, paragraph 1,

constitutional law),



(b)), the Central Commission for the referendum in the Czech Republic or the Central Commission

for the referendum the Slovak Republic (hereinafter referred to as "Central Committee"),

If a referendum is held only in one of the republics. If a referendum is held in

the two republics at the same time, they create both the Central Commission,



(c) the Commission for referendum) District (the "District Committee") for each

the district for holding a referendum (article 8),



(d)), the Commission for district referendum (hereinafter referred to as "the District Commission") for the

each district (section 7).



(2) a member of the Commission may be just a legitimate citizen.



(3) the Member of the Commission takes over its functions to the oath of Office, worded as follows:

"I promise on my honour, that I will carry out their duties conscientiously and

impartially and I are governed by the laws and other legal regulations. "

Promise made member of the Commission, so that the signs under the text of the oath, which he

the person who convened the first session of the Commission.



(4) the Commission is quorate if the majority

all of its members. The resolution is taken, if they were in favour of

an absolute majority of the members present. If there is a tie, the proposal

shall be regarded as rejected.



(5) If no member of the Commission to attend the Commission's meetings, takes his

instead of his alternate. The person who is the Vice-President of the Commission of the Act,

in the performance of this function may represent an employee already controlled authority,

designated by the.



(6) the Central Commission and the County Commission to compute processing

create professional (summarization) formations composed of workers apparatus

national statistics for this purpose allocated. These workers consist

the promise made in the texts referred to in paragraph 3 and in the performance of these tasks is

the President of the Commission, the qualified.



section 13 of the



The Federal Commission



(1) Every political party and political movement, ^ 10) in

The Federal Assembly group, ^ 11) shall, within the time limit laid down in the

the notice of referendum [§ 4 (1) (b), (e))], a member of the

The Federal Commission and its surrogate and shall communicate their first and last names

to the person who shall convene the first session of the Commission (paragraph 5).



(2) at the first meeting of the members shall determine the Federal Commission los its Chairman

and first Vice-Chairman. The oldest Member of the controls draw Federal Commission.



(3) Other Vice-Chairmen of the Commission are the Federal Minister of the Interior of the Czech and

Slovak Federal Republic and the President of the Federal Statistical

the Office.



(4) the Vice-Presidents of the Commission pursuant to paragraph 3 shall be set aside from the


servants of offices that control, the required number of personnel to ensure the

organizational and administrative work.



(5) the Commission shall convene the first meeting of the Federal Minister of the Interior of the Czech and

Slovak Federal Republic within the period specified in the notice of

the announcement of the referendum [§ 4 (1) (b), (e))].



(6) the Federal Commission in particular



and) oversees compliance with the law during the preparation and implementation of the

the referendum,



(b)) decides on complaints on how the Central Commission,



(c)) to determine the results of voting in the Federation,



(d)) of the outcome of the vote registration shall surrender to the Bureau of the Federal

collect and send it to předsednictvům national councils of both republics,



(e)) other tasks pursuant to this Act and other legislation.



§ 14



The Central Commission



(1) Every political party and political movement, ^ 10) which are in the United

the National Council of the Slovak National Council or group, ^ 12) shall, within the

the time limit set in the notice of referendum [§ 4 (1) (b), (e))]

one member of the Central Commission and its surrogate and shall communicate to the

their last name to the person who shall convene the first meeting of the Central Commission

(paragraph 5).



(2) at the first meeting of the members shall determine the los of the Central Commission of the President

and first Vice-Chairman. Draw controls most senior member of the Central Commission.



(3) the Other Vice Chairman of the Central Commission are the Minister of the Interior and

the President of the central statistical authority of the Republic.



(4) the Vice-Presidents pursuant to paragraph 3 shall be set aside from the servants of offices,

that control, the required number of personnel to ensure the tasks pursuant to section 12 of the

paragraph. 6 and for organizational and administrative work.



(5) the first session of the Central Commission shall be convened by the Minister of the Interior

Republic within the period specified in the notice of referendum [§ 4

paragraph. 1 (b). e)].



(6) the Central Commission in particular



and) oversees compliance with the law during the preparation and holding of the

the referendum,



(b)) decides on complaints on how the District Commission



(c)) to determine the results of the vote within the Republic,



(d)) of the outcome of the vote registration shall surrender to the Bureau of the National Council

the Republic, and in the case of a referendum carried out pursuant to article. 3 (2). 2

the Constitutional Act, it shall write to the Bureau of the National Council of the second

States and the Bureau of the Federal Assembly,



(e)) of the outcome of the vote registration shall surrender the Federal Commission if it is a

the referendum carried out pursuant to article. 3 (2). 1 constitutional law



(f)) other tasks pursuant to this Act and other legislation.



§ 15



The District Commission



(1) Every political party and political movement, ^ 10) referred to in § 14 para.

1, you may specify the time limit set in the notice of referendum [§ 4

paragraph. 1 (b). e)] one member of each District Committee and his Deputy.

Their first and last names give to the person who shall convene the first meeting of the district

the Commission (paragraph 6).



(2) at the first meeting of the members shall determine the los District Committee of the President of the

and first Vice-Chairman. The oldest Member of the district controls the draw of the Commission.



(3) the District Commission shall have at least 5 members. If there is no District Commission

thus created in the manner referred to in paragraph 1, shall appoint the remaining members of the

Head of the District Committee of the competent District Office, in the capital city

Prague Office of the Secretary of the magistrates.



(4) Other Vice-Presidents are head of the District Committee of the competent

District Office, in the capital city of Prague and the Office of the Secretary of the magistrates,

the Director of the competent District Department of the Statistical Office, in the main

the city of Prague, Director of the municipal administration of the Czech Statistical Office.



(5) the Vice-Presidents of the Commission pursuant to paragraph 4, the district set aside from the

servants of offices that control, the required number of personnel to ensure the

tasks in accordance with § 12 para. 6, and for the necessary organizational and administrative

work.



(6) the Commission shall convene the first meeting of the district head of the respective District

the Office, in the capital city of Prague, the Secretary of the magistrates of the Office within the time limit

set out in the notice of referendum [§ 4 (1) (b), (e))].



(7) the District Commission



and) oversees compliance with the law during the preparation and implementation of the

the referendum,



(b)) decides on complaints on how the District Commission



(c)) supervises the survey results of voting in districts; It is entitled to

require from the Commission's explanation of the district or other information, and may

errors detected by the Commission in agreement with the County to remove yourself or ask

County Commission to eliminate the shortcomings,



(d)) to determine the results of voting within the district,



(e)) of the outcome of the vote registration shall surrender to the Central Commission

Republic,



(f)) other tasks pursuant to this Act and other legislation, and

tasks that require it, the Central Commission the relevant States.



section 16 of the



District Commission



(1) Every political party and political movement ^ 10) ^ 13) represented in the

the municipal corporation, in the cities, which is divided into districts

or, in the district or local Board, may determine the

the time limit set in the notice of referendum one Member

District Commission and its surrogate and shall communicate their first and last names

the competent authority of the municipality.



(2) at the first meeting of the members of the district shall determine the los Commission its Chairman

and Vice-Chairman. The oldest Member of the district governed by the Lottery Commission.



(3) the Ward Commission shall have at least 5 members. If there is no Ward Commission

thus created in the manner referred to in paragraph 1, shall appoint the remaining members of the

the competent authority of the municipality.



(4) the convening of the first meeting of the District Commission within the deadline set in

the notice of referendum shall ensure that the competent authority of the municipality.



(5) workers for the necessary organizational and administrative work will ensure

the competent authority of the municipality.



(6) the Commission, in particular, Ward



and ensures the proper conduct of the vote), in particular as to the correct

submission of ballots and ensure order in the room for the vote

and in its immediate vicinity,



(b)) performs counting of votes (section 23),



(c)) of the outcome of the vote shall surrender the registration of the District Commission



(d)) shall carry out other tasks pursuant to this Act and other legislation, and

tasks that require it at the appropriate district or the Central Commission.



PART FIVE



The holding of the referendum



THE FIRST SECTION



Preparing to vote



§ 17



Ballot papers



(1) on the ballot must be mentioned:



and the day or days) the holding of a referendum,



(b)) the question or questions or a suggestion for a vote (§ 3). If there is more

questions marked with serial numbers. For each question or proposal,

print two frames, one of which is entitled, "Yes" and the other

the word "no",



(c) the lessons learned about how to vote).



(2) each ballot paper shall bear the stamp of the Federal

of the Commission.



(3) a Federal Commission, lays down the specimen ballot and send it to the

the Federal Ministry of the Interior, in cooperation with the ministries

the Interior of the Republics shall ensure that the ballot papers have been printed, and in

necessary quantity delivered to the competent authorities of the municipalities.



(4) the competent authority of the municipality shall ensure that the ballot papers were delivered

not later than 3 days before the holding of the referendum, all eligible citizens, and on the day

all referendum committees of okrskovým.



(5) if the referendum Is declared only in the Czech Republic, or only in

Slovak Republic (article 3, paragraph 2, of the constitutional law), belongs to the scope of the

pursuant to paragraph 3 of the Central Commission and the Ministry of the Interior

of the Republic. On the ballot shall be stamped, the Central Commission

the relevant States (paragraph 2).



section 18



Informing citizens



On the information of the legitimate citizens of the time and place of voting in the village

shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of the relevant electoral laws provide

voters with the fact that the scope of the former local national committees belong to

the competent authorities of the municipality.



SECTION TWO



§ 19



The referendum campaign



(1) the time of the referendum campaign for the purposes of this Act, the

period beginning 12 days and ending 2 days before the holding of the referendum. Time

between the date of publication of the referendum and the holding of a referendum shall not be less than

20 days.



(2) If a referendum published simultaneously in both Republics (article 3, paragraph 3.

1 constitutional law), political parties and political movements, referred to in

§ 13 para. 1 and § 14 para. 1, the right to keep them at the time of the campaign before

the referendum, anyone who has obtained permission for your tv and radio

broadcast on the basis of the law of the Federal Assembly, the law of the Czech

the National Council of the Slovak National Council or law, provided free of charge

a total of 15 hours of airtime on each of its prime the circuit.



(3) if the referendum Is declared only in one Republic (article 3, paragraph 2,

constitutional law), political parties and political movements, referred to in §

14. 1, the right to keep them at the time of the referendum campaign, anyone who

He received permission to broadcast television and radio on the basis of

the law, the National Council of the Republic, provided free of charge, a total of 15

hours of airtime on each of its prime the circuit.



(4) 15 hours of airtime provided to political parties and

a political movement referred to in paragraph 2 or 3, between the political parties and


the political movement split in proportion to the total number of members in their

political groups in the respective legislative councils, with the

each of these political parties and political movements must be

given at least 10 minutes of air time.



(5) any disputes about the broadcasting time in accordance with paragraphs 1, 2 and 4

shall be decided by the Federal Commission, if the referendum is declared pursuant to article. 3

paragraph. 1 constitutional law any disputes about the broadcasting time

pursuant to paragraphs 1, 3 and 4 shall be decided by the Central Commission of the Republic,

If the referendum is declared only in one Republic pursuant to article. 3 (2). 2

the Constitutional Act.



(6) the remuneration for the use of telecommunications equipment ^ 14) are to be paid in

the range of transmission time provided pursuant to paragraph 2 of the State

the budget of the Federation and in the range of transmission time provided by

paragraph 3 of the State budget of the Republic.



(7) after the expiry of the period of the referendum campaign (paragraph 1) is another

persuasion for a particular way of voting in the referendum by the word, letters,

sound and image of the disabled in the public information resources, in

the buildings, which houses the District Commission and in its immediate vicinity.

Publish the results of opinion polls concerning the questions

submitted by referendum is allowed until the seventh day before the date of

the holding of the referendum.



(8) the members of the Commission and the staff of their professional departments shall not

provide information on the progress and results of the vote until the

the signing of the minutes of the outcome of the vote.



(9) during the vote (§ 6) it is prohibited to publish the results of the surveys

the vote.



THE THIRD SECTION



Vote



section 20



(1) a lawful citizen votes personally; representation is not permitted.



(2) a lawful citizen submitting a valid vote ballot on

which shall be marked with a cross in the appropriate box on the question or suggestion

corresponds to the "Yes" or that the question or proposal corresponds to "no". The vote is

secret.



(3) the True citizen shall refrain from submitting an UN-filled valid vote

ballot.



(4) if it is decided in a referendum about more issues, the provisions of

paragraphs 2 and 3 for each of these issues separately.



section 21



(1) the voting is void if a ballot was given without

the Central, or if the envelope submitted by the official cover, there is no

ballot or more ballots, or is it

the document, which is not only the official voting list (section 17).



(2) the ballot (section 17) is invalid if torn apart into two or

more parts, or if filled in a manner other than as provided for in section

20 (2). 2 and 3, or otherwise modified.



(3) the validity of the official envelope, about the validity of the vote, and on the validity of

ballot decides the ward Commission.



section 22



Otherwise about the preparations in the room for the vote, the premises for the adjustment

ballots, voting, vote, begin right in the room

for voting and in its immediate vicinity, the interruption of voting and

end of voting shall apply mutatis mutandis the corresponding provisions of the

electoral laws.



PART SIX



Findings the results of the referendum



Article 23 of the



The counting of votes County Commission



(1) after opening the Clipboard for voting Ward Commission excludes

ballots submitted without an official envelope. When the counting of the cast

official envelopes and set-aside ballots of these envelopes will exclude

cases of invalid voting (article 21, paragraph 1) and finds:



and) total number of cast ballots,



(b) the number of invalid ballots) (section 21 (2)), which excludes from the

the next census,



(c) the number of valid ballots),



(d)) the number of votes "Yes" and the number of votes "no" to each question or

to design,



(e)) the number of abstention (section 20 (3)) for each individual questions

or for the proposal.



(2) otherwise, the procedure for counting votes for County Commission shall apply mutatis mutandis

provisions of the relevant election laws, balloting County

by the Commission.



section 24



A record of the progress and outcome of the vote in the district



(1) the Commission shall draw up a Ward in two a copy of the record of the progress and

the result of the voting, which shall be signed by the President, the Vice-President and the other

members of the Commission. The reasons for the rejection of signature note.



(2) the minutes of the Commission about the progress of the Anne Arundel and the result of the vote shall be

listed:



and start and end time) vote, or its interruption,



(b) the number of eligible citizens) in the precinct to a list for the

the vote,



(c)) the number of eligible citizens, who have been issued an official envelope,



(d)) the number of cast official envelopes,



(e)) the number of the valid cast and the number of invalid cast

ballots,



f) number of votes "Yes" and the number of votes "no" to each question or

to design,



(g)), the number of abstentions for each individual question or proposal.



(3) the Commission shall be attached to the registration of the ward a brief report on the content of the

complaints submitted to it, and the resolutions adopted by them.



(4) after signing both copies of the minutes of the progress and outcome of the vote

the President of the district one copy of the registration, the Commission shall deliver without delay

the District Commission and waits for her order to shut down the district

of the Commission.



(5) the Ward Commission seal cast ballots, official envelopes

and lists for the vote and transmit them along with the other documents of

vote for safekeeping to the competent authority of the municipality.



§ 25



Write the District Commission



(1) the Commission shall draw up in two District a copy of the record of the outcome of the

the vote in the district, which shall be signed by the President, Vice-Presidents and other

members of the Commission. The reasons for the rejection of signature note.



(2) the Commission shall carry out a census of the district to determine the results of the voting in the

the district on the basis of the minutes of the progress and outcome of the vote cast

okrskovými commissions.



(3) the registration of the District Commission shall be given:



and the number of districts in the County) and number of the District Commission, which sent the registration

on the progress and outcome of the vote,



(b)) total number of eligible citizens registered in the lists for the vote

within the district,



c) total number of eligible citizens, who were within the district released

the official envelope,



(d)) the total number of cast official envelopes within the district,



(e)) the total number of valid ballots cast and the total

number of cast invalid ballots in the County,



(f)), the total number of "Yes" votes and the total number of votes "no" to each

each question or within a district,



g) total number of abstentions for each individual questions or

proposal within the district.



(4) the registration shall be accompanied by the District Commission a brief report on the content of the complaint,

It has been submitted and the resolutions which they adopted, as well as the

cases of violation of the legislation in the preparation and implementation of the

the referendum, if the identified defect has been rectified.



(5) after the signing of the two copies of the minutes of the result of the vote in the district

the Chairman of the District Committee shall deliver a copy of the registration without delay to the

the Central Commission of the Republic and waits for its termination order

the activities of the District Commission. Other documents about the vote passes into custody

the competent District Office.



section 26



Registration of the Central Commission



(1) the Central Commission shall draw up the necessary number of copies of the enrollment

the result of the vote in the Republic, which shall be signed by the Chairman,

the Vice-Presidents and the other members of the Central Commission. The reasons for the

denial of signature note.



(2) the Central Commission will review the minutes of the District Commission and on their

the census to determine the results of the vote within the appropriate

of the Republic.



(3) the minutes of the Central Commission shall:



and the total number of counties) and districts within the Republic and the total number of

District and district commissions, which committed themselves to writing about the result

the vote,



(b)) total number of eligible citizens registered in the lists for the vote

under the Republic,



c) total number of eligible citizens, who have been under the Republic

issued an official envelope,



(d)) the total number of cast official within the envelope of the Republic,



(e)) the total number of valid ballots cast and the total

number of cast invalid ballots within States,



(f)), the total number of "Yes" votes and the total number of votes "no" to each

each question or to design within the Republic,



g) total number of abstentions for each individual questions or

the proposal in the context of the Republic.



(4) the minutes of the Central Commission on brief content complaints

She was given and the resolutions adopted by them, as well as cases

violations of the law during the preparation and implementation of the referendum,

If the detected defect has been rectified.



(5) after signing all copies of the minutes of the result of voting in the

the President of the Republic shall surrender the Central Commission a copy of the registration

the Bureau immediately to the National Council of the Republic. In the case of

the referendum carried out pursuant to article. 3 (2). 2 constitutional law, it shall further

immediately after the one a copy of the write to the Bureau of the National Council of the second


States of the Federal Assembly, the Bureau and the President of the Czech and

Slovak Federal Republic. In the case of a referendum carried out pursuant to article.

3 (2). 1 constitutional law shall surrender without delay whether or not four copies

writing about the outcome of the vote in the Republic the Federal Commission and waits for her

the termination of the activities of the Central Commission. Documentation on activities

The Central Commission the President into custody shall transmit to the Ministry of the Interior

the relevant States.



(6) immediately after sending the registration (paragraph 5) shall be published by the Central Commission

for a referendum in the Czech Republic through the Czechoslovak press

the Office of the United States, or of the Central Commission for the referendum

The Slovak Republic through the Czechoslovak press agency

The Slovak Republic, the results of the vote in the Republic [paragraph

3 (b). (b)), e), f), (g))].



section 27 of the



Write the Federal Commission



(1) the Commission shall draw up the required Federal in the number of copies of the enrollment

the result of the vote in the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic, which

shall be signed by the President, Vice-Presidents and the other members of the Federal Commission.

The reasons for the rejection of signature note.



(2) the Commission shall examine the minutes of the Central Federal Commission of the Republics and

the result of the review shall be in writing.



(3) the minutes of a Federal Commission on brief content complaints

She was given, and the resolutions adopted by them, as well as cases

violations of the law during the preparation and implementation of the referendum,

If the detected defect has been rectified.



(4) after signing all copies write Federal Commission submits its

the President of one copy of the minutes the minutes of the Central Commission, together with the two

republics of the Federal Assembly and the Bureau immediately after one

a copy of the registration with the Central Commission the two republics entries shall send

předsednictvům national councils of both republics and the President of the Czech and

Slovak Federal Republic.



(5) immediately after the signing of the registration (paragraph 4), the Federal Commission

publish through the Czechoslovak press agency results

the vote in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic [section 26 (3)

(a). (b)), e), f), (g))].



PART SEVEN



Measures to ensure the referendum



section 28



Measures of auxiliary devices



(1) all auxiliary equipment, in particular, the room for the vote and

the need for them, shall ensure that the competent authorities, the Commission for district municipalities.



(2) the Commission shall ensure that For the District AIDS district

the Office, in the capital city of Prague municipal authority.



section 29



The cooperation of other institutions and people



(1) all State authorities and local authorities are required to

interact in the implementation of this Act.



(2) natural and legal persons active in the field of polygraphic activity

They shall, to the extent the corresponding technical possibilities of their

the operation, at the request of State authorities or local government

meeting the tasks under this Act for a fee to ensure that voting

tickets, tickets, legitimizing the voting cards and all other

documents needed for a referendum have been on time and properly copied. Claims

for damages incurred in the performance of these tasks are not

without prejudice to the provisions.



section 30



The claims of members of the Commission



Claims members of the commissions shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of the relevant electoral

laws of the claims of the members of the Electoral Commission.



section 31



Reimbursement of costs related to the referendum



(1) expenditure associated with the preparation, design and survey results

the referendum declared pursuant to article. 3 (2). 1 the Constitutional Act shall be paid from the

the State budget of the Federation. The Federal Ministry of Finance shall lay down

method of reimbursement of expenses incurred by the Republics and municipalities.



(2) expenditure associated with the preparation, design and survey results

the referendum declared pursuant to article. 3 (2). 2 Constitutional Act shall be paid from the

the State budget of the Republic, in which the referendum was announced.

Ministry of Finance of the Republic provides for reimbursement of expenses,

incurred by municipalities.



(3) the Expenses referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 are not expenses associated with the campaign before

the referendum, with the exception of payments for the use of telecommunications equipment (section

19 para. 6).



§ 32



The result of the referendum



(1) in the case of a referendum proclaimed by art. 1 (1). 1 and article 3, paragraph 3. 1

the Constitutional Act, the decision is taken, if it is in favour of an absolute

the majority of all eligible citizens in each of the Republics (article 5, paragraph 1

the Constitutional Act) to the question "Yes" or in favour of the "no".



(2) in the case of a referendum proclaimed by art. 1 (1). 2 and article. 3 (2). 2

the Constitutional Act, the decision is taken, if it is in favour of an absolute

the majority of all eligible citizens in the Republic (article 5, paragraph 2

the Constitutional Act) to the submitted draft "Yes" or in favour of the

"No."



(3) the decision referred to in paragraph 1 is the result of the referendum within the meaning of article 87(1). 6

paragraph. L1 constitutional law; It has a binding nature of constitutional law of the Federal

Assembly and is effective as of date of publication of the decision taken in

referendum (§ 33 (1)) in the collection of laws.



(4) the time limit referred to in article. 6 (1). 2 constitutional law shall be calculated from the date on which

the decision adopted in the referendum (article 33 (2)) was published in the collection of

laws.



(5) in a referendum carried out within the meaning of article 3(1). 5 (3). 5 the Constitutional Act is

considers the referendum, in which the decision was taken (paragraphs 1, 2),

as well as the referendum, in which the decision has been taken.



§ 33



The announcement of the outcome of the referendum



(1) a decision adopted in a referendum on the fundamental question of form is shown,

the arrangement of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic (article 1, paragraph 1, article.

3 (2). 1 constitutional law), Federal

Assembly as the law of the Federal Assembly. The announcement of the referendum

adopted decision shall contain the following information:



and that the referendum was held) at the same time in the Czech Republic and in the Slovak

Republic,



(b)) a day, or days of the referendum,



c) total number of eligible citizens,



d) total number of eligible citizens who question answered "Yes" and

total number of eligible citizens who question answered "no",



e) total number of eligible citizens who have taken part in voting,



(f)) the question or questions, to which it was adopted the same decision (§ 32

paragraph. 1) in the Czech Republic and in the Slovak Republic and the contents of this

the decision,



(g)) the provision that the decisions adopted in the referendum has binding force

the Constitutional Act of the Federal Assembly.



(2) the decision taken on the proposal in a referendum on the performance of the United

Republic or the Slovak Republic from the Czech and Slovak Federal

States (article 1, paragraph 2, article 3, paragraph 2, of the constitutional law),

the Bureau of the National Council of the Republic as the law of the National Council.

The announcement of the referendum, adopted the decision must contain the following information:



and that the referendum was held) in the Czech Republic or in Slovakia

Republic,



(b)) a day, or days of the referendum,



c) total number of eligible citizens,



d) total number of eligible citizens who answered "Yes" to the proposal, and

total number of eligible citizens who answered "no" to the proposal,



(e)) that was adopted in a referendum decision (§ 32 para. 2) on an application for

performance of the respective States of the Czech and Slovak Federal

States and the content of this decision,



f) instruction on the date of termination of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, if

the proposal was based on article. 1 (1). 2 Constitutional Act adopted in at least one of the

the republics.



§ 34



The review of the constitutionality of the procedure of a referendum



(1) an application for the review of the constitutionality of the procedure of a referendum (article 5, paragraph 4,

the Constitutional Act) may be the Constitutional Court of the Czech and Slovak

Federal Republic (hereinafter referred to as "Constitutional Court") made after its publication in the

the referendum (article 2 of the constitutional law); the request must be received by 10

days from the date on which the infringement of the Constitutional Act has occurred, and no later than

10 days of the signing of the minutes of the Federal Commission (section 27), in the case of a referendum

acclaimed by art. 1 (1). 1 and article. 3 (2). 1 the Constitutional Act, or from the

the signing of the minutes of the Central Commission of the Republic concerned (section 26), in the case of

a referendum proclaimed by art. 1 (1). 2 and article. 3 (2). 2 the constitutional

the law.



(2) If a request for a review of the constitutionality of the referendum process,

the declared pursuant to article. 3 (2). 1 constitutional law, not Constitutional

the Court, within the time limits referred to in paragraph 1, shall send to the Bureau

The Federal Assembly of the decision adopted in the referendum (§ 33 (1)) to

publication in the journal of laws (article 5, paragraph 3 of the Constitutional Act) within 3 days after the

the expiry of the final deadline referred to in paragraph 1.



(3) if the request for a review of the constitutionality of the referendum process,

the declared pursuant to article. 3 (2). 2 constitutional law, not Constitutional

the Court, within the time limits referred to in paragraph 1, the Bureau shall send the national

the Council of the Republic decision adopted in a referendum (article 33 (2))

for publication in the journal of laws (article 5, paragraph 3, of the constitutional law) in 3 days

After the latest deadline pursuant to paragraph 1.



(4) if the request for a review of the constitutionality of the referendum the constitutional procedure

the Court, within the time limits referred to in paragraph 1, however, the Constitutional Court of a violation of

the constitutionality of a referendum procedure, the Bureau shall send notice of the Federal


the Assembly, in the case of a referendum proclaimed by art. 3 (2). 1

the Constitutional Act, or the Bureau of the National Council of the Republic,

If the referendum is declared pursuant to article. 3 (2). 2 constitutional law

the decision adopted in the referendum (article 33, paragraph 1, 2, constitutional law)

publication in the journal of laws (article 5, paragraph 3, of the constitutional law) within 3 days of

publication of the finding of the Constitutional Court.



§ 35



Proceedings before the Constitutional Court referred to in article. 5 (3). 4 constitutional law

regulates the special law. ^ 15)



section 36



Final provision



(1) the Federal Ministry of the Interior in the agreement with the Ministry of Interior of the Czech

the Republic and the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic provides:



and voting lists) patterns, legitimačních, voting,

licences, registrations by the Commission and, where appropriate, of other documents for the referendum,



(b) the details of the task) the competent authorities of the municipalities in the



1. the creation of districts for voting,



2. creation and maintenance of lists for the vote



3. issuance of legitimačních tickets for voting and voting

licences,



4. securing and equipping rooms for voting,



5. custody of the ballots and other documents about the vote.



(2) the Federal Statistical Office, in agreement with the Federal Department of

of the Interior, the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic and the Ministry of the Interior

The Slovak Republic and in cooperation with the Czech Statistical Office and

The Slovak Statistical Office issues the methodology processing of the results

the vote.



(3) if the referendum Is declared only in the Czech Republic, or only in

Slovak Republic (article 3, paragraph 2, of the constitutional law), belongs to the scope of the

referred to in paragraph 1, the competent Ministry of the Interior States that it

in agreement with the Federal Ministry of the Interior; scope according to the

paragraph 2 belongs to the central statistical authority of the Republic,

that it carries out in the agreement with the Ministry of Interior of the Republic.



§ 37



cancelled



§ 38



This Act shall take effect on the date of publication.



Havel v.r.



DUBČEK v.r.



Čalfa v.r.



1) Constitutional Act No. 335/1991 Coll. on the referendum.



2) of the law No. 54/1990 Coll., on elections to the Czech National Council, as amended by

amended.



3) Act SNR No. 80/1990 Coll., on elections to the Slovak National Council.



4) § 5 para. 2 (a). (b)), § 9 para. 2 (a). a) and section 24 of Act No. 20/1966

Coll. on health care of the people.



5) Article. 41 the Constitutional Act No. 143/1968 Coll., on of the Czechoslovak Federation,

as amended the constitutional laws.



6) § 8 and 11 of Act No. 132/1989 Coll., on the collection of laws, as amended by Act No.

426/1990 Coll.



7) § 3 (1). 1 and 2 and § 44 para. 1 and 2 of Act No. 367/1990 Coll., on

municipalities (municipal establishment).



section 22 of Act No. 418/1990 Coll., on the capital city of Prague.



8) § 13 para. 1 and § 24 para. 2 Act SNR No. 369/1990 Coll. on the municipal

the establishment.



§ 17 para. 1 Act SNR No. 377/1990 Coll. on the Slovak capital

Republic Bratislava.



§ 15 para. 1 Act SNR No. 401/1990 Coll., on the city of Košice.



9) Act No. 36/1960 Coll. on territorial subdivisions of the State, as amended

regulations.



Act SNR No. 527/1990 Coll. on territorial and administrative subdivision of the Slovak

of the Republic.



10) Act No. 424/1991 Coll. on Association in political parties and in

political movements.



11) section 8 of Act No 56/1991 Coll., on the rules of procedure of the Federal Assembly.



12) § 55b law No. 35/1989 Coll., on the Czech national rules of procedure

the Council, as amended by Act No. 283/1991 Coll.



section 17 of Act SNR No. 45/1989 Coll., about MEPs of the Slovak National Council.



13) Act No. 367/1990 Coll., on elections to the Councils in the municipalities.



Act SNR No. 346/1990 Coll., on elections to the organs of self-government of municipalities.



14) Act No. 110/1964 Coll. on telecommunications.



15) Act No. 483/1991 Coll., on the Constitutional Court of the Czech and

Slovak Federal Republic and of the proceedings before him.