Ordinance on the rules of procedure of the Selection Board
Under section 17, paragraph 7, of the Act on elections to the Folketing, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 583 of 23. June 2008, lays down the following rules of procedure of the Selection Board:
Election Committee's competence
§ 1. Welfare Minister shall establish a selection board decides on
1) entry on the electoral roll after the Folketing valglovens section 16, paragraph 2,
2) approval of forms for select statements for new parties wishing to participate in the Folketing election, see. Folketing valglovens section 12, paragraphs 2 and 3, and section 13, paragraph 3, or the European parliamentary elections, see. section 11 (2) and (3) and section 12 of the law on the election of members to the European Parliament, and
3) recording in Party names register, see. Folketing valglovens section 13, paragraph 4.
Selection Board's composition
§ 2. The Election Committee consists of a Chairman and two other members, in the cases referred to in § 1, nr. 2 and 3, however, three other members. The Chairman must be a judge, and one of the other members shall be knowledgeable in constitutional law. The additional member Board consists of in the cases referred to in § 1, nr. 2 and 3, (party names cases), must be knowledgeable in names and trademark rights, see. Folketing valglovens § 17 (2).
(2). There shall be appointed in accordance with the same rules, a Deputy to the Chairman and each of the other three members, see. Folketing valglovens § 17 (2).
§ 3. The duties of a member of the Election Committee shall end when the conditions for the Member's appointment is no longer met, or when the member resigns after his own desire. The appointment is terminated by the end of the month in which the person turns 70 years of age.
§ 4. Is any Member prevented from taking part in the Election Committee's work, and decided cases not by the President, in accordance with article 3. section 10, shall be convened by its Chairman, the Member's delegate.
Election Committee's activities
§ 5. The Election Committee will be meeting on the days that the Election Committee shall adopt, and, in fact, as often as the President deems it necessary.
§ 6. The Election Committee is in cases of entry on the electoral roll, see. § 1, nr. 1, quorum, when the Selection Board's three members or their deputies are present, see. Folketing valglovens section 17, paragraph 3.
(2). The Election Committee is in party names cases, see. § 1, nr. 2 and 3, quorum, when the Electoral Board's four members or their deputies are present, see. Folketing valglovens section 17, paragraph 3.
§ 7. Election Committee's decisions shall be taken by majority vote. Stands tied, is the casting vote, see. Folketing valglovens section 17, paragraph 3.
§ 8. A member of the election Board shall not participate in the decision or otherwise participate in any proceedings in relation to which that person a member is incapacitated, see. Executive law § 3.
(2). Are there after a member considers that conditions for a member to be possible within the scope of the provision in paragraph 1, the Member in the proceedings of the Electoral Board to account for the relationship in the face of the Election Committee.
(3). The Election Committee shall take the final administrative decision of whether the Member can participate in the proceedings and decision. The Member is not excluded from participating in the treatment and the decision of this question.
Election of the Board President
§ 9. Election Committee's Chairman prepares, in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Election Committee and the submission business leadership elections Committee's meetings. The President shall, in cooperation with the secretariat ensure the execution of the Electoral Board's decisions referred to in article 6. § 13.
§ 10. The Board's President can on behalf of the Board determine Election cases, which does not tolerate delay, or if the outcome does not give rise to doubts, see. Folketing valglovens § 17, paragraph 4.
(2). The Chairman will inform no later than at the next Committee meeting the other Committee members about decisions taken pursuant to paragraph 1.
§ 11. When the Election Committee has taken a decision in cases of entry on the electoral roll, see. § 1, nr. 1, the President shall ensure that the Selection Board's decision shall be communicated to the person who submitted the application for entry on the electoral roll, as well as the concerned Municipal Council.
(2). In party names cases, see. § 1, nr. 2 and 3, the Chairman shall ensure that the Selection Board's decision shall be communicated to the parties to the proceedings, including the person who submitted the request for approval of the name for a new party and the form select statement for a new party must be placed on, as well as Party names register.
§ 12. The President is prevented from taking part in the Election Committee's work, and the President's resumption of its functions can not wait for the President's powers shall be exercised in accordance with §§ 4, 9, 10, 11 and 13 of the President's Deputy.
Election Committee's secretariat
§ 13. Ministry of social welfare provides secretariat services to the Board of Elections available to see. Folketing valglovens § 17, paragraph 8.
(2). Secretariat services to include, among other things. preparation of options for selecting the Board's decisions, preparation, moreover, of the Committee's proceedings, as well as the execution of the Electoral Board's decisions, including the signature, in agreement with the Selection Board's Chairperson of the Board or its President, election matters have taken a decision.
(3). Election of the Board Secretariat is only subject to instruction from the selection board and its Chairman.
Date of entry into force of
§ 14. The rules of procedure shall enter into force on the 1. September 2008.
(2). The rules of procedure shall also apply for any matters that have not been finalized at the time of the entry into force of the rules of procedure.
Ministry of social welfare, the 22. August 2008 Karen Jespersen/nicoline Nyholm Miller