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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 to vote and to stand as a candidate
Chapter 2 Meeting on elections
Chapter 3 Election Board
Number of members of the deanery Chapter 4 Committee. Term of Office
Chapter 5 Candidate lists
Chapter 6 the voting material
Chapter 7 Vote
Chapter 8 counting and Declaration of election
Chapter 9 Under the direction of elections and electoral complaints
Chapter 10 Expenditure
Chapter 11 entry into force The full text of the Ordinance on the election of members of the deanery selection
Pursuant to § 17 (f) and section 17 g, paragraph 2, of the law on the national church economy, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 609 of 6. June 2007 shall be determined:
To vote and to stand as a candidate
§ 1. The right to vote in Committee, the members of the deanery provstiets Parish Council. Priests of pastorater, which includes multiple menighedsråds circuits in the same fjord, has only one vote and may choose, in which councils they will vote. Include pastoratet menighedsråds circles in more than one deanery, the pastor has a voice in each deanery without prejudice. section 17 (a), paragraph 2, of the law on the national church economy. A representative of a Parish Council for a vote in the election, the electoral ward of the basic regulation. § 4 of the law on the Parish Council.
(2). A candidate is anyone who fulfils the conditions laid down in order to be selected as a member of a Parish Council in provs tiet, see. § 3 of the law on election to the Parish Council. -Born members of the Parish Council (priests) are thus not eligible for election to the deanery selection.
Meeting regarding the election
§ 2. Deanery Committee takes steps to the holding of a public meeting, to be held in the period 12. January-30. January 2009.
(2). Deanery Committee shall determine the time and place of the meeting of the organisation and shall ensure that the meeting shall be published in the local press at the latest 7 days before the meeting is held.
(3). Deanery Committee shall convene all members of the Parish Council in provs stayed silent and the valgmenigheds representatives, in accordance with § 4 menighedsråds joins the Council in cases where electoral ward Church uses a parishes Ward Church, to the meeting. The call might emanate through the chairpersons of congregational URf.eks. through IT the desktop, be they individual members and valgmenigheds representatives not later than the 14. the day before the meeting is held.
(4). The notice referred to in paragraph 2 as well as the convocation referred to in paragraph 3 shall bear, in addition to information about the time and place of the meeting of the Organization include the following agenda:
1) selection of conductor.
2) explanation of the deanery of the Committee activities.
3) review of the rules for elections to the deanery selection.
4) fixing the number of members to the Committee, without prejudice to medical deanery. § 4.
5) selection of the election Board.
6) Discussion and eventual erection of candidates for elections.
(5). All who participate in the meeting, have freedom of speech and the right of initiative. By vote of those in agenda item 4 and 5 issues mentioned are the only members of the Congregational and valgmenigheds representatives, who are eligible to vote. There may not vote by proxy or by mail.
(6). The meeting's decisions with regard to agenda item 4 and 5 shall be entered in the deanery of the Committee decision-making Protocol.
§ 3. Election Board consists of 3 members. It shall elect its Chairperson.
(2). Election Committee's members must be members of the Parish Council in provs stayed silent.
(3). Dean, who can be elected in the election Board, works in all cases as the Secretary of the selection board and leads decision-making Protocol.
Number of members of the deanery selection. Term of Office
§ 4. The Committee selected 4-6 medical deanery members see. section 17 (a), paragraph 1, of the law on the national church economy. The number of physician members shall be determined by majority vote at the meeting referred to in paragraph 2.
(2). The term of Office of Committee is 4 years from the deanery 1. April 2009 to 31 December 2009. March 2013, see. section 17 (a), paragraph 4, of the law on the national church economy.
§ 5. Candidate lists must specify the candidates ' names, social security number and place of residence. The lists must contain only names of up to 4 candidates more than the number of members to be elected to the deanery of the Committee. The candidates ' consent to the list must be provided in writing, on behalf of the Election Committee. No one can be established as a candidate on more than one list.
(2). Candidate lists must be signed by at least 5 and not more than 15 manufacturers, all of whom must be members of the Parish Council in provs stayed silent. Also priests who are employed in provs stayed silent, may be quieter. No one can be asking for more than one candidate list, or for a list, in which the question itself is established. Notification of the candidate list must contain information about each individual's name, social security number and place of residence and of who Election Board can contact regarding the list.
§ 6. By submission of candidate lists must be specified, whether candidates are shelved side-or in order of priority.
(2). When the candidates are side-earthed, shall specify whether candidates desired listed in a specific order or in alphabetical order on the ballot. The list contains the names of more candidates than the number of members in all, will be elected to the deanery of the Committee, should the authors decide on which of the list of candidates must be members of the deanery of the Committee, and which ones should be delegates in a specific order, if the vote is cancelled as a result of that there is only this one nomination for the election lodged.
(3). Candidates are listed in priority order, this order determines which are considered members of the deanery of the Committee and which as delegates, if the vote is cancelled as a result of that there is only this one nomination for the election lodged.
§ 7. Candidate lists must be submitted to the Chairman of the Election Committee not later than 9. February 2009 kl. 19.00. hereafter, Immediately verifies elections Board that the candidates are selectable, and that authors meets the conditions necessary for manufacturers. Not later than 2 days after the deadline to submit to election board manufacturers certificate that the list is in order and on time submitted. Are there discovered shortcomings of the list shall be communicated to the authors with this call for those deficiencies be remedied before 16. February 2009 kl. 19.00.
(2). The first submitted list referred to as nr. 1, the second one which nr. 2 the approved lists shall be kept provisionally o.s.v. of Election Committee.
§ 8. There may be notified in writing no later than the 16 associations list. February 2009 kl. 7. On the procedure please refer to the rules in the Ministry's circular No. 25 of 21. May 2008 on the election to the Parish Council on 11 March. November 2008.
§ 9. There is, on the expiry of the deadline for the submission of candidate lists only lodged one valid list, canceled the vote. Of the listed candidates list shall be considered in this case, depending on the agreed number of members of the Committee-the deanery in accordance with § 5 listed candidates for selected. Notice shall be sent to the authors, who requested no later than the 1. April 2009 to submit a list of people you want as substitutes.
(2). The delegates do not need to have been included on the candidate list, but must comply with the requirements to be eligible for election. They can be personal, and up to 4 people will be able to be personal delegates for a single candidate in a particular specified order. The same person can be substitute for several candidates. The delegates must consent in writing to appoint.
(3). If authors did not take advantage of their access to mail such a delegate list, they shall be considered on the listed candidates who are not selected as alternates in the order specified in § 6.
§ 10. Are made to supply about the vote cancellation to the Election Committee's decision-making Protocol and communication to that effect as well as the names of the persons who are considered as selected, their order and on the designated delegates sent to the candidates who are considered elected, delegates, provstiets Parish Council and the bishops.
The voting material
§ 11. There are several valid received lists of candidates, the election Board shall provide the necessary ballot papers. With regard to the rules referred to in the design of the banknotes voice Ministry's circular No. 25 of 21. May 2008 on the election to the Parish Council on 11 March. November 2008.
(2). The voting material consists of a ballot paper and an associated envelope in which the ballot closed down immediately after the vote. The required number of voting papers and their envelopes as well as a list of authors is broadcast by the election Board to the Chairman of each Parish Council so that the President not later than the 23. February 2009. There must be attached to some excess copies that can be obtained for use for menighedsråds members, as during the vote inadvertently damage the returned ballot or ticking the wrong. There should also be taken of the fact that the members of the Parish Council for Church districts, which are made up of parts of parishes in more than one deanery, to vote in the election in the deanery, in which the district's Church is located.
(3). Parish Council President must immediately on receipt of ballot papers verify that the transmitted number of ballots equal to the election Board declared, and that there is a sufficient number of ballot papers with matching envelopes. This is not the case, obtained the missing number with the election Board.
(4). By sending voting material to the election Board to point out that the completed ballot papers shall be the election Board not later than the 9. March 2009 kl. 19.00.
§ 12. The vote must be carried out in a menighedsråds meeting. Members who are unable to be present at this meeting, can not vote. Have a member being prevented from attending, the delegate must be convened. The time for holding the meeting shall be determined by the President, so that ballots can be Election Committee not later than the 9. March 2009 kl. 19.00.
(2). At the menighedsråds meeting, the Chairman of the ward Council pass a ballot paper with matching envelopes for each Member. With regard to priests the right to vote, please refer to section 1, paragraph 1.
(3). The vote is done by mark the ballot with a cross either next to the list name (list number) or next to the name of the candidate to be elected. On the ballot may only be entered this one tick. There shall not be entered words, numbers or other, e.g. signature that can give the ballot. Comes a menighedsråds Member inadvertently to mark his ballot incorrectly, or you may damage it, he or she can against the handing over of the obtain a new ballot. The return ballot must be kept by the Chairman and shall be returned to the election Board, together with the other ballots, but separated from them.
(4). When the ballot box is checked, be it in the provided envelope, which shall be handed over to the President. A member of the Parish Council, who do not want to vote, puts the blank ballot in the envelope.
(5). The return of the ballots for the election of Directors shall take place immediately after the vote. Ward, the President of the Council, shall indicate the number of those from the election Board received ballot papers and the number of used and exchanged ballots.
(6). Ballots, resulting to the election Board after the 9. March 2009 kl. 19.00, does not come into consideration.
Votes are counted and the inventory of choice
§ 13. Counting of ballots and the estimation of the election shall be carried out by the Election Committee as a whole for the entire provs stayed silent when ballot papers are received from all councils, and at the latest 10. March 2009. The enumeration is public in so far as space allows.
(2). The election is calculated as a proportional representation in the same way as the tabulation of the Parish Council, see. the rules on this matter in the Ministry's circular No. Nr. 25 of 21. May 2008 on the election to the Parish Council on 11 March. November 2008.
(3). When the choice is based on constant, generates decision-making information about this exact Protocol, so that it is stated how the votes allocated to the various candidate lists, in which numerical order mandates death lists, which ratio that was used for each candidate list, how many personal votes that were cast for the candidates, how the list votes was distributed on the candidates, the members, who were declared elected, and the member number that went to each of the chosen.
(4). The ballots shall be returned by the election Board to the Committee in a wrapper deanery, sealed and bearing the inscription on the content. Deanery Committee shall keep the ballot papers until the expiry of the appeal, or when a final decision of the complaint about the election is available, after which they are destroyed.
Under the direction of elections and electoral complaints
§ 14. Transcript of decision-making Protocol are submitted by the Electoral Board to the Diocesan Administration. At the same time inform the election Board selected on the elections and whether the member number, each of them is elected by, and signify that any complaints about the election's validity within the 17. March 2009 should be submitted to the Bishop who, after obtaining the Election Committee's statement, determines the matter. The Bishop's decision may be brought before the Church Ministry.
(2). Is there after the expiry of the appeal not received complaints over the election's validity, shall communicate this to the selection board that the Bishop then inform provstiets Parish Council on the names of the elected members, their membership number and the names of the elected delegates.
§ 15. Expenditure in connection with the holding of the meeting referred to in paragraph 2 and other expenses relating to the election to the Committee shall be borne by the deanery provstiudvalgs box. There may for participation in meetings for the preparation and compilation of election conferred on the Election Committee's members diets as laid down for members of the deanery selection for participation in Committee meetings.
(2). Travel expenses in connection with menighedsråds members ' participation in the meeting referred to in paragraph 2 shall be borne by the Church Treasury.
Date of entry into force of
§ 16. The notice shall enter into force on the 20. December 2008.
(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 914 of 30. August 2006 on the holding of an extraordinary election of members to the Committee and to the Diocesan Committee for the deanery economy in 2006.
Church Ministry, 17. December 2008 Birthe Rønn Hornbech/Helene Munch
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