The Law On The Procedure For Advisory Referenda

Original Language Title: Laki menettelystä neuvoa-antavissa kansanäänestyksissä

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Read the untranslated law here: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/1987/19870571

In accordance with the decision of Parliament provided for in article 1 of this law relates to the procedure: the Advisory referendum.

Article 2 of the referendum can be delivered as a separate State in the context of the elections or the elections.
In the context of the elections, the people's vote must be decided in time for the elections in the future, measures can be taken into account in the delivery of the vote of the people.

section 3 (2.10.1998/715) by State election authorities are clearly in a referendum vote.
If the elections to the people's vote as a separate, constituency in the parliamentary election in each electoral district lautakuntana works for the last set in the constituency.

section 4 (2.10.1998/715) in the context of the elections, referendum is used in elections for the right to vote.
The elections as a separate referendums the people the right to vote for the creation of a äänestysoikeutetuista registry, which is valid for, what the Election Act (714/1998) provides for the right to vote in the parliamentary elections, launched from the registry.

section 5 of the Voting tickets, that the Justice Department preparing a referendum on the subject, is to occur, and time, as well as options to be presented to the electorate. Options can include the same vote on the ticket for each of the options, or you can have your own ballot. Voters, however, will always have the opportunity to indicate that he was not in favour of any of the options.
Each of the implementation of the law on the referendum in detail the number of ballot papers, personal appearance, content, and the nullity of, as well as voting.

section 6 (2.10.1998/715), the Board of the outcome of the vote in the electoral district shall as soon as the outcome of the election of the city of Helsinki, after giving the information to the District Board, the County Government and the central election commissions of the electoral district.
The result of the vote in the constituency of Helsinki, the Panel confirmed all over the country and communicate it to the Ministry of Justice, which will publish the result of the vote in Finland.
The Board of the electoral district and the decision referred to in this article may not be appealed.

section 7 of the ballots shall be kept for five years after the vote.

section 8 (2.10.1998/715) in the context of the elections, of the costs incurred in supplying the referendum is valid, what article 188 provides for the electoral law.
If the elections to the people's vote as a separate, are carried out in addition to the electoral law, article 188 provides for the costs incurred by the public vote on the election of the Election Committee, the boards of election and the expenditure of State funds. The Ministry of Justice to provide more detailed provisions on the criteria according to which the expenditure is to be replaced.

section 9 (2.10.1998/715) in addition to what is provided for in this Act, or pursuant to the law on the implementation of the referendum, the electoral law of the people's vote, where applicable, are complied with.

section 10 of the Ministry of Justice shall, if necessary, more specific provisions on the application of this Act and the instructions.

Article 11 of this law shall enter into force on 1 July 1987. THEY 251/84, plvk. bet 9/86, suvk., plvk. 56/86 bet bet 1/87 acts entry into force and application in time: December 22, 1995/1646: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 1996.
If the referendum will take place before the six months have passed since the entry into force of this law, shall, however, be subject to this law, upon the entry into force of the provisions in force.
Before the entry into force of the law can be ryhtyäsen the implementation of the necessary arrangements.
THEY are 175/95, 4/95, the PeVM EV 161/95 2.10.1998/715: this law shall enter into force on 8 October 1998.
If the referendum will take place before 90 days have elapsed after the entry into force of the law, is subject to the law in force at the time of entry into force.
Before the entry into force of the law can be used to take the measures needed to implement the law.
THEY 48/1998, the PeVM 5/1998, EV 89/1998