Act No. 9 Of The 31 October 1996 Elections To The Greenland Parliament

Original Language Title: Landstingslov nr. 9 af 31. oktober 1996 om valg til Grønlands Landsting

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Act No. 9 of the 31 October 1996 elections to the Greenland Parliament

Modified repeals, hovedlov replaces information

Modified by
Parliament Act no. 21 of 3 December 2012 amending Act No.. 9 of 31 October 1996 on elections to the Greenland Parliament (Amendment of the deadline for voter registration from 6 weeks to 3 weeks) | || Parliament Act no. 10 of 30 October 1998 amending Rule Act on elections to the Greenland Parliament


Chapter 1

Right to vote


§ 1. The right to vote for the county council has anyone who has Danish citizenship, meets the age requirement to vote in national elections and have permanent residency in Greenland for at least 6 months prior to holding the election unless he is legally incapacitated effect in Greenland.

§ 2. The following persons have temporarily taken up residence outside Greenland, and with these people cohabiting spouses, the right to vote to the Parliament, if, apart from the requirement for permanent residence, otherwise meets the requirements of § l: || | 1) Persons resident outside Greenland for educational purposes.
2) Persons residing outside Greenland for health reasons.
3) Persons residing in Denmark in connection with the execution of the duties of
MP elected in Greenland.
4) Persons who are staying abroad as a representative of the Greenland Home Rule.
5) Persons residing outside of Greenland and in terms of attachment to
Greenland quite be equated with those in items 1-4 people.
Subsection. 2. The paragraphs. l persons mentioned have only the right to vote if the preceding his departure has been REGISTERED in Greenland least 2 years.
Subsection. 3. married couples j f. Paragraphs. l treated people who have established a marriage-like cohabitation before departure.

§ 3. No person may exercise the right to vote without being registered to vote.

§ 4. Eligible for the county council, anyone who, under §§ l or 2 have the right to vote, unless he at the final judgment or penalty decision is subject to a criminal law procedure for a relationship, which in the eyes of the public makes him unworthy being a member of the parliament.
Subsection. 2. A person can always stand for election regardless of objections to ineligibility because of imposed criminal law procedure.

§ 5. The County Council consists of 31 members. 26 members are elected as constituency seats in the county constituencies that are listed in the Annex. In addition, selected five additional seats in accordance with §44.

§ 6. Land MPs elected for four years, and all members depart while j f. However, § 53.
Subsection. 2. The election period is counted from election day.
Subsection. 3. Both in the case of ordinary election, as when the choice is printed for the organization previously fixed the date for holding the election of Minister President.




Chapter 2

Preparations for the elections


§ 7. The election shall be conducted by the Election Board.
Subsection. 2. Election Board conduct a valgbog, which states essentially what concerns the election, including information on declared candidates and parties as well as on determining the election.
Subsection. 3. Election Board publishes as soon as possible for the electoral committees on which day the election is to take place and the time limit for notification of candidates.
Subsection. 4. In each municipality prepared and conducted the election of the under §§ 8 and 9 designated electoral and voting leaders.

§ 8. The election prepared and conducted in each municipality of the Election Board.
Subsection. 2. Election Board consists of the mayor and at least two council members elected by the municipal council. The mayor is the chairman of the election committee.
Subsection. 3. Develop one member of the election committee as a candidate, that member must withdraw from the election committee and the municipal council appoint his deputy from among its members.
Subsection. 4. retires mayor of the election committee shall appoint the new chairman from among its members.

§ 9. Election Board appoints for each of the municipal polling stations electoral eligible person as the head of the poll in case polling station and possibly a number of appointed electors to assist in the election.
Subsection. 2. Outlines vote leader as a candidate, appoint the election committee a new voting solution leader.
Subsection. 3. pursuant to paragraph. l and § 8 paragraph. 2 appointees are required to perform the function.
Subsection. 4. The local council provides daily allowances for under paragraph. l designated persons for their business during the elections. The diets provided by rules of the Greenland Local Government.


§ 10. Election Board publish shortly after the time of the vote in accordance with the Election Board received notification specified. § 7 paragraph. 3. At the same time published the individual polling stations and the names of the persons designated to vote leaders for each polling station and the number of members, according to the Annex to be elected to Parliament in the county circuit and the time limit for notification of candidates.
Subsection. 2. Election Boards and poll managers leads one of the Selection Board sent valgbog, which states essentially what concerns the election, including information notified candidates, the number of votes cast valid ballots, the number of votes cast spoiled ballots stating the reasons that have led to the invalidity and information about the election final statement, a total for each polling station separately.
Subsection. 3. Vote controllers ensure that everything is in order to vote, particularly the electoral list and the ballots are present, and that in each voting room are necessary stemmerum and voice box, see. § 27
Subsection. 4. publications under paragraph. l done by advertisements and also by election board of directors.

§ 11. Eligible to run for county elections are the parties that at the last county elections obtained representation in the parliament and continues to be represented in this. When elections to the parliament are printed communicate Country Speaker Selection Board which parties fulfill these conditions.
Subsection. 2. Eligibility to run for county council elections are also new parties no later than 5 weeks before the elections reported for Selection Board of a number of voters, at least equal to 1/31 of the total valid votes at last held county elections.
Subsection. 3. Notification of a new party must be accompanied by declarations from voters to review the party. Claims must include information on the voter's full name, date of birth and place of residence and be signed and dated by the voters personally. Claims must also bear part folkeregisterførers attestation that the voter meets the requirements for voting to the Parliament. Statements issued a year or more before the review may not be counted. The same applies to statements made by voters participating in the review of more than one new party.
Subsection. 4. Election Board's approval of a lot valid until there has been held land tings choice, at least for a year.

§ 12. Eligible to stand for election are candidates standing for a party, see. § 13 individual candidates and individual candidates in federal candidates, j f. § 14.

§ 13. Notification of candidates standing for the party in a county circuit must be made on the Selection Board drew up a party list forms. The notification shall be submitted to a selection board in the county circuit, no later than. 12:00, 3 weeks before the election.
Subsection. 2. A lot can be in one county circuit maximum draw twice as many candidates to be elected in the constituency. A lot can always draw at least eight candidates in a county circuit.
Subsection. 3. Party List The notification shall contain information about the candidates' names, date of birth, occupation and residence. Candidates should by signing their agreement with that presented in the election. The signatures can be done either on the review itself or on copies of this.
Subsection. 4. Party List The notification must be signed by the body in the party, which according to the party statutes approve the nomination of candidates for election to the parliament. The party's approval of the layout of the candidates may be made by submitting copies of the party list declarations to the Selection Board with the above signatures.

§ 14. Notification of candidates standing outside the party must be on the Selection Board drew up candidacy forms and must be submitted to a selection board in county circuit before in § 13 paragraph. l that period.
Subsection. 2. Candidate registration shall include information on the candidate's name, date of birth, occupation and residence. Candidates should by signing their agreement with that presented in the election. The signatures can be done either on the review itself or on copies of this.
Subsection. 3. Two or more candidates standing outside parties in the same county circuit may agree that would support each other by entering into an alliance. Have a candidate received federal candidates with one or more other candidates, the notification must include information to that effect. These candidates must by their signature have approved candidate linked. Approval may be granted either on the candidate notification or copies of this.


§ 15. Notification of candidates standing outside the party must be signed by at least 40 and 50 of the county constituency voters as supporters. The signatures can be done either on the review itself or on copies of this. The notification shall contain information about each provider's name, date of birth, occupation and residence. One of the authors must be listed as authorized to receive requests for the review of all the reported interest behalf. Information concerning 'names on request shall be communicated to any other chose in county circuit of the selection board that has received candidate notification.

§ 16. A person can only stand as a candidate in one county circuit. No one can be a candidate for more than one party or candidate for a party while independent candidate.
Subsection. 2. A candidate can not be involved in more than one federal candidates. Candidates set for parties, can not enter federal candidates.
Subsection. 3. No one can ask for more than one candidate. A voter can otherwise only be put to candidates participating in the county circuit, where the voter itself is registered to vote.

§ 17. A candidate may withdraw a filed candidacy facing the election committee no later than. 12:00, 3 weeks before the election. A voter who providing recommended a candidate can not withdraw the recommendation after the candidate notification is submitted to the election committee.

§ 18. The election committee shall immediately after the expiry of the notification period, j f. § 13 paragraph. I, per. facsimile or otherwise in writing Selection Board on the notifications received, indicating the number of approved manufacturers as well as information on whether the election committee also finds that meets the requirements of §§ 13-17.
Subsection. 2. When the Selection Board has received under paragraph. l said report from the electoral committees, take the final decision on whether the submitted reviews must be recognized as valid. If there are errors when notified of a candidate, the Selection Board give that a period of 2 days to fa error corrected.
Subsection. 3. Election Board publishes as soon as possible the names of the candidates. Put up a candidate for a party, or have several candidates received federal candidates, publication shall include information to that effect. Notice of the in each county constituencies candidates sent to the election boards of county districts, which will immediately inform poll leaders.
Subsection. 4. The candidates' names will be published on notice boards or otherwise after selecting the Board of Directors.

§ 19. If, on expiry of the deadline for nominations reported a smaller number of candidates than the number of members to be elected to Parliament in county circuit, encourages Selection Board county constituency voters within a specified deadline to submit additional nominations.




Chapter 3

Selection Lists


§ 20. When the election has been called, prepares the election committee electoral list of the people who later on election day qualify for the franchise see. §§ l and 2, which are registered in the population register of the municipality in question referred. However, § 22
Subsection. 2. On election list recording the voters no later than 6 weeks before election day has been moved to the municipality, and later that day have notified the transfer to the municipality's registry office.
Subsection. 3. Voters who are at least 6 weeks before election day moved within the municipality, and later that day have notified the transfer to the municipality's registry office shall be included in the electoral register under the new residence.
Subsection. 4. Voters who later than 6 weeks before election day is moved to another municipality or within a municipality or later than this day has declared the movement, must remain registered to vote in the place of residence.
Subsection. 5. Voters who have temporarily taken up residence outside Greenland and meets the conditions of § 2, shall be entered on the electoral list, if there is a determination made within 6 weeks before election day j f. § 22.

§ 21. Persons who reside in areas in Greenland that are not covered by the municipal division and having the right to vote on the day the election is to take place, if they have not kept their permanent residence elsewhere in Greenland are included in a special section on the electoral roll in Nuuk.
Subsection. 2. Persons who, after being registered to vote, give up their permanent residence in Greenland, should the election committee deleted from the electoral register j f. However, § 22
Subsection. 3. Detailed rules on the compilation of the electoral register can be set by the Government of Greenland.


§ 22. Voters who are covered by § 2, on the electoral roll or remain registered to vote where they were last registered in the population register. The request shall be submitted to the election committee in this municipality or the areas outside the municipal division to Nuuk. NEC's decision can, within a period of two weeks referred to the Selection Board.
Subsection. 2. Decision on voter registration in accordance with paragraph. l take effect for 2 years from the date of the decision.
Subsection. 3. Where an voter who is registered to vote in accordance with paragraph. l, petition for review voter registration before the end of the paragraph. 2 that period, the period until that decision is made.
Subsection. 4. Detailed rules for the filing and processing can be determined by the Government of Greenland.

§ 23. in the Annex county constituencies are divided into constituencies and polling stations see. Rule Act on elections for local councils, village councils and community representations § 5.
Subsection. 2. The areas outside the municipal division attributable to the constituency of Nuuk city.
Subsection. 3. Selection list is prepared for each constituency for himself. Is constituency divided into polling stations, compiled the list with separate sections for each polling station.
Subsection. 4. Selection list shall include voters' names and voters' date of birth and a box marking the voters' names.

§ 24. No later than 3 weeks before election day presented the electoral roll in 2 working on a place in the constituency, which is accessible to all.
Subsection. 2. If the selection list has been prepared with separate sections for each polling station in the constituency, presented all sections in a place that is accessible to everyone, while at each of the constituency polling stations presented a transcript of the portion of the selection list that applies to the site .
Subsection. 3. For areas outside the municipal division is presented, in the period between the election and the elections, a copy of the part of the electoral register in force for the area.
Subsection. 4. Election Board determines the time and place for the presentation of the electoral register.

§ 25. Anyone who believes that he or another is omitted or included in the list without reason, within 2 business days after the time in which the electoral rolls have been presented in writing to the electoral board and complain, accompanied by a brief justification for the complaint.
Subsection. 2. They electoral roll resulting complaints shall be informed promptly decided by the election committee. They then rectified electoral lists signed by the Electoral Board president.
Subsection. 3. Election Board must provide written notice to anyone who deleted from the electoral register, or complain about their own or someone else's omission must be rejected.
Subsection. 4. A person who is dissatisfied with the right to vote denied he may, within 2 working days after the voter correction after paragraph. 2 written refer the matter to Selection Board, whose decision is final. Selection Board shall notify the complainant and the person election committee of his decision, and then necessary corrections in the electoral roll is carried out by the election committee.
Subsection. 5. In addition, there may be no change in the selection list and this is corrected by the Election Committee in accordance with paragraph. 2 and 4.




Chapter 4

Vote


§ 26. Selection Board shall decide on the provision, design and distribution of the necessary papers. Ballot papers must be printed words "county elections" in Greenlandic and Danish.
Subsection. 2. The ballot papers shall contain the names of the county constituency candidates. A candidate for a party entered in fields, and candidates participating in outside parties shall be entered in a special field for the others. The fields are placed on the ballots in each other separated by printed lines. In each field must first batch designation and younger candidates in alphabetical order.
Subsection. 3. Candidate Federal constructed by candidates participating in the lots. If there are several federal candidates in the same county circuit, they are listed in order of their number of graduates. The federal candidates, who have the largest number of graduates entered first. Then entered the candidate coalition, which has the second largest number of candidates and so on. If there is a federal candidates that have the same number of candidates, pulling Selection Board draw for their order.
Subsection. 4. The different parties fields on the ballots are placed in alphabetical order.

§ 27. Voting takes place in one of the election committee at the polling station assigned room.

Subsection. 2. As mentioned local vote provides the manager a stemmerum of such a nature that a person can stand up in it without being seen by any person outside the voting booth. Voice The room should be bright enough to scripture clearly readable, and it must be equipped with a plain black pencil and a flat plate surface when writing.
Subsection. 3. Outside the voting booth shall be a ballot box, which must be aflåset and so arranged that no ballot can be taken out of it without the ballot box is opened.

§ 28. Voting leader declares by referendum commencement of this opened, and opens the bystanders sight of ballot boxes and show that they are empty, then the boxes locked.
Subsection. 2. Ivalglokalet must be prominently displayed notices containing the names of those in the county circuit parties and candidates. The parties and candidates appear in the same order as they appear on the ballot paper. If several candidates have received federal candidates, the advertisement reference to this provision. Similar notices can be found in the voting room immediately above the writing surface. These notices provided by the Selection Board.
Subsection. 3. The right to vote is exercised in person at the polling station where the voter turn to vote leader. Voting manager put ticked voter's name on the electoral roll and shall then dial an unused ballot.
Subsection. 4. Voting shall be in the voting booth in which only voters must be present. The selector fill in the ballot by marking it with a cross, either at a party name or in the name of the candidate, as desired elected to the parliament. After voting the voter folds the ballot paper together so that no one can see how they have voted. Then, attach dial the folded ballot in the ballot box and leave the polling station without undue delay.
Subsection. 5. Vote leader voices even immediately after the general voting the entry end.
Subsection. 6. A voter may fa exchanged a ballot if it is filled out incorrectly or through negligence made useless. The exchange can not take place after the ballot is placed in the ballot box. The returned ballot kept separate voting director.
Subsection. 7. If a voter is not even able to fill in the ballot in the prescribed manner, the poll leader providing him choose the necessary assistance. Voters who due to lack of feasibility or other cause can not move into the polling station, will vote the leader before the eyes could vote immediately outside the room. Are selector blind or visually impaired, the voter can request that by voting alone assistance of one of the selector even designated person present.

§ 29. The electoral process will open at. 9 and is connected at. 20, except that the closed earlier if all voters have cast their votes before the latter date.




Chapter 5

Voting for submission reconcile note


§ 30. Voters who do not, or only with disproportionate difficulty will present itself to the polling station within the voting deadlines, may vote by submitting reconcile the bill under the provisions of §§ 31-36.

§ 31. Voters who are staying in Greenland may vote on a population register, including people registered in the municipality where the voter is on the electoral list.
Subsection. 2. Voters who are admitted to hospitals or other healing and care institutions, can vote at the hospital or institution under rules set by the Government of Greenland.
Subsection. 3. Voters who are deployed in institutions under the Prison and Probation Service in Greenland, may vote at the institution in accordance with rules set by the Government of Greenland.
Subsection. 4. Voters who reside in remote places, there is an independent voting place may vote for one of them Election Board appointed choice-eligible person.
Subsection. 5. Voters who are staying at airfields and weather stations outside the local boundaries may vote at one of the Selection Board authorized person.
Subsection. 6. Voters who are staying in the rest of the kingdom can vote at a registry office or at one of the Selection Board notified.
Subsection. 7. Voters who are staying outside the kingdom can vote at a Danish diplomatic or consular representation.
Subsection. 8. Voters who are staying on board ships registered in Greenland, may vote at the master or one of the master appointed.
Subsection. 9. Voting can take place until 6 weeks before the elections.

§ 32. Election Board provides the necessary material referred to. § 33 paragraph. l to be used for the dispensing of postal voting in Greenland.

Subsection. 2. When voting, outside Greenland used the postal vote material used in national elections in Denmark.

§ 33. The selector will contact voice receiver in one of the in § 31 mentioned polling stations handed a ballot with accompanying envelope, cover letter and cover. Without the presence of others fills selector immediately ballot by listing the name of one of the parties fielding candidates in the county circuit, in whose territory the dial is on the electoral list, or the name of one of the candidates identified in county circuit.
Subsection. 2. Once the voter has voted, filled in the cover letter. It must include:
1) A statement that the voter himself voluntarily and without the presence of others have filled out the ballot, put it in the envelope and sealed it. The selector must also declare solemnly that he was on election day or only with disproportionate difficulty will present itself to the polling station within the voting deadlines. Choosing's signature on the cover page must take place in the presence of voice receiver, and the cover letter should indicate the date of the signature and the voter's full name, date of birth, occupation and residence in the municipality where he is on the electoral list.
2) A certificate issued by the voice receiver which testify that the voter's signature is genuine and written on the time and place that the voter has indicated, as well as witness that the vote took place without the presence of others. The certificate must be signed by them single-handedly with name, position and address.

§ 34. The envelope with the ballot and cover letter inserted in the appropriate specific folders, which are closed and addressed to the municipality where the voter is on the electoral list. On the back cover clearly lists the voter's name and residence of the said municipality. Voice consignee shall submit without delay the cover of the relevant municipality.

§ 35. The municipality shall immediately forward the submitted cover unopened to the vote the head of the polling station, where he chooses is eligible to vote for the residence listed on the cover. The cover must vote leader received before the vote ended.

§ 36. Immediately after the vote closing opens the received cover of the vote leader who is investigating whether the postal votes can be considered. Where a postal vote can be considered a cross is marked by the voter's name on the electoral roll, then the envelope with the ballot closed down unopened in the ballot box.
Subsection. 2. Where it appears that the cover is made by a person who is not on the electoral list or who has died before election day, going postal vote not be considered. The same applies if the cover contains two or more than one letter and one envelope, or by the nature of the cover, the cover letter or the envelope is reason to believe that they have been legally produced or that by their fill, attestation or signature not gone forward as prescribed j f. § 33.
Subsection. 3. Cover who first received after the vote completion, can not be considered.
Subsection. 4. Postal votes of voters who voted on election day can not be considered.
Subsection. 5. All covers, cover letters, envelopes and ballots submitted with in § 48 material referred to the election committee.




Chapter 6

Election inventory etc.


§ 37. Once voting is closed, connects vote leader in separate packages:
1) the undisclosed ballots, and
2) the by exchange returned ballots.
Subsection. 2. Immediately after opening the vote leader ballot box in those present before the eyes, after which the ballots are taken and arranged so that ballots cast for the same party or the same independent candidate are batched separately. Then counted how many votes the vote cast for each of the ballots behaved parties and every candidate outside parties.
Subsection. 3. If not at least two choices authorized persons have arrived to attend the vote count, which is public, calling the vote leader two witnesses among the electorate.

§ 38. A ballot cast for the party in whose field the voter has ticked. Postal votes cast for the party whose name the voter has indicated on the letter ballot.
Subsection. 2. A vote is cast for the independent candidate, out of whom the voter has put the cross on the ballot paper. A postal vote is cast for the independent candidate whose name the voter has indicated on the letter ballot.

Subsection. 3. Vote manager shall then, separately for each lot, a statement of the number of votes cast, there shall be assigned to each candidate. The ballot deemed to be made for a candidate, either when the voter has a tick by the candidate or out of both the candidate and the party name of the party the candidate belongs. The same applies if, switch to letter ballot included the name of a candidate or both the name of a candidate and the name of the party candidacy for.
Subsection. 4. If the voter has ticked off the name of a party or in batch field in such a way that it does not clearly indicate which of the party's candidates the voter intended to vote for, considered the ballot as cast for the party (party vote). The same applies if selector on the letter ballot included the name of a party or the names of several candidates drawn up for the same party in the county circuit.

§ 39. A ballot submitted at the polling station is invalid:
1) when it is blank,
2) when it does not clearly indicate which party or the independent candidate, the voter intended to his voice
3) the nature of the ballot gives reason to believe that the ballot is not legally produced
Subsection. 2. A ballot paper is invalid:
1) when it is blank,
2) when it can not be definitely decided which party or the independent candidate, the voter intended to vote for,
3) when an envelope containing two or more than one ballot
4) when the nature of the ballot gives reason to believe that the ballot is not legally produced or that by supplementing it has not gone forward as prescribed, || | 5) when on the ballot only listed the name of a candidate who is not listed in the county circuit, where the voter is registered to vote, or only listed the name of a party that does not fielding candidates in the county circuit.
Subsection. 3. If a ballot is declared invalid, noted this in the voting leader led valgbog together with a brief indication of the reason for invalidity.
Subsection. 4. The Cabinet may establish rules on the evaluation of the validity of ballots, including ballot papers.

§ 40. Immediately after the counting of the votes cast made recount of the votes cast. Only when two quantities gives the same result, showdown vote conductor final outcome of the voting.

§ 41. In the election records indicate a list of parties and candidates. It shows the number of votes each party has achieved and specifies how many votes each candidate for each party and candidates outside the party has achieved.

§ 42. Voting place of performance shall be notified immediately of the vote leader of the election committee.
Subsection. 2. When the election committee receives in paragraph. l, said messages from the constituency polling stations shall be notified without delay to Selection Board. Communication is accompanied by information on the number of voters at each polling station as well as on whether the conduct of those elections were matters that may effect the election results.

§ 43. The Selection Board has received the results from the electoral committees in a county circuit showdown Board county circuit's overall election results. Although there is no complete results from the electoral committees, the Selection Board may engage statement if the missing information for this material will not be able fa influence on election results.
Subsection. 2. The calculation carried out a count of votes respectively
1) each party and its candidates
2) each candidate federal candidates and
3) each candidate.
The seats are then distributed using the d'Hondt proportional representation electoral system knows that the resulting total number of votes that each party, each federal candidates and each candidate has achieved in county circuit divided by the divisors l, 2, 3 up to the number of seats to be elected in the county circuit. First constituency seat shall revert to the party, the candidate federation or the single candidate who has the highest quotient second constituency seat the party, the candidate federation or the single candidate who has the second highest quotient until all the constituency seats in the county circuit is broken.

Subsection. 3. The constituency seats, which is for a party or an alliance divided between the party or the union's candidates so that the first constituency seat is allocated to the candidate who has obtained the highest number of votes in the second constituency seat the candidate who has obtained the second highest number of votes until all constituency seats, which is for the party or candidate federation in county circuit is broken.
Subsection. 4. If a party or a candidate federation did not apply enough candidates to fill the resulting constituency seats will accrue to the mandate the party or candidate federation, which has the next highest quotient.
Subsection. 5. Have several parties, federal candidates or individual candidates obtained the same quotient j f. Paragraphs. 2, determined by lot, conducted by the Selection Board, which of them the mandate shall accrue. The same applies in the case align similarity between several of the party or the union's candidates j f. Paragraphs. 3.

§ 44. When the election has been determined in all county districts, making Selection Board a statement of how the five additional seats to be distributed.
Subsection. 2. The basis for the calculation by a calculation of the total votes nationwide accrued to those at the election contesting parties. The calculated number of votes divided by the number of constituency seats, these lots have been attributed to the 5 additional seats to be distributed. With the resulting number is divided by the above parties votes per. party, and by this calculation is found out that the number of mandates these for their votes is entitled. If they know division quotients are integers and therefore when the fractions discarded together does not give the number of seats increased the largest fractions until the number is reached (the largest remainder method).
Subsection. 3. If no party has achieved more constituency seats than the total number of seats that the party under subsection. 2 are entitled to the distribution of paragraph. 2 final, as the individual parties compensatory seats is found out that the difference between the total number of seats and the number of constituency seats obtained.
Subsection. 4. If a party has obtained more constituency seats than the total number of seats the party after paragraph. 2 are entitled to make a new calculation, which apart from parties that have obtained a number of constituency seats equal to or greater than the total number of seats to which they are entitled under paragraph. 2. For the parties that subsequently come into consideration, going on the distribution of seats according to rules similar to those in paragraph. 2 and 3. Should any of the relevant parties acted thus gain more seats than they according to the distribution of paragraph. 2 are entitled to receive the it under paragraph. 2 calculated number of seats, and made a new distribution of the remaining seats on the other parties by rules similar to those in paragraph. 2 and 3.
paragraph. 5. The compensatory seats, which is for a party divided between the party set but not elected candidates so that the first additional mandate is allocated to the candidate who has obtained the highest number of votes, the second leveling seat the candidate who has obtained the second highest number of votes until all compensatory seats, which is for the party is divided.
Subsection. 6. Have several parties achieved the same quotient j f. Paragraphs. 2, determined by lot, conducted by the Selection Board, which of them the mandate shall accrue. The same applies in the event of a tie between several of the party's candidates, j f. Paragraphs. 5.

§ 45. Election Board prepares deputy lists. On the lists included candidates who are not selected, but is eligible to enter the parliament as deputies j f. § 53

§ 46. Substitute List for compensatory seats prepared for each party at the national level in order of the size of the ratios calculated in accordance with § 44, and who have not given leveling seat.
Subsection. 2. For each county district entered the set, but not elected candidates of each party and each candidate federation on a substitute list in the order in which they are as substitutes are eligible to enter the parliament. The candidate who has come to their the greatest number of votes without being elected, entered first. Then entered the candidate who has received the second largest number of votes, and so on.
Subsection. 3. If there is a tie between two parties or two candidates in the same deputy list, determined the sequence by lot conducted by the Selection Board.

§ 47. Selection Committee states in election records, whom it considers to elected constituency seats in each county constituencies and compensatory seats, and shall notify in writing the selected for the election.

§ 48. No later than the day after the election connects vote leader cast ballots in separate packages containing:
1) the valid ballots

2) the blank and other invalid ballots.
Subsection. 2. The paragraphs. l and in § 37 paragraph. l, said packages is then submitted as soon as possible to the election committee together with the used electoral lists and the completed and voting leader signed valgbog.

§ 49. When the election committee have received ballots, electoral lists and electoral books mentioned in § 48 and in § 37 paragraph. l said material from all the constituency's polling, submit the material together with a copy of the electoral board led valgbog the Selection Board, which then ultimately determine the validity of the election, see. However, § 52 paragraph. 2. Election Board may require submission of the evidence, although the material from individual polling stations missing. Selection Board shall determine the manner in which submission should happen.

§ 50. Disputes over the validity of the elections in a county circuit may be made by the candidates in the elections, whether they have been elected or not, and also of any select in the county circuit. The objection must be made in writing, accompanied by a short justification is submitted within 7 days after the elections to the Election Board. The election committee shall immediately forward the complaint to the Election Board, accompanied by the comments it sees fit to make.
Subsection. 2. If an election is committed substantial errors, Selection Board may by reasoned decision to declare the election invalid and decide the holding of a new election is wholly or partly.
Subsection. 3. Selection Board shall forward the Board led valgbog that will contain an indication of who is chosen and a rich production of it in the elections passed, the county council's orientation. At the same time forwarded deputy list j f. §§ 45 and 46.
Subsection. 4. Election Board's decisions are final.

§ 51. The holding of fresh elections be held as soon as possible.
Subsection. 2. If the election is overturned due to significant deficiencies in the electoral register, you simultaneously with the election annulment provision to the electoral list before the new electoral measures must be corrected by the postponement of the persons who do not qualify to be included on it at the overturned choices needed menu list, and the raising of the persons who should have been included in the list. Taken such a provision giving the electoral arrangements for public inspection, etc. of the thus prepared selection list.

§ 52. The newly elected Landsting accede upon election period; cf.. § 6 paragraph. 2.
Subsection. 2. The newly elected Landsting determine whether a candidate because of a criminal law procedure is not selectable, j f. § 4, paragraph. 1.

§ 53. If a member during the election period resign from the parliament, becomes incapacitated or dies, enters a deputy in that member's place. The same is true if the parliament takes a selected candidate may be disqualified.
Subsection. 2. The County Council will decide whether a deputy because of a criminal law procedure is not selectable j f. § 4.
Subsection. 3. retires from a single candidate who has not received federal candidates, in paragraph. l reasons mentioned lapse mandate.
Subsection. 4. Is it redundant mandate a constituency seat obtained by a candidate set for a party or who has entered federal candidates will accrue to the mandate by the party or the union's candidates without being elected has obtained the highest number of votes in circuit. If a party has no deputies to fill a vacancy in a county circuit accrue to mandate the candidate who, without being elected, has the highest number of votes in the party nationwide j f. § 46 paragraph. 1. Is there more candidates in the party will void the mandate.
Subsection. 5. Is it redundant mandate a leveling seat, accrue to mandate the candidate who, without being elected, has the highest number of votes in the party nationwide j f. § 46 paragraph. l. Is not there more candidates in the party will void the mandate.




Chapter 7

Selection Board


§ 54. There shall be a Selection Board, which shall exercise the tasks under this Act and county law on elections to municipal councils, village councils and ordinary-care missions entrusted to the Selection Board.
Subsection. 2. Election Board consists of the CEO in Greenland, director of the Greenlandic Municipalities Association and the bishop or their deputies.
Subsection. 3. The deputy joins the Selection Board of a member's absence, or if the member as a candidate.
Subsection. 4. The Executive Director of the Greenland Home Rule's Election Board Chairman.
Subsection. 5. Election Board conduct a valgbog of its business.

Subsection. 6. The Cabinet shall make secretarial assistance available to the Selection Board.




Chapter 8

Common Provisions


§ 55. Election Board is, with the preparations for and implementation authorized to make such deviations from this county law rules in the circumstances, including weather conditions, are considered necessary, provided that the electoral process secret and monitoring of the election on the whole remain secured . Selection Board must in the Board led valgbog explain the under this provision made deviations.

§ 56. Costs of printed matter, publications and ballots and special expenses relating to areas outside the municipal division borne by the Treasury. The other costs related to the implementation of the elections held by the relevant municipality.

§ 57. A voter who has given voice, are not obliged in any case before sending the information on which candidate or which party he voted.

§ 58. Neglecting any execution of business that this Act may, under the imposed sanctions under the Criminal Code.

§ 59. Members of the election committee or others that under the provisions of this Act are entitled to be present in the premises in which ballots are received, may not
1) the vote advise a voter instructions or call as to the
which candidate selector should vote
2) provide other notification of whether a voter has been present required or
handed ballot, or
3) inform others what they vote instead have learned as to which candidate
or party the voter has made his voice.
Subsection. 2. There is not allowed to lead another control that voters meetings and voting, than that prescribed in this Act.
Subsection. 3. Violation of the provisions of paragraphs. l and 2 may result in sanctions under the Criminal Code.

§ 60. Landsting Act shall come into force on 1 January 1997. At the same time Rule Act no. 13 of 19 December 1986 on elections to the Greenland Parliament.



Greenland, on 31 October 1996




Lars Emil Johansen
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Kaj Kleist

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