The Act Of January 5, 2011. The Electoral Code

Original Language Title: USTAWA z dnia 5 stycznia 2011 r. Kodeks wyborczy

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And preliminary provisions Chapter 1 General provisions article 1. 1. [scope] Electoral Code lays down the rules and applicants, and the conditions for the validity of the election of: 1) to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and to the Senate of the Republic of Poland;

2) the President of the Republic of Poland;

3) to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland;

4) to bodies representing regional and local bodies;

5) mayors, mayors and mayors.

Article. 2. [personal Vote] in the election you can vote only in person, unless otherwise provided by the code.

Article. 3. the [number of votes] in the same election you can vote only once.

Article. 4. [the term limit vote] § 1. The election shall be held on a non-working.

§ 2. [1] (expired).

§ 3. [2] if the vote in the elections shall be carried out within two days of the date of the vote shall be on a non-working day and the day preceding it.

Article. 5. [Definitions] Whenever the code is talking about: 1) it should be elections elections to the Sejm and to the Senate, the election of the President of the Republic, elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland, the elections to the bodies constituting the territorial units of local government and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors;

2) referenda-it should be nationwide referendums and referenda;

3) forming bodies of local government units – it shall mean, respectively, the Council of the commune councils and kopernik who was provinces;

4) the Council of the municipality – it must be also the City Council on the rights of the County;

5) Council-it should also lower the province;

6) wójcie – it shall mean also the Mayor and the Mayor of the city;

7) health care facility-it should be a hospital, company protectively curative-company pielęgnacyjno-caring, Hospice, prewentorium, stationary and other establishment for persons whose state of health requires provision of round-the-clock health services referred to in the law of 30 August 1991 on health care institutions (Journal of laws of 2007, no. 14, item 89, as amended. 2));

8) home social assistance-it should also post to provide 24-hour care for persons with disabilities, chronically ill or elderly persons, referred to in the Act of 12 March 2004 on social assistance (OJ of 2009 No 175, item 1362, as amended. 3));

9) permanent residence-it shall mean residence in a specific location at the given address with the intention of permanent residence;

10) issue of SOCIAL SECURITY it should be allotted, in respect of nationals of non-European Union nationals, Polish passport or other identity document;

11) voters with disabilities-it should be the voter with reduced physical, mental, intellectual or sensory, which makes it difficult for him to take part in the elections.

Article. 6. [waiver of fees the writings and judicial or administrative] Any writings and judicial proceedings and administrative electoral matters are free from administrative fees and court costs.

Article. 7. [the submission of documents in Polish language niesporządzonych] documents required pursuant to the provisions of the code not made out in the Polish language shall be submitted together with a sworn translation into Polish.

Article. 8. [transfer, store and share documents with the election], § 1. Election documents are submitted to the State Archives and can be made available.

§ 2. The proper Minister of culture and national heritage protection, after consulting the National Electoral Commission and the Executive Director of the State Archives shall determine, by regulation, a way to transfer, store and share documents with the elections, with a particular focus on the period after which they must be submitted to the State archives, the need to protect the transmitted, stored materials and data contained therein and, where the documents can be made available.

Article. 9. [the terms of making electoral activities], § 1. Whenever the code is talking about the expiry of the deadline for bringing a complaint, appeal or other document to the Court, the electoral authority, Office of the municipality, the Consul or the master of the vessel, it shall mean the day of filing the complaint, appeal or other document in the court process leading up to the authority, at the Office of the municipality, at the Consulate or the master of the vessel.

§ 2. If the end date for the implementation of the actions referred to in the code falls on a Saturday, or on the day a public holiday, the period expires on the first working day after day.

§ 3. If the code provides otherwise, electoral activities referred to the electoral calendar and activities referred to in paragraph 1, shall be made in the Office of the courts, electoral authorities, offices and consulates.



Chapter 2 right of election Article. 10. [right to vote] § 1. The right to elect (right to vote) is: 1) in the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate, and in the election of the President of the Republic is a Polish citizen, the latest in a day of voting ends 18 years;

2) in elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland is a Polish citizen, the latest in a day of voting ends 18 years of age and a citizen of the European Union which is not a Polish citizen who, at the latest on voting ends 18 years of age and residing on the territory of the Republic of Poland;

3) in elections to organs of local government units which are: a) the Municipal Council-Polish citizen, and a citizen of the European Union which is not a Polish citizen who, at the latest on voting ends 18 years of age and residing on the territory of the municipality, (b)) District Council and the Regional Council of-Polish citizen, the latest in a day of voting ends 18 years of age and residing on the territory of, respectively, the County and the province;

4) in the election of the Mayor of the municipality is a person having the right to elect the Council of the municipality.

§ 2. There is no right to select: 1) deprived of public rights by a court;

2) without electoral rights by a final judgment of the Court;

3) incapacitated by a court.

Article. 11. [Passive suffrage] § 1. The right aptitude (passive suffrage) is: 1) in the election to the Sejm-Polish citizen having the right to elect in this election, which ends on the day of the election at the latest 21 years;

2) in elections to the Senate is a Polish citizen having the right to elect in this election, which ends on the day of the election at the latest, 30 years;

3 President of the Republic elections) is a Polish citizen, who on election day at the latest end 35 years and uses the full electoral rights to the Sejm;

4) in elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland is a person having the right to elect in this election, which is the latest in a day of voting ends in 21 years, and for at least 5 years residing in the Republic of Poland or in the territory of another Member State of the European Union;

5) in elections to organs of local government units, which is a person having the right to elect those authorities;

6) in the election of Mayor is a Polish citizen having the right to elect in this election, which is the latest in a day of voting ends in 25 years, with the exception that the candidate does not have to reside permanently in the territory of the municipality, in which the candidate.

§ 2. There is no right to eligibility for election a person: 1) who has been convicted by a final judgment of imprisonment for an offence the deliberate indictable offence or deliberate public Treasury;

2) to which has been issued with a final decision of the Court to the effect the loss of the right of eligibility referred to in article 2. Paragraph 21a. 2A of the Act of 18 October 2006 for the disclosure of information about State security authorities documents from the years 1944-1990 and the content of those documents (OJ 2007 No. 63, item 425, with further amendments).

§ 3. The right of eligibility is not citizen of the European Union which is not a Polish citizen, denied the right aptitude in a Member State of the European Union, of which he is a national.



Chapter 3 voting Circuits Article. 12. [fixed and separate voting circuits] § 1. In the elections, the vote shall be carried out in fixed and separate voting circuits created in the area of the municipality, subject to article 22. 14 § 1 and article. 15 § 1.

§ 2. Division of the municipality on the fixed voting circuits shall be done by the Council of the municipality, by way of a resolution, at the request of the Mayor.

§ 3. Permanent voting circuit should include from 500 to 3 000 inhabitants. In cases justified by local conditions, the circuit may include a smaller number of people.

§ 4. The Council of the municipality, by way of a resolution, at the request of the Mayor, creates a separate voting circuit in the plant health care, social assistance, prison and remand and outer branch of such an establishment and custody, if on the day of the elections will stay at least 15 voters. If the circuit is only possible in justified cases at the request of the person in charge of the unit.

§ 5. In the elections to bodies representing regional and local bodies and in the election of Mayor of separate voting circuit in the unit referred to in § 4, creates, if on the day of the elections will be in it for at least 15 electors included in the register of voters in the municipality, which is located in the unit.

§ 6. If on the day of the election in a unit referred to in § 4, it will be less than 15 voters, you can create a separate voting circuit after obtaining the opinion of the person in charge of the unit.


§ 7. You can create a separate vote in the student's home circuit or combinations of student houses run by universities or other entities on the basis of contracts concluded with the universities, where at least 50 people eligible to participate in the elections shall inform in writing to the Rector of the University's leading student, or University that another entity has entered into an agreement with the student's home, of their intention to reside in the home of the student on the day of the vote.

§ 8. The provision of § 7 shall not apply in the elections to bodies representing regional and local bodies and in the election of Mayor.

§ 9. The Council of the municipality, by way of a resolution, at the request of the Mayor requested after obtaining the consent of the Rector of the University, creates a TC vote referred to in § 7.

§ 10. The creation of separate voting circuits shall be effected not later than in the 35 day before polling day.

§ 11. The Council of the municipality, forming a TC vote, determine their numbers, the boundaries of the peripheral and electoral commissions.

§ 12. Resolution of the Council of the municipality to create a voting circuit shall be published in the official journal of the province and to the public as is customary. One copy of the resolution shall be communicated without delay to the Palatine and the process leading up to Commissioner.

§ 13. On the resolution of the Council of the municipality referred to in § 2, 4 and 9, voters in at least 15 have the right to lodge a complaint to the Electoral Commissioner, within 5 days from the date of giving them to the public. Electoral Commissioner recognizes the matter within five days and it seems that provision; Since the provisions are not entitled to remedy.



Article. 12A. [the competent Committees for the purpose of voting by correspondence in the country] [3] Regional commissions, which are established in the premises of the tailored to the needs of voters with disabilities are competent committees for the purpose of voting by correspondence in the country.

Article. 13. [Changes in the distribution of permanent circuits vote] § 1. Mayor of the municipality, submit to the Council proposals for changes in the distribution of permanent circuits vote if necessary due to changes in the boundaries of the municipality, the change in the number of inhabitants in the municipality or in the vote.

§ 2. Changes in the distribution of permanent circuits vote shall be made not later than 45 the day before polling day.

§ 3. To changes in the distribution of permanent voting circuits the provisions of article 4. 12 § 11-13 shall apply mutatis mutandis.



Article. 13A. [change in peripheral locations of the Electoral Commission], § 1. Mayor of the municipality may submit proposals for amendments to the peripheral headquarters electoral commissions.

§ 2. Changes in peripheral locations of the Electoral Commission shall be made not later than 45 the day before polling day.

§ 2a. If, after the date referred to in paragraph 2, as a result of the extraordinary events the vote decided by the Council of the municipality seat of the Regional Electoral Commission would be impossible, the Mayor may order, at the time referred to the election, to change the perimeter offices of the Electoral Commission. Ordinance to amend the perimeter offices of the Electoral Commission head it seems after obtaining the consent of the competent Election Commission a higher degree.

§ 3. To change the seats of the provisions of article 8 (2) of the Electoral Commission of the peripheral 12 § 11-13 shall apply mutatis mutandis, in the case referred to in paragraph 2, shall not apply to article 5(1). 12 § 13.

§ 4. Proposals for changes to the peripheral headquarters electoral commissions, including offices located at the premises referred to in article 1. 16 § 1, paragraph 3, interested may submit in writing to the wójtowi at least 55 days prior to polling day. Submitted proposals for amendments of the Electoral Commission shall immediately Mayor peripheral locations in the Bulletin of public information referred to in the Act of 6 September 2001 on access to public information (Journal of laws No. 112, item 1198, with further amendments).

Article. 14. [creating permanent circuits, the vote for the Polish citizens residing abroad], § 1. In order to conduct the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate, the President of the Republic elections and elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland formed Polish citizens vote for circuits residing abroad, if within the circuit resides at least 15 voters and if there is a possibility of transfer to the competent Election Commission the results of the vote as soon as it is finished.

§ 2. TC vote referred to in § 1, creates, by regulation, the minister competent for Foreign Affairs, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission, specifying their number of peripheral and electoral commissions. It also indicates at least one Electoral Commission under the territorial properties on the perimeter of each Consul competent for the purpose of voting by correspondence.

§ 3. TC vote referred to in § 1, form part of the constituency of the Downtown district of the capital city of Warsaw.

Article. 15. [the creation of separate circuits, the vote for the voters residing on Polish ships] § 1. In order to conduct the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate, the President of the Republic elections and elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland a TC vote for voters residing on Polish ships that are traveling during the period covering election day, if he stays on top of them at least 15 voters and if there is a possibility of transfer to the competent Election Commission the results of the vote as soon as it is finished.

§ 2. [4] within the meaning of the code of Polish maritime ship is a ship raising the Polish flag and commanded by the Polish captain.

§ 3. [5] the voting Circuits, referred to in § 1, creates, by regulation, the proper minister of maritime economy, after obtaining the opinion of the National Electoral Commission, at the request of the master of the vessel reported no later than 30 day before polling day.

§ 4. [6] Tc vote referred to in § 1, form part of the constituency of the Downtown district of the capital city of Warsaw.

Article. 16. [notice of election voting circuits], § 1. Mayor of gives, in the form of the notice for the information of the voters at the latest 30 day before polling day information about: 1) numbers and fixed borders and separate circuits of the vote;

2) designated premises of the Electoral Commission for the peripheral choices;

3) premises of the peripheral electoral commissions tailored to the needs of voters with disabilities;

4) the possibility of voting by correspondence and by proxy.

One copy of the notice shall be forwarded to the Commissioner immediately process leading up.

§ 2. The notice referred to in § 1, the mayor shall enter at the latest 30 day before polling day in the Bulletin of public information.

§ 2a. If after the issuance of the notice referred to in section 1, there has been a change in the seat of the Regional Electoral Commission, referred to in article 14(2). 13A section 2a, the mayor shall without delay communicate, in the form of the notice for the information of the voters the information referred to in paragraph 1, taking into account the changes made and include them in the Bulletin of public information. The provision of § 1, second sentence, shall apply.

§ 3. The obligation referred to in paragraph 1, in respect of the voting circuit created abroad on konsulach. Implementation of this obligation should take place not later than the 21st day before polling day.

§ 4. To create the circuit voting for Polish sea vessel, the master of the vessel shall immediately inform the voters.

Article. 17. [execution of the tasks relating to the creation of a voting circuit, their changes and the appointment of or changes in storage peripheral Commission] § 1. If the competent authorities of the municipalities do not perform in time or in a manner consistent with the law, the tasks for the creation of a voting circuit or their changes, or changes in the appointment of the Commission, the Electoral Commissioner of the peripheral storage calls on these bodies to perform tasks in a manner that is consistent with the law within the prescribed period, (a) in the case of ineffective expiry shall perform these tasks and notify the National Electoral Commission.

§ 2. Provision of section 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis if the competent authority has not yet sharing municipal, County or State constituencies in time or in a manner consistent with the law.



Chapter 4 register of electors Article. 18. [a record of voters] § 1. Permanent register of voters includes persons residing permanently in the territory of the municipality, which shall have the right to elect.

§ 2. The register of voters is a collection of personal data from the population register, referred to in § 7. In the collection of this data shall also be electors referred to in section 9. 19 § 2 and 3.

§ 3. You can be included in only one register of voters.

§ 4. The register of electors is used to produce tables of voters to participate in elections, as well as to draw up lists of persons entitled to participate in the referendum.

§ 5. Voters register confirms the right to elect and the right aptitude.

§ 6. The register of electors shall be divided into part A and part B.

§ 7. Part A of the register of voters include Polish citizens. In this part of the register of voters lists the name and first name (s), his father's name, date of birth, SOCIAL SECURITY number and the address of the residence of the voters.

§ 8. Voters who are citizens of Polish, registered on the territory of the municipality of permanent residence shall be entered in the register of electors from the Office.

§ 9. Part B of the register of voters involves the citizens of the European Union who are not citizens of Polish, residing on the territory of the municipality and are entitled to use the electoral rights in the Republic of Poland. In this part of the register of voters lists the name and first name (s), his father's name, date of birth, the nationality of a Member State of the European Union, the number of the passport or other document stating the identity and the address of the residence of the voters.

§ 10. Voter referred to in § 9, inscribed in the register of voters, at his written request, shall be deleted from the register of electors.

§ 11. Register of voters carries a municipality as a commissioned.

§ 12. Voters register shall be made available, upon written request, for inspection in the Office of the municipality.


§ 13. Municipal Office shall communicate to the competent authorities of the periodic election, the number of electors included in the register of voters.

Article. 19. [Voters ever lived or staying in the territory of the municipality] § 1. Voters are constantly lived in the area of the municipality without check-in for permanent residence are entered in the register of voters, if they make on this matter in the Office of the municipality of written request. The application must include the surname, forename (s), his father's name, date of birth and SOCIAL SECURITY number of the applicant. The application shall be accompanied by: 1) a photocopy of a valid identity document of the applicant;

2) written declaration in which the applicant gives his nationality and permanent address of residence in the territory of the Republic of Poland.

§ 2. Provision of section 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the voters anywhere, uninhabited constantly on the area of the municipality.

§ 3. Voters are constantly lived in the area of the municipality at a different address than the address of their permanent residence check-in in the area of the municipality can be entered in the register of voters at his residence, where they make on this matter in the Office of the municipality of the application that contains the data referred to in paragraph 1, together with an indication of the address of the last check-in for permanent residence on the territory of the municipality.

Article. 20. [the decision to enter or refuse to enter in the register of electors] § 1. The decision to enter or refuse to enter in the register of voters of the person referred to in article 14(2). 19, it seems the Mayor, within 3 days from the date of filing of the application. The decision on refusal of entry in the register of voters, together with the reasons therefor, shall be served on the applicant.

§ 2. Mayor prior to the issuance of the decision referred to in paragraph 1, it is required to verify that the person filing an application for entry in the register of electors meets the conditions of residence in the territory of the municipality.

§ 3. About entering voters in the register of electors shall immediately inform the competent municipal authority due to the last place of domicile of the applicant for permanent residence in order to delete it from the registry of voters in the municipality.

§ 4. The decision on refusal of registration of voters shall be entitled to bring a complaint to the jurisdiction of the District Court. The action shall be brought through the Mayor, within 3 days from the date of notification of the decision. Mayor shall forward to the Court a complaint forthwith, together with the decision and the acts of the case. Mayor may immediately change or revoke its decision if it considers the complaint to be justified in its entirety.

§ 5. The Court recognizes the complaint referred to in section 4, in the litigious proceedings, within 3 days from the date of its delivery. A copy of the court order is served on the person who filed the complaint, and wójtowi. The Court is not entitled to remedy.

Article. 21. [a person deprived of the right of choosing] § 1. A person deprived of the right dial is deleted from the register of electors on the basis of transferred to municipalities of the notices of the Court or the Court of the State.

§ 2. In the event that the reasons for the deprivation of the right of choosing a voter shall be entered in the register of voters on the basis of the notifications of the Court or the Court of the State.

§ 3. Minister of Justice, after consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, mode and time limits for notifying communities about the people without the right dial and the expiry of rights deprivation causes and dial designs notices in these matters, so as to ensure that the current update the register of electors data about people who dial and having the right to elect.

Article. 22. [Complaint on irregularities in the voter registry] section 1. Anyone can bring to the Mayor's complaints of irregularities in the voters ' register, in particular on: 1) omission of voters in the register of electors;

2) entry in the register of voters of the person who has the right to select;

3) inappropriate data about persons entered in the register of electors;

4) in the register of electors a person who does not reside permanently in the territory of the municipality.

§ 2. The complaint shall be lodged in writing or orally to the Protocol.

§ 3. Mayor is obliged to examine the complaint, within 3 days from the date of its filing, and issue a decision in the case.

§ 4. The decision and the reasons therefor, shall be served as soon as the person lodging the complaint, and when it relates to other people-including people.

§ 5. The decision therefore contains a complaint or to deletion from the register of electors the applicant complete or the person deleted from register of electors may request, within 3 days from the date of notification of the decision, a complaint through the Mayor to the jurisdiction of the District Court. The provisions of article 4. 20 § 4 and 5 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Article. 23. [transfers], § 1. The data referred to in article 1. 18 section 9, second sentence, shall be submitted by the Mayor through the Governor's jurisdiction to the Minister competent for information technology [7].

§ 2. Provision of section 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the persons concerned referred to in article 1. 18 § 10.

§ 3. The proper Minister of informatics [8] shall transmit the data referred to in § 1 and 2, the competent authorities of the Member States of the European Union.

Article. 24. [transmission of data to the competent authorities of the Member States of the European Union], § 1. The proper Minister of information [9] shall communicate to the competent authorities of the Member States of the European Union, at their request, data on Polish nationals wishing to make use of electoral rights in the territory of another Member State of the European Union, to the extent necessary for the exercise of these rights.

§ 2. The data referred to in § 1, shall, at the request of the Mayor and Governor's jurisdiction, the competent Minister for information technology [10].

Article. 25. [Delegation] the Minister competent for internal affairs, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine by regulation: 1) how to keep a register of voters, in determining: (a) the voter registry pattern) (b) registry update methods) voters and its share, c) model application for access to a register of voters, d) model application to enter voters to register voters, e) model notice of entering in the register of voters, f) model application referred to in article 2. 18 § 10 of the deletion voters with voter registry, g) conditions which meet the needs the information system for the conduct of register voters, 2) way to transfer by the competent authorities of the municipalities of information covered by the voters of the periodic electoral register of voters, 3) model of a written declaration referred to in article 14(2). 19 § 1 point 2, – having regard to the need to ensure that it is possible to verify the data contained in the register of voters, security implementation and processing of these data and their transmission and receipt;

4) mode by the Republic of Poland to the other Member States of the European Union data on nationals registered voters and erased from the register of electors, as well as Polish citizens who want to make use of electoral rights in the territory of another Member State of the European Union, having regard in particular to the form and time limits for the exchange of such information, as well as the need to ensure the protection of personal data.



Chapter 5 table of voters Article. 26. [list of voters] § 1. The person entitled to the right to elect, be entered in the register.

§ 2. A voter may be entered only one register.

§ 3. [11] if the vote is carried out within two days, ending 18 years in a second day of voting shall draw up an additional list of.

§ 4. List of electors is used to carry out the vote in the elections, which have been ordered.

§ 5. Depending on the ordered list of elections the electorate consists of part A or part A and part B.

§ 6. List of voters shall be composed of: 1) part A – in the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate in the election of the President of the Republic and in elections to the Councils of the districts and state assemblies;

2) part A and part B, in elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland, in the elections to the Councils of the municipalities and in the election of Mayor.

§ 7. (A) a census of voters includes Polish citizens. In this section, the register lists the name and first name (s), his father's name, date of birth, SOCIAL SECURITY number and the address of the residence of the voters.

§ 8. Part B of the register includes citizens of the European Union who are not citizens of Polish, entitled to make use of electoral rights in elections, which have been ordered in the Republic of Poland. In this section, the register lists the name and first name (s), his father's name, date of birth, the nationality of a Member State of the European Union, the number of the passport or other document stating the identity and the address of the residence of the voters.

§ 9. In the register of electors shall be the data referred to in paragraph 7 and 8 respectively.

§ 10. Table of voters, subject to article 22. 34 § 1 and article. 35 § 1, shall be drawn up and updated by the municipality, as a commissioned, on the basis of the register of voters.

§ 11. List of voters shall be drawn up in two copies, separately for each circuit of the vote, according to the place of residence of the voter no later than the 21st day before polling day.

§ 12. A copy of the register shall be forwarded on the eve of the election of the President of the competent regional electoral Commission.

Article. 27. (repealed).

Article. 28. [a voter temporarily staying on the territory of the municipality during the period covering election day], § 1. A voter, at his written request to the Office of the municipality at the latest 5 day before polling day, it is appended to a census of voters in their choice of voting on the perimeter of the area of the municipality: 1) proper due to the place of his habitual residence, or 2) in which the temporarily resides.

§ 2. §1 paragraph 2 shall not apply in the elections to bodies representing regional and local bodies and in the election of Mayor.

§ 3. Supplementary elections to the Senate provision of § 1 para 2 applies only to voters permanently residing on the territory of the electoral district in which the by-election is to be carried out.


§ 4. Provision of section 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the voters anywhere, uninhabited area.

§ 5. In the application referred to in paragraph 1, shall be the data referred to in article 1. 26 § 7 and 8.

Article. 29. [a list of voters in terms of forming a separate voting circuits], § 1. A list of voters in units referred to in article 1. 12 § 4 and 7, shall be drawn up on the basis of the lists of people who will be living in them on the day of the election, subject to § 2.

§ 2. In the elections to bodies representing regional and local bodies and in the election of Mayor to the register referred to in § 1, enter only the person permanently residing on the territory of, respectively, the unit of local government or municipality in which the Mayor election are carried out.

§ 3. Lists of the persons referred to in § 1, the person in charge of the unit shall forward to the Office of the municipality at the latest 5 day before polling day.

§ 4. In the list of people who will remain in prison, not to disqualifications by a public court.

Article. 30. [military and uniformed services] § 1. The soldiers acting as principal or periodic military service and serving as candidates for professional soldiers or engaged in exercises and military training, as well as the rescuers engaged in a vital service in civil defence outside the habitual residence are dopisywani, at their request, to be selected by them in the register drawn up for the locality in which they serve, subject to § 2. The application shall be between 21 and 14 days prior the day of the election, unless the persons referred to in the first sentence, came to the place of their present accommodation after that date. The application shall be the data referred to in article 1. 26 § 7.

§ 2. In the elections to bodies representing regional and local bodies and in the election of Mayor to the register referred to in § 1, enter only the person permanently residing on the territory of, respectively, the unit of local government or municipality in which the Mayor election are carried out.

§ 3. The provisions of paragraph 1 and 2 shall apply by analogy to cops with skoszarowanych units, Government Protection Bureau officers, border guard, State Fire Department and the prison service serving in the skoszarowanym system.

§ 4. Commanders of military units, see branches of civil defense and police commanders and superiors of the officers of the Government Protection Bureau, border guard, State Fire Department and the prison service are required to provide soldiers, police, emergency response workers and officials the possibility of the implementation of the rights resulting from §1.

§ 5. The Minister of national defence, minister for Home Affairs and the Minister of Justice, each within its jurisdiction, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission, shall determine the manner of the implementation of the obligations referred to in paragraph 4, taking into account the need to ensure voters referred to in § 1 and 3, the ability to perform the functions of the peripheral members of the electoral commissions and representatives.

Article. 31. [notice of trailing or entering in the register of persons to the competent authority of the municipality] of trailing or entering into the register of the persons referred to in article 1. 28, art. 29 § 1 and article. 30 § 1 and 3, it shall immediately inform the competent municipal authority at the place of their permanent residence or the last check-in for permanent residence.

Article. 32. [a certificate about the right to vote in the place of residence on election day], § 1. A voter changing place of residence before the date of the election shall at the request of the requested in writing, by telefax or by electronic means, before the register based on the register of electors, and after completion of a census of the electorate – on the basis of the register, a certificate of the right to vote in the place of residence on election day.

§ 2. The certificate referred to in § 1, it seems the municipality Office.

§ 3. Provision of section 1 shall not apply in the elections to bodies representing regional and local bodies and in the election of Mayor.

§ 4. Supplementary elections to the Senate provision § 1 applies only to voters permanently residing on the territory of the electoral district in which the by-election is to be carried out.

Article. 33. [Delegation] the Minister competent for internal affairs, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine by regulation: 1) how to draw up and share register, in particular: (a)), (b) register pattern) method to update the register, c) model application for access to the register, d) specimens of the lists of electors residing in healthcare, social welfare homes, prisons and prisons and external branches such establishments and detention centres in which you have created a voting circuits, e) model notice of trailing or entering voters to register in another circuit vote-taking into account in the preparation of separation register for circuits created in the plant health care, social assistance, prison or remand and an external ward of such an establishment and custody, cases in which is followed by adding or deletion from the register, the place, the time and the form of the share register;

2) model certificate about the right to vote, and how the issue and recording of the certificate, having regard to the need to ensure the identification of the person to whom the certificate relates and the security certificate against falsification.

Article. 34. [list of voters on Polish ships] § 1. Voters staying on Polish ships appearing in travel on the day of the election are to be registered in the register drawn up by the master of the vessel.

§ 2. An entry shall be made on the basis of a proposal from the voters notified no later than 3 day before polling day. The request should include the name and first name (s), his father's name, date of birth, SOCIAL SECURITY number or the number of a valid Polish passport and a street address. In the case of nationals of the European Union who are not citizens of the Polish application shall contain the number of the other valid identity document, as well as the place and date of issue.

§ 3. The recipe article. 32 § 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the voters residing on Polish ships, except that certified statement shall be issued to the master of the vessel, who drew up the list of voters.

§ 4. The proper Minister of maritime economy, after obtaining the opinion of the National Electoral Commission shall determine by regulation: 1) model in the register referred to in section 1, and the manner of its drafting and updating, 2) model notice of entering voters to register in a different circuit and how to notify the authorities of the municipalities covered by the voter census people constantly living in the country, 3) model certificate about the right to vote and how to issue and check these certificates-bearing in mind the need to ensure that it is possible to verify data contained in the register of voters, security implementation and processing of those data, their transmission and reception, security certificate against falsification and the principle according to which you can be registered to only one register.

Article. 35. [list of voters shall be drawn up by the competent territorial Consul] § 1. Voters residing abroad and who hold a valid Polish passports or in the case of nationals of the European Union who are not citizens of Polish with a valid passport or other document establishing identity are registered in the register drawn up by the competent Consul territorially.

§ 2. An entry shall be made on the basis of a personal application lodged orally, in writing, by telephone, telegram, fax or electronically. The notification should include the name and first name (s), his father's name, date of birth, SOCIAL SECURITY number, an indication of the place of residence of voters abroad, the number of valid Polish passports as well as the place and date of its release, and in the case of Polish citizens temporarily residing abroad – the inclusion of voters in the register of voters. In the case of nationals of the European Union who are not citizens of the Polish, the notification should contain a number of other valid identity document, as well as the place and date of issue. Submissions can be made not later than 3 day before polling day.

§ 3. The recipe article. 32 § 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the voters residing abroad and holding a valid Polish passports, except that certified statement shall be issued the Consul, who drew up the list of voters.

§ 4. The Minister competent for Foreign Affairs, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine by regulation: 1) model in the register referred to in section 1, and the manner of its drafting and updating, 2) model notice of entering voters to register in a different circuit and how to notify the authorities of the municipalities covered by the voter census people constantly living in the country, 3) model certificate about the right to vote and how to issue and check these certificates-bearing in mind the need to ensure that it is possible to verify the data contained in the Census of voters, security implementation and processing of those data, their transmission and reception, security certificate against falsification and the principle according to which you can be registered to only one register.

§ 5. On the territory of the Member States of the European Union and the Member States in whose territory you can enter on the basis of Polish identity card for an equivalent document with a valid Polish passport is considered valid identity card of the Republic of Poland.

Article. 36. [the register Available for inspection by] section 1. Between 8 and 21, the day before the election, each voter can check with the Office of the municipality in which the voter list has been drawn up, or has been included in the table.


§ 2. List of voters shall be available for inspection at the Office of the municipality.

§ 3. Mayor inform voters, as is customary, completion of a census of the electorate and of the place and time of its sharing.

§ 4. The provisions of § 2 and 3 shall apply mutatis mutandis to other than the municipality bodies that created the list of voters.

Article. 37. [Complaints in matters of the register] § 1. Anyone can bring up to Mayor or to the body that drew up the list of voters, the complaint on the Census irregularities.

§ 2. In the cases referred to in § 1, shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of article 4. 22, except that the time limits for the consideration of complaints and complaint to the District Court is 2 days, subject to § 3.

§ 3. Complaints in matters concerning the register of the persons referred to in article 1. 34 § 1 and article. 35 § 1, shall immediately up the ship's captain or Consul. Since the decisions taken in these matters is not entitled to remedy.



Chapter 5a @ @ZM1 for providing information about the election voters @ ZM2 @ Article. 37A. [right of disabled voters to obtain information] [12], § 1. Disabled voter entered in the register of voters in the municipality has the right to obtain information about: 1) for each constituency and vote;

2) premises of the electoral commissions of the peripheral located closest to the place of residence of a voter with a disability, including the premises referred to in article 1. 16 § 1, paragraph 3;

3 prepare the voters) conditions of the voters in the vote referred to in article 2. 28 § 1;

4) date of the elections and the vote;

5) electoral committees participating in the election and registered candidates and lists of candidates;

6) conditions and forms vote.

§ 2. The information referred to in paragraph 1 shall transmit to the mayor or authorized by him as an employee of the municipal office during working hours of the Office, including by telephone, or in printed information materials sent at the request of a disabled voters, including in electronic form.

§ 3. The information referred to in paragraph 1 shall be communicated to disabled voters after administration by the voter of his name, first name (names) and the address of permanent residence.

§ 4. The information referred to in § 1, the Mayor also reports immediately available to the public by posting public information bulletin, and as is customary in the municipality.



Article. 37B. [information about permissions of the remedies available to voters with disabilities] § 1. The State Electoral Commission publishes on the website portal, referred to in article 1. 160 § 2 paragraph 1, information about the permissions that the remedies available to voters with disabilities on the basis of the code, in the form of taking into account the different types of disability.

§ 2. The State Election Commission shall draw up a Braille information material about the permissions of the remedies available to voters with disabilities on the basis of the code and shall forward it to the concerned on request.



Article. 37 c shall be used. [Notice election easily accessible for people with disabilities] § 1. Election notice placed in and outside the polling station and vote over vote and constituencies should be made easily accessible for disabled people with reduced mobility.

§ 2. At the request of the voter, a member of the Electoral Commission on the perimeter with a disability is required to communicate orally the content of notices of the election in terms of information on electoral committees participating in the election and registered candidates and lists of candidates.



Article. 37d. [Information on the elections] [13], § 1. Mayor, at the latest in the 21st day before polling day, shall the voters in fixed circuits in the form of a vote of printing bezadresowego placed in oddawczych mailboxes, information on the date of the election, the vote, how to vote and conditions of validity of the vote in the election and about the possibility of voting by correspondence or by proxy.

§ 2. Information activities, referred to in § 1, performs as a commissioned.

§ 3. The pattern of information referred to in paragraph 1, in respect of the choices determines the State Electoral Commission.



Chapter 6 provisions common to vote Article. 38. [personal Vote] § 1. [14] you can vote in person, subject to the provisions of Chapter 7.

§ 2. The vote is also a personal correspondence voting.

Article. 39. [Voting] § 1. The vote takes place on the premises of the Regional Electoral Commission, hereinafter referred to as "electoral premises".

§ 2. [15] if the vote is carried out in a single day, the vote takes place without interruption from 700 to 2100.

§ 3. [16] if the vote is carried out within two days, the vote takes place on the first and on the second day without a break from 700 to 2100; a break occurs between the hours of 2100 to 700 hours on the first day of the second day.

§ 4. At the end of the voting, the Chairman of the Regional Electoral Commission manages the completion of the vote. From this point on can vote only voters who came to the polling station before the end of the vote.

§ 5. Vote voting circuits created in the healthcare and social assistance homes may start later than the hour referred to in paragraph 2 and 3.

§ 6. The vote over vote on Polish ships and abroad takes place between 700 and 2100 local time each day. If the vote were to be completed on the day next after the day of voting in the country, the vote shall be carried out on the day before.

§ 7. [17] the perimeter the Electoral Commission may order early termination of voting in separate voting and voting circuits circuits created on Polish ships, if all voters included in the Census of voters gave their voices. Management of early termination of the vote can take place no earlier than 1800, and if the vote is conducted within two days of not earlier than at 1800 on the second day. About the order of the completion of the voting, the Chairman of the Regional Electoral Commission shall immediately inform the person in charge of the unit referred to in article 14(2). 12 § 4 and 7, the Mayor and the higher Electoral Commission.

Article. 40. [ballot], § 1. Voting takes place by means of official ballots.

§ 2. Voting card includes information about how to vote and conditions of validity of the vote.

§ 3. Ballot is one sheet printed unilaterally. The size and type of font and size boxes for putting the character "x" are the same for all the indications lists and the names of the candidates.

section 3a. If the development or execution of the card to vote in accordance with § 3, first sentence, it is not possible or would give rise to considerable difficulties in the use of the card, the State Electoral Commission may decide that the card to vote in election data will consist of an adequate number of printed, permanently connected.

§ 3b. In the case referred to in § 3a, on the first sheet of ballot papers shall include only the information about how to vote and conditions of validity of the vote, while on the other sheet of ballot papers-table of contents of the card to vote.

§ 4. On the card to vote means a place to put a stamp on the perimeter of the Electoral Commission and prints, in the case of the election of: 1) the President of the Republic is the stamp of the National Electoral Commission;

2) to the Sejm, the Senate and the European Parliament-the stamp the District Electoral Commission;

3) to councils and the election of Mayor is a territorial Electoral Commission stamp.

§ 5. The pattern of voting cards determines the State Electoral Commission.



Article. 40A. [Voting by using overlays on the cards to vote] § 1. Disabled voter can vote using overlays on ballot papers issued in Braille.

§ 2. (repealed).

§ 3. The State Electoral Commission after obtaining the opinion of the proper Minister of social security, shall determine by resolution, patterns overlays on ballot papers issued in Braille, guided by the possibility of the practical application of these overlays by voters with disabilities.

Article. 41. [Notes on the card to vote] Adding in the card to vote additional lists and names or names or to make other additions beyond the grill shall not affect the validity of the voting on it put.

Article. 42. [check the urns, the presence of at least 3 members of the Regional Electoral Commission and representatives] § 1. Before the start of voting, the Electoral Commission perimeter checks whether the URN is empty, and then closes the electoral ballot and stamped it with the seal of the Commission and checks to see if there is a list of voters and voting cards required carried out specific choices, as well as whether polling is an adequate number of accessible seats to ensure the secrecy of the vote.

§ 2. Since getting to the end of voting, the election urns are not allowed to open.

§ 3. From the start of the vote until its completion in the polling station must be present at least 3 people that make up the perimeter of the Electoral Commission, and one of them should be the President of the Commission, or his Deputy, subject to article 22. 43. § 4. On the day of voting in the polling station during all activities peripheral of the Electoral Commission have the right to be present, on the basis of a certificate issued in accordance with the provisions of the code, husbands.


§ 5. From the perimeter of the Electoral Commission Act, referred to in § 1, to start the vote, and the closing of the polling station to sign the Protocol referred to in article 2. 75 section 1 of the perimeter, the Electoral Commission over the vote on the country's territory may be registered by representatives using their own recording equipment.

§ 6. Materials containing registered process steps referred to in paragraph 5, may be made available exclusively for the purposes of the proceedings before the courts and authorities of the public prosecutor's Office.

§ 7. Sharing materials containing registered process steps referred to in § 5, for purposes other than those referred to in section 6 shall be prohibited.

Article. 43. [for carrying out the vote over two days] [18] § 1. If the vote is carried out within two days, the Electoral Commission after the end of the perimeter of the vote on the first day: 1) zapieczętowuje opening ballot boxes;

2) shall be determined: (a) protokolarnie) the number of unused ballots, (b)) the number of persons entitled to vote, or the number of persons included in the register of voters, c) is the number of cards issued, on the basis of the signatures of the persons in the register of voters.

§ 2. After following the steps referred to in § 1, the Electoral Commission has placed in a peripheral sealed packages separately unused cards and a list of voters who called remain in the premises of the Commission.

§ 3. After the vote on the first day and the implementation of actions referred to in § 1 and 2, the President of the Regional Electoral Commission closes the space Commission and seals the entrance to the premises of the seal of the Commission. Mayor provides protection of the premises of the Commission in the meantime.

§ 4. The Electoral Commission, shall be drawn up by the perimeter in which gives the data referred to in § 1, paragraph 2, and make it public without delay, after the actions referred to in section 3; the recipe article. 75 § 5 shall apply mutatis mutandis. The Protocol will be placed in a place easily accessible to those interested in building, in which the Head Office of the Commission. The pattern of the Protocol establishes the State Electoral Commission.

§ 5. Before the vote on the second day of the Electoral Commission, or protokolarnie States perimeter seals the entrance to the premises of the Commission, at the ballot box, as well as on the voting cards and a list of the voters are still intact.

§ 6. The Minister competent for internal affairs, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, the detailed requirements for the protection of the premises of the Commission during a break in the voting, including rules for the granting of the aid by the police wójtom for proper protection of those premises.

§ 7. Detailed how to perform by the Electoral Commission perimeter activities, referred to in § 1-5, by way of resolution, the State Electoral Commission, while ensuring respect for the principles of the conduct of the elections and the protection of ballot boxes, packages and documents related to the election.

§ 8. The provisions of § 1-5 and 7 shall apply to the Polish maritime vessel on the voting circuit and abroad, except that: 1) the obligation to ensure the protection of the premises of the Commission, referred to in § 3, the responsibility of the captain of the ship and konsulu;

2) proper minister of maritime economy, after obtaining the opinion of the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, the detailed requirements and the duties of the master of the vessel premises protection Polish of the Commission during a break in the ballot, including State aid rules for proper protection of those premises;

3 the competent minister) for Foreign Affairs, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, the detailed requirements and the duties of Consul for the protection of the premises of the Commission during a break in the ballot, including State aid rules for proper protection of those premises.

Article. 44. [application of Ordinance the other election urns] § 1. Peripheral Electoral Commission in agreement with the competent Electoral Commission, higher degree, may order the application of a second vote, the ballot box.

§ 2. Urn, referred to in § 1, it is called secondary intended exclusively for inserting ballots by voters in voting circuits in healthcare and social assistance homes.

§ 3. In the case of the expression by the voter prefers to use the ballot box to her voting card dropping extension requires the presence of at least two of the people included in the regional Election Commission, reported by different electoral committees.

§ 4. To deal with the extension of voting and called for its use shall apply the provisions of this chapter.

Article. 45. [19] (repealed).

Article. 46. [no trespassing armed persons] shall be prohibited access to the polling station armed persons.

Article. 47. [Interruption or postponement of the vote], § 1. Vote do not interrupt. If as a result of the extraordinary events the vote was temporarily prevented, may order the Electoral Commission to interrupt his peripheral, extension or deferral to the next day. A resolution on the extension or postponement until the next vote Electoral Commission perimeter takes after obtaining the consent of the competent Election Commission a higher degree. Resolution in this case should be immediately communicated to the public, communicated to the competent Election Commission a higher degree, wójtowi and sent to the National Electoral Commission the Electoral Commission through a higher degree.

§ 2. If as a result of extraordinary events, there is a need for the closure of the polling station Election Commission perimeter: 1) zapieczętowuje opening ballot boxes and election ballot along with a sealed list of voters for safekeeping to the President of the Commission;

2) shall be determined: (a) protokolarnie) the number of unused ballots and puts them in a type a package and captures them for safekeeping to the President of the Commission, (b)) the number of persons entitled to vote, or the number of persons included in the register of voters, c) is the number of cards issued, on the basis of the signatures of the persons in the register of voters.

§ 3. After following the steps referred to in § 2, the Chairman of the Regional Electoral Commission closes it electoral and seals the entrance to the premises of the seal of the Commission. The seal of the Commission reflects in this case for safekeeping Vice-Chairman or another Member of the Commission. Mayor provides protection of the premises of the Commission in the meantime.

§ 4. In the case referred to in § 2, before the start of voting, the Electoral Commission or protokolarnie States perimeter seals at the entrance to the polling station, the ballot box, as well as on the voting cards and a list of the voters are still intact.

§ 5. The Minister competent for internal affairs, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, the detailed requirements for the protection of the premises of the Commission during a break in the voting, including rules for the granting of the aid by the police wójtom for proper protection of those premises.

§ 6. Detailed how to perform by the Electoral Commission perimeter activities, referred to in § 1-4, by way of resolution, the State Electoral Commission, while ensuring respect for the principles of the conduct of the elections and the protection of the ballot box, as well as the return envelopes and other documents related to the election.

§ 7. The provisions of § 1-4 and the provisions issued under section 6 shall apply to the Polish maritime vessel on the voting circuit and abroad, that the obligation to ensure the protection of the polling station referred to in § 3, the responsibility of the captain of the ship and konsulu.

§ 8. The proper Minister of maritime economy, after obtaining the opinion of the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, the detailed requirements and the duties of the master of the Polish ship in protecting the polling station during the break in the ballot, including State aid rules for proper protection of those premises.

§ 9. The Minister competent for Foreign Affairs, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, the detailed requirements and the duties of Consul in protecting the polling station during the break in the ballot, including State aid rules for proper protection of those premises.

Article. 48. [Notice and information allowed in the polling station] § 1. (repealed).

§ 2. In polling places only official election notice.

§ 3. The State Election Commission may decide to include in the polling station and at ensuring the secrecy of the ballot summary information about how to vote for the election to be carried out. This information shall be made, in accordance with the model established by the State Electoral Commission, the Director of the appropriate topical National Bureau delegation to vote and ensure the placement of her in all polling stations.

Article. 49. [to ensure the secrecy of the vote and the maintenance of order and calm at the time of voting] § 1. The Chairman of the regional Election Commission shall ensure that the provision of secrecy of the vote and over the maintenance of order and calm at the time of voting.

§ 2. The Chairman of the regional Election Commission has the right to ask to leave the polling station by violators order and peace.

§ 3. At the request of the Chairman of the Regional Electoral Commission jurisdiction Commissioner police is obliged to provide the necessary assistance.

§ 4. In the event of a breach of the order in the polling station shall not apply article 5(1). 46. 50. [International observers of the elections], § 1. International election observers, invited by the State Electoral Commission after consultation with the Minister responsible for Foreign Affairs, shall have the right to observe the process of elections and electoral bodies, including peripheral electoral commissions.

§ 2. The observers referred to in paragraph 1 shall have the powers of representatives, with the exception of the right to make comments to the protocols.


§ 3. The State Electoral Commission seems to observers of the certificate referred to in § 1.

Article. 51. [entitled to vote] § 1. [20] only can vote a voter entered in the register, his agent, and remitted to the national inventory in accordance with the provisions of § 2-4.

§ 2. The Electoral Commission vote on the add peripheral to a census of voters: 1) przedkładającą person a certificate of the right to vote, accompanied by a certificate to the directory, if provisions concerning election data provide for the possibility of obtaining such a certificate;

2) person missed in the census if it proves that the residing within the circumference of the vote, and the Office of the municipality that has not received the notification of loss of rights by selecting or entering into the register in another circuit;

3) skreśloną person from the lineup for the circuit of vote in relation to the inclusion of this person to register in the unit referred to in article 14(2). 12 section 4, if the document that has left the unit prior to the date of the election.

§ 3. In the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate, the election of the President of the Republic and in elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland, the Electoral Commission vote on the add peripheral to a census of voters also Polish citizen permanently residing abroad, and głosującego in the country on the basis of a valid Polish passport, if the materials that permanently resident abroad. In such a case, the Commission notes the passport number and place and date of issue under the heading ' remarks ' lineup and placed in your Passport on the last free website for visa stamp of your fingerprint and annotations, the date of the vote.

§ 4. The provision of § 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis in the case of the adoption of the voters to the entity referred to in article 14(2). 12 § 4, before the elections.

Article. 52. [the accession of voters to vote] § 1. Prior to the vote of a voter turns out regional electoral Commission document capable of finding its identity.

§ 2. After following the steps referred to in § 1, a voter receives a Commission from the card to vote for the election to be carried out, bearing its seal. A voter shall acknowledge receipt of the card to vote your own signature in the register under the heading it.

§ 3. A voter voting abroad receives a voting card only upon presentation of a valid passport of Polish Electoral Commission on the perimeter or in the event of an EU citizen who is not a citizen of Polish another valid document identity. On the territory of Member States of the European Union and the Member States, to which you can enter on the basis of Polish identity card shall apply the provisions of article 4. 35 section 5.

§ 4. The Commission przedkładającego the voter's proof of right to vote shall be allowed to vote after entering it into the register. Certificate of the right to vote shall be attached to a census of voters.

§ 5. Upon receipt of the card to vote a voter goes to a place in the polling to ensure secrecy of the vote.

§ 6. Voter puts the card into the ballot box located in the available and prominently on the polling station.

§ 7. The card to vote a voter to the ballot box in such a way that the printed page was not visible.

Article. 53. [help disabled voters] disabled Voters, at his request, can help the other person, with the exception of members of electoral commissions and representatives.



Chapter 6a of article correspondence Voting. 53A. [postal Vote] [21], § 1. A voter may vote by correspondence.

§ 2. Postal voting is disabled in elections to local government bodies which bodies and elections Mayor.

§ 3. Disabled voter having a significant or moderate disability within the meaning of the Act of 27 August 1997 on the vocational rehabilitation and employment and persons with disabilities (OJ of 2011 No. 127, item 721, with further amendments) may vote in elections to local government bodies which bodies and election of the Mayor.

§ 4. Postal voting is turned off in the event of a vote in the voting circuits created in the units referred to in article 1. 12 § 4 and 7, and in the periphery of voting on Polish ships, as well as in the case of a disabled voter to vote by proxy.



Article. 53b. [prior notification of absentee ballots] [22] § 1. Going to absentee ballots: 1) in the country to 15 wójtowi notified to the voter the day before polling day;

2) overseas voter konsulowi reported to the 18th day before polling day.

§ 2. The notification referred to in paragraph 1 may be made orally, in writing, by telefax or in electronic form.

§ 3. The notification referred to in § 1, shall include the name and first name (s), his father's name, date of birth, SOCIAL SECURITY number, the voters of the election concerned reporting as well as the indication of the address to which you want to send the electoral package, or a declaration of personal receipt of the package.

§ 4. In the case of głosującego voters in the country of the notification referred to in § 1, shall, in addition, contain a statement of the entering in the register of voters in the municipality.

§ 5. In the case of głosującego voters abroad application, referred to in § 1, shall additionally contain the indication of the place of residence of voters abroad, the number of valid Polish passport and, in the case of a citizen of the European Union which is not a Polish citizen, the number of a valid identity document, and an indication of the place and the date of its issue and, in the case of a Polish citizen temporarily residing abroad is the placemark to enter voters to register voters.

§ 6. In the case of an elector referred to in article 2. 53A § 3, głosującego in the election of the bodies constituting the territorial units of local government and the election of the Mayor, the Declaration referred to in paragraph 1 shall be accompanied by a copy of the current decision of the competent authority of the Panel to establish the degree of disability.

§ 7. In the notification referred to in § 1, a voter in the country, voters can request to join the electoral package pads on the voting card given in Braille.

§ 8. If a mailing ballot to the election of the President of the Republic or the election of Mayor prior notification of absentee ballots also applies to re-vote.

§ 9. In the cases referred to in article 1. 295 § 1 and 2, prior notification of absentee ballots is common to all in the day of the election.

§ 10. In cases where a voter had reported going to absentee ballots, a certificate of the right to vote in the place of residence on election day does not appear after sending to the voters of the electoral package, unless a voter asked the electoral package intact.



Article. 53 c [Application not complying with the requirements of] [23], § 1. If the application referred to in article 2. 53b § 1, does not fulfil the requirements referred to in article 3(1). 53b § 2-6, Mayor or Consul calls on the voter to supplement the application within 3 days from the date of service of the summons.

§ 2. Application made after the time limit referred to in article 2. 53b § 1, not complying with the requirements referred to in article 3(1). 53b § 2-6 or available within the time limit referred to in paragraph 1, as well as submitted by the voter, who requested to draw up a power of Attorney Act to vote or has received a certificate of the right to vote in the place of residence on the day of the election, is left without a diagnosis, what shall be the voter.



Article. 53D [inclusion in the register of electors] [24], § 1. The voter who reported going to absentee ballots in a country shall be entered in the register of voters in the vote for the regional Election Commission, referred to in article 14(2). 12A, on the territory of the commune in which the voter is entered in the register of voters.

§ 2. The voter who reported going to absentee ballots from abroad, shall be entered in the register of voters in the vote for the regional Election Commission, referred to in article 14(2). 14 § 2, second sentence. In such a case, article 5(1). 35 § 2 shall not apply.



Article. 53E. [the electoral package Delivery in the country] [25], § 1. A voter who reported going to absentee ballots in a country receives from the municipal office, not later than 7 days before the date of the elections, the electoral package.

§ 2. In the cases referred to in article 1. 295 § 1 and 2, the voter who reported going to absentee ballots is separate election packets for the elections.

§ 3. The electoral package is being delivered to the voters by the authorized employee of the Office of the municipality, subject to § 4 and 5.

§ 4. Municipal Office may send voters the electoral package through the designated operator within the meaning of the Act of November 23, 2012 – the postal Law (OJ reference, 1529). The consignment of the electoral package in terms of unregulated shall apply the provisions of the Act of 23 November 2012 – Right on the courier mail.

§ 5. A voter can personally pick up the electoral package at the Office of the municipality, if declared in the Declaration of the intention of voting by correspondence.

§ 6. The electoral package are served, in the situation referred to in § 5, seems only to hand voters, upon presentation of proof of identity and a written receipt.

§ 7. If the recipient cannot confirm the receipt, the person serving or issuing the electoral package itself States the date of service, and indicates the reason for his absence and the recipient signature.

§ 8. In the absence of voters under the address indicated serving places a notice of the date the second service in oddawczej mailbox or, where this is not possible, on the doors of houses and voters. The second term of service may not be more than 3 days from the date of the first service


§ 9. Election packets niedoręczone or missed personally as specified in § 3-8 shall be communicated to the Electoral Commission on the perimeter to the end of the vote. If the transfer of the electoral packages to complete the Electoral Commission on the perimeter, it was not possible to vote such packets are transmitted to the competent Director of the National delegations of the Electoral Office.

§ 10. Information about the sending or receipt of the electoral package shall be entered in the register under the heading ' remarks ' box of the corresponding to the heading under which they put the name of voters who expressed the intention of voting by correspondence.

§ 11. Municipal Office maintains a list of packages, which shall be recorded the fact of preparing and sending or receiving the package.

§ 12. The proper Minister of public administration, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, the formula and the way you do and the updating of the list of the electoral package, so as to ensure the efficiency and integrity of the proceedings.



Article. 53f. [the electoral package Service abroad] [26], § 1. The Consul immediately upon receipt from the competent Election Commission voting cards, but not later than 14 days before the polling day, the electoral package sends to the registered voters of a census of voters, who expressed his intention of absentee ballots from abroad, subject to § 2.

§ 2. A voter can personally pick up the electoral package at the Consulate, where he declared that in the Declaration of the intention of voting by correspondence.

§ 3. The provisions of article 4. 53E § 2, 10 and 11 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 4. Election packets niedoręczone voters indicated by the address or unclaimed by the voter shall remain on deposit until the Consul of the validity of the elections by the Supreme Court.

§ 5. The Minister competent for Foreign Affairs, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, the formula and the way you do and the updating of the list of the electoral package, so as to ensure the efficiency and integrity of the proceedings.



Article. 53g [the vote] [27] § 1. In the composition of the electoral package includes: 1) a return envelope;

2) card or cards to vote;

3) envelope per card to vote;

4) statement absentee ballots;

5) inset or overlay on the card or the card to vote in Braille-if a voter has requested their transfer;

6) statement of personal commitment and secret ballot vote on the card to vote.

§ 1a. The Electoral Commission voting card stamped peripheral your stamp.

§ 2. On the form of a declaration referred to in section 1, paragraph 6, shall be the name (s), the name and registration number (SSN) voters.

§ 3. In the case of voting in the country on an envelope to the electoral package and return envelope shall be marked "consignment wyborcza".

§ 4. In the case of voting in the country of return envelope shall contain the address of the appropriate regional electoral Commission and abroad – the address of the competent Consul.

§ 5. On the envelope on the card to vote shall be renumbered ' the envelope on the card to vote. "

§ 6. On the return envelope and envelope on the card to vote, you cannot set any other indications other than those referred to in sections 3 to 5 and article. just § 3.

§ 7. The State Electoral Commission will determine by resolution, pattern and size of the electoral package, return envelopes, envelopes the card to vote, the statements referred to in section 1, paragraph 6, and absentee ballots, taking into account the need to ensure the secrecy of the vote and brevity and Communicator manual.



Article. 53h. [return Envelopes] [28] § 1. A voter voting by correspondence when you fill out the voting cards puts it into an envelope on the voting card, which is zakleja, then the envelope this puts to return envelope together with the signed declaration referred to in article 2. 53g § 1, paragraph 6, and shall forward it to the: 1) in the case of voting in the country – to the appropriate regional electoral Commission;

2) in the case of voting abroad – at its own expense, to the competent Consul.

§ 2. A voter may refer the operator within the meaning of the designated representative of the reply envelope of the Act of November 23, 2012 – the Right.

§ 3. A voter may vote prior to personally deliver a reply envelope: 1) in the case of voting in the country, to the competent authority of the municipality;

2) in the case of voting abroad-to the competent Consul.

§ 4. Return envelopes are delivered to the competent Election Commission voting in the peripheral. In the case of voting abroad, the Consul shall forward to the competent regional electoral Commission return envelopes received until the end of the vote.

§ 5. A voter may vote in the personally deliver the reply envelope to the Electoral Commission on the perimeter in the vote, in which it is entered in the register.

§ 6. The voting card removed from envelopes feedback provided to the Electoral Commission on the perimeter are thrown into the ballot box.



Article. 53i. [niedoręczone return Envelope to the Electoral Commission on the perimeter to the end of the vote] [29], § 1. In the case of voting in the country of return envelope niedoręczone to the Electoral Commission on the perimeter to the end of the vote shall be submitted to the competent Director of the National delegations of the Electoral Office.

§ 2. In the case of voting abroad return envelope niedoręczone to the Electoral Commission on the perimeter to the end of the vote remain in escrow until the Consul of the validity of the elections by the Supreme Court.



Article. 53j. [Delegation] [30] § 1. The proper Minister of communications, in consultation with the proper Minister of public administration and the State Electoral Commission, shall determine, by regulation, for voting in the country: 1) mode to receive envelopes feedbacks from voters and deliver them to the Electoral Commission's circular 2) mode of the electoral packets to the competent Director of the National delegations of the Electoral Office, in the situation referred to in article 1. 53E § 9, second sentence, 3) mode of the envelopes to the appropriate feedback to the Director of the National delegations of the Electoral Office, in the situation referred to in article 1. 53i § 1 – with a view to ensuring respect for the principles of the conduct of the elections and to ensure the safety of these shipments.

§ 2. The proper Minister of public administration, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine by regulation the receive mode and store the return envelope provided by the voter to the municipality before the vote with a view to ensuring respect for the principles of the conduct of the elections and the need to secure return envelopes and cards to vote.

§ 3. The State Electoral Commission will determine by resolution, for voting in the country: 1) how to deal with return envelopes doręczonymi to the Electoral Commission on the perimeter to the end of the voting, 2) how to deal with return envelopes doręczonymi to the Electoral Commission on the perimeter after the end of voting, 3) how to deal with return envelopes containing niezaklejone the voting card, 4) how to deal with return envelopes which do not include a signed statement referred to in article 2. 53g § 1 paragraph 6, 5) how to handle packages by your unanswered polling stations and voter – with a view to ensuring respect for the principles of the conduct of the elections and the need to safeguard the electoral packages and, in particular, the return envelopes and cards to vote.

§ 4. The Minister competent for Foreign Affairs, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, for voting abroad: 1) mode voters electoral package;

2) mode to receive return envelopes provided by the voter to the Consul before voting, 3) storage mode return envelopes received by the Consul pending the completion of the voting, 4) mode return envelopes to peripheral electoral commissions – with a view to ensuring respect for the principles of the conduct of the elections and the protection of the electoral package, and in particular the return envelopes and cards to vote.

§ 5. The State Electoral Commission, after obtaining the opinion of the Minister competent for Foreign Affairs, shall determine by resolution, for voting abroad: 1) how to deal with return envelopes doręczonymi to the Electoral Commission on the perimeter to the end of the voting, 2) how to deal with return envelopes containing niezaklejone the voting card, 3) how to deal with return envelopes which do not include a signed declaration referred to in article 2. 53g § 1 paragraph 6, 4) way with polling stations referred to in article 1. 53f § 4, and return envelopes referred to article 3. 53i § 2 – with a view to ensuring respect for the principles of the conduct of the elections and the protection of the electoral package, and in particular the return envelopes and cards to vote.



Article. just [Acceptance, transport and delivery of electoral packages and consignments of return envelopes] [31] § 1. In the case of absentee ballots in the country the task to adopt, movement and delivery of consignments of electoral packages and consignments of return envelopes, subject to article 22. 53E § 3 and 5, and article 12. 53h § 3 paragraph 1 and § 5, the designated operator within the meaning of the Act of November 23, 2012 – the Right.

§ 2. The consignments referred to in § 1, the consignments are listowymi within the meaning of the Act of November 23, 2012 – the Right.

§ 3. The consignments referred to in § 1 shall be exempt from fees. Information about the exemption from postal charges shall be placed on the envelope in which the electoral package, and on the return envelope.



Article. 53l. [Reduction of terms] in voting in the election of the President of the Republic and the President of the Republic elections shall be shortened further the following terms:


1) referred to in article 1. 53b § 1 point 1-10 day prior to voting or elections;

2) referred to in article 1. 53b § 1 point 2-11 the day before the vote or election;

3) referred to in article 1. 53f § 1-9 the day before the vote or election.



Chapter 7 Vote by proxy Article. 54. [a voter of a significant or moderate disabilities] § 1. Disabled voter having a significant or moderate disability within the meaning of the Act of 27 August 1997 on the vocational rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons and may give a proxy to vote in his name, hereinafter referred to as the ' power of Attorney '.

§ 2. (repealed).

§ 3. Provision of section 1 shall also apply to voters who vote no later than end 75 years.

§ 4. [32] the vote through a proxy is turned off in the event of a vote in the voting circuits created in the units referred to in article 1. 12 § 4 and 7, and in the periphery of the vote created abroad and Polish vessels, as well as in the case of the Declaration by the voter's intention to vote by correspondence.

§ 5. (repealed).

Article. 55. [Authorization to vote] § 1. A delegate can only be a person entered in the register of voters in the same municipality, which providing a proxy for voting or having a certificate about the right to vote, if specific provisions regarding the election data provide for the possibility of obtaining this certification, subject to § 4.

§ 2. Authority to vote may be taken only from one person, subject to § 3.

§ 3. Authority to vote may be taken from two persons if at least one of them is the initial, descending, spouse, brother, sister or a dependant in respect of adoption, custody or guardianship in relation to the representative.

§ 4. A delegate may not be the person part of the perimeter of the Commission responsible for voting proxy voting to the helper circuit, as well as the men of trust, as well as candidates in the elections.

Article. 56. [Act mandate to vote] § 1. Power of Attorney for voting shall be granted before the mayor or another employee of authorized by the Mayor to drafting a power of Attorney for voting.

§ 2. The Act of delegation to vote shall be drawn up at the request of the voter to the Mayor of the municipality in which the voter is entered in the register of electors not later than 9 a day before polling day. The request should include: the name and first name (s), his father's name, date of birth, SOCIAL SECURITY number and address both the voters and the person to be granted power of attorney to vote, as well as a clear indication of the election concerned authority to vote.

§ 3. The application referred to in paragraph 2 shall be accompanied by: 1) a copy of the current decision of the competent authority of the Panel to establish the degree of disability the person granting power of attorney to vote;

2) written consent of the person to be a delegate, containing her name and forename (s) and address, as well as the name and first name (s) of the person granting power of attorney to vote;

3) copy of the certificate on the right to vote issued a person with be a delegate in the case when the person is not entered in the register of voters in the same municipality as the provider of proxy voting and special provisions concerning the election data, provide for the possibility of obtaining this certification.

§ 4. The Act of delegation to vote after checking, on the basis of available data, documents officially contained in the application shall be drawn up in three copies, one of which will receive the granting a power of Attorney and agent, and the third copy shall remain in the Office.

§ 5. The Act of delegation to vote is made at the place of residence of voters granting power of attorney to vote indicated in the application referred to in paragraph 2, subject to § 6.

§ 6. The Act of a power of Attorney for voting can be done in the area of the municipality outside the place of residence of voters granting power of attorney to vote if a voter requests in the application referred to in paragraph 2.

§ 7. The municipality maintains a list drawn up of the acts of delegation to vote on which is recorded the fact that the drawing up of the Act.

Article. 57. [the drawbacks of an application for drafting a power of Attorney] § 1. If a request for the drafting of the Act mandate to vote does not comply with the conditions referred to in article 1. 54. 55 or article. 56 section 2 and 3, the Mayor, within 3 days from the date of receipt of the request, calls the voter to remove defects in the application within 3 days.

§ 2. If the defects cannot be removed or they have not been removed within the Mayor refuses to draw up the Act of a proxy to vote. Refusal to draw up a power of Attorney Act to vote, together with the reasons therefor, shall be served as soon as voters.

§ 3. [33] (repealed).

Article. 58. [Revocation and expiry of proxies to vote] § 1. A voter shall have the right to revoke a power of attorney granted to vote. Revocation of power of Attorney for voting shall be effected by the deposit of at least 2 days before the date of the relevant election statement wójtowi the commune in which the Act is done to a vote, or delivery of such a declaration to the competent regional Election Commission on voting.

§ 2. Power of Attorney for voting expires by operation of law in the case of: 1) the death or loss of the right to vote or granting dialing through the representative;

2) lack of grounds referred to in article 1. 55 § 1, or instances of the indications referred to in article 14(2). 55 section 4;

3) prior personal vote by the person granting power of attorney to vote.

§ 3. The fact of revocation or expiration of a proxy to vote prior to the transfer in the register to the Chairman of the appropriate regional electoral Commission notes in the register of voters and the inventory after the Mayor-the competent Election Commission voting for peripheral the person granting power of attorney to vote.

Article. 59. [Voting proxy] section 1. To vote by proxy shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of article 4. 52 § 2-6 and art. 53, subject to § 3-5.

§ 2. Prior to the voting agent turns the peripheral of the Electoral Commission document enabling finding its identity and Authorization Act to vote.

§ 3. The Electoral Commission the LastName and FirstName notes peripheral (s) proxy voters in the register of voters in the "comments" section corresponding to the position, which was the name of the voters, along with the "agent", and the Act of voting power of attorney shall be attached to the register.

§ 4. Representative shall acknowledge receipt of the card to vote your own legible signature under the inventory intended for the receipt of ballot papers by the voter's granting a proxy to vote.

§ 5. If the power of Attorney for voting has been revoked or has expired, the Electoral Commission delegate refuses to issue peripheral cards to vote and act to vote.

Article. 60. [waiver of fees the Act to draw up a power of Attorney and a prohibition on the levying of charges for the vote], § 1. The steps associated with the drafting of the Act mandate to vote are the task commissioned the municipality and are free of charge.

§ 2. Agent could not retrieve from granting a proxy to vote no fees for a vote on his behalf.

§ 3. It is prohibited to grant a proxy to vote in return for any personal loss or benefit.

Article. 61. [Delegation] the proper Minister of public administration, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, a detailed procedure on drawing up the Act of voting proxies, patterns: application for drafting a power of attorney to vote, consent to the adoption of a mandate to vote and voting power of Attorney Act, as well as the pattern and way of doing and updating of the list drawn up of acts a proxy to vote in order to ensure the efficiency and integrity of conduct and credibility of the Act to a vote.



Chapter 7a (repealed) Article. 61A. [34] (repealed).



Article. 61B series [35] (repealed).



Article. 61 c [36] (repealed).



Article. 61d. [37] (repealed).



Article. 61e. [38] (repealed).



Article. 61f. [39] (repealed).



Article. 61 g [40] (repealed).



Article. 61 h [41] (repealed).



Article. 61 I. [42] (repealed).



Article. 61j. [43] (repealed).



Chapter 8 (repealed) Article. 62. (repealed).

Article. 63. (repealed).

Article. 64. (repealed).

Article. 65. (repealed).



Article. 65A. (repealed).

Article. 66. (repealed).



Article. 66A. (repealed).



Article. 66b. (repealed).

Article. 67. (repealed).

Article. 68. (repealed).



Chapter 9 Determining the results of the vote on the Article. 69. [to fix the results of the vote in the] § 1. Immediately after the end of voting, the Electoral Commission voting results shall be perimeter in circumference.

§ 2. [44] if the vote is carried out within two days, the Electoral Commission vote results determine the perimeter after the vote on the second day.

§ 3. The Electoral Commission voting results shall be peripheral in the circuit up to the elections to be carried out.

section 3a. Peripheral operations of the Electoral Commission associated with the results of the vote in the exercise jointly all present members of the Commission.

§ 4. The conditions of validity of the voice identify specific provisions of the code.

Article. 70. [peripheral Operations of the Electoral Commission after the end of the vote], § 1. Immediately after the end of voting, the Chairman of the Regional Electoral Commission zapieczętowuje opening the ballot box.

§ 2. The Electoral Commission, on the basis of a fixed perimeter in the register, the number of persons entitled to vote and the number of voters who have been issued cards to vote.


§ 3. The Commission shall determine the number of unused ballots, and then these cards placed in sealed packages.

Article. 71. [counting the ballots] § 1. After the Electoral Commission Act, perimeter referred to in article 1. 70, Chairman of the electoral ballot opens, after which the Commission has taken out of ballot boxes and voting cards and card sets the number of invalid card number and, where appropriate, to be carried out of the election, the number of valid votes cast for each candidate or list of candidates for each and every candidate from these lists, as well as the number of invalid votes.

§ 2. Ballots przedartych completely into two or more parts are not taken into account in the calculation referred to in § 1.

§ 3. If the number of valid cards for voting ballot with the urns is less than or greater than the number of cards issued, the Commission shall in the minutes of the presumed cause of the discrepancies.



Article. 71a. [45] (repealed).

Article. 72. [taking into account the votes cast by correspondence], § 1. [46] the regional electoral committees referred to in article 1. 12A and article. 14 § 1 in determining the results of the vote in the circuit shall also take account of the votes by correspondence taken out of the envelopes.

§ 2. [47] the Electoral Commission also fixed Perimeter number of packets sent, and the number of ballots from the ballot return envelopes delivered to the Regional Electoral Commission to end the voting and give them voting for in the Protocol to be carried out.

§ 3. [48] if there is no return envelope, signed the statement referred to in article 2. 53g § 1, paragraph 6, or if the envelope on the card to vote is not a sealed envelope voting card, not thrown into the ballot box and cards are not taken into account in determining the results of the vote in the circuit.

§ 4. (repealed).

Article. 73. [Void ballot papers] ballot papers other than the officially established or perimeter seal over the Electoral Commission are void.

Article. 74. [valid card number] number of valid cards to vote represents the number of people who participated in the vote in a given circuit.

Article. 75. [in voting Protocol] § 1. The Election Commission shall draw up a perimeter, in duplicate, in the vote for the election to be carried out.

§ 2. In the Protocol referred to in § 1 shall be respectively the data referred to in article 1. 70, § 2, and, as appropriate, to be carried out of the elections, the number of invalid votes, giving their reasons, the number of votes cast for the candidates ' individual important or for each list of candidates and each candidate with these lists.

§ 3. The Protocol also lists the number of referred to in article 1. 70 § 3 and article. 71 section 1, and the number of voters voting by proxy.

§ 4. In the minutes shall indicate the start time and the end of the voting and discusses the orders and other decisions taken, as well as other relevant circumstances surrounding the conduct of the vote.

§ 5. The Protocol shall be signed by all the persons included in the Regional Electoral Commission present at his drafting. The Protocol shall bear the seal of the Commission.

§ 6. Husbands confidence has the right to bring to the Protocol, with the specific details of the allegations. The endorsement of the introduction of the comments shall be shown in the Protocol.

§ 7. The provision of § 6 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the members of the Regional Electoral Commission, except that this does not absolve them from the obligation to sign the Protocol in the vote.

§ 8. Designs the protocols referred to in paragraph 1, shall determine the State Electoral Commission.

Article. 76. [transfer, adoption and how to handle the Protocol], § 1. Voting Protocol shall be: 1) in the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate in the election of the President of the Republic and in elections to the European Parliament in the Polish delegate referred to in article 2. 173, designated by the competent Electoral Commission higher degree;

2) elections to the Municipal Council and Mayor elections-municipal electoral Commission;

3) in elections for the District Council and the Regional Council of-the District Electoral Commission.

§ 2. Agent referred to in § 1, paragraph 1, checks for compliance arithmetical correctness of determination of the results of the vote in the circuit and confirms the correctness of the Election Commission on the perimeter established results or points to a mismatch in the Protocol data arithmetic that the Electoral Commission is obliged to peripheral to explain and improve and provide to the public referred to in article mode. 77 corrected voting results.

§ 3. The Electoral Commission, referred to in § 1, paragraph 2 and 3, check for compliance arithmetical correctness of determination of the results of the vote in the circuit. In the case of non-compliance arithmetical data in the peripheral Protocol is required to explain it to the Electoral Commission and accordingly improve and provide to the public referred to in article mode. 77 corrected voting results.

§ 4. Mode and accepting and dealing with the Protocol referred to in § 1, specifies the State Electoral Commission.

Article. 77. [Provide the results of the vote in the circuit to the public] Peripheral Electoral Commission shall immediately make public the results of the voting in the circuit, by posting in the polling station in a place easily accessible to voters, a copy of the voting protocol in circumference.

Article. 78. [transmission of Electoral Commission a higher degree of the results of the vote and the vote of the circuits of the vote], § 1. The Chairman of the Regional Electoral Commission shall immediately forward to the competent Election Commission a higher degree, in a sealed envelope, a copy of the Protocol in the vote along with the explanations of the Commission reported the allegations referred to in article 1. 75 § 6 and 7. The husbands of the trust shall be entitled to participate in the submission Protocol.

§ 2. [49] the voting results of the circuits created abroad and on Polish ships are transferred to the District Election Commission responsible for Downtown district of the capital city of Warsaw.

§ 3. The principles and mode of the competent Election Commission a higher degree of the results of the vote and the vote of the circuits to vote referred to in § 2, the State Electoral Commission, after consultation of the competent Minister, respectively, Foreign Affairs and the proper Minister of maritime economy.

Article. 79. [transfer of deposit of documents and stamps of the Commission] § 1. After following the steps referred to in article 1. 78, Chairman of the Regional Electoral Commission promptly, in the manner set out by the State Electoral Commission, shall deposit up wójtowi, konsulowi, or master of the vessel from the documents and seal of the Commission.

§ 2. The documents referred to in paragraph 1 shall be made available to the competent court in respect of proceedings in matters of electoral protests and at the request of the courts, the public prosecutor's Office or the police, conducting criminal proceedings.

Article. 80. [the figures submitted in the course of the vote], § 1. The State Election Commission shall during the vote the number of persons included in the lists of voters and the number of voters who have been issued cards to vote.

§ 2. The electoral committees of the State Election Commission shall provide regional televoting figures referred to in article 1. 70, § 2.

§ 3. The State Electoral Commission shall determine the mode and manner of transmission of the data referred to in paragraph 2.

Article. 81. [making available to the public involved, unofficial results of the vote], § 1. The State Electoral Commission may, after the end of voting, and before fixing the election results to the public partial unofficial results of the vote in the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate in the election of the President of the Republic and in elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland, established on the basis of the received information on the results of electronic voting in the circuits.

§ 2. Mode and route of administration of the results referred to in § 1, specifies the State Electoral Commission.



Chapter 10 Protests election Article. 82. [Protest against election] § 1. Against the validity of the elections, the validity of the elections in the constituency or the choice of a particular person may be lodged the protest due to: 1) admission to crimes against the elections referred to in chapter XXXI of the criminal code, affecting the course of the vote, the results of the vote or election results or 2) infringements of the provisions of the code relating to the vote, the results of the vote or election results, affecting the outcome of elections.

§ 2. Protest against the validity of the elections because of the admission of a crime against the elections referred to in § 1, or by the competent electoral body provisions of the code relating to the vote, the results of the vote or election results could bring a voter whose name on the day of the elections was placed in the register of voters in one of the circuits.

§ 3. Protest against the validity of the elections in the constituency or the choice of Deputy, Senator, Member of the European Parliament, the Council or the Mayor may bring a voter whose name on the day of the elections was placed in the register of voters in one of the circuits of the vote in the area of the constituency.

§ 4. Protest against the choice of the President of the Republic can bring a voter whose name on the day of the elections was placed in the register of voters in one of the circuits.

§ 5. The right to lodge a protest shall also apply to the Chairman of the Electoral Committee and the delegate process leading up.

Article. 83. [rules of lodging protests and their mode of examination] § 1. Electoral protest be lodged with the Court indicated in the specific rules of the code.

§ 2. Rules for transfers of protests and their mode of consideration, and also rule on the validity of an election shall determine the specific provisions of the code.



Chapter 11 electoral Committees


Article. 84. [right of applicants in the elections], § 1. The right to submit candidates for election are entitled to election committees. Election committees shall carry out other election activities, and in particular the lead on an exclusive basis the campaign on behalf of candidates.

§ 2. In the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate, and in elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland electoral committees may be created by the political parties and coalitions of political parties and by voters.

§ 3. In the election of the President of the Republic election committees can be created only by voters.

§ 4. In the elections to bodies representing regional and local bodies and in the election of Mayor election committees may be created by the political parties and coalitions of political parties, associations and social organizations, hereinafter referred to as "organisations", and by the voters.

Article. 85. [activity related to the establishment of the Election Committee] § 1. The operations specified in the code associated with the formation of the Election Committee may be exercised from the date of announcement of the Act of the order of the elections until the adoption by the competent electoral body of the notice of the formation of the Election Committee.

§ 2. Steps taken before the announcement of the Act of the order of the election are void.

Article. 86. [Electoral Committee of a political party], § 1. The function of the Election Committee of a political party fully authorized party authority to represent on the outside.

§ 2. The body of a political party, as referred to in paragraph 1, it shall inform the competent electoral body for the formation of the Committee and of its intention to independent applicants and appointment: 1) electoral representative of the authorised, subject to articles. 127, to act for and on behalf of the Election Committee;

2) financial representative, referred to in article 1. 127. § 3. In the notice referred to in paragraph 2, shall be: 1) the name of the Electoral Committee established in accordance with the provisions of article 8. 92. 95 and the address of the establishment of the Committee and the registration number under which the political party is registered in the register of political parties;

2) name (s), the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY number of the electoral delegate referred to in § 2 paragraph 1;

3) forename (s), the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY number of a financial representative, referred to in § 2 paragraph 2.

Article. 87. [the Coalition Election Committee] § 1. Political parties can form coalitions election to submit candidates. A political party may enter in only one election coalition.

§ 2. The electoral activities of the electoral coalition Coalition performs on behalf of the Election Committee formed by the political bodies authorized to represent the Party on the outside.

§ 3. In the composition of the Coalition Election Committee enter into at least 10 people identified by the authorities, political parties, referred to in § 2.

§ 4. The Coalition Election Committee shall establish: 1) electoral representative of the authorised, subject to articles. 127, to act for and on behalf of the Election Committee;

2) financial representative, referred to in article 1. 127. § 5. Election supervisor referred to in § 4 paragraph 1, it shall inform the competent electoral body for the formation of the Coalition Election Committee and to appoint representatives, referred to in § 4.

§ 6. In the notice referred to in section 5 shall also: 1) the name of the Coalition Election Committee established in accordance with the provisions of article 8. 92. 95 and the address of the establishment of the Committee and the standard numbers, under which political parties forming electoral coalition are entered in the register of political parties;

2) name (s), the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY number of the electoral delegate referred to in § 4 point 1;

3) forename (s), the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY number of a financial representative, referred to in § 4 paragraph 2.

Article. 88. [the Electoral Committee of the Organization], § 1. The function of the Election Committee of the organization fully the authority of the organization authorized to represent her on the outside.

§ 2. The authority referred to in § 1, shall establish: 1) electoral representative of the authorised, subject to articles. 127, to act for and on behalf of the Election Committee;

2) financial representative, referred to in article 1. 127. § 3. The authority referred to in paragraph 1, it shall inform the competent electoral body for the formation of the Election Committee and to appoint representatives, referred to in § 2.

§ 4. In the notice referred to in section 3, shall also: 1) the name of the Electoral Committee established in accordance with the provisions of article 8. 92. 95 and the address of the establishment of the Committee and the registration number under which the organisation is registered in the register of the Organization;

2) name (s), the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY number of the electoral delegate referred to in § 2 paragraph 1;

3) forename (s), the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY number of a financial representative, referred to in § 2 paragraph 2.

Article. 89. [Election Committee voters] § 1. Citizens in at least 15, with the right to elect the Election Committee can create voters.

§ 2. Election Committee voters shall establish: 1) electoral representative of the authorised, subject to articles. 127, to act for and on behalf of the Election Committee;

2) financial representative, referred to in article 1. 127. § 3. Electoral and financial representative of the representative shall be appointed from persons included in the Election Committee.

§ 4. Election supervisor referred to in § 2 paragraph 1, it shall inform the competent electoral body for the formation of the Election Committee voters. The notice shall indicate the names, addresses and SOCIAL SECURITY identification numbers of citizens forming the Election Committee voters.

§ 5. In the notice referred to in section 4, shall also apply: 1) the name of the Electoral Committee established in accordance with the provisions of article 8. 92. 95 and the address of the seat of the Committee;

2) name (s), the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY number of the electoral delegate referred to in § 2 paragraph 1;

3) forename (s), the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY number of a financial representative, referred to in § 2 paragraph 2.

Article. 90. [Application of the candidate to the President of the Republic], § 1. In order to notify the candidate for President of the Republic at least 15 the number of citizens with the right to elect, form the Election Committee. This Committee on an exclusive basis leads campaign for declared candidate.

§ 2. Application of the candidate to the President of the Republic must be supported by the signatures of at least 100 000 citizens having the right to elect to the Sejm.

§ 3. The Election Committee shall establish: 1) electoral representative of the authorised, subject to articles. 127, to act on behalf of the Committee and on behalf of the Election Committee;

2) financial representative, referred to in article 1. 127. section 4. A delegate or representative may not be the financial constituency candidate for President of the Republic.

§ 5. Election supervisor referred to in § 3, paragraph 1, it shall inform the National Electoral Commission for the formation of the Election Committee voters. The notice shall indicate the names, addresses and SOCIAL SECURITY identification numbers of citizens forming the Election Committee.

§ 6. In the notice of the formation of the Election Committee shall be: 1) the name of the Electoral Committee and his office address;

2) name (s), the name, address and registration number of the SOCIAL SECURITY representative electoral representative.

Article. 91. [detailed rules for creating the electoral committees] detailed rules for creating the electoral committees and submit them to the competent authorities determine the election specific provisions of the code.

Article. 92. [name of Electoral Committee] § 1. The name of the political party Election Committee contains the words "Election Committee" and the name of the political party or the abbreviation of the party name, resulting from an entry in the register of political parties.

§ 2. The name of the Coalition Election Committee contains the words "the Coalition Election Committee" and the name of the electoral coalition or the initials of the electoral coalition. The name of the electoral coalition may also be the name of the political party forming the electoral coalition or the names of those batches resulting from the entry of those lots to register political parties. The name of the electoral coalition may consist of no more than 45 characters, including spaces.

§ 3. The name of the organisation of the Election Committee shall contain the words "Election Committee" and the name of the organization or the abbreviation of the name of the organisation, resulting from the registration of the organisation carried out by the competent authority.

§ 4. The name of the Electoral Committee of electors contains the words "Election Committee Voters" and the name of the Electoral Committee or the abbreviation of its name is clearly distinct from the names and abbreviations of the names of the other electoral committees.

§ 5. The name of the Election Committee electorate created in order to participate in the election of the President of the Republic contains the words "Election Committee candidate for the President of the Republic of Poland" and the name and surname of the candidate.

§ 6. Name and abbreviation for the names of the Election Committee should be distinguished clearly from the names and abbreviations of the names of the other electoral committees.

Article. 93. [pattern a graphic symbol of the Electoral Committee] § 1. Model of a graphic symbol of the Electoral Committee of a political party can be a standard graphic symbol of the party, resulting from an entry in the register of political parties.

§ 2. Standard graphic symbol Coalition Election Committee may be modules graphic symbols of political parties forming electoral coalition or standard graphic symbol one of these batches resulting from the entries of those lots to register political parties.

§ 3. Standard graphic symbol of the Electoral Committee of electors must distinguish clearly between patterns of graphic symbols other electoral committees.

Article. 94. [legal protection of name, abbreviation and the master graphic symbol] name, abbreviation and standard graphic symbol of the Electoral Committee shall enjoy the legal protection provided for personal goods.


Article. 95. [under-differing names or abbreviations of the names of the electoral committees] § 1. Does not constitute a defect in the notice for the formation of the Election Committee of a political party or the Election Committee of the Organization, according to the records of the registry or carried out by the competent authority, specifying the name or names of the shortcut in the same or sufficiently different from the names or abbreviations of other electoral committees. The authority which issued the earlier provision for the adoption of a notice of the formation of the Election Committee, which provides the same or sufficiently different name or abbreviation of the name, after consultation with the representative of the electoral changes the order, stating in it the new name or abbreviation of the name of the Committee. In the absence of the agreement, the authority which issued the order, quash it and calls upon the representative to vote to remove the defects within three days. The provisions of article 4. 97 paragraph 2 and 3 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 2. Name and abbreviation of the Electoral Committee created by voters who are members of registered organizations of national minorities may be synonymous with the name and abbreviation of the name of the organization. To the notice of the creation of such a Committee shall be accompanied by the document of the competent authority authorized the Organization of a national minority confirming the establishment of the Election Committee by voters who are members of this organization.

§ 3. Name and abbreviation of the Electoral Committee of the voters must be different from the name or the abbreviation of the names of political parties or organizations registered up to records or registry, carried out by the competent authority.

Article. 96. [the Electoral Committee of Attorney] can be a delegate or the election only one election committee financial representative.

Article. 97. [order acceptance notice or refusal] § 1. If the notification referred to in article 2. 86 § 2, art. 87 section 5, art. 88 § 3, art. 89 section 4. 90 § 5 fulfils the conditions laid down in the code, the competent electoral body, within 3 days from the date of its delivery, decides to acceptance of the notification. Provision for the adoption of a notice shall be served as soon as the delegate process leading up.

§ 2. If the notice has disadvantages, the competent electoral body, within 3 days from the date of service of the notice calls on the proxy vote to remove them within 5 days. If the breach is not remedied the flaws within the competent electoral body, refuses to accept the notification. The refusal of acceptance of the notification, together with the reasons therefor, shall be served as soon as the delegate process leading up.

§ 3. The delegate process leading up is entitled to complain to the competent authority in order to refuse acceptance of the notification.

Article. 98. [start of electoral operations] Election Committee can perform actions after the release of election by the competent electoral body provisions on adoption of the notification referred to in article 1. 97. 99. [information on the adoption of notices] the competent authority shall make public the electoral public information bulletin information on acceptance of notifications referred to in article 1. 97. 100. [Solution of the Electoral Committee] § 1. The Election Committee shall, subject to paragraph 2 and 3, is terminated by operation of law upon the expiry of 60 days from the date of adoption of the financial statements: 1) the Election Committee by the competent electoral body or 2) ineffective expiry to complain or appeal referred to in article 1. 145 section 1 and 5, or 3) the judgment referred to in article 1. 145 section 2 or 5, taking into account the complaint or appeal the order of the competent authority to vote on the rejection of the report.

§ 2. The Electoral Committee, which shall have the right to grant personal, referred to in article 14(2). 150 or article. 151, is terminated by operation of law, after the expiry of 6 months from the date of receipt of the grant.

§ 3. If you have been a protest against the validity of the elections, the validity of the elections in the constituency or the validity of the choice of a particular person, the Election Committee, who registered a list of candidates or a candidate, there is terminated before the decision becomes legally binding judgement of the Court.

Article. 101. [Solution before the Election Committee the election], § 1. The Electoral Committee may be terminated prior to the date of the election in its creation, rules subject to § 3. With the dissolution of the Committee shall be notified forthwith to the electoral body, which adopted a communication on the establishment of the Committee, and if the Committee were to occur after you register a list of candidates or a candidate, also proper Electoral Commission.

§ 2. Following the adoption by the competent electoral body of the notice of the formation of the Coalition Election Committee of the electoral coalition composition changes are unacceptable. The unilateral declaration of the participant of the electoral coalition of the electoral coalition not born legal effect.

§ 3. The Election Committee electorate is terminated by operation of law, if the number of people who have formed Electoral Committee is less than specified in the code of the minimum number required for the establishment of the Election Committee voters.

Article. 102. [information on the addresses of the websites] § 1. Election agent within 7 days from the date of acceptance by the competent electoral body of the notice of the formation of the Election Committee shall notify the authority of the website on which the Election Committee shall enter the information referred to in the code.

§ 2. The competent electoral body gives an indication of the addresses of the Web sites referred to in § 1, in the Bulletin of public information.

§ 3. The obligation referred to in section 1 does not apply to electoral committees, which shall notify the candidate or candidates solely to the Council of the municipality or District Council.

Article. 103. [trust husband Function] § 1. Election supervisor or the person authorized by him may appoint one husband for each trust the Electoral Commission on the perimeter. If the Election Committee has not registered the candidates or lists of candidates in all constituencies, the representatives may designate the perimeter to the Electoral Commission in the area of the district in which the registered candidate or list of candidates. In the election of Mayor Election Committee may appoint representatives throughout the municipality.

§ 2. Election supervisor or the person authorised by him it seems husbands trust a certificate conforming to the model specified by the State Electoral Commission.

§ 3. The function of the Electoral Commission, the National Trust's husband the District Electoral Commission and territorial Electoral Commission may act as agent, or a person authorised by him or her constituency.



Chapter 12 the electoral campaign Article. 104. [beginning and end of the election campaign] electoral campaign begins on the date of the notice of the Act of the competent authority of the order of the elections and shall end 24 hours before the vote.

Article. 105. [electoral Agitation] § 1. Electoral Agitacją is a public solicitation or encouragement, to vote in a certain way or to vote for a particular candidate's Electoral Committee.

§ 2. Electoral agitation can be carried out from the date of acceptance by the competent authority of the notice of the formation of the Election Committee on the principles, forms and places, referred to the provisions of the code.

Article. 106. [collection of signatures supporting the reporting candidates] § 1. Each voter can lead electoral agitation on behalf of candidates, including to collect signatures supporting the filing of candidates, after obtaining the written consent of the agent.

§ 2. Signatures, referred to in § 1, you can collect in the place, time and in such a way as to apply any pressure to their extortion.

§ 3. The collection or submission of signatures in Exchange for the benefit of property or personal is prohibited.

Article. 107. [the day of the vote], § 1. On the day of the vote, and 24 hours before the date of the conduct of electoral propaganda, including convening meetings, organizing the parade and rally, giving speeches and distributing electoral materials is prohibited.

§ 2. Agitation in the polling station and the building in which the apartment is located, is prohibited.

Article. 108. [prohibition of electoral propaganda] § 1. It is prohibited to conduct electoral propaganda: 1) in the offices of Government and administration of the local government and courts;

2) on the premises of the work in the manner and in the forms restrict their normal operation;

3) within military units, and other organizational units subordinate to the Minister of national defence and civil defence troops, as well as skoszarowanych units subordinated to the Minister competent for internal affairs.

§ 2. Electoral agitation is prohibited in schools to pupils.

§ 3. For electoral agitation shall not be conducted by the school of civic education activities consisting in the dissemination of knowledge among students about the rights and duties of citizens, the importance of the elections in the functioning of a democratic rule of law and the principles of the Organization of the elections.

§ 4. It is prohibited to electoral committees, candidates and voters for the Election Committee election agitation leading or candidates to organise the lottery fantowych, another kind of sweepstakes and contests, in which WINS are cash prizes or items with a value higher than the value of the items customarily used for advertising or promotional purposes.

§ 5. It is prohibited to administration and delivery, in the course of election propaganda, alcoholic beverages free of charge or at prices of net sales possible to obtain, is not higher than the acquisition price or production cost.

Article. 109. [election Materials] section 1. Election material is derived from the Electoral Committee of the published and presented in a communication with the relationship of the rates laid down the election.

§ 2. Election materials should include a clear indication of the Electoral Committee, from which they are derived.

§ 3. Election materials are subject to legal protection.


Article. 110. [posters and election password] § 1. On the walls of buildings, public transport stops, the tables and columns boards, fences, lighthouses, energy devices, or any other, you can set passwords and posters to vote only after obtaining the consent of the owner or property manager, object or device.

§ 2. By setting up your own message board equipment for the purpose of carrying out the election campaign should apply the rules of order. The recipe article. 109 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 3. Posters and election password must be set in such a way that they can be removed without causing damage.

§ 4. (expired).

§ 5. The police or the communal guard shall be removed at the expense of the electoral committees posters and election password that the placement can be life-threatening, or human health or safety or property safety in traffic.

§ 6. Posters and election slogans and advertising in order to carry out the electoral propaganda set electoral agents shall remove within 30 days after the day of the election.

§ 7. Mayor decides to remove the posters and slogans of the election announcement and undeleted by obowiązanych to this electoral delegates within the time limit referred to in paragraph 6. Removal costs shall be borne by the required.

Article. 111. [information inaccurate in electoral propaganda] § 1. If disseminated, including in the press within the meaning of the law of 26 January 1984-press law (Journal of laws No. 5, item 24, as amended. 6)), election materials, particularly posters, leaflets and slogans, as well as statements or other forms of election propaganda activities, provide information false, candidate or election agent, Election Committee concerned shall have the right to bring to the District Court for a preliminary ruling : 1) the prohibition on the dissemination of such information;

2) forfeiture of election materials containing such information;

3) require the rectification of such information;

4) requiring the publication of the responses to the statements violate personal rights;

5) instruct the apologies of the person whose personal interests have been infringed;

6) require the participant to the proceedings pay amounts to 100 000 dollars for public benefit organizations.

§ 2. The District Court hears the application referred to in paragraph 1, within 24 hours of contentious business. The Court may resolve the matter in the case of an absence excused the applicant or participant in a proceeding who hearing were properly notified. Order terminating the proceeding on the Court immediately shall be served together with the reasons therefor to the person concerned, referred to in § 1, and the principal to comply with court order.

§ 3. The order of the District Court shall within 24 hours of a complaint to the Court of appeal, which hears them within 24 hours. The appellate court is not entitled to appeal in cassation and shall be immediately enforceable.

§ 4. Publication of a corrigendum, response or apology follows the latest within 48 hours, at the expense of the principal. In its judgment the Court indicates the press within the meaning of the law of 26 January 1984-press law, which has to take place and the date of publication, the publication.

§ 5. In the event of refusal or niezamieszczenia rectification, answers or an apology by the principal in the manner specified in the court order, the Court, at the request of the person concerned, is managed by the publication of a corrigendum, answers or apology in enforcement mode, at the expense of the principal.

§ 5a. To correct answers or an apology published in radio or television broadcasting programmes shall apply the provisions of the Act of 29 December 1992 for the broadcasting of advertising on television and radio programs, except that the time allowed for their publication is not counted to the permissible advertising time referred to in article 1. 16 of this Act.

§ 6. In the cases referred to in § 1, 4 and 5, article 5(1). 104 shall not apply.

Article. 112. [indication of the opłacających operators information, messages, calls and election password] Information, messages, calls and password election, published in the printed press, at the expense of the electoral committees must include an indication, by whom and from whom are descended. Responsible for putting this indication is editor within the meaning of the law of 26 January 1984-press law.

Article. 113. [powers of Investigation by a retarded] Execute permissions under the code does not restrict the ability of the person wronged or injured permission on the basis of the provisions of other laws, to persons whose act or omission in the course of the election campaign infringed someone else's personal or property.

Article. 114. [to ensure that an adequate number of places for posting notices and election posters] Mayor immediately after the start of the election campaign will provide in the area of the municipality the number of places for free posting of election posters and notices in the official electoral committees all and give a list of those sites available to the public as is customary and in the Bulletin of public information.

Article. 115. [prohibition to the public of the results of the election studies], § 1. 24 hours before the day of the vote until the end of the voting, it is forbidden to make public the results of the election (polls) the general public concerning the anticipated electoral behaviour and the results of the elections and the results of the election polls carried out on the day of the vote.

§ 2. Provision of section 1 shall apply to the territory of the Republic of Poland.



Chapter 13 the electoral campaign in radio and television broadcasting Article. 116. [the conduct of electoral propaganda in radio and television programmes] § 1. Election committees shall have the right to conduct electoral propaganda in public and private radio and television broadcasters, in the form of an election broadcast.

§ 2. In the election of times and in the mid-term electoral agitation, referred to in § 1, shall, if the vote is carried out, and the specific provisions of the code so provide.



Article. 116A. [Election Broadcasts] § 1. Electoral Audycją is part of the radio or television, the niepochodząca, which is a separate whole, due to its content or form.

§ 2. Election broadcasts one of the Electoral Committee cannot include content constituting agitation to another election or Election Committee candidates.

§ 3. The term spread election broadcast to be understood both the registration and issue of the electoral committees or representatives instances of candidates, as well as the registration and electoral broadcast emissions prepared by the election committees.

Article. 117. [the right to distribute free of charge election broadcast] § 1. The electoral committees, whose candidates were registered are entitled, during the period from the 15th day before polling day until the end of the election campaign, the right to distribute free of charge election broadcasts, public radio and television broadcasting programs at the expense of those senders.

§ 2. (repealed).

§ 3. (repealed).

§ 4. One of their airtime to the Committee process leading up it may not be odstępowany to another process leading up to the Committee.

§ 5. (repealed).

§ 6. The National Broadcasting Council, after consulting the National Electoral Commission and the respective boards of public radio and television broadcasters and the respective Councils, shall determine by regulation: 1) the time allowed for the dissemination of electoral broadcast free of charge in any of the programs national and regional programmes, 2) free distribution of electoral broadcast time allocation framework in the period between the 15th day prior to the date of the vote until the end of the election campaign , 3) mode of conduct in matters of sharing of time distribution of free electoral broadcast 4) the scope of registration and how to prepare and issue the election broadcasts, taking into account the type and the type of recording media election broadcast, 5) to distribute information about the dates of the election broadcast emissions – with regard to type of carried out elections and the need to ensure the highest technical standard broadcast, as well as the general availability of election broadcasts and information on the dates of their broadcasts.

Article. 118. [electoral broadcast Time] § 1. The Election Committee election broadcasts are delivered to public radio and television broadcasters no later than 24 hours prior to their dissemination.

§ 2. The election broadcast time provided by the election committees shall not exceed the time established for them on the basis of the rules pursuant to article 114. 117 § 6.

§ 3. In the case of a finding by the public radio or television broadcaster that provided by Election Committee election broadcast materials exceed the time set for the broadcast, urges Election Committee without delay to reduce the time. In the event of ineffective calls the sender interrupts broadcast election broadcast at the moment when the elapsed time of their broadcasts to the Committee.

Article. 119. [Charge distribution of electoral broadcast] § 1. Regardless of the rights referred to in article 2. 117 section 1, each Election Committee may, from the date of acceptance by the competent electoral body of the notice of the formation of the Election Committee until the end of the election campaign to distribute for a fee election broadcasts in public and private radio and television broadcasters.

§ 2. Public broadcasters distribute consideration election broadcasts on equal terms for all of the electoral committees.


§ 3. Niepubliczni sender that spreads payment election broadcasts spread them on equal terms for all of the electoral committees.

§ 4. The amounts of the fees to be charged for distributing electoral broadcast fee may not exceed the rates charged for advertising, and must be determined according to the price list in force on the date of announcement of the Act of the order of the elections.

§ 5. The election broadcast distributed for a fee applies the provisions of the Act of 29 December 1992 for the broadcasting of advertising on television and radio programs, except that the time allowed for the dissemination of these broadcasts is not counted to the permissible advertising time referred to in article 1. 16 of this Act.

§ 6. The election broadcast distributed for consideration the provisions of article 4. 118 does not apply.

Article. 120. [obligation to debates between representatives of the electoral committees] § 1. [50] television and Poland Meet, hereinafter referred to as the "Polish national television", has a duty to conduct a debate between representatives of the electoral committees in the elections to the Sejm or in elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland, which have registered their own list of candidates in all constituencies, and, in the case of the election of the President of the Republic – between the candidates. The time of the debates is not counted for airtime, as referred to in article 1. 117. 119. § 2. The National Council of radio broadcasting and television shall determine by regulation, after consultation of the Board of Polish television, detailed principles and conduct the debates referred to in § 1, including the duration of the debate and the program nationwide, where the debate will be carried out, how to prepare and broadcast debates and dissemination of information of the date of issue of the debates is to ensure respect for the principle of equality in presenting the positions and opinions of the participants in the debate.

Article. 121. [detailed rules for the conduct of electoral propaganda in radio and television programmes] detailed rules for and the conduct of electoral agitation mode in public radio and television broadcasters determine the specific provisions of the code.

Article. 122. [obligation to provide an opportunity for the presentation of information, explanations and messages related to the election], § 1. Public broadcaster radio and television shall ensure that the National Electoral Commission and the Electoral Commissioners, for the period from the date of announcement of the Act of the order of the elections until the vote, the opportunity to make free of charge, as appropriate, in national and regional information, explanations and messages related to the elections and rates laid down in the legal provisions of the election data.

§ 2. The National Council of radio broadcasting and television, after obtaining the opinion of the National Electoral Commission and the boards of public radio and television broadcasters, shall determine, by regulation, procedures for matters referred to in paragraph 1, taking into account the need to ensure the General information about ordered elections, carry them out and the deadlines resulting from the electoral calendar.



Chapter 14 the election Funding from the State budget Article. 123. [Expenditure connected with the organisation and carrying out of the elections] expenditure connected with the organisation and carrying out of the elections shall be covered from the State budget in the part of the loan in accordance with the rules laid down in this chapter.

Article. 124. [the expenditure charged to the budget of the Member State] section 1. With the State budget expenses are covered: 1) the tasks of the National Electoral Commission and the National Electoral Office as provided for in the code;

2) tasks of the Electoral Commissioners and electoral commissions of the lower degree and the provision of services by the designated authorities and agencies for such purposes;

3) the tasks of Government and subordinate them to the central offices and organizational units, as well as other State bodies;

4) tasks incumbent upon local government units;

5) refunds of expenditure referred to in article 1. 154 § 6.

§ 2. Funding for the task assigned to performed by government entities are submitted within the time limits for their execution.

§ 3. A statement of expenditure referred to in § 1 point 1 to 4, the head of the National Electoral Office gives to the public within 5 months from the date of the election.

§ 4. The principle of financial planning and the implementation of expenditure referred to in § 1 and 2, and shall specify the financial reporting provisions of the Act of 27 August 2009 public finances (OJ No 157, item 1240, as amended. 7)).

§ 5. The State budget also provides annually in the part of the loan funds to carry out early elections and complementary.

§ 6. Our disposition of the financial resources referred to in paragraph 1, is the head of the National Electoral Office.



Chapter 15 the financing of election campaign Article. 125. [disclosure of electoral campaign financing] Financing the election campaign shall be public.

Article. 126. [Expenses incurred by election committees] expenditure incurred by electoral committees in relation to the rates laid down the election are covered from their own sources.

Article. 127. [financial Representative] § 1. For the Election Committee is responsible for financial management and leads her to his agent.

§ 2. A delegate may not be financial: 1) candidate for MEP candidate for Senator, candidate for Member of the European Parliament or a candidate for President of the Republic;

2) election agent, subject to article 22. 403 § 5 para 1;

3) public officer within the meaning of article 3. 115 section 13 of the criminal code.

§ 3. You can be only one election committee financial representative.

Article. 128. [accounts of electoral committees] election committees shall keep stock on the principles laid down in the Act of 29 September 1994 on accounting (OJ of 2009 No. 152, item 1223, No 157, item 1241 and No 165, item 1316 and 2010 No. 47, item 278) for units not involved in business.

Article. 129. [Obtaining and spending measures by the Electoral Committee] § 1. Election Committee can raise and spend funds solely for purposes related to the election.

§ 2. Fundraising is prohibited by Election Committee: 1) before the date of the adoption by the competent electoral body of the notification for the establishment of the Committee;

2) after the date of the election.

§ 3. It is prohibited to spending by the Election Committee: 1) before the date of the adoption by the competent electoral body of the notification for the establishment of the Committee;

2) after the date of deposit of the financial statements referred to in article 2. 142 section 1.

Article. 130. [responsibility for financial liabilities the Election Committee] § 1. Responsibility for obligations of the property agent shall be borne by the Election Committee.

§ 2. Without the prior written consent of the financial agent can not enter into any financial obligations in the name and on behalf of the Election Committee.

§ 3. In the case where the assets of the financial agent cannot cover claims against the Electoral Committee, responsibility for property obligations: 1) the Election Committee of a political party or organization shall be borne by the political party or organization that created the Election Committee, and, in the case of the Election Committee established by the Association simply is jointly and severally liable members of the Association;

2) coalition Election Committee be held jointly and severally liable parties that make up the election coalition;

3) Election Committee voters bear jointly and severally liable person entering in the composition of the Committee.

§ 4. Responsibility for the financial obligations referred to in § 1-3, also includes obligations related to settlement of interest adopted by the Electoral Committee in violation of the provisions of the code, with the exception of the benefits referred to in article 1. 149 § 4.

Article. 131. [prohibition of the granting of benefits to property and carrying out public rebounds], § 1. It is forbidden to grant benefits to property by one Election Committee to another process leading up to the Committee.

§ 2. It is forbidden to carry out by the Electoral Committee of the rebounds.

Article. 132. [financial resources of the Electoral Committee] § 1. The financial resources of the Electoral Committee of a political party can only come from the electoral fund this party, created on the basis of the provisions of the Act of 27 June 1997 on political parties (Journal of laws of 2001 No. 79 item 857, as amended. 8)).

§ 2. Funding Coalition Election Committee can only come from the election funds of political parties in the coalition.

§ 3. Financial resources: 1) the Election Committee of the Organization, 2) Election Committee voters can only come from donated Polish citizens with domicile on the territory of the Republic of Poland and bank loans borrowing only for purposes related to the election.

§ 4. The financial resources of the Electoral Committee, the candidate for the President of the Republic can only come from donated Polish citizens with domicile on the territory of the Republic of Poland, the election funds of political parties and with bank loans account for purposes related to the election.

§ 5. The electoral committees are not allowed to take a non-cash nature of interest, with the exception of the free distribution of posters and leaflets by natural persons and aid in the work of the offices granted by natural persons.

§ 6. Guarantor loan referred to in § 3 and 4, may be the only Polish citizen having habitual residence in the territory of the Republic of Poland, that the undertaking the guarantor may not exceed an amount equal to the total of the payments referred to in article 1. 134 § 2. The loan guarantee is not transferable.


Article. 133. [free use during the election campaign of the premises] § 1. The Election Committee of a political party and coalition Election Committee, in charge during the election campaign of a political party venues, as well as with its office equipment.

§ 2. Election Committee voters can use free of charge during the election campaign to place the person in the composition of the Election Committee, as well as with its office equipment.

§ 3. The Electoral Committee of the organization may use free of charge during the election campaign with the premises of the Organization, as well as with its office equipment.

Article. 134. [Deposit for Election Committee] § 1. The financial resources of the Electoral Committee are collected only on one bank account. The notification referred to in article 2. 97, shall give rise to the opening of a bank account, make an entry in the register of the national economy (REGON), and give a tax identification number (Tin) on the principles laid down in the rules about the records and identification of taxpayers and contributors.

§ 2. The sum of the contributions from the Polish citizen to the Electoral Committee may not exceed 15 times the minimum remuneration for work, determined on the basis of the Act of 10 October 2002 on minimum wage for the work (Journal of laws No. 200, poz. 1679, 2004 No. 240, poz. 2407 and 2005 No 157, item. 1314), applicable on the day preceding the day of the announcement of the Act of the order of the elections.

§ 3. Candidate for MEP candidate for Senator, candidate for President of the Republic and a candidate for Member of the European Parliament who is a national of Polish may deposit for Election Committee the sum not exceeding 45 times the minimum wage for work, determined on the basis of separate provisions, in force on the day preceding the day of the announcement of the Act of the order of the elections.

§ 4. Where the sum of the contributions from the Polish National Electoral Committee concerned to exceed the amounts set respectively in section 2 or 3, then the excess amount in excess of the limit shall be forfeited to the Exchequer on the principles referred to in article 1. 149. § 5. The funds may be paid to the Election Committee only summary check, bank transfer or credit card.

§ 6. Bank account agreement concluded on behalf of the Election Committee must include a disclaimer about the required in the code of how to make payments on behalf of the Election Committee and an acceptable source of funds mobilization by Election Committee, as well as an acceptable date for making payments.

Article. 135. [Limitation amounts that election committees can spend on electoral agitation] § 1. Electoral committees can spend on electoral agitation only limited amounts of the limits laid down in the specific rules of the code.

§ 2. The Electoral Committee, expenditure, which in the elections of the candidates reported to more than one elected body for electoral agitation, are limited in the total limit, generated by aggregating the limits laid down in the specific rules of the code.

Article. 136. [expenses of the Election Committee for election agitation] Expenses for the Election Committee election agitation led in the forms and manner appropriate for advertising, including in the press within the meaning of the law of 26 January 1984-press law may not exceed 80% of the limit referred to in article 2. 135. 137. (repealed).

Article. 138. [surplus obtained funds for election campaign purposes], § 1. In the case of surplus funds raised for the purposes of the election campaign on the expenses incurred in the Election Committee of a political party shall forward it to the party's election fund.

§ 2. In the case of surplus funds raised for the purposes of the election campaign on the expenses incurred in the Coalition Election Committee shall transmit it to the election funds of the party in the electoral coalition in the proportion established in the breakdown of the agreement or, in the absence of relevant provisions in the agreement is for public benefit organizations. Of surplus the financial agent shall inform the competent electoral authority within 7 days from the date of its transmission.

§ 3. In the case of surplus funds raised for the purposes of the election campaign on the expenditure by the election committees referred to in article 1. 88-90, these committees shall communicate it to the public benefit organisation. Of surplus the financial agent shall inform the competent authority.

§ 4. The amount of the excess shall be determined after the release by the competent electoral body provisions or of the adoption of the final rejection of the financial statements, taking into account the financial obligations referred to in article 1. 130 section 2.

§ 5. The transfer of surplus follows within 14 days from the date of acceptance of the terms of service) of the financial statements or 2) ineffective expiry to complain or appeal referred to in article 1. 145, or 3) on which the judgment by the Court, in the case of submission of the complaint or appeal referred to in article 1. 145, or 4) Decree issued by a court ruling on the forfeiture to the Exchequer of property benefits adopted by the Electoral Committee in violation of the provisions of the code, in the case referred to in article 2. 149 § 5.

Article. 139. [summons and written information in order to obtain funds for the election of] Any summons and written information provided by Election Committee voters and Election Committee organization, aimed at the acquisition of funds for the election, must contain information about the content of the provisions of article 3. 132 § 3-5, art. 134 § 3, art. 149 § 1 and article. 506. 140. [obligation to keep records], § 1. The Committee is obliged to keep records of: 1) contracted loans, containing the name of the bank providing the loan and all relevant conditions, in particular: the date of the loan, its height, rate of interest and other costs, the obligations of guarantors and fixed maturity;

2) contributions in excess of a total of one natural person the amount of the minimum remuneration for work, determined on the basis of the Act of 10 October 2002 on minimal remuneration for work, on the day preceding the day of the announcement of the election order, with an indication of the name and town of residence of such person.

§ 2. The records referred to in § 1, the Committee is obliged to place on your website and update in such a way that the information on loans and deposits were disclosed within 7 days from the date of the loan or deposit.

§ 3. The records referred to in § 1, shall be placed on the Web site of the Committee at least until: 1) Administration financial statements by the State Electoral Commission to the public, or 2) to submit the financial statements of the Commissioner process leading up.

§ 4. The proper Minister of public financies after having consulted the National Electoral Commission shall determine by regulation the designs register referred to in § 1, the way they conduct, as well as the way they pass the electoral authorities, in particular: 1) the scope of the data that is contained in the registers, 2) method to update the records, 3) presentation of information contained in the registers on the website of the Committee with regard to the transparency and legibility of the data contained in the records.

§ 5. The obligation referred to in section 1 does not apply to electoral committees, which shall notify the candidate or candidates solely to the Council of the municipality or District Council.

Article. 141. [the application of the provisions of the law on political parties], § 1. To finance the electoral committees of political parties in matters not regulated by the code shall apply the provisions of the Act of 27 June 1997 on political parties.

§ 2. From the date of acceptance by the competent electoral body of the notification referred to in article 1, respectively. 86 § 2 or article. 87 § 5, until the election of a political party, which alone has set up the Election Committee or is part of the electoral coalition, lead and finance the election propaganda for the dissemination of the aims of a political party.

Article. 142. [accounts] § 1. The financial agent shall, within 3 months from the date of the elections, shall submit to the authority of the process leading up to which the Election Committee made the announcement on the establishment of the Committee, a report on the revenue, expenditures and financial obligations of the Committee, including bank credits obtained and their conditions, hereinafter referred to as the "financial statements".

§ 2. When the financial statements shall be submitted to the National Electoral Commission for the reports shall be accompanied by the opinion of the Auditor, along with the report.

§ 3. The opinion of the auditor and shall draw up a report, if the financial agent, within 30 days from the date of the elections, shall notify the competent electoral body, the Electoral Committee that he had no income, expenditure has not suffered, nor has financial obligations.

§ 4. The auditor referred to in § 2, the National Electoral Commission from among the candidates proposed by the National Council of Chartered Accountants in the State Electoral Commission agreed with.

§ 5. The Electoral Commissioner, examining the financial statements, it may have to be drawn up by the statutory auditor or expert opinions and reports.

§ 6. The cost of drawing up the opinion and report, referred to in § 2 and 5, shall be covered from the State budget in the part of the budget, public finances and financial institutions.

§ 7. The proper Minister of public financies after having consulted the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, model financial statements and detailed the scope of the information contained in it, as well as a list of the types of documents that should be attached to the report, so as to enable the verification specified in the report.


Article. 143. [the sharing of accounts], § 1. In the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate, elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland and the election of the President of the State Election Commission shall make public in the Public accounts of the Election Committee within 30 days from the date of its submission.

§ 2. The financial statements referred to in § 1, the State Electoral Commission publishes in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish" after the expiry of the deadline referred to in § 1.

§ 3. The financial statements shall be submitted to the Commissioner shall be made available to the process leading up by him at the request of stakeholders. Election Commissioner gives to the public, in the form of a communication in the official journal of at least regional, information about the place, time and how to share them.

§ 4. List of Polish citizens donated on behalf of the Election Committee and the Election Committee organization of the voters of the State Electoral Commission and the Electoral Commissioner shall make available for inspection on request, in the manner and on the basis of specific provisions of the Act of 29 August 1997 on the protection of personal data (Journal of laws of 2002, No 101, item 926, as amended).

§ 5. Other types of documents attached to the financial statements shall be made available to the entities referred to in article view. 144 section 7 in the period provided for the submission of objections to the financial statements, and other entities are made available after this period, on the basis of the Act of 6 September 2001 on access to public information.

Article. 144. section 1. Electoral body, which has a financial report, within six months from the date of the financial statements: 1) report adopted without reservation;

2) adopts a report, pointing out his shortcomings, in particular when obtained, received or expended in breach of the provisions referred to in paragraph 3 (b). and, (d) and (e) financial resources do not exceed 1% of the total amount of revenue, the Election Committee or 3) rejects the report if it is established: (a)) acquisition or the Election Committee spending in violation of the provisions of article 3. 129 or the limit referred to in article 2. 135, b) carry out public Assembly, contrary to the prohibition referred to in article 2. 131 section 2 c) acceptance by the Electoral Committee of a political party or the Coalition Election Committee of the financial resources coming from a source other than the electoral Fund, d) acceptance by the Electoral Committee of the voters or the Electoral Committee of the Organization of the economic benefits in contravention of the provisions of article 4. 132 § 3 – 6, e) the adoption by the Committee of a political party or election coalition Election Committee of the economic benefits of a non-monetary in contravention of article 5(1). section 5 132.

§ 2. The rejection of the financial statements is followed also in the case of loan guarantees in breach of the provisions of article 4. 132 paragraph 6, as well as to the operations resulting in a reduction in the value of the obligations of the Committee by any other person than mentioned in the article. 132 to § 6 or made in breach of the limit to the contributions referred to in article 2. 134 § 2.

§ 3. In the event of doubt as to the correctness of the financial statements of the competent electoral body urges Election Committee to remove defects or provide explanations within a specified period.

§ 4. Electoral body, in examining the financial statements, you may have to draw up reports or opinions.

§ 5. Public authorities shall grant the State Election Commission or the election Commissioners, at their request, assistance needed in the study of the financial statements.

§ 6. Inspection bodies, review and inspection of operating in the Government and the territorial Government shall cooperate with the National Electoral Commission and the Commissioners polling stations and are required to release to the National Electoral Commission and the Electoral Commissioners, at their request, the results of the audit procedures carried out by these bodies.

§ 7. Within 30 days, respectively, from the date of the announcement the financial statements, or from the date of communication referred to in article 2. the second sentence of § 3 143:1) political parties, 2) election committees that participated in the elections, 3) associations and foundations, which in their statutes provide for activities related to the analysis of the funding of election campaigns-may submit their State Election Commission or the election Commissioners reasoned written objections to the financial statements of the electoral committees.

§ 8. The electoral authority, within a period of 60 days from the date of filing objections referred to in section 7, shall give a written response to the claim.

Article. 145. [rejection of accounts], § 1. In the case of rejection of the Election Committee's financial statements by the State Electoral Commission financial agent shall have the right, within 14 days from the date of notification of the rejection of the report, to bring to the Supreme Court brought against the order of the State Election Commission on the rejection of the report.

§ 2. The Supreme Court hears a complaint and it seems in this case the decision within 60 days from the date of service of the complaint. The judgment shall be served to the financial State and the delegate of the Electoral Commission.

§ 3. Consideration of the complaint by the Supreme Court is composed of seven judges, in a contentious business.

§ 4. The decision of the Supreme Court is not entitled to remedy.

§ 5. In the case of rejection of the Election Committee's financial statements by the Electoral Commissioner of the financial agent shall have the right, within 14 days from the date of notification of the rejection of the report made to the District Court of appeal. The diagnosis of an appeal by the circuit court in contentious, within 30 days from the date of service of the appeal. The decision of the District Court is not entitled to remedy.

§ 6. If the Supreme Court or the District Court considers a complaint referred to in § 1, or the appeal referred to in section 5, a representative for the appropriate State, respectively, the Election Commission or the election Commissioner immediately decides to adopt the financial statements.

§ 7. After expiration of the term for filing a complaint as referred to in § 1, or appeal referred to in section 5, or after the release of the decision referred to in section 2 or 5, recognising the appeal or complaint unfounded financial representative, the authority, which shall provide financial statements were submitted for his rejection of the competent tax office naczelnikowi topical because of the Electoral Committee.

Article. 146. [Application available to the public information about the accepted and rejected the financial statements] electoral body, which has a financial report, made available to the public in the Bulletin of public information, in the form of a communication, information on the measures adopted and rejected the financial statements of the electoral committees.

Article. 147. [Failure within accounts] § 1. In the event of a submission within the financial statements by: 1) Election Committee of a political party is a political party shall not be entitled to grants, referred to in article 14(2). 150 or article. 151, and the right to subsidies referred to in article 14(2). 28 of the Act of 27 June 1997 on political parties;

2) coalition Election Committee is a political party in the composition of the electoral coalition do not have the right to grant, referred to in article 14(2). 150 or article. 151, and the right to subsidies referred to in article 14(2). 28 of the Act of 27 June 1997 on political parties;

3) Election Committee voters is not entitled to the right to contribution referred to in article 14(2). 150 or article. 151. § 2. To the financial statements lodged after the deadline shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of article 4. 142-145.

Article. 148. [reducing the amount of grants or subsidies] § 1. In the event of rejection by the State Electoral Commission financial statements or to reject the complaint, referred to in article 14(2). 145 section 1, this political party or electoral process leading up to the Committee referred to in article grant. 150 or article. 151, less is the amount equal to the amounts procured three acting or expended in breach of the provisions referred to in article 1. 144 § 1, paragraph 3.

§ 2. In the event of rejection by the State Electoral Commission financial statements or to reject the complaint, referred to in article 14(2). 145 section 1, this political party subsidy referred to in article 14(2). 28 of the Act of 27 June 1997 on political parties, less is the amount equal to the amounts procured three acting or expended in breach of the provisions referred to in article 1. 144 § 1, paragraph 3.

§ 3. Reducing the amount of grants or subsidies, as referred to in § 1 and 2, shall not exceed 75% of the contribution referred to in article 14(2). 150 § 1 or article. 151 § 1, or 75% of the subsidy referred to in article 14(2). 28 of the Act of 27 June 1997 on political parties.

Article. 149. [financial benefits adopted by the Electoral Committee in violation of the provisions of the code], § 1. Financial benefits adopted by the Electoral Committee in violation of the provisions of the code shall be forfeited to the Exchequer. If material benefit has been worn or lost, forfeited subject to its equivalent.

§ 2. The benefit of property to be forfeited to the Exchequer, it is also the value of operations resulting in a reduction in the value of the liabilities of the Electoral Committee by any other person than mentioned in the article. 132 to § 6 or made in breach of the principles referred to in article 1. 132 to § 6 or article. 134 § 2.

§ 3. The provision of § 1 does not apply to financial benefits granted to the process leading up to the Committee in violation of the provisions of the code, that election committee returned within 30 days from the date of grant.


§ 4. The provision of § 1 does not apply to financial benefits granted to the process leading up to the Committee in violation of the provisions of the code, which is a benefit or equivalent, within 14 days from the date of service of the process leading up to the Committee of the acceptance or rejection of its financial statements and, in the case of a complaint or appeal referred to in article 1. 145 section 1 and 5 – within 14 days from the date on which the judgment given by a Court of competent jurisdiction, voluntarily paid to the bank account of the tax office responsible for the headquarters of the Committee. Financial benefits of a non-cash election committee passes ago tax office. Confirmation of the payment or transfer of property or its equivalent benefits Election Committee shall submit to the competent authority process leading up.

§ 5. The adoption of the economic benefits in violation of the provisions of the code States the competent electoral body in order for acceptance or rejection of the financial statements.

§ 6. In the case of failure to perform the Act, referred to in paragraph 4, first sentence, and second, or one of these activities, head of the tax office jurisdiction over the Election Committee's headquarters, at the request of the State Election Commission or the election Commissioner, to the Court against the entities referred to in article 1. 130 § 1, confiscation of property or its equivalent benefits as well as the material benefits or pay her the equivalent of.

§ 7. The Court with jurisdiction to rule on the matters referred to in paragraph 1, the competent District Court is due to the tax authority headquarters, referred to in § 6.

§ 8. The District Court hears cases referred to in § 6, contentious.

§ 9. The attachment material benefits or its countervalue in the provisions of the enforcement proceedings in administration. Enforcement authority is the head of the tax office, referred to in § 6.

§ 10. Taken over movable, claims and other property rights Chief of the IRS spienięża according to the provisions of the Act of 17 June 1966 on enforcement proceedings in administration (Journal of laws of 2005, No. 229, 1954, as amended. 9)), concerning the recovery of money.

Article. 150. [the right to a subsidy from the State budget for each obtained the mandate of the Deputy and Senator] § 1. Political party which participated in the Election Committee election, a political party in the composition of the electoral process leading up to the Committee, as well as the coalition of voters participating in the elections to the Sejm and the Senate shall have the right to a subsidy from the State budget, hereinafter referred to as "grant a subject", for each mandate obtained member and Senator. Expenditure relating to the grant, a subject shall be charged to the budget of the Member State in the part of the budget, public finances and financial institutions.

§ 2. The amount of personal grant shall be calculated according to the formula: Dp = x M----560 where the individual symbols means: Dp-the amount of the subsidy attributable to the personal, is the sum of the expenses for the election campaign of the electoral committees (to the extent of the remedies available to the electoral committees of the limits of expenditure provided for in the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate), which have gained at least one seat, M – number of credentials of members and Senators obtained by the Electoral Committee.

 

§ 3. The grant also eligible expenditure only up to the amount stated in the financial statements.

§ 4. The grant also is entitled to in height, referred to in paragraph 2 and 3, also for each Member's mandate and the Senator obtained in the elections to the Sejm and the Senate to return and in the by-election to the Senate.

§ 5. The amount of the subsidy attributable to the personal political party present in the composition of the election coalition shall be determined by dividing the amount calculated in accordance with § 2 between the parties that make up the coalition in the proportions laid down in the contract zawiązującej electoral coalition. The proportions referred to in this agreement may not be amended. If the political parties that make up the electoral coalition did not identify in the contract zawiązującej Coalition is a coalition of subject grant due proportion, each of them shall be paid in equal parts.

§ 6. Transfer of personal grants to the designated by the entities referred to in § 1, the bank account of the proper minister of public financies is made on the basis of the information of the National Electoral Commission about eligible for personal grants and the number of mandates obtained by the Electoral Committee. The grant is also paid within 9 months from the date of the election.

§ 7. In the case of Division, or the liquidation of political parties with respect to their right to grant personal shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of article 4. 37 of the Act of 27 June 1997 on political parties.

Article. 151. [the right to a subsidy from the State budget, for each obtained the mandate of Member of the European Parliament], § 1. Political party which participated in the Election Committee election, a political party in the composition of the electoral process leading up to the Committee, as well as the coalition of voters participating in the elections to the European Parliament shall be entitled to a subsidy from the budget of the Member State, hereinafter referred to as "grant a subject", for each obtained the mandate of Member of the European Parliament. Expenditure relating to the grant, are subject to be covered from the State budget in the part of the budget, public finances and financial institutions.

§ 2. The amount of personal grant shall be calculated according to the formula: Dp = x M----L where the individual symbols means: Dp-the amount of the subsidy attributable to the personal, is the sum of the expenses for the election campaign of the electoral committees (to the extent of the remedies available to the electoral committees of the limits of expenditure provided for in the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate), which have gained at least one seat, L is the number of elected members in the Republic of Poland to the European Parliament, M – number of credentials of members and Senators obtained by the Electoral Committee.

 

§ 3. The grant also is entitled to only up to the amount of the expenditure indicated in the financial statements adopted by the State Electoral Commission.

§ 4. The amount of the subsidy attributable to the personal political party present in the composition of the election coalition shall be determined by dividing the amount calculated in accordance with § 2 between the parties that make up the coalition in the proportions laid down in the contract zawiązującej electoral coalition. The proportions referred to in this agreement may not be amended. If the political parties that make up the electoral coalition did not identify in the contract zawiązującej Coalition is a coalition of subject grant due proportion, each of them shall be paid in equal parts.

§ 5. Transfer of personal grants to the designated by the entities referred to in § 1, the bank account of the proper minister of public financies is made on the basis of the information of the National Electoral Commission about eligible for personal grants and the number of mandates obtained by the Electoral Committee. The grant is also paid within 9 months from the date of the election.

§ 6. In the case of Division, or the liquidation of political parties with respect to their right to grant personal shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of article 4. 37 of the Act of 27 June 1997 on political parties.



TITLE II, Chapter 1 of electoral general provisions Art. 152. [electoral] § 1. Fixed polling stations and authorities are the State Election Commission and the Electoral Commissioners.

§ 2. Authorities on polling stations in connection with election district, respectively, rates laid down and territorial electoral commissions and electoral committees peripheral.

§ 3. Regional committees are polling stations and provincial, district and municipal election commissions.

§ 4. Jurisdiction and the local Electoral Commission, referred to in § 2 and 3 define the specific provisions of the code.

Article. 153. [the membership of the Electoral Commission], § 1. You can be a member of only one of the Electoral Commission. May not be members of the Commission candidates in the elections, electoral agents, financial agents and husbands.

§ 2. Membership of the Election Committee shall expire on the date of signing of the agreement on the candidacy at the polls or placing representative functions or husband trust referred to in § 1.

§ 3. Members of the Electoral Commission cannot carry out electoral agitation on behalf of individual candidates and lists of candidates.

Article. 154. [Powers conferred on members of the electoral commissions] § 1. The members of the electoral commissions receive: 1) and reimbursement of travel and accommodation;

2) flat-rate diet for a time associated with the performance of the tasks of the Member of the Commission in the case of members of the District Electoral Commission and territorial, provincial, and time associated with carrying out the vote and fixing the results of the vote in the case of the peripheral members of the electoral commissions.

§ 2. Where a member of the regional, territorial or District Electoral Commission did not participate in all meetings of the Commission, authorised him to diet, as referred to in § 1, paragraph 2, shall be reduced in proportion to the number of meetings of the Commission, which did not participate.

§ 3. Members of the National Electoral Commission, as well as the Chairman of the regional courts and district electoral commissions, who functions as the Office of the Electoral Commissioners, are not eligible for flat-rate allowances, referred to in § 1 point 2.

section 3a. The provision of § 1, paragraph 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the members of the National Electoral Commission and the Electoral Commissioners.

§ 4. Member of regional or territorial Election Commission in connection with the performance of the tasks shall be entitled to 5 days of work while maintaining the right to social insurance benefits and privileges of employment, with the exception of the right to remuneration.


§ 5. A person forming part of electoral commissions shall enjoy the legal protection provided for public officials, and bear responsibility as public officers.

§ 6. The members of the electoral commissions shall be entitled on the basis of the provisions of the Act of 30 October 2002 on the supply of accidents or occupational diseases arising from special circumstances (OJ No 199, poz. 1674, as amended. 10)) supplies an accident in the performance of the tasks of the Commission.

§ 7. The State Electoral Commission, shall determine by resolution: 1) the amount of and the detailed rules, which are entitled to allowances, reimbursement of travel expenses and flat-rate and diet, as referred to in § 1, 2) the conditions for the reduction of the height of the diet members of the Electoral Commission in the case of non-participation in the implementation of the tasks of the Commission, 3) ways of documenting days exemption from work, referred to in § 4 – taking into account the responsibilities of the members of the electoral commissions.

Article. 155. [inspection of electoral commissions] § 1. The State Electoral Commission, the Electoral Commissioner, the Regional Electoral Commission and the District Electoral Commission can create at the time of the election of their inspections in order to carry out the tasks provided for in the code.

§ 2. The State Electoral Commission may entrust the execution of the tasks of your inspection inspections appointed by the Electoral Commissioner of the District Electoral Commission or the provincial electoral Commission.

§ 3. To persons established in the inspection shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of article 4. 154 § 1 and 4-6.

§ 4. The State Electoral Commission will determine by resolution: 1) the amount of and the detailed rules, which are entitled to the lump-sum allowances, and reimbursement of travel and accommodation to persons established in the composition of the inspection, 2) ways of documenting days exemption from work on time to participate in the work of the inspection-taking into account the responsibilities of the persons appointed in the composition of the inspection.

Article. 156. [the technical and material conditions for the work of electoral commissions] § 1. The technical and material conditions of the peripheral work and territorial electoral commissions, including the ability to use electronic techniques, and execution of tasks related to the Organization and carrying out of the elections in the territory of the municipality, County or province provides up Mayor, Governor or Marshal. Tasks in this area are the tasks incumbent upon local government units.

§ 2. Organizational units holding the asset management of State and municipal property shall provide free of charge facilities: 1) at the request of the Director of the appropriate topical National Bureau delegation to vote-for the district headquarters and territorial electoral commissions;

2) at the request of the Mayor-for peripheral headquarters electoral commissions.

§ 3. Rooms at the headquarters of the electoral bodies should be easily accessible for people with disabilities.

§ 4. The Electoral Commission can also designate premises other than those mentioned in section 2, after prior consultation with the managers of those spaces.

§ 5. The provisions of paragraph 1 to 4 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the masters of Polish sea-going vessels, and the consuls.



Chapter 2, the State Electoral Commission Article. 157. [National Election Commission], § 1. The State Electoral Commission is the highest authority of the constituency will have jurisdiction to carry out the elections and referendums.

§ 2. In the composition of the National Electoral Commission shall comprise: 1) (3) the Constitutional Court judges, designated by the President of the Constitutional Court;

2) 3 Supreme Court judges, appointed by the first President of the Supreme Court;

3) (3) the judges of the Supreme Administrative Court, as indicated by the President of the Supreme Administrative Court.

§ 2a. [51] the term of Office of a member of the National Electoral Commission is 9 years.

§ 3. The judges referred to in § 2, part of the State Electoral Commission the President of the Republic, by the way.

§ 4. In the composition of the National Electoral Commission could fall or be set up also a judge at rest.

§ 5. The State Electoral Commission selects from its composition and is referenced by the Chairman and two Deputy Chairmen.

§ 6. Secretary of the State Election Commission Chief Electoral Office National fully, that participates in its meetings in an advisory.

§ 7. The order referred to in section 3, shall be made available to the public and publish in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Polish Monitor."

Article. 158. [the termination of membership in the National Electoral Commission], § 1. Termination of membership in the National Electoral Commission before the expiry of the term of Office of the following: [52] 1) waiver of membership;

2) referred to in article 1. 153 section 2;

3) the death of the Member of the Commission;

4) [53] the completion of 70 years by a member of the Commission;

5) appeal by the President of the Republic at the reasoned request of the President, who said the judge as a member of the Commission.

§ 2. To supplement the composition of the National Electoral Commission follows in the manner and on the terms specified in the rules about her vocation. The recipe article. 157 § 7 shall apply mutatis mutandis.



Article. 158a. [the President of the State Electoral Commission] [54] § 1. The President of the National Electoral Commission: 1) represent the Commission;

2) organize the work of the Commission;

3) shall convene at least once every two months, the meeting of the Commission, chaired by the Chair and watches over their course;

4) oversees the implementation of the resolutions of the Commission;

5) procures certain tasks to the national process leading up to the Office and supervises their implementation;

6) performs the actions ordered by the Commission.

§ 2. In the absence of the Chairman of the National Electoral Commission steps listed in § 1 shall exercise the Deputy Chairman. Under the authority of the President of the National Electoral Commission, the Deputy Chairman may perform other activities.

§ 3. The President of the National Electoral Committee shall determine the Division of activities between the alternate and inform the other members of the National Electoral Commission.

Article. 159. [members of the State Electoral Commission], § 1. Members of the National Electoral Committee shall remain in Office until such features in the Commission independently from their duties as part of the function of a judge.

§ 2. People in the composition of the National Electoral Committee shall be entitled to a monthly remuneration shall be determined on the basis of the base amount payable to determine the remuneration of persons engaged in managerial positions of State, using the multipliers: 1) to the President-3.5;

2) for Deputy Chairman-3.2;

3) for members of the Commission-3.0.

§ 3. Remuneration, as referred to in paragraph 2, shall be entitled to regardless of the salaries paid in respect of the function of the judge or the judge of their salary at rest.

Article. 160. [Task of the State Election Commission], § 1. The tasks of the National Electoral Commission in matters relating to the carrying out of the elections: 1) supervision over compliance with the electoral law;

2) supervision of the carrying out and updating the register of voters and drawing up lists of voters;

3) reference, regional courts and district electoral commissions and district resolution, local and peripheral electoral commissions after executing their statutory tasks;

4) appointment and dismissal of the Electoral Commissioners;

5) complaints on the activities of the regional electoral commissions and Electoral Commissioners;

6) fixing the official designs forms and prints, as well as the designs of the stamps of the electoral bodies of the lower degree;

7) establishment and publication of the results of the vote and the results of the election in respect of certain specific provisions of the code;

8) presenting after every election of the President of the Republic of Poland, the Sejm, Senate, and Marszałkowi Marszałkowi to the President of the Council of Ministers of information on the implementation of the provisions of the code and any proposals for amendments to them;

9) [55] and the promotion of information activities to increase knowledge of the citizens on the electoral law, in particular the rules and conditions for the validity of the vote in the elections;

10) perform other tasks specified in the laws.

§ 2. The actions referred to in § 1, paragraph 9, the State Electoral Commission carries out in particular through: 1) conducting information portal;

2) set up a publication for information;

3) preparation of information broadcast distributed by Polish and Polish Radio joint-stock company and Meet regional broadcasting in the dimension and on the conditions laid down in the rules of the election campaign in radio and television programmes.

§ 3. The State Election Commission in the framework of the activities referred to in § 1, paragraph 9 and § 2, interacts with non-governmental organizations within the meaning of the Act of 24 April 2003 on the activities of nonprofit and volunteering (OJ from 2010 No. 234, poz. 1536), to which the statutory objectives should be the development of democracy, civil society, raising the electoral activity and promote civil rights.

§ 4. The State Election Commission shall adopt its own rules of procedure, the rules of the Electoral Commissioners and district regulations, district, territorial and electoral commissions them, specifying the peripheral, in particular: 1) principles and mode of operation;

2) how to perform tasks;

3) how to exercise supervision over compliance with the electoral law.

Article. 161. [issuing guidelines, tax evasion, and passing resolutions] § 1. The State Electoral Commission electoral committees and Commissioners binding guidelines seem to vote to lower the degree of and explanations for the bodies of the Government Administration and bodies of local government units, as well as their organisational units performing the tasks related to the carrying out of the elections and the electoral committees, and radio and television broadcasters.


§ 2. The State Electoral Commission repeals the resolutions of regional courts and district electoral commissions and the provisions of the Electoral Commissioners taken in violation of the law or inconsistent with its guidelines and refer the matter back to the Committee responsible or take a decision in the case.

§ 3. The State Election Commission shall adopt resolutions in terms of their statutory powers.

§ 4. [56] the resolution of the National Electoral Committee shall be reached by a majority vote in the presence of at least five members, including the President of the Commission or one of its alternates. In the case of an equal number of votes decides the voice leading the proceedings if not abstained from voting.

Article. 162. [Powers of the State Election Commission], § 1. The State Election Commission determines: 1) the conditions and the use of electronic techniques by: a) determination of the results of the vote, b) drawing up protocols by regional, district, and regional election commissions and the State Electoral Commission, c) checking for compliance arithmetical correctness of determination of the results of the vote in the circuit, d) fixing the election results, 2) data transfer mode protocol referred to in point 1, through the electronic transmission of data , 3) mode by the regional commissions during the election voting data on the number of persons entitled to vote and the number of voters who have been issued cards to vote, and the way in which the administration of these data to the public, if specific provisions that provide for-taking into account the need to ensure safety input and processing of data and their transmission and reception.

§ 2. The State Electoral Commission provides software for the implementation of the actions referred to in § 1.

Article. 163. [Publication of statistical studies that contain detailed information about the results of the voting and the elections] State Election Commission has published a study of statistics containing detailed information about the results of voting and elections and provides the results of the voting and elections in the form of an electronic document.

Article. 164. [the use of official seal] the State Election Commission is entitled to use the seal of the official within the meaning of the seal. Seal diameter is 35 mm.

Article. 165. [Steps resulting from the surveillance activities], § 1. The State Electoral Commission performs the actions arising from the conduct of surveillance activities and updating of the register of voters and drawing up lists of voters and, in particular: 1) controls the accuracy and updating of the register of voters and drawing up lists of voters;

2) shall examine the compliance of the registry data of voters and voter lists with data from the population register and the acts of civil status in the municipality;

3) is ex officio to the competent authorities of the deletion from the register of electors or the register of persons who have been entered in the register or census in breach of the provisions of the law;

4) collects and provides to the public, not less than once every quarter, information on the number of electors included in the register of voters in municipalities;

5) gives to the public, according to the municipalities, the number of voters entered in the lists of voters to the State on the day of their preparation for the elections.

§ 2. Activities referred to in § 1, the State Electoral Commission performs with the help of the National Electoral Office. Detailed how to perform these steps, in order to ensure that their implementation, specifies the terms and conditions of the National Electoral Commission.

§ 3. The Minister competent for internal affairs shall determine, after consultation with the National Electoral Commission, by regulation, the obligations of the bodies engaged in the Affairs of the State in ensuring that the population of the Electoral Commission of the implementation of its tasks related to the supervision and running of the updating of the register of voters and drawing up lists of voters, including the mode of sharing documents and provide information on the number of residents included in the population register and the number of voters entered in the register of electors and the lists of voters, and the policies and forms of cooperation with the national Government in the election Office this regard, bearing in mind the need to ensure the security of the processing of personal data, their transmission and reception.



The Electoral Commissioner, Chapter 3, article 2. 166. [Electoral Commissioner] § 1. The Electoral Commissioner is an agent of the State Election Commission designated the area forming part of one State, or province.

§ 2. The State Electoral Commission determines the territorial Electoral Commissioners property and jurisdiction in actions of a ogólnowojewódzkim, taking into account the tasks of the Dolnośląskie Provincial Assembly elections and tasks referred to in article 1. 167 § 1 paragraph 8 and 9.

§ 3. The election Commissioners shall appoint in each province in the number from 2 to 6, from among the judges, for a period of five years, the State Electoral Commission, at the request of the Minister of Justice. The same person may be appointed to the post of Commissioner.

§ 4. Electoral Commissioner can also be a judge in a State of rest, not more than 70 years to complete.

§ 5. Electoral Commissioner fully its function independently of the exercise of the Office of the judge of the competent court.

§ 6. The election Commissioners shall be entitled to pay the monthly salary of a member of the National Electoral Commission. The recipe article. 159 § 3 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 7. The function of the Electoral Commissioner expires in the case of: 1) surrender;

2) death;

3) cessation of the business relationship of the judge;

4) completion of 70 years by Commissioner is a judge at rest;

5) appeal.

§ 8. The State Electoral Commission revokes the election Commissioner before the expiry of the period for which it was established: 1) in the case of non-execution or improper performance of the duties of the Electoral Commissioner;

2) at the reasoned request of the President of the competent court;

3) at the reasoned request of the Minister of Justice.

§ 9. In the cases referred to in sections 7 and 8, the establishment of electoral Commissioner follows in the manner and on the terms set out in § 3.

§ 10. In the event of temporary inability to perform functions by the State Electoral Commissioner of the Electoral Commission may entrust the performance of this function, for this time, another process leading up the Commissioner or another person that ensures reliable execution of electoral activities.

Article. 167. [Task of the Electoral Commissioner] § 1. The tasks of the Electoral Commissioner: 1) supervision over compliance with the electoral law;

2) ensuring, in cooperation with the authorities of the local government units, the Organization of elections to the Councils in the area of the province;

3) territorial Election Commission appointment of and resolve territorial and peripheral electoral commissions for election of the bodies of territorial self-government units after their statutory tasks;

4) territorial Election Commission on the handling of complaints;

5) controlling, to the extent determined by the National Electoral Commission, the correctness of drawing up lists of voters;

6) the making available to the public information about the territorial Electoral Commission warehouses established in an area of the province;

7) provide, where appropriate, the territorial electoral commissions the circumferential and explanations;

8) determination of the aggregate results of the elections to the councils and mayors elections carried out in the area of the province and post them as specified in the code;

9) to submit reports on the conduct of elections in the area, together with their results, the National Election Commission;

10) perform other acts provided for in laws or commissioned by the State Electoral Commission.

§ 2. Electoral Commissioner rescinds resolution peripheral territorial and electoral commissions taken in violation of the law or inconsistent with the guidelines of the National Electoral Commission and shall refer the matter to the Committee responsible for reconsideration or take a decision in the case.

§ 3. The Electoral Commissioner, it seems the provisions within their statutory powers.

Article. 168. [making available to the public the results of the elections], § 1. The Electoral Commissioner, on the basis of the choices made by the competent territorial election commissions, give to the public, in the form of the notice, the results of the elections to the councils and the election of the mayors in the area of the province.

§ 2. In the notice referred to in § 1 shall be shown the cumulative information about voting results and election results: 1) to the Councils to which elections were conducted and, separately, for each of the Council, in particular the data on the number of seats obtained by each list of candidates of the electoral committees and the names and the names of elected Councillors, giving a list of indications from which they were elected;

2) mayors-in particular the names and the names of the elected mayors, giving the names of the electoral committees, which they have raised.

§ 3. The State Electoral Commission determines the pattern of the notice referred to in § 1.

Article. 169. [Notice the Electoral Commissioner] the Electoral Commissioner of the Notice shall be published in the official journal of the province and shall make public by appropriate notice statement rozplakatowanie within each municipality. One copy of the notice shall be sent to the National Electoral Commission within the time limit set by it and.



Chapter 4 Regional Electoral Commission Article. 170. [Regional Electoral Commission], § 1. In the composition of the District Election Commission enters from 5 to 11 judges, including Office, as its President, Commissioner. The Commission may also be appointed judge in a quiescent state, which has not completed 70 years.

§ 2. The judges for the composition of the Commission reports to the Minister of Justice, the number of agreed with the State Electoral Commission, at the latest on 52 before the election.

§ 3. The State Electoral Commission appoints the County election commissions not later than 48 day before polling day.


§ 4. In the event of inability to act as President of the Commission by the Electoral Commissioner of the Commission shall elect a Chairman from its ranks. In such a case, the Minister of Justice shall report to the Commission one judge more than implied by it of the arrangements referred to in paragraph 2.

§ 5. The first meeting of the Commission organises, the authority of the National Electoral Commission, the Director of the appropriate topical National delegations of the Electoral Office.

§ 6. The Commission at its first meeting elect two Deputy Chairman of the Commission. Secretary of the regional Election Commission fully competent National Electoral Office delegation topical Director or a person designated by him. The Secretary participates in the work of the Commission in an advisory.

§ 7. The Commission shall be immediately available to the public as is customary.

§ 8. Material and technical conditions for the work of the District Election Commission provides National Election Office.

Article. 171. [the termination of membership of District Election Commission], § 1. The termination of the membership of the regional Election Commission in the case of: 1) a waiver of membership;

2) referred to in article 1. 153 section 2;

3) the death of the Member of the Commission;

4) appeal.

§ 2. The State Electoral Commission revokes a member of the District Election Commission: 1) in the case of non-execution or improper performance of the duties of the Member of the Commission;

2) at the reasoned request of the Minister of Justice with respect to the notified by him of the Member of the Commission.

§ 3. To supplement the Commission follows in the manner and on the terms specified in the rules about her vocation. The recipe article. 170 section 7 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Article. 172. [task of the District Election Commission], § 1. The tasks of the Regional Electoral Commission: 1) supervision over compliance with the electoral law by the district electoral commissions for peripheral or respectively;

2) District enrollment lists of candidates for members and candidates for Senator and lists of candidates for members of the European Parliament;

3) the management of printing ballots in the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate, and in elections to the European Parliament;

4) establishment and publication of the results of the vote and the results of the election in a constituency within the specific provisions of the code;

5) complaints on the activities of the district, respectively, or peripheral electoral commissions;

6) ensure enforcement of electoral tasks in cooperation with the Governor and local government units;

7) perform other tasks provided for in the code or commissioned by the State Electoral Commission.

§ 2. District Electoral Commission shall take decisions within the scope of their statutory powers.

Article. 173. [representatives of the District Election Commission], the District Election Commission shall appoint, in the manner and on the terms laid down by the State Electoral Commission, representatives to carry out the tasks provided for in the code.



Chapter 5 Electoral Commission District Article. 174. [District Election Commission], § 1. In the composition of the District Election Commission enters the 5 judges, including Office, as its President, Commissioner. The Commission may also be appointed judge in a quiescent state, which has not completed 70 years.

§ 2. To appoint a District Electoral Commission and the expiry of the membership of the Commission and the Organization of its work shall apply mutatis mutandis to article. 170 section 2-8. 171, except that the Commission shall elect one Vice-Chairman.

Article. 175. [tasks of the Office of the Electoral Commission], § 1. The tasks of the Office of the Electoral Commission are: 1) the supervision of observance of the right to vote;

2) to ensure the delivery of ballots election committees peripheral;

3) ensure enforcement of electoral tasks in co-operation with the authorities of the territorial self-government units;

4) complaints on the peripheral activities of electoral commissions;

5) establishment and publication of the results of the vote and passing them to the competent regional electoral Commission;

6) perform other tasks provided for in the code or commissioned by the District Electoral Commission or the State Electoral Commission.

§ 2. The Electoral Commission district takes resolutions within their statutory powers.

Article. 176. [representatives of District Election Commission] Electoral Commission District may appoint, in the manner and on the terms laid down by the State Electoral Commission, representatives to carry out the tasks provided for in the code.

Article. 177. [the term constituency area] of the State Election Commission determines the area of the constituency in which the District Electoral Commission also performs tasks of the Office of the Electoral Commission.



Chapter 6 Beat the Electoral Commission Article. 178. [Beat the Electoral Commission], § 1. Election commissions not later than appointed territorial 55 the day before polling day, the Electoral Commissioner of the voters reported by electoral delegates, subject to § 6. Notification of the candidates for the members of the territorial Election Commission shall be made not later than 60 day before polling day.

§ 2. In the composition of the territorial Electoral Commission falls from 7 to 9 persons permanently residing on the territory of the Council.

§ 3. In the composition of the territorial Election Commission shall enter into at least one by the voters of each proxy vote, subject to § 4 and 5.

§ 4. In the case of the composition of the territorial Election Commission on the number of candidates exceeding the permitted the Commission of the composition of the Commission decides the public carried out by the Electoral Commissioner of the draw.

§ 5. If the number of candidates reported in referred to in § 1, is less than the allowable minimum number composition of the Commission, supplementing the composition of the Electoral Commissioner shall be made within 3 days after the expiry of the deadline referred to in paragraph 1, second sentence, of the people constantly residing in the area.

§ 6. In the composition of the provincial and the District Election Commission and the Electoral Commission in tributaries enter from the Office, as its Chairman, a judge designated by the President of the jurisdiction of the District Court.

§ 7. The first meeting of the provincial election Commission shall be convened by the Electoral Commissioner.

§ 8. The first meeting of the county or municipal election Commission shall convene, under the authority of the Electoral Commissioner, respectively, Governor or mayor.

§ 9. Beat the Electoral Commission at its first meeting elect for his composition the Chairman and his Deputy, subject to § 6.

§ 10. The composition of the territorial Electoral Commission Electoral Commissioner shall immediately be made available to the public as is customary.

§ 11. The State Election Commission determines how the applicants as members of the territorial electoral commissions, the pattern of application and the rules for the appointment of the Commission, including the mode of conduct of the drawing referred to in § 4.

Article. 179. [the termination of membership in the territorial Election Commission], § 1. Termination of membership in the territorial Election Commission follows in the case of: 1) a waiver of membership;

2) referred to in article 1. 153 section 2;

3) the death of the Member of the Commission;

4) loss of the right dial;

5) failure to comply with the condition referred to in article 2. 178 § 2;

6) appeal.

§ 2. The provision of § 1 para 4 and 5 does not apply to the Member of the Commission referred to in article 2. § 178 6.

§ 3. The Electoral Commissioner is referenced by a member of the territorial Election Commission: 1) in the case of non-execution or improper performance of the duties of the Member of the Commission;

2) at the reasoned request of the President of the District Court in relation to the designated by the judge.

§ 4. A complement to the composition of the territorial Election Commission follows in the manner and on the terms specified in the rules about her vocation. The recipe article. 178 section 10 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Article. 180. [task of the territorial Election Commission], § 1. The task of the territorial Election Commission: 1) registering candidates for Councillors;

2) print management election notices and provide them to the public as specified in the code;

3) the management of printing ballots and their delivery of peripheral electoral committees;

4) complaints on the peripheral activities of electoral commissions;

5) to determine the results of the vote and the results of the elections to the Council and the announcement of their as specified in the code;

6) send the results of the vote and the results of the election process leading up to Commissioner;

7) perform other acts referred to in the code or commissioned by the Electoral Commissioner.

§ 2. The task of the municipal electoral Commission must also register candidates for mayor and to determine the results of the vote and the results of the election of Mayor and notice them as specified in the code.

Article. 181. [Administrative Support the territorial Electoral Commission] to the competent administration of the territorial Election Commission and the electoral performance of, respectively, of the county or municipality provides Marshal, Governor or mayor, as a commissioned. To this end, Marshal, Governor or mayor may establish a representative for elections-electoral officer. The principle of interoperability of the electoral officer with the National Electoral Office specifies the agreement concluded between the appropriate Marshal, starost and National Bureau Chief Mayor or Vote or authorised by him.



Chapter 7 Peripheral Electoral Commission Article. 182. [Peripheral Electoral Commission], § 1. Electoral Commission of appointed perimeter voters: 1) in the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate in the election of the President of the Republic and in elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland not later than the 21st day before polling day – Mayor, 2) in the election to bodies representing regional and local bodies and in the election of the mayors at the latest 21 day before polling day – territorial competent Electoral Commission-subject to the provisions of article 4. 183. § 2. In the composition of the Regional Electoral Commission created for the circuit:


1) up to 2000 inhabitants shall be from 6 to 8 people, 2) from 2001 to 3000 residents of CITES from 8 to 10 persons-among the candidates proposed by the electoral agents or authorised by them.

§ 2a. In the composition of the electoral commissions of the peripheral, referred to in § 2, also after one person designated by the Mayor from among the staff of the local Government of the municipality or municipal agencies.

§ 3. In the composition of the electoral commissions of the peripheral circuits vote created in healthcare, social welfare homes, prisons, prisons and external branches such establishments and detention centres shall be: 1) from 4 to 6 persons from among the candidates proposed by the polling agents or authorised by them;

2) one person indicated by the Mayor from among the staff of the unit in which the circuit is created.

§ 4. Candidates referred to in § 2 and § 3 paragraph 1 may only be a person included in the permanent register of electors of the municipality.

§ 5. Election agent or authorized by a person can submit only one candidate for each of the regional Election Commission in the area of the constituency in which it was registered by him, a list of candidates for deputies, members of the European Parliament, Councillors or registered was a candidate for the President of the Republic, Senator or mayor. In the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate in the election of the President of the Republic and in elections to the European Parliament in the Republic of Poland shall be made not later than the 23rd day before polling day. In the elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and mayors elections shall be made not later than the 30th day before the date of the election.

§ 6. Reporting to the regional Election Commission after obtaining the consent of the person to whom you want.

§ 7. In the case of the composition of the Electoral Commission on the perimeter of the number of candidates exceeds the maximum, the composition of the Commission the Commission shall be determined by the drawing of lots to the public carried out by the Mayor.

§ 8. If the number of candidates reported in referred to in section 5, is less than the allowable minimum number composition of the Commission, supplementing the composition makes a mayor from among the persons entered in the permanent register of electors of the municipality. The provision of § 6 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 9. The first meeting of the regional Election Commission shall be convened by the Mayor.

§ 10. Peripheral Electoral Commission at its first meeting elect from among themselves a Chairman and his Deputy. The Commission shall be immediately available to the public as is customary.

§ 11. The State Election Commission determines how the applicants as members of the Electoral Commission of the application and the design of the peripheral rules for the appointment of the Commission, including the mode of conduct of the drawing referred to in § 7.

Article. 183. [the establishment of regional election commission abroad], § 1. Regional electoral commissions on voting circuits created abroad cite of the consuls of voters residing within the territorial Consul. The provisions of article 4. § 182 5-10 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 2. In the composition of the electoral commissions of the peripheral circuits vote created abroad claiming: 1) from 4 to 8 persons from among the candidates proposed by the polling agents or authorised by them;

2) one person indicated by the Consul.

§ 3. Consul, where this is necessary for the behavior of the efficiency of the conduct of the vote, it could make up the perimeter numerical Electoral Commission of voters residing within the territorial Consul, except that the number of members of the Commission may not exceed the maximum of the composition of the Commission, referred to in § 2. The recipe article. 182 section 6 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 4. Regional committees of the election over voting on Polish ships have designated from among the masters of the voters of these vessels. The provisions of article 4. 182 section 3 and 5-10 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 5. The State Election Commission determines, after consultation with the Minister responsible for Foreign Affairs and the Minister responsible for Maritime Affairs, and the date of the appointment of the Commission, referred to in § 1 and 4.

Article. 184. [the termination of membership of the Regional Electoral Commission], § 1. Termination of membership in the regional Election Commission in the case of: 1) a waiver of membership;

2) referred to in article 1. 153 section 2;

2A) consent to candidacy in elections by a person who is a member of the Commission in relation to the spouse, descendants, siblings, spouse or zstępnego of an adopted or remaining with him in respect of inter-country adoption;

3) the death of the Member of the Commission;

4) loss of the right dial;

5) failure to comply with the condition referred to in article 2. § 182 (4);

6) appeal.

§ 2. Mayor references a member of the Electoral Commission on the perimeter in case of non-execution or improper execution of duties by the Member of the Commission.

§ 3. In the election of the bodies of the units of local Government shall be the competent authority to dismiss a member of the regional Election Commission in the cases referred to in § 2, the territorially competent is the Electoral Commission a higher degree.

§ 4. To supplement the composition of regional electoral Commission follows in the manner and on the terms specified in the rules about her vocation. The recipe article. 182 § 10, second sentence, shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Article. 185. [peripheral Tasks of the Electoral Commission] to the tasks of the Regional Electoral Commission: 1) vote in the circuit;

2) vigil on election day observance of the right to vote at the time and place of voting;

3) to determine the results of the vote in the circuit and provide them to the public;

4) moving the results of the vote to the Electoral Commission.

Article. 186. [adaptation of premises to the needs of disabled voters electoral commissions peripheral] § 1. Offices in peripheral electoral commissions referred to in article 1. 16 § 1, paragraph 3, provides the Mayor, except that in each municipality at least 1/2 peripheral premises electoral commissions should be adapted to the needs of voters with disabilities.

§ 2. The proper Minister of construction, the local planning and land-use planning and housing, after consultation of the proper Minister of social security and the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, technical conditions, which should correspond to the perimeter space of the Electoral Commission, so that has been adapted to the needs of voters with disabilities.



Chapter 8 of the national Office of Election Article. 187. [National Electoral Office] § 1. The National Election Office provides support for the National Electoral Commission, Electoral Commissioners and other electoral bodies within the range specified in the code and other laws.

§ 2. The tasks of the National Electoral Office to ensure conditions of organizational-administrative, financial and technical information relating to the organisation and execution of elections and referendums within the range specified in the code and other laws.

§ 3. The National Election Office also performs other tasks arising from the code and other laws.

Article. 188. [Organization of the National Electoral Office] § 1. The work of the National Electoral Office directs the National Bureau Chief.

§ 2. The head of the National Electoral Office is the Director of the Office within the meaning of the provisions of the Act of 16 September 1982 about employees of government offices (OJ 2001 No. 86, item. 953, as amended. 11)).

§ 3. Organizational units of the National Electoral Office are: 1) teams;

2) delegation.

§ 4. The National Electoral Office Organization and activity and venue of, the organizational units of the National Electoral Office specifies the statutes given by the State Electoral Commission, at the request of the head of the National Electoral Office. The statutes of the National Electoral Office shall be published in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Polish Monitor."

§ 5. The head of the National Electoral Office workers may not belong to a political party or carry out political activities.

§ 6. The head of the National Electoral Office, on the basis of the Statute shall determine, by order, a detailed organization of internal organizational units of the National Electoral Office, and their jurisdiction.

Article. 189. [the realization of tasks related to the Organization and execution of elections and referendums] § 1. The National Election Office interacts with the competent authorities of the Government Administration and units of local government in order to carry out the tasks associated with the Organization and execution of elections and referendums.

§ 2. The proper Minister of public administration, in consultation with the head of the National Electoral Office, shall determine, by regulation, the principle of cooperation with the national Government field Office in the election referred to in paragraph 1, taking into account the need to ensure the smooth holding of elections and referendums.

§ 3. Principles of cooperation of the bodies of the units of local government with the National Electoral Office shall specify the provisions of article 4. 181. 156 section 1, 2 and 4.

Article. 190. [the head of the National Electoral Office] § 1. The head of the National Electoral Bureau is the executive body of the National Electoral Commission.

§ 2. The head of the National Electoral Bureau shall be appointed and dismissed by the National Electoral Commission at the request of its President.

§ 3. The head of the National Electoral Bureau shall apply the rules concerning those involved in managerial positions. The remuneration of the head of the National Electoral Office corresponds to the salary of the Secretary of State.

Article. 191. [Having financial resources] § 1. The head of the National Electoral Office has extracted in the State budget for the National Electoral Bureau funds.


§ 2. With financial resources, referred to in § 1, shall be paid the expenses associated with the ongoing operations of the National Electoral Commission and other permanent electoral bodies and the National Electoral Office, as well as grants for the permanent task of organising and conducting elections and referendums, commissioned the local government units.

§ 3. The head of the National Electoral Office has, in respect of certain laws, the financial resources of the special-purpose reserve the State budget intended to cover expenditure connected with the organisation and execution of elections and referendums.

§ 4. Grants to units of local Government to perform the tasks associated with the Organization and execution of elections and referendums are passed to undertakings by the head of the National Electoral Office, or acting with its authorization of the Board of Directors of organizational units of the Office.



SECTION III elections to Parliament Chapter 1 General rules Article. 192. [the Sejm election] to Elections are universal, equal, direct and proportional and shall be held by secret ballot.

Article. 193. [members], § 1. To be chosen from the lists of candidates for members of the 460 deputies in multi-member constituencies.

§ 2. You cannot run simultaneously to the Sejm and to the Senate.

Article. 194. [the order of the elections], § 1. Elections to the Sejm is managed by the President of the Republic, by the way, no later than 90 days before the expiry of four years from the beginning of the term of Office of the Sejm, by appointing the election day holiday, falling within 30 days before the expiry of four years from the commencement of the term of Office of the Sejm. Order of the President of the Republic shall be made available to the public in the Bulletin of public information and to announce in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, the latest 5 day after the date of the order.

§ 2. In the provision referred to in § 1, the President of the Republic, after consulting the National Electoral Commission, shall determine the days in which shall expire on the deadlines for implementation of the Electoral Act provided for in the code (election calendar).

Article. 195. [Shortening of the Sejm's] § 1. In the event of a shortening of the Sejm's under its resolutions or pursuant to the provisions of the President of the Republic President manages elections, specifying their date to meet no later than 45 days from the date of entry into force of the resolution of the Sejm to shorten his term of Office or the date of the notice provisions of the President of the Republic for a shortened term of Office of the Sejm. Order of the President of the Republic with the order of the elections shall be made available to the public in the Bulletin of public information and to announce in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, the latest 5 day from the date of its signature. The recipe article. 194 section 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 2. The election referred to in paragraph 1 shall be carried out in the manner and on the terms set out in the code, except that: 1) set out in the code of the following deadlines for implementation of the electoral operations are reduced: a) in article 1. 13 § 2 and art. 170 section 2-38 the day before polling day, (b)) in the article. 170 section 3, art. 204 § 2, 4 and 6-35 the day before polling day, c) in article 6. 202 § 3-40 the day before polling day, d) in article. 210 § 3 and article. 211 section 1-25 the day before polling day;

2) the time limits provided for in article 4. 218 section 2 on the lodging and processing of appeals, be reduced to 3 days;

3) draw the uniform numbers for lists of the electoral committees referred to in article 1. 219 § 1 and article. 220 § 1, shall be carried out only for lists of the electoral committees, which in previous elections have not registered lists of candidates. The committees that participated in previous elections and the current register your list, keep the numbers awarded to them.

Article. 196. [the Division of seats], § 1. In the distribution of seats in the constituencies shall be taken into consideration only the list of candidates for the members of these committees, the list of which have received at least 5% of the votes validly cast at a national scale.

§ 2. The list of candidates for members of the electoral committees of the coalition shall be taken into account in the distribution of seats in the constituencies, if they received a list of at least 8% of the votes validly cast at a national scale.

Article. 197. [Election Committees created by voters who are members of registered organizations of national minorities] § 1. Election committees established by voters who are members of registered organizations of national minorities can benefit from the exemption list of these committees with the condition referred to in article 2. 196 § 1, if they make the State Election Commission statement on this matter no later than the 5th day before polling day. Together with the Declaration, referred to in the first sentence, the Committee is obliged to submit a document to the competent authority authorized the Organization of a national minority confirming the establishment of a Committee by the voters that are members of the organization.

§ 2. The State Electoral Commission confirms receipt without delay the Declaration referred to in § 1. Confirmation of the statement is non-binding.

Article. 198. [taking into account lists of candidates of the electoral committees] If the condition referred to in article 1. 196 § 1 or 2 does not meet the list of candidates for members of the Electoral Committee or any one of the following conditions fulfilled will be by only one list of candidates, the Election Committee seats in the constituencies shall be taken into consideration the list of candidates of the electoral committees, which received at least 3% of the votes validly cast at a national scale. The list of the electoral committees of the coalition shall be taken into consideration if received at least 5% of the votes validly cast at a national scale.

Article. 199. [Spending limited amounts of limits] § 1. In the elections to the Sejm election committees can spend on electoral agitation only limited amounts of the limits laid down in the following way: 1) the amount of the limit is determined the amount of 82 cents for every voter in the country included in the register of electors;

2) spending limit for the Committee shall be calculated according to the following formula: L = (x k x m)/460, where the individual symbols mean: L-spending limit, in-country number of voters included in voters ' registers, k-amount per every voter in the country included in the register of electors referred to in point 1, m is the total number of members elected in all constituencies, in which the Committee has registered a list of candidates.

 

§ 2. The State Electoral Commission, within 14 days from the date of the order of the elections to the Sejm, announces in the form of a communication in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish" and include in the Bulletin of public information number of voters entered in the registers of voters throughout the country at the end of the quarter preceding the date of the notice of the order of the elections to the Sejm.

Article. 200. [Delegation] § 1. The proper Minister of public financies, by regulation, increases the amount referred to in article 14(2). 199 § 1, paragraph 1, in the event of an increase in the total consumer price index by more than 5%, corresponding to an increase in those prices.

§ 2. Rate of increase of the prices referred to in paragraph 1, shall be determined on the basis of a communication from the President of the Central Statistical Office issued a notice in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish" to the 20 day of the first month of each quarter.



Chapter 2 constituencies Article. 201. [creating multi-member constituencies] § 1. In order to conduct the elections to the Sejm formed wielomandatowe constituencies, hereinafter referred to as "polling stations and districts".

§ 2. The constituency elects at least 7 members.

§ 3. Constituency covers the area of the province or a part of it. Constituency boundaries may not violate the borders of its composition of districts and towns in the County.

Article. 202. [determination of the number of MEPs elected in individual districts] § 1. Determine the number of members who are elected in individual constituencies, and the Division of the province into constituencies shall be made according to a uniform representation standards, calculated by dividing the number of inhabitants of the country, by the total number of members who are elected in constituencies, taking into account the provisions of article 3. 201 and the following principles: 1 the number of elected members seats fractions) constituencies equal to or greater than 1/2, which arise from the application of uniform standards for the representation, shall be rounded up to an integer;

2) If, as a result of proceedings referred to in paragraph 1, the number of members who are elected in constituencies outnumber resulting from article 5(1). 193, the mandates of the surplus deducted in those constituencies in which the standard representation calculated for the constituency is the smallest. Where the number of members is less than the resulting from article 5(1). 193, additional seats shall be allocated to the electoral districts in which the standard representation calculated for the constituency is the largest.

§ 2. Division into constituencies, their numbers and boundaries, and the number of members elected in each constituency, as well as the headquarters of the regional electoral commissions set out in the annex No. 1 to the code.

§ 3. Information about the constituency shall be notified to the voters of the constituency in the form of the notice of the National Electoral Committee not later than on 52 before the election. Print and rozplakatowanie notices provides National Bureau.

Article. 203. [Proposals on the revision of the boundaries of constituencies and the number of MEPs elected in them] § 1. The State Election Commission shall present to the Sejm conclusions on the revision of the boundaries of constituencies and the number of MEPs elected in them, if necessary due to changes in the basic territorial division of the country or from a change in the number of residents in the constituency or in the country.


§ 2. Changes to boundaries of counties entailing changes in the boundaries of constituencies is not allowed during the 12 months prior to the expiry of term of Office of the Sejm, as well as in the period of the order of the elections if the shortening of the Sejm's term until the date of determination of the validity of the elections.

§ 3. The Sejm shall, subject to section 5, changes in the distribution of constituencies for the reasons referred to in paragraph 1, no later than 3 months before the expiry of the term of the order of the elections to the Sejm.

§ 4. To determine the number of residents referred to in § 1, shall be effected on the basis of the data at the end of the third quarter of the year preceding the year in which the term of Office of the Sejm, passed by Reeves as specified in the rules pursuant to article 114. 165 section 3.

§ 5. In the case of shortening of the Sejm's changes in the distribution of constituencies does not.



Chapter 3 Report of the candidates for the members of Art. 204. [the right to submit candidates for the deputies] § 1. The right to submit candidates for the deputies shall be entitled to: 1) the process leading up to the Committee of a political party;

2) koalicyjnemu process leading up to the Committee;

3) process leading up to the Committee.

§ 2. The Election Committee of a political party is obliged to inform the National Electoral Commission for the formation of the Committee for the period from the date of notice of the order of the elections to the 50 day before polling day.

§ 3. To the notification referred to in § 2 shall be accompanied by: 1) the statements of the representative of the electoral and financial representative of the adoption of the mandate and, in the case of the financial representative – also that their it requirements referred to in article 3(1). 127 section 2 and 3;

2) a certified copy of the records of political parties;

3) an excerpt from the Statute of the political party to indicate which body is authorized to represent on the outside.

§ 4. The Coalition Election Committee may be established for the period from the date of notice of the order of the elections to the 50 day before polling day. Agent shall be notified by the election of the State Electoral Commission to 50 the day before polling day for the formation of the Election Committee.

§ 5. To the notification referred to in paragraph 4, shall be accompanied by: 1) formed the electoral coalition agreement, together with the following data: names, names, addresses and SOCIAL SECURITY standard numbers of people included in the composition of the Election Committee;

2) statement of the representative of the adoption of the financial agent and the electoral mandate, and, in the case of a financial representative – also that their it requirements referred to in article 3(1). 127 section 2 and 3;

3) certified copies of the register of political parties, political parties forming electoral coalition;

4) extracts from statutes of political parties forming electoral coalition, which body is authorized to represent on the outside.

§ 6. After collecting at least 1 000 signatures of citizens having the right to elect to the Sejm, supporting the establishment of the Election Committee of voters, election supervisor shall notify the National Electoral Commission for the formation of the Committee. Notification can be made up to 50 the day before polling day.

§ 7. To the notification referred to in section 6, shall be accompanied by: 1) the statement of formation of the Election Committee;

2) statement of the representative of the adoption of the financial agent and the electoral mandate, and, in the case of a financial representative – also that their it requirements referred to in article 3(1). 127 section 2 and 3;

3) list of at least 1 000 citizens referred to in § 6, containing their names, the names, addresses and SOCIAL SECURITY identification numbers, as well as hand made signatures.

Article. 205. [the right to bring a complaint to the Supreme Court] § 1. The delegate process leading up is entitled to complain to the Supreme Court to order the State Electoral Commission to refuse the acceptance of the notice of the formation of the Election Committee. The action shall be brought within 2 days from the date of service of the delegate process leading up the refusal notice of the formation of the Election Committee.

§ 2. The Supreme Court shall examine the complaint in the composition of the 3 judges, contentious, and ruling on complaints within three days. The decision of the Supreme Court is not entitled to remedy. The judgment shall be served to the delegate process leading up and the State Election Commission. If the Supreme Court deems the complaint to be justified the electoral agent, the State Electoral Commission immediately takes notice of the formation of the Election Committee.

Article. 206. [part of the decision to grant NIP and REGON number] at the request of the Electoral Committee, the relevant authorities are obliged to issue a VAT receipt and the decision to grant number (REGON), at the latest by the end of the second working day following the date of filing of the application for a number.

Article. 207. [Publication information about the created electoral committees] the State Electoral Commission information on electoral committees created to announce in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Polish Monitor and in the Bulletin of public information.

Article. 208. [Submit lists of candidates for members] § 1. The Electoral Committee may submit in each constituency one list of candidates for deputies.

§ 2. A candidate can only be in one constituency and with only one list of candidates.

§ 3. The political parties that form the Coalition, may not submit their lists of candidates on their own.

Article. 209. [Grant support the candidate list] § 1. A voter can provide written support more than one list of candidates. The withdrawal of support is not born of legal effects.

§ 2. Provider of voter support candidate list includes signature next to clearly inscribed his name and the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY registration number.

§ 3. The list of signatures must include on each side of the name of the Electoral Committee of the applicant, the number of the constituency in which the list is declared, and the words: "I support the list of candidates for deputies reported......... (Election Committee) in the constituency ... ... ... (circle) in the elections to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland ordered. ... (day, month, year). "

Article. 210. [Appropriate support list of candidates] § 1. The list of candidates should be supported, in the manner referred to in article 2. 209 § 2 and 3, the signatures of at least 5 000 voters permanently residing in a given constituency.

§ 2. The Electoral Committee, which is subject to the requirements set out in § 1, reported the list of candidates in at least half of the constituencies shall be entitled to submit further a letter without the support of application signatures of voters. Notification list of candidates by electoral committees without the requirement referred to in § 1 shall be regarded as effective if the list of candidates reported with due observance of the requirements referred to in § 1 shall be recorded in at least half of the constituencies.

§ 3. The District Electoral Commission shall promptly inform the National Electoral Commission about the registered lists of candidates. The State Election Commission shall immediately inform the Electoral Commission the electoral committees of the district, which has registered a list of at least half of the constituencies.

Article. 211. [filing of the list of candidates] § 1. The list of candidates shall be notified to the District Electoral Commission not later than 2400 hours in 40 day before polling day.

§ 2. The number of candidates on the list may not be less than the number of members elected in the constituency and more than twice the number of MEPs elected in the constituency.

§ 3. In the list of candidates: 1) the number of candidates – women may not be less than 35% of all candidates on the list;

2) number of candidates-men may not be less than 35% of all candidates on the list.

§ 4. The Declaration of a list of candidates shall be made in person, in writing, delegate or a person authorised by the election, hereinafter referred to as "the person who presents a list". In the event of a notification list by authorized by the representative person shall be accompanied by a declaration to the document stating the grant of authorisation, indicating the scope of the granted authorisation, and empowered by proxy: name (s), the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY number.

Article. 212. [notification of list of candidates] § 1. Application of a list of candidates shall include the surname, forename (s), occupation and place of residence of each of the candidates. The names of candidates shall appear on the list in the order fixed by the Electoral Committee.

§ 2. The candidate shall be indicated by the name or the abbreviation of the name of the political party, of which it is a member (not more than 45 characters, including spaces).

§ 3. The person who submitted the list can request the designation of a candidate who does not belong to any political party, only one name or abbreviation of the party name, supporting a particular candidate; the provision of § 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis. The fact of the endorsement a candidate should be confirmed in writing by the competent authority of the authorized party. Application together with the confirmation of consists of the notification list.

§ 4. In the Declaration, the person who submitted the list indicates how to sign the list on the official notices and on the card to vote. The indication can be the name or abbreviation of the Electoral Committee, referred to in article 1. 86 § 3 para 1, art. 87 § 6 para 1 and art. 89 § 5 para 1. The designation may consist of no more than 45 characters, including spaces.

§ 5. For each list shall be accompanied by: 1) a statement of the number of voters ' signatures supporting a list together with a list of voters ' signatures supporting a list or statement to make use of the powers referred to in article 2. 210 § 2;


2) written consent of the candidate on the candidate list of candidates. The consent of the candidate for the candidacy in the elections should include: name (s), surname, maiden name, names of parents, date and place of birth, address, nationality and registration number (SSN) of the candidate, as well as an indication of his affiliation to a political party; consent to the candidacy, the candidate shall bear the date and your signature;

3) in relation to each candidate who was born before 1 August 1972 statement, referred to in article 1. 7 paragraph 1. 1 of the law of 18 October 2006 for the disclosure of information about State security authorities documents from the years 1944-1990 and the content of those documents or information referred to in article 14(2). 7 paragraph 1. 3A of the Act;

4) candidate a written statement about having the right aptitude.

§ 6. After the completion of the notification list for the names of the candidates or a change of candidates or their order in the list or change the markings referred to in § 3, are unacceptable.

Article. 213. [the adoption of the Declaration of a list of candidates] § 1. The regional Election Commission, by adopting the Declaration of a list of candidates, in the presence of the applicant, if it satisfies the requirements referred to in article 1. 211 section 2 and 3 and article. 212, and it seems the person submitting a list of written confirmation of acceptance of the Declaration. The pattern confirmation shall specify the State Electoral Commission.

§ 2. Catalog sheets of signatures the Commission numbers and assigns each sheet of your stamp.

§ 3. After checking the accuracy of the data contained in the list of accepted signatures sheets list of signatures, the Commission keeps in sealed packages. Sharing and rozpieczętowanie packages may take place solely for the purpose of proceedings before the courts and authorities of the public prosecutor's Office, in the presence of a member of the District Electoral Commission; of the date of the steps shall be notified to the notifier without delay.

Article. 214. [Information from the National Criminal Register of candidates with a notified list] Regional Electoral Commission as soon as possible after the adoption of the Declaration of a list of candidates to the Minister of Justice asking for information from the National Criminal Register of candidates on the list.

Article. 215. [registration list of candidates] § 1. Regional Election Commission records list of candidates notified in accordance with the provisions of the code, in drawing up the protocol registration. One copy of the Protocol are served to the person making the list and sends the State Electoral Commission, together with statements of candidates for members or the information referred to in article 1. 212 § 5 para 3.

§ 2. The State Election Commission shall immediately forward a statement or the information referred to in article 1. 212 § 5 paragraph 3, to the Office of the Lustracyjnego the Institute of National Remembrance-Commission for prosecution of crimes against the Polish Nation.

§ 3. If the application has defects other than the lack of the required number of voter signatures submitted properly, the Commission calls on the notifier to remove them within 3 days. If the breach is not remedied a defect within the time limit, the Commission decides to refuse the registration of the list as a whole or to individual candidates. In case of refusal of registration in respect of certain candidates, without prejudice to article 5(1). 211 section 2, shall be registered to the extent that denial.

§ 4. Regional Election Commission decides not to register a candidate if the candidate does not have the right of eligibility; the provision of § 3 third sentence shall apply.

§ 5. If the defect notification is failure of the requirement referred to in article 1. 211 § 3, the Commission shall invite the person who presents the list to remove it within 3 days; Article 5(1). 212 § 6 shall not apply. If the breach is not remedied a defect within the time limit, the Commission decides to refuse the registration of the list in its entirety.

Article. 216. [to supplement the list of signatures], § 1. If the number of voter signatures submitted properly supporting the application of a list of candidates is less than required by the code, the Regional Electoral Commission calls on the notifier to supplement the list of signatures, unless the term has elapsed, as referred to in article 1. 211 section 1. It is possible to supplement to the expiry of the period referred to in article 2. 211 section 1.

§ 2. If replenishment is made within the time limit referred to in article 2. 211 § 1, or, the term has elapsed, the Regional Electoral Commission decides not to register a list of candidates.

Article. 217. [reasonable doubt as to the veracity of the data contained in the list of signatures], § 1. In case of reasonable doubt as to the veracity of the data contained in the list of signatures or the reliability of signatures of District Election Commission shall be made within 3 days of checking the reliability of data or signatures based on available official documents, including records of electors and official records of the inhabitants, and also where necessary for clarification. To initiate the investigation procedure shall be notified to the notifier without delay.

§ 2. If, as a result of the carried out the procedure it is established that the notified list did not obtain the required support in the code of the number of signatures of electors, District Election Commission decides not to register a list of candidates.

Article. 218. [the right to appeal to the National Electoral Commission from regional electoral commissions] § 1. Order of the District Election Commission, referred to in article 1. 215 § 3-5, art. 216 § 2 and art. 217 section 2, together with the reasons therefor shall be served as soon as the person making the list.

§ 2. From the provisions, referred to in § 1, the person making the list have the right to appeal to the National Electoral Commission within 3 days from the date of service provision. From the provisions of the National Electoral Commission is not entitled to remedy. [57] If the State Election Commission considers the appeal to be well founded, the District Electoral Commission shall immediately register the list of candidates to the extent indicated in the order of the State Election Commission.

Article. 219. [the granting of a single number to a letter], § 1. The State Election Commission on the basis of the candidates ' lists registration protocols shall be granted by the drawing of lots, at the latest on 30 day before polling day, a single number for lists of the same electoral Committee registered in more than one constituency. Of the date of the drawing of lots shall be notified to the electoral delegates; the absence of a proxy vote shall not prevent the drawing of lots.

§ 2. The first numbers are drawn for these electoral committees, which have registered their letters in all the constituencies. Subsequently, the numbers are drawn for the rest of the electoral committees.

§ 3. The State Election Commission shall notify the district electoral commissions immediately, and representatives of the electoral lists of numbers drawn.

Article. 220. [Draw numbers for the list of the electoral committees, which could only list in a given constituency] § 1. Upon receipt of the notification referred to in article 1. 219 § 3, the Regional Electoral Commission, having regard to the order of the candidates ' list numbers determined in article mode. 219 25th at the latest before the date of the election shall be carried out random numbers for the list of the electoral committees, which could only list in a given constituency. Of the date of the drawing of lots shall be notified to the person submitting the list; the absence of the declarant, the list shall not prevent the drawing of lots.

§ 2. District Electoral Commission shall immediately notify the person submitting the list, and the National Electoral Commission about the drawn numbers list of candidates referred to in § 1.

Article. 221. [Notice of registered candidates lists] section 1. District Election Commission shall draw up a notice of registered candidates lists, containing information about their numbers, names and shortcuts, the names of the election committees and candidates contained in the notifications list, including the content of a statement referred to in article 2. 7 paragraph 1. 1 of the law of 18 October 2006 for the disclosure of information about State security authorities documents from the years 1944-1990 and the content of these documents within the scope defined in article 1. 13 of this Act.

§ 2. The notice referred to in paragraph 1 shall be sent to the Director of the appropriate topical National delegations of the Electoral Office, which provides the printing and rozplakatowanie in the area of constituency no later than 10 day before polling day. One copy of the notice shall be sent without delay to the National Electoral Commission.

Article. 222. [Delete the names of candidates from a list], § 1. District Election Commission shall be deleted from the registered list of candidates on the candidate's name, who died, lost the right to eligibility or the Commission made a statement in writing of the withdrawal of consent to the candidacy.

§ 2. If the deletion of the name of the candidate of the registered list of candidates has occurred as a result of the death of the candidate, and this list remains less candidates than the number of members elected in the constituency, the Commission shall inform the notifying person a list about the possibility of filing a new candidate. Additions to the list shall be made not later than the 15th day before polling day; in such a case, article 5(1). 210 § 1 does not apply.

§ 3. If the deletion of the name of the candidate from the list was from another cause than the death of a candidate or list has not been completed, taking into account the time limit referred to in paragraph 2, and in the list remains less candidates than the number of members elected in the constituency, the Commission revokes the registration of this list. From the provisions issued in this case was not entitled to the remedy.

§ 4. In the case of a solution in the Election Committee referred to in article 2. 101 § 1 and 3, the Regional Electoral Commission annuls registration of lists of this Committee. The provision of § 3, second sentence, shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 5. To delist candidate and the provisions referred to in § 2-4, the District Electoral Commission shall immediately inform the notifier and the State Electoral Commission and the voters in the form of the notice.



Chapter 4 cards to vote


Article. 223. [Print ballots and their peripheral electoral committees] District Election Commission after registration of the lists of the candidates manages to print ballots and ensure their transfer to the peripheral committees constituency as specified by the State Electoral Commission.

Article. 224. [ballot] on the card to vote shall be the determination letter registered in the constituency, including the number of the list and the name or abbreviation of the Electoral Committee, in order of increasing numbers. Under the designation each list shall indicate the name and the names of all candidates registered on the list.

Article. 225. [Deletion from the list of candidates after the printed ballots] § 1. If the printed ballots District Election Commission from a list of candidates skreśli the name of the candidate for the reasons referred to in article 1. 222 § 1 the name of the candidate shall be printed on the ballot. Information about the deletion and of the conditions governing the validity of the vote put on this card is given to the public in the form of the notice and ensure that it is rozplakatowanie at polling stations on the day of the vote.

§ 2. Provision of section 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis if the Commission will invalidate the registration of a list of candidates for the reasons referred to in article 1. 222 § 3 or 4.

Article. 226. [drafting and transmission of ballots for marine vessels on the circuit and abroad] the preparation and transmission of ballots for voting circuit created on Polish ships and abroad shall be the State Electoral Commission, after consultation with the Minister responsible for Maritime Affairs and the Minister responsible for Foreign Affairs.



Chapter 5 How to vote and the conditions of validity of the voice Article. 227. [the validity of the vote], § 1. A voter shall vote only on one list of candidates, voting card sign "x" (the two intersecting lines in the grid) in the box on the left side next to the name of one of the candidates on the list, which indicates its preference to obtain a mandate.

§ 2. Invalid shall be deemed to vote, where to vote card was an "x" in the box on the left side next to the names of two or more candidates from different lists of candidates or not erected this sign in the box to the left next to the names of any candidate from any of the lists, subject to § 4.

§ 3. Invalid shall be deemed to vote if voting tab on the "x" sign erected in the box on the left side next to the only the names of the candidate placed on the list of candidates, whose registration has been cancelled.

§ 4. If the card to vote was an "x" in the box on the left side next to the candidate's name only with only one list of candidates, and the name of the candidate has been on this list deleted, is the voice of such deemed important and dedicated to this list.

§ 5. If the card to vote was an "x" in the box on the left side next to the names of two or more candidates with the same list of candidates is the voice of such shall be deemed validly vote for indicated the list of candidates to the granting of priority to obtain the mandate of the applicant on the Member whose name is on this list in the first place.



Chapter 6 determination of the results of the vote and the results of the elections in the constituency Article. 228. [to fix the results of the vote in the] § 1. In determining the results of the voting in the peripheral circuit, the Electoral Commission calculates the number of: 1) voters entitled to vote;

2) voters who have been issued cards to vote;

3) voters voting by proxy;

4 Sockets) cards with urns, including: a), (b) invalid cards) cards are important;

5) votes invalid, stating the reasons for their annulment;

6) votes cast for all the candidates ' list, including important;

7) votes cast for important individual list of candidates;

8) votes cast for candidates with specific important those lists.

§ 2. The number of referred to in § 1 shall be recorded in the minutes of the voting in the circuit.

Article. 229. [Check the correctness of the findings the results of the vote in the] immediately after the voting protocol in the District Electoral Commission shall verify the correctness of the findings the results of the vote in the circuit. Where irregularities are found in the results of the vote, the Commission manages to establish their perimeter by the Electoral Commission and inform the National Electoral Commission. The provisions of article 4. 69 § 3 and 3a, art. 71, art. 73. 228 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Article. 230. [Fixing the results of the vote in the constituency and the drawing up of the Protocol], § 1. District Election Commission on the basis of the protocols referred to in article 1. 78 section 1, shall be voting results for each list of candidates and shall be drawn up in duplicate Protocol the results of the vote in the constituency.

§ 2. If the competent regional electoral Commission does not obtain the results of the vote over vote abroad or on Polish ships within 24 hours from the end of the voting, as referred to in article 1. 39 section 6, voting in these circuits shall be deemed non-existent. This fact shall be recorded in the minutes of the results of the vote in the constituency, with details of voting wards and the possible reasons for investors of these circuits, the results of the vote.

§ 3. In the Protocol shall be the sum of the numbers referred to in article 1. 228 section 1.

§ 4. The Protocol shall be signed by all the persons present at the Commission of his drafting. The Protocol shall bear the seal of the Commission.

§ 5. In determining the results of the vote and the drawing up of the Protocol may be present a list of notifiers, which shall have the right of lodging to the protocol specific details of observations.

§ 6. The President of the District Electoral Commission shall immediately forward the data concerning the number of votes and the votes of important cast for each list of candidates and the number of valid votes cast for individual candidates from each of these lists to the National Electoral Commission, in a manner to be determined by it, for the electronic transmission of data over the network.

§ 7. The Protocol the results of the vote in the constituency of the President of the District Electoral Commission shall send without delay, in a sealed envelope to the National Electoral Commission in its set.

§ 8. The pattern of the Protocol the results of the vote in a constituency determines the State Electoral Commission.

§ 9. After receiving of the protocols referred to in § 7 of the State Election Commission shall verify the accuracy of the findings of the results of elections in the constituencies.

§ 10. In the event of irregularities in the election results the National Electoral Commission manages the re-fixing of these results.

Article. 231. [fixing of aggregate the results of the vote], § 1. The State Election Commission on the basis of the data protocol the results of the vote in the constituency, received through the electronic transmission of data, taking into account article. 197 § 1, shall determine the number of votes initially important and valid votes cast for the list of candidates each election committees nationally and a list that satisfy the conditions for entitlement to participate in the distribution of seats in the constituencies. This information shall be made available to the public in the Bulletin of public information.

§ 2. After receiving the results of the vote protocols in the constituencies of the State Electoral Commission protokolarnie shall be aggregated the results of voting on a list of candidates on a national scale and finds, having regard to the provision of article. 197 section 1 of that list satisfy the conditions for entitlement to participate in the distribution of seats in the constituencies, and inform in writing the district electoral commissions. This information shall be made available to the public in the Bulletin of public information.

Article. 232. [the Division of seats], § 1. Upon receipt of the notification referred to in article 1. 231 § 2 District Electoral Commission allocates seats between the eligible list of candidates as follows: 1) the number of votes cast for each important of these lists in the constituency be divided successively by: 1; 2; 3. 4 and continue to the next number until when received in this way ilorazów can line up enough to turn the largest numbers, what is the number of seats to separate between them in a circle;

2) each list shall be granted as many mandates as set out in this way a number of ilorazów is its largest order numbers.

§ 2. If several lists have obtained an equal number of ranked numbers last quotients in the specified manner, and these lists is more than seats to delimit the list shall take precedence, in the order in which the total number of votes not cast. If two or more letter was given an equal number of votes, of priority number settled in which voting circuits on the list was given a greater number of votes.

Article. 233. [order to obtain mandate] § 1. Seats per the list candidates obtain their candidates in order of number of votes received.

§ 2. If two or more candidates receive an equal number of votes eligible to obtain a mandate from the list of priority settles more voting circuits, in which one of the candidates obtained more votes, and if the number of these circuits would be equal, of priority shall decide the draw conducted by the Chairman of the regional Election Commission in the presence of members of the Commission and election agents; the absence of a proxy vote shall not prevent the drawing of lots. Process of the drawing shall be included in the minutes of the election results.

§ 3. Methods of the drawing referred to in § 2, the State Electoral Commission.

Article. 234. [members of the election Protocol] § 1. Once the results of the elections in the constituency of District Election Commission shall draw up, in duplicate, of the election of members separately for each constituency.


§ 2. In the Protocol lists the number of elected members in the list, the list of candidates registered in this district, a list of lists, which participate in the distribution of seats in the circle, the sum of the numbers referred to in article 1. 228 section 1, the number of seats per each candidate list and the names and the names of the selected members for each list of candidates.

§ 3. The Protocol shall be signed by all the persons present at the Commission of his drafting. The Protocol shall bear the seal of the Commission.

§ 4. In determining the election results and drawing up of the Protocol may be present a list of notifiers, which shall have the right of lodging to the protocol specific details of observations. The endorsement of the introduction of the comments shall be shown in the Protocol.

§ 5. Protocol design choices in constituency shall determine the State Electoral Commission.

Article. 235. [Application available to the public of the results of the vote and the results of elections in the constituencies] District Electoral Commission shall without delay communicate to the public the results of the vote and the results of elections in the constituencies, including the data referred to in article 1. 234 section 2.

Article. 236. [documents from the election] § 1. The President of the District Electoral Commission shall transmit data from elections in the constituency to the National Electoral Commission, in which it set out, through a network of electronic data transmission.

§ 2. The Protocol referred to in article 2. 230 § 1, the President of the Commission shall immediately forward in a sealed envelope to the National Electoral Commission in its set.

§ 3. Other documents from the election of the national delegations of the Electoral Office of the Director of stores for the headquarters of the Commission.

Article. 237. [Check the accuracy of the findings of the election results in constituencies] § 1. After receiving of the protocols referred to in article 1. 234 § 1, the State Election Commission shall verify the accuracy of the findings of the election results in constituencies.

§ 2. In the event of irregularities in the election results the National Electoral Commission manages to reuse them. The provisions of article 4. 232-236 applies accordingly.



Chapter 7 the publication of the results of the elections to the Sejm Art. 238. [Application available to the public the results of the elections to the Sejm] State Election Commission to announce in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland in the form of the notice and shall make public the results of the elections to the Sejm. Notice shall include the basic information contained in the records of the elections in constituencies.

Article. 239. [handing over members of the certificate of election] State Election Commission gives members a certificate of election.

Article. 240. [report on the elections] the State Election Commission shall forward to the President of the Republic, the Supreme Court and Parliament Marszałkowi a report on the elections no later than the 14th day after publication of the notice referred to in article 2. 238. Chapter 8 of the validity of the election Article. 241. [Protest against the validity of the elections to the Sejm] § 1. Protest against the validity of the elections to the Sejm shall be lodged in writing to the Supreme Court within 7 days from the date of the announcement of the election results by the State Electoral Commission in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland. Giving in this period of protest in the Polish postal service designated operator within the meaning of the Act of November 23, 2012 – the postal Law is tantamount to bringing it to the Supreme Court.

§ 2. With regard to the voters staying abroad or on the Polish maritime vessel requirements set out in § 1 shall be deemed to have been met if the protest was lodged up to the competent territorial konsulowi or master of the vessel. A voter is obliged to join the protest, notice of the establishment of its representative and resident in the country or of the representative for service and resident in the country, under pain of leaving without protest.

§ 3. The applicant protest should spell out in the allegations and provide evidence or indicate on which is based its allegations.

Article. 242. [consideration of the protest] § 1. The Supreme Court shall consider the protest at the composition of the 3 judges in contentious and it seems, in the form of provisions, opinion on the protest.

§ 2. The opinion referred to in § 1, shall contain findings as to the merits of the allegations of protest, and in the case of confirmation of the legitimacy of complaints-assessment of whether an offence against the electoral process or infringement of the provisions of the code have an effect on the outcome of the election.

§ 3. The participants are: the applicant protest, President of the Electoral Committee or his or her Deputy and the Attorney General.

Article. 243. [Leave without further protest gear] § 1. The Supreme Court leaves without further reaches of the protest lodged by a person not entitled to do so or that do not meet the conditions referred to in article 1. 241. it is the restoration of the term for filing a protest.

§ 2. The Supreme Court leaves without further course of protest concerning the matter to which the code provides for the possibility of bringing before the vote of a complaint or referral to the Court or to the National Electoral Commission.

§ 3. If in protest at being accused of committing crimes against the electoral process, the Supreme Court shall immediately inform the Attorney-General.

Article. 244. [Decision about the validity of the elections and the validity of the selection of Mr] § 1. The Supreme Court in the composition of the whole Chamber of Work, social security and public affairs, on the basis of a report from the choices presented by the State Electoral Commission and the opinions issued in the wake of a diagnosis, shall decide the validity of the elections and the validity of the choice of a member, against whom the protest is lodged. In proceedings shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of the Act of 23 November 2002 of the Supreme Court (Journal of laws No. 240, poz. 2052, as amended. 12)).

§ 2. The decision referred to in § 1, the Supreme Court shall, in the form of a resolution, no later than the 90 day after the day of the election, at a meeting with the participation of the Attorney General and the President of the National Electoral Commission.

§ 3. The Supreme Court, by a resolution of the annulment of the elections or the invalidity of the choice of Member States the expiry of mandates in respect of cancellation and decides to carry out the election return or to take certain steps, indicating activity from which to renew the electoral proceedings.

§ 4. The resolution of the Supreme Court shall be immediately to the President of the Republic and the Marszałkowi of the Sejm, as well as send the State Election Commission.

§ 5. The resolution of the Supreme Court shall be published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland.

§ 6. The expiry of the mandates referred to in § 3, the day of the announcement of the resolution of the Supreme Court.

Article. 245. [Re-Election or take the steps indicated the election], § 1. If the Supreme Court Annuls the election resolutions or of nullity member selection or election activities again election shall be carried out only within the territory of the country, on the basis of and as provided for in the code.

§ 2. Order of the President of the Republic about the election or electoral operations indicated the decision renewed shall be available to the public in the Bulletin of public information and to announce in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, the latest 5 day after the date of the announcement of the resolution of the Supreme Court, referred to in article 14(2). 244 section 3. The provisions of article 4. 195 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 3. The election results or the results of the electoral operations carried out further State Electoral Commission gives notice. Notice also lists the persons who as a result of the elections or electoral operations conducted further lost their mandate, with an indication of the number of the constituency, and in the event of the expiry of the mandate of a member, including the number and the name of the list of candidates.

§ 4. The notice referred to in section 3, shall be published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland and to the public in the Bulletin of public information, and also shall be forwarded forthwith to the Marszałkowi of the Sejm.

Article. 246. [Resolution of the invalidity of the elections] in the event the Supreme Court resolution for the invalidity of elections and its publication in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland shall be re-election, in respect of invalidity on the basis of and as provided for in the code. The recipe article. 245 § 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis.



Chapter 9 Termination of the mandate of the Member of the diet composition and complete Article. 247. [termination of Mr] § 1. Termination of Member in the case of: 1) the death of the Member;

2) loss of the right aptitude, or lack of it on the day of the election;

the mandate of the force of res judicata of the Court's judgment sentence 3);

4) waiver of the mandate;

5) seizure on the day of the election the position or function, which according to the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland or set cannot be combined with the MEP mandate, subject to the provision of § 3;

6) appointment in the course of the term of Office for the position or entrust that which, subject to the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland or set cannot be combined with the exercise of the mandate of the Member;

7) in the course of selection of the term for the Member of the European Parliament.

§ 2. The refusal to take an oath of Office means resignation.

§ 3. The expiry of the mandate of the Member on the day of the election for the position or function referred to in section 1, paragraph 5, if it does not make Marszałkowi of the Sejm, within 14 days from the date of the notice by the National Electoral Commission in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, the results of the elections to the Sejm, the Declaration of the abandonment of the position or function.

§ 4. The provision of § 3 shall apply mutatis mutandis in respect of the Member who from election day until the start of the term of Office of the Sejm took the position or function, which according to the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland or set cannot be combined with the mandate of a member and in respect of a member, which has received a mandate in the course of the term of Office of the Sejm.


§ 5. The expiry of the mandate of the Member appointed or selected during the term of the position or function referred to in section 1, paragraph 6 and 7, followed by the date of the appointment or selection.

Article. 248. [information on the MEPs] § 1. The State Electoral Commission, after the announcement in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, the results of the elections to the Sejm, shall immediately forward to the Minister of justice the data members that contain the name (s), surname, maiden name, names of parents, date and place of birth, address, nationality and registration number (SSN).

§ 2. Minister of Justice on the basis of data collected in the national criminal record shall Marszałkowi the Sejm within 14 days from the date of receipt of the data referred to in § 1:1) information about MEPs condemned by a sentence of imprisonment for an offence the deliberate public or indictable for deliberate tax offence and MEPs of the disenfranchised by a public court or 2) information that none of the members was not convicted on imprisonment for any offence the deliberate indictable or public deliberate tax offence or has been deprived of public rights by a court.

§ 3. If, after the transmission of the information referred to in section 2, the Minister of Justice will get from the National Criminal Register information about MEPs condemned by a sentence of imprisonment for an offence the deliberate public or indictable for intentional criminal offence or deprived of public rights, MEPs of the Treasury by the judgment of the Court shall immediately forward it to Marszałkowi of the Sejm.

Article. 249. [revocation of the mandate of Mr] § 1. The expiry of the mandate of the Member States without delay, speaker of the Sejm on the way.

§ 2. The provision referred to in paragraph 1, shall be published in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish", subject to article 22. 250. § 3. The provision referred to in paragraph 1, shall be served as soon as the National Electoral Commission, subject to article 22. 250. 250. [order of the Marshal of the Sejm of the expiry of the mandate of Mr] § 1. Order of the Marshal of the Sejm of the expiry of the mandate of the Member of the reasons referred to in article 1. 247 § 1 point 2-7 and the reasons for it shall be served as soon as Mr. From the provisions of a member shall be entitled to appeal to the Supreme Court within three days from the date of service provision. Notice of appeal through the Marshal of the Sejm.

§ 2. The Supreme Court is a Chamber Work, social security and public affairs shall consider the appeal referred to in § 1, and rules on litigious proceedings within 7 days. A copy of the provisions of the Supreme Court are served Mr, which brought the appeal, Marszałkowi Diet and the National Electoral Commission. In the case of failure to appeal. 249 § 2 and 3 shall apply.

Article. 251. [Priority to mandate] § 1. Speaker of the Sejm shall, on the basis of the information of the National Electoral Commission, another candidate from the same list of candidates, which in turn received the largest number of votes in the election, its right of priority, to mandate, in the case of: 1) the death of the Member;

2) deadline for bringing an appeal against the provisions of the Marshal of the Sejm of the expiry of the mandate;

3) failure to appeal against the provisions of the Marshal of the Sejm of the expiry of the mandate by the Supreme Court.

§ 2. If the priority to the mandate shall be entitled to more than one candidate shall apply mutatis mutandis to article. 233. § 3. A declaration of acceptance of the mandate should be submitted within 7 days from the date of service of the notice. Failure to submit the Declaration within the time limit referred to in the previous sentence means the disclaimer to be filled.

§ 4. The candidate may renounce to be a mandate on behalf of the candidate with the same list which has obtained the largest number of votes in succession. A declaration of surrender to appoint mandate should be made Marszałkowi of the Sejm within 7 days from the date of service of the notification referred to in § 1.

§ 5. To fill the mandate decides to Marshal of the Sejm. The provisions of article 4. 249 § 2 and 3 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 6. If the recruitment of the mandate of a member as specified in § 1-3 would be impossible due to the lack of candidates to whom the mandate can be allocated, the speaker of the Sejm, by means of provisions, States that the mandate of the latter's term of Office shall remain vacant.



Chapter 10 the electoral campaign in public radio and television broadcasting programs Article. 252. [free of charge dissemination of election broadcasts in public radio and television broadcasters] § 1. The Election Committee has the right to distribute electoral broadcast free of charge in the public radio and television broadcasters: 1) national-if you registered your list of candidates in at least half of the constituencies;

2) regional – if the registered list of candidates in at least one constituency.

§ 2. The total time the dissemination of electoral broadcast is: 1) national programs-15 hours in the Polish television, including up to 3 hours on TV Polonia, and 30 hours in Polish Radio joint-stock company and regional broadcasting companies, hereinafter referred to as the "Polish Radio", including 5 hours in the program for overseas;

2) in regional programs-10 hours in the Polish television and 15 hours in the Polish radio.

§ 3. (repealed).

Article. 253. [time allowed for the dissemination of electoral broadcast] § 1. The time allowed for the dissemination of electoral broadcast, referred to in article 1. 252 § 2 paragraph 1, shall be divided equally among the eligible election committees on the basis of the information of the National Electoral Commission on electoral committees, which have registered their own list of candidates in at least half of the constituencies.

§ 2. The time allowed for the dissemination of electoral broadcast, referred to in article 1. 252 § 2 paragraph 2, between the legitimate electoral committees in proportion to the number of registered candidates ' lists by the District Electoral Commission shall, on the basis of information, relevant to the area covered by a regional program for registered lists of candidates.

Article. 254. [the order of distributing electoral broadcast] § 1. The order of distribution of electoral broadcast each day determine the editorial head of the relevant national tv shows, including TV Polonia, and regional programmes and radio programmes by drawing lots which was carried out in the presence of individuals seeking the latest list in the 18th day before polling day.

§ 2. On air time sharing arrangements referred to in article 1. 253, the person submitting the list of entitled complaint to the State Election Commission. The action shall be brought within 2 days of making the determination. The State Election Commission shall consider the matter immediately and it seems. From the provisions of the National Electoral Commission is not entitled to remedy.



SECTION IV Senate elections Chapter 1 General rules Article. 255. [Senate elections] elections to the Senate are common, direct, and shall be held by secret ballot.

Article. 256. [select Senators] to the Senate selects 100 senators according to the principle of majority.

Article. 257. [the order of the elections to the Senate] Order by the President of the Republic elections to the Sejm is synonymous with the management of elections to the Senate.

Article. 258. [the application of the provisions of the Act] in matters not regulated by this section shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of chapter III of the code.

Article. 259. [Limitation amount limits] § 1. In the elections to the Senate election committees can spend on electoral agitation only limited amounts of the limits laid down in the following way: 1) the amount of the limit is determined the amount of 18 cents per every voter in the country included in the register of electors;

2) spending limit for the Committee shall be calculated according to the following formula: L = (x k x s)/100, where the individual symbols mean: L-spending limit, in-country number of voters included in voters ' registers, k-amount per every voter in the country included in the register of electors referred to in point 1, s is the number of constituencies in which the Committee has registered candidates for Senators.

 

§ 2. The provisions of article 4. 199 § 2 and art. 200 shall apply mutatis mutandis.



Chapter 2 constituencies Article. 260. [plurality/constituencies] [58] § 1. In order to conduct the elections to the Senate a plurality/constituencies.

§ 2. Constituency shall consist of a part of the area of the province. Constituency boundaries may not violate the boundaries of constituencies created for the elections to the Sejm.

§ 3. A town in the district with over 500 000 inhabitants may be divided into two or more constituencies.

Article. 261. [the Division into constituencies] [59] § 1. [60] the Division of constituencies shall be made according to a uniform representation standards, calculated by dividing the number of inhabitants of the country by 100, taking into account the provisions of article 3. 260 and the following principles: 1) if the quotient resulting from dividing the number of inhabitants of the circle by a uniform standard representation is equal to or greater than 2-reduce the area (change the boundaries) constituency;

2) if the quotient resulting from dividing the number of inhabitants of the circle by a uniform standard representation is less than 0.5-area should be increased (to change the boundaries of) constituency.

§ 2. [61] the number of Senators shall be chosen voivodeship not less than the number of total (without taking into account the fraction of) which is the quotient of the number of inhabitants and the uniform representation standards, and not more than the mentioned integer plus one.


§ 3. [62] the boundaries and numbers of individual constituencies as well as the regional headquarters of the Electoral Commission are defined in annex No. 2 to the code.

§ 4. Information about the constituency shall be notified to the voters of the constituency in the form of the notice of the National Electoral Committee not later than the day before, the election 52 subject to Section 4a. Print and rozplakatowanie notices provides National Bureau.

§ 4a. In the case of the conduct of the elections referred to in article 1. 195 § 1, information about the constituency shall be notified to the voters at the latest 40 day before polling day.

§ 5. The recipe article. 203 shall apply.



Chapter 3 the specific tasks of the Electoral Commission Article. 262. [Election Commission], § 1. Senate elections shall be carried out: 1) the National Electoral Committee;

the district election committees set up 2) for election to the Sejm;

3 election committees election called circumferential) to Sejm.

§ 2. The functions of the District Election Commission, referred to in § 1, paragraph 2, for the constituency to the Senate meets regional Election Commission called for the elections to the Sejm, where territorial jurisdiction covers an area of this constituency to the Senate.

§ 3. In the case of a by-election, referred to in article 1. 283, claiming the District Electoral Commission and electoral commissions and mode peripheral on the principles set out in the code.



Chapter 4 Reporting candidates for Senators Article. 263. [electoral Coalition and Election Committee voters] § 1. A political party that is part of the electoral coalition that was created for the purpose of joint filing of candidates for MPs and candidates for Senators or only to notification of the candidates for the Senate, does not have the right to submit candidates for the Senators themselves.

§ 2. Name and abbreviation for the names of the Election Committee electorate created only in order to notify candidates for Senators must be different from the names and abbreviations of the electoral committees were created in order to notify the candidates for MPs and candidates for Senators or candidates for deputies.

Article. 264. [Reporting candidate] § 1. [63] the Election Committee may submit in the constituency only one candidate for Senator.

§ 2. A candidate can only be in one constituency and only within the framework of the Declaration by one Committee.

Article. 265. [support for candidate filing] § 1. Application of the candidate to the Senator should be supported by the signatures of at least 2 000 voters.

§ 2. A voter can support more than one candidate for Senator.

§ 3. Voter approval of support for Senator candidate Declaration is made next to the signature clearly inscribed his name and the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY registration number.

§ 4. The list of signatures must include on each side of the name of the applicant, the number of the candidate the Election Committee constituency, in which the candidate is declared, and the words: "Give support to the candidate for Senator ... ... .... (last name, first name-names) zgłaszanemu ... ... .... (Election Committee) in the constituency ... ... .... (circle) in the elections to the Senate of the Republic of Poland ordered ... ... .... (day, month, year). "

§ 5. Support of the application for registration of a candidate for Senator can provide only a voter permanently residing in the constituency.



Article. 265A debuted at the [Delete the names of candidates for Senator as a result of his death] if, in the case referred to in article 1. 222 § 1, the deletion of the name of the candidate for Senator occurred as a result of his death, the Commission shall inform the notifier of the candidate about the possibility of filing a new candidate. The notification shall be made not later than the 15th day before polling day; in such a case, article 5(1). 265 § 1 does not apply.



Chapter 5 cards to vote Article. 266. [Print and transfer ballots] District Election Commission after registration of candidates for Senator manages to print ballots and ensure their transfer to the peripheral committees constituency as specified by the State Electoral Commission.

Article. 267. [ballot] voting card is placed in the alphabetical order of the names and names of registered candidates for Senator, giving the name or abbreviation of the Electoral Committee.



Chapter 6 the conditions of validity and the voice of the Article. 268. [Voting] [64] § 1. A voter shall vote for a specific candidate, putting on a card vote "x" (the two intersecting lines in the grid) on the left side next to his name.

§ 2. If it is registered only one candidate, the voter votes for a candidate, putting an "x" in the box marked "Yes" on the left side next to the name of the candidate. Putting the "x" in the box marked "no" on the left side next to the name of a candidate, means that it is a valid vote put against the choice of the candidate.

Article. 269. [valid Card with the voice of void] [65] § 1. If the voting card was not the mark "x" in the box on the left side next to the names of any of the candidates, then this card is considered an important card with the voice invalid.

§ 2. If the card to vote was an "x" in the box on the left side next to the names of two or more applicants, it shall be deemed to be an important card this card with the voice invalid.

§ 3. If the card to vote was an "x" in the box on the left side only with the name of the candidate, whose name has been deleted, then this card is considered an important card with the voice invalid.

§ 4. If, in a situation where only one candidate is registered, there was the mark "x" in any box or erected signs with an "x" in both boxes, then this card is considered an important card with the voice invalid.



Chapter 7 Fixing the results of the vote and the results of the elections in the constituency Article. 270. [Fixing the results of the vote in the] § 1. In determining the results of the voting in the peripheral circuit, the Electoral Commission calculates the number of: 1) voters entitled to vote;

2) voters who have been issued cards to vote;

3) voters voting by proxy;

4 Sockets) cards with urns, including: a), (b) invalid cards) cards are important;

5) votes invalid, stating the reasons for their annulment;

6) votes cast for all candidates, including important;

7) votes cast for candidates for specific important Senator.

§ 2. The number of referred to in § 1 shall be recorded in the minutes of the voting in the circuit.

Article. 271. [Check the correctness of the findings the results of the vote in the] immediately after the voting protocol in the District Electoral Commission shall verify the correctness of the findings the results of the vote in the circuit. Where irregularities are found in the results of the vote, the Commission manages to establish their perimeter by the Electoral Commission and inform the National Electoral Commission.

Article. 272. [Fixing the results of the vote and the results of the elections], § 1. District Election Commission on the basis of the protocols referred to in article 1. 270 section 2, sets out the voting results and the results of the elections and shall be drawn up in two copies of the Protocol the results of the vote and the results of the elections in the constituency.

§ 2. If the competent regional electoral Commission does not obtain the results of the vote over vote abroad or on Polish ships within 24 hours from the end of the voting, as referred to in article 1. 39 section 6, voting in these circuits shall be deemed non-existent. This fact shall be recorded in the minutes of the results of the vote in the constituency, with details of voting wards and the possible reasons for investors of these circuits, the results of the vote.

§ 3. [66] the Protocol shall be the sum of the numbers referred to in article 1. § 1, 270, and the name and the name of the selected Senator, giving the name or abbreviation of the Electoral Committee.

§ 4. The Protocol shall be signed by all persons forming part of the District Electoral Commission present at his drafting. The Protocol shall bear the seal of the Commission.

§ 5. In determining the results of the vote and the drawing up of the Protocol may be present a list of notifiers, which shall have the right of lodging to the protocol specific details of observations.

Article. 273. [the candidate is considered elected Senator] § 1. [67] for selected for Senator in a given constituency considers this a candidate who received most of the votes cast.

§ 2. If two or more candidates received a number of votes eligible to obtain the mandate of priority settles more voting circuits, in which one of the candidates obtained more votes, and if the number of these circuits would be equal, of priority shall decide the draw conducted by the Chairman of the regional Election Commission in the presence of members of the Commission and election agents; the absence of a proxy vote shall not prevent the drawing of lots. Process of the drawing shall be included in the Protocol referred to in article 2. 272 section 1.

§ 3. Methods of the drawing referred to in § 2, the State Electoral Commission.

§ 4. [68] If only one candidate is registered, it shall be deemed that the selected candidate by if in the ballot received more than half of the votes validly cast.

Article. 274. [Application available to the public of the results of the vote and the results of the elections] [69] the District Electoral Commission shall without delay communicate to the public the results of the vote and the results of the elections in the constituency, including the data referred to in article 1. 272 section 3.

Article. 275. [Check the accuracy of the findings of the election results in the counties], § 1. The Protocol the results of the vote and the results of the election in the constituency of the President of the District Electoral Commission shall send without delay, in a sealed envelope to the National Electoral Commission, established by it. Other documents from the election of the national delegations of the Electoral Office of the Director of stores for the headquarters of the Commission.


§ 2. After receiving of the protocols referred to in paragraph 1, the State Election Commission shall verify the accuracy of the findings of the results of elections in the constituencies.

§ 3. In the event of irregularities in the election results the National Electoral Commission manages the re-fixing of these results.



Chapter 8 of publication of election results to the Senate Article. 276. [Application available to the public the results of the elections to the Senate of the] the State Electoral Commission to announce in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, in the form of the notice, and shall make public the results of the elections to the Senate. In the notice include, according to constituencies, the basic information contained in the records of the district electoral commissions and the names and the names of the selected members of the Senate.

Article. 277. [handing in certificates of Senators choosing] State Election Commission gives Senators a certificate of election.

Article. 278. [report on the elections] the State Election Commission shall forward to the President of the Republic, Senate, and Supreme Court Marszałkowi a report on the elections no later than the 14th day after publication of the notice referred to in article 2. 276. Chapter 9 termination of the Senator and to supplement the composition of the Senate Article. 279. [termination of Senator] § 1. The expiry of the mandate of the Senator in the event of: 1) the death of a Senator;

2) loss of the right aptitude, or lack of it on the day of the election;

the mandate of the force of res judicata of the Court's judgment sentence 3);

4) waiver of the mandate;

5) seizure on the day of the election the position or function, which, pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland or of laws, cannot be combined with the Senator's mandate, subject to the provision of § 3;

6) appointment in the course of the term of the position or of entrusting functions, which, in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland or of laws, cannot be combined with the exercise of the mandate of the Senator;

7) in the course of selection of the term for the Member of the European Parliament.

§ 2. The refusal to take an oath means senatorskiego resignation.

§ 3. The expiry of the mandate of the Senator on the day of the election for the position or function referred to in section 1, paragraph 5, if it does not make Marszałkowi of the Senate, within 14 days from the date of the notice by the National Electoral Commission in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, the results of the elections to the Senate, the Declaration of the abandonment of the position or function.

§ 4. The provision of § 3 shall apply mutatis mutandis with respect to the Senator, who from election day until the start of the term of Office of the Senate assumed the position or function, which according to the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland or set cannot be combined with the Senator's mandate and in relation to the Senator, who won a mandate in the course of the term of Office of the Senate.

§ 5. The expiry of the mandate of the Senator appointed or selected during the term of the position or function referred to in section 1, paragraph 6 and 7, followed by the date of the appointment or selection.

Article. 280. [senatorach information] section 1. The State Electoral Commission, after the announcement in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, the results of the elections to the Senate, shall immediately forward to the Minister of Justice of the Senate data containing the name (s), surname, maiden name, names of parents, date and place of birth, address, nationality and registration number (SSN).

§ 2. Minister of Justice on the basis of data collected in the national criminal record shall transmit to the Senate Marszałkowi within 14 days from the date of receipt of the data referred to in § 1:1) senatorach information on sentence by a criminal penalty involving deprivation of liberty for a criminal offense intentional indictable or public deliberate wrong fiscal and senatorach disenfranchised by a public court or 2) information that none of the senators was not convicted on imprisonment for any offence the deliberate public or indictable for deliberate tax offence or was stripped of public rights by a court.

§ 3. If, after the transmission of the information referred to in section 2, the Minister of Justice will get from the National Criminal Register information about the criminal senatorach by the sentence of imprisonment for an offence the deliberate public or indictable for intentional criminal offence or deprived of public rights senatorach Government by a court, shall transmit it to the Senate, Marszałkowi.

Article. 281. [revocation of the mandate of Senator] § 1. The expiry of the mandate of the Senator immediately States Marshal of the Senate, by the way.

§ 2. The provision referred to in paragraph 1, shall be published in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish", subject to article 22. 282. § 3. The provision referred to in § 1, shall immediately be served on the President of the Republic and the National Electoral Commission, subject to article 22. 282. 282. [order of the Marshal of the Senate of the expiry of the mandate of Senator] § 1. Order of the Marshal of the Senate of the expiry of the mandate of the Senator for the reasons referred to in article 1. 279 § 1 point 2-7 and the reasons for it shall be served as soon as a Senator. From the provisions of a Senator shall be entitled to appeal to the Supreme Court within three days from the date of service provision. Notice of appeal through the speaker of the Senate.

§ 2. The Supreme Court is a Chamber Work, social security and public affairs shall consider the appeal referred to in § 1, and rules on litigious proceedings within 7 days. A copy of the provisions of the Supreme Court served a Senator who has lodged an appeal, the President of the Republic, the Senate, and Marszałkowi of the State Election Commission. In the case of failure to appeal. 281 § 2 and 3 shall apply.

Article. 283. [by-election to the Senate], § 1. The President of the Republic manages the by-election to the Senate in the case of: 1) the death of a Senator;

2) deadline for bringing an appeal against the provisions of the Marshal of the Senate of the expiry of the mandate;

3) failure to appeal against the termination of the mandate of the Senate Marshal terms by the Supreme Court.

§ 2. By-election manages and carries out within 3 months from the date of revocation of the mandate of the Senator. No by-election shall be carried out within a period of 6 months prior to the date on which the period for the order of the elections to the Sejm.

§ 3. In matters relating to the order of the elections referred to in § 1, shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of article 4. 194, except that the order of the President of the Republic about the mid-term National Election Commission shall immediately available to the public, in the form of the notice, within the constituency, where elections are to be carried out. Print and rozplakatowanie of the notice provides the National Electoral Office.

§ 4. Voting in the by-election shall be carried out only within the territory of the country, and the right to elect only voters continuously resident in the constituency in which it was ruled by-election.

§ 5. In a by-election in the peripheral to the Commission shall be appointed from 5 to 7 people, and a complement to the composition of the Commission, referred to in article 1. 182 § 8 shall be made if less than 4 candidates.



Chapter 10 the electoral campaign in public radio and television broadcasting programs Article. 284. [the right to distribute free of charge election broadcasts in public service broadcasters] § 1. The Election Committee, who registered candidate for Senator has the right to distribute free of charge election broadcasts in public radio and television broadcasters: 1) national – if registered candidates for Senators in at least half of the constituencies;

2) regional – if registered at least one candidate for Senator.

§ 2. The total time the dissemination of electoral broadcast is: 1) national programs-5 hours in the Polish television and 10 hours in Polish Radio;

2) in the corresponding regional programme-3 hours in the Polish television and 6 hours in the Polish radio.

§ 3. Time distribution of election broadcasts in the national programmes shall be divided equally among all eligible election committees.

§ 4. Time distribution of election broadcasts in the relevant regional programme is divided between the legitimate electoral committees in proportion to the number of candidates for Senators registered in constituencies covered by the scope of the program.

§ 5. The National Council of radio broadcasting and television, after obtaining the opinion of the National Electoral Commission shall determine, by regulation, the rules and the way the overall conduct of the election campaign of radio and television programmes by election committees authorized to distribute election broadcasts in the elections to the Sejm and to the Senate.

Article. 285. [time dissemination free of charge election broadcasts in the midterms] § 1. In the by-election article. 284 § 1, paragraph 1 shall not apply, and the total time the dissemination of electoral broadcast free of charge in the respective regional programmes is 2 hours in the Polish television and 4 hours in the Polish radio.

§ 2. The time limit referred to in paragraph 1, in each regional programme is divided equally among all eligible election committees.



Chapter 11 Specific rules on the financing of the election campaign for the Senate, Art. 286. [the right to a subsidy from the State budget] § 1. The Election Committee, who registered the candidate or candidates for the Senate, has the right to a subsidy from the State budget on the principles referred to in article 1. 150.


§ 2. In the by-election for the Electoral Committee of the height of the declarant, the candidate who has obtained the mandate shall be calculated in such a way that the total amount of the grant per all election committees in the last election carried out to the Sejm and to the Senate shall be divided by the average rate and multiplies 560 price rises of consumer goods and services. This indicator calculates the Central Statistical Office for the period of the month in which the election was conducted to the Sejm and the Senate, to the month in which the elections were held.



SECTION V President of the Republic Elections Chapter 1 General rules Article. 287. [the election of the President of the Republic] the election of the President of the Republic are universal, equal and direct and shall be held by secret ballot.

Article. 288. [the term] the President of the Republic is elected for a five-year term and again may be selected only once.

Article. 289. [the term election Ordinance] § 1. Managed by the election Sejm Marshal not earlier than 6 months and not later than six months before the expiry of the term of Office of the President-in-Office of the President of the Republic and shall appoint their date on a non-working day falling not earlier than 100 days and no later than 75 days prior to the expiry of the term of Office of the President-in-Office of the President of the Republic.

§ 2. In case of emptying of the Office of the President of the Republic speaker of the Sejm manages elections not later than the fourteenth day after the emptying of the Office and shall designate the date of the elections on a non-working day falling within 60 days from the date of the order.

Article. 290. [the order of the elections], § 1. Speaker of the Sejm elections by the President of the Republic manages the provision. Order of the Marshal of the Sejm shall be available to the public and publish in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, the latest in a 3 day after the date of the order.

§ 2. In the provision referred to in § 1, the speaker of the Sejm, in consultation with the National Electoral Commission, shall determine the days in which shall expire on the deadlines for implementation of the Electoral Act provided for in the code (election calendar).

Article. 291. [Oath] § 1. The newly elected President of the Republic swears an oath to the National Assembly on the last day of business, the outgoing President of the Republic.

§ 2. The outgoing President of the Republic ends with the Office upon oath by the newly elected President of the Republic.

§ 3. The President of the Republic elected in the elections referred to in article 1. 289 § 2, swears an oath to the National Assembly within 7 days from the date of the announcement of the resolution of the Supreme Court for confirmation of the validity of the election in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland.

§ 4. The President of the Republic includes the Office upon oath.

Article. 292. [re-organised] § 1. If the election referred to in article 1. 289, none of the candidates for the President of the Republic has not received more than half of the votes validly cast, on the fourteenth day after the first ballot shall be re-organised.

§ 2. In vote choice made from among the two candidates who received the largest number of votes in the first ballot.

§ 3. If any of the two candidates, referred to in § 2, withdraws consent to the candidacy, loses the right to vote or die in his place to the election ballot candidate is allowed, which in turn received the largest number of votes in the first ballot. In this case, the date of the re-vote postponed for a further 14 days.

§ 4. For the selected for the Office of President of the Republic in a vote, it is considered that a candidate who received more of the vote.

§ 5. In the case referred to in § 3, State Electoral Commission shall inform, by way of resolution, about the release of a new candidate for the elections in a vote and shall make public the date of the re-vote.

Article. 293. [vote for one candidate and the lack of candidates] § 1. If the election referred to in article 1. 289. 292, the vote would be carried out only on one candidate, the National Electoral Commission finds this fact by way of resolution, which passes the Marszałkowi Parliament, the public and publish in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland.

§ 2. Speaker of the Sejm again manages elections not later than the 14th day after the date of the announcement of the resolution of the National Electoral Commission in the official journal. The provisions of article 4. 289 § 2 and art. 290 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 3. Provision of section 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis in the case of a lack of candidates.

Article. 294. [Election Commission], § 1. The election of the President of the Republic shall: 1) the National Electoral Committee;

the district electoral commissions of 2);

3 peripheral election committees).

§ 2. Jurisdiction of the district electoral commissions, their numbers and the headquarters of the National Electoral Commission determines by resolution.

Article. 295. [combination of term elections] § 1. In the event of overlapping period of the elections to the Sejm and the Senate with the election of the President of the Republic, the election of the President of the Republic shall carry out electoral committees set up for the elections to the Sejm.

§ 2. Provision of section 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis in the case of the confluence of the term supplementary elections to the Senate and the election of the President of the Republic.

§ 3. In the cases referred to in § 1 and 2, shall be made separately over voting protocols, and the protocols of voting and election results.



Chapter 2 Report of the candidate to the President of the Republic Article. 296. [Application of the candidate to the President of the Republic] of the candidate to the President of the Republic shall report at least 100 000 citizens having the right to elect to the Sejm. The application must be supported by the signatures of the applicants.

Article. 297. [the Electoral Operations on behalf of citizens], § 1. The electoral operations on behalf of nationals referred to in article 1. 296, Election Committee voters.

§ 2. The establishment of the Election Committee shall be subject to: 1) the written consent of the candidate for the candidacy in the elections;

2) written consent of the candidate for the creation of his Committee;

3) a written statement of the candidate about having the right aptitude.

§ 3. The candidate may give consent, referred to in § 2, only one process leading up to the Committee.

§ 4. The consent of the candidate for the candidacy in the elections should include the name (s), surname, maiden name, names of parents, date and place of birth and nationality of the candidate, as well as an indication of his affiliation to a political party. Agreement should also include the candidate's SOCIAL SECURITY number, and information about the proven training carried out occupation and location (plant), as well as the address of residence of the candidate. Consent to the candidacy, the candidate shall bear the date and your signature.

§ 5. The candidate born before 1 August 1972, agreeing on a candidate in the elections, is made up of the National Electoral Commission a statement referred to in article 2. 7 paragraph 1. 1 of the law of 18 October 2006 for the disclosure of information about State security authorities documents from the years 1944-1990 and the content of those documents or information referred to in article 14(2). 7 paragraph 1. 3A.

§ 6. The nationals referred to in article 1. 296, declare in writing about the formation of the Election Committee, giving their names, addresses and SOCIAL SECURITY identification numbers.

Article. 298 [candidate Statement] § 1. The State Election Commission shall immediately forward a statement or a statement of the candidate referred to in article 1. § 5 297, a regional court competent for the sake of the place of residence of the candidate, and shall inform the Director of the Office of the Lustracyjnego the Institute of National Remembrance-Commission for prosecution of crimes against the Polish Nation. The court proceedings initiated ex officio lustracyjne.

§ 2. The State Election Commission shall present to the Ministry of Justice asking for information from the National Criminal Register about the candidate.

Article. 299. [notice for the formation of the Election Committee] § 1. After the meeting, in accordance with the requirements referred to in article 3. 303 § 1, paragraph 3, at least 1 000 signatures of citizens having the right to elect and to supporting the candidate, election agent for the formation of the Election Committee shall inform the State Electoral Commission. Signatures, referred to in the first sentence, are part of the required number of 100 000 citizens ' signatures supporting the candidate.

§ 2. In the notice of the formation of the Election Committee shall be: 1) the name of the Committee and his office address;

2) name (s), the name, address and registration number of the SOCIAL SECURITY representative electoral representative.

§ 3. To the notice of the formation of the Election Committee shall be accompanied by: 1) the Declaration of the formation of the Committee and the Declaration of the financial agent and electoral representative of the adoption of the mandate and, in the case of the financial representative – also that their it requirements referred to in article 3(1). 127 section 2 and 3;

2) written consent of the candidate for the candidacy in the elections referred to in article 14(2). 297 § 2 paragraph 1 and agreed to the creation of its Committee, referred to in article 14(2). 297 § 2 paragraph 2;

3) a written statement of the candidate to have the right of eligibility referred to in article 2. 297 § 2 paragraph 3;

4) list of at least 1 000 citizens referred to in § 1.

§ 4. Notice of formation of the Election Committee can be made at the latest on 55 before the election.

Article. 300. [action on the order of a refusal notice of the formation of the Election Committee] § 1. The delegate process leading up is entitled to complain to the Supreme Court to order the State Electoral Commission to refuse the acceptance of the notice of the formation of the Election Committee. The action shall be brought within 2 days from the date of service of the delegate process leading up the refusal notice of the formation of the Election Committee.


§ 2. The Supreme Court shall examine the complaint in the composition of the 3 judges, contentious, and ruling on complaints within three days. The decision of the Supreme Court is not entitled to remedy. The judgment shall be served to the delegate process leading up and the State Election Commission. If the Supreme Court deems the complaint to be justified the electoral agent, the State Electoral Commission immediately takes notice of the formation of the Election Committee.

Article. 301. [the decision to give the number of the NIP and REGON] at the request of the Electoral Committee, the relevant authorities are obliged to issue a VAT receipt and the decision to grant number (REGON), at the latest by the end of the second working day following the date of filing of the application for a number.

Article. 302. [information on the set up of the electoral committees of the] the State Electoral Commission information on electoral committees created to announce in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Polish Monitor and in the Bulletin of public information.

Article. 303. [Reporting candidate] § 1. Application of the candidate to the President of the Republic shall be made personally by the election agent 2400 in 45 day before polling day. Candidate Declaration should contain: 1) forename (s), last name, age and place of residence (City) declared a candidate for the President of the Republic, together with an indication of his affiliation to a political party;

2) Election Committee name and forename (s), name and mailing address of the financial agent and electoral representative;

3) the list of citizens supporting the application, that contains a clear indication of the name (names) and the names, address, and SOCIAL SECURITY registration number citizen that backups when on a list of signature; each page of the list must include the name of the Electoral Committee of the applicant of the candidate and the endorsement: "I support the candidate for the President of the Republic of Poland ... ... ... [name (s) and surname of the candidate] ordered elections. ... (day, month, year). "

§ 2. The withdrawal of support is not born of legal effects.

Article. 304. [registration candidate] § 1. The State Electoral Commission registers the candidate for the President of the Republic, if the notification was made in accordance with the provisions of the code, in drawing up the Protocol, registration of the candidate, and shall notify the representative.

§ 2. The State Electoral Commission, checking the correctness of the application of a candidate, shall examine: 1) if the candidate meets the conditions of article 81(3). 11 § 1, paragraph 3;

2) compatibility of the data referred to in article 1. 297 section 4, on the basis of the available official documents;

3) or reporting the candidacy was supported by the signatures of at least 100 000 citizens, in accordance with article 4. 303 § 1, paragraph 3.

§ 3. The State Electoral Commission decides not to register a candidate if the candidate does not have the right of eligibility.

§ 4. If the application has defects, the State Election Commission shall immediately calls upon the representative to vote to remove the defects indicated within 3 days of the notification. If the breach is not remedied the flaws within the State Electoral Commission decides to refuse the registration of a candidate.

§ 5. Order of the State Election Commission, referred to in § 3 and 4, and the reasons for it shall be served as soon as the delegate process leading up.

§ 6. The delegate process leading up is entitled to complain to the Supreme Court to order the State Electoral Commission to refuse the registration of a candidate. The action shall be brought within 2 days from the date of service of the delegate process leading up the refusal of registration of a candidate.

§ 7. The Supreme Court shall examine the complaint in the composition of the 3 judges, contentious, and ruling on complaints within three days. The decision of the Supreme Court is not entitled to remedy. The judgment shall be served to the delegate process leading up and the State Election Commission. If the Supreme Court deems the complaint to be justified the electoral agent, the State Election Commission shall immediately record the candidate.

Article. 305. [the drawing up of a list of candidates] § 1. After the expiry of the deadline referred to in article 2. 303 § 1, taking into account article 9. 304 § 4-7, the State Election Commission shall draw up a list of candidates, on which in alphabetical order the names of the places the following information: surname, forename (s), and indicated in the Declaration documented the education, profession, place (bet) work and place of residence of the registered candidates. The list also included the designation of the candidate's affiliation to a political party and the content of a statement referred to in article 2. 7 paragraph 1. 1 of the law of 18 October 2006 for the disclosure of information about State security authorities documents from the years 1944-1990 and the content of these documents within the scope defined in article 1. 13 of this Act.

§ 2. At the latest on 20 before the election of the State Election Commission gives the data referred to in § 1, to the public by rozplakatowanie notices.

Article. 306. [Deletion from the list of candidates] the State Election Commission shall be deleted from the list of candidates, those candidates who withdrew their consent to the candidacy, died or lost the right aptitude. Information about the Delist candidate the State Election Commission shall without delay communicate to the public.



Chapter 3 cards to vote Article. 307. [Print and deliver the cards to vote] of the State Electoral Commission, after completion of the list of candidates, manages the printing of the required number of ballots and polling stations commissions, district of gives to provide their peripheral electoral committees.

Article. 308. [ballot], § 1. On the card to vote are listed in alphabetical order the names and the names of the registered candidates for the President of the Republic.

§ 2. Surname and first name (s) of the candidate is preceded by the left side of the grill for the order of the character "x" meaning voice for a particular candidate.

Article. 309. [information on the deletion from the list and conditions of validity of the voice put on card] if, after ballots are printed, the State Election Commission from a list of candidates skreśli the name of the candidate for the reasons referred to in article 1. 306, the name of the candidate shall be printed on the ballot. Information about the deletion and of the conditions governing the validity of the vote put on this card is given to the public in the form of the notice and ensure that it is rozplakatowanie at polling stations on the day of the vote.

Article. 310. [drafting and transmission of ballots for marine vessels on the circuit and abroad] the preparation and transmission of ballots for voting circuit created on Polish ships and abroad shall be the State Electoral Commission, after consultation with the Minister responsible for Maritime Affairs and the Minister responsible for Foreign Affairs.



Chapter 4 how to vote and the conditions of validity of the voice Article. 311. [Voting] Voter gives voice to one of the candidates, whose name appears on the card to vote, by putting in the box on the left side next to his name "x" (the two intersecting lines within the grille).

Article. 312. [invalid Voice] shall be deemed to be declared invalid: 1) placed on the card to vote on which a voter has placed an "x" by more than one name of a candidate;

2) put on the card to vote on which a voter has not put an "x" mark on any of the names of the candidates.



Chapter 5 determination of the results of the vote and the election of the President of the Republic. The validity of the election Article. 313. [in voting Protocol] Peripheral Election Commission after the election voting Protocol shall be drawn up in the election of the President of the Republic and shall forward it to the regional Election Commission.

Article. 314. [to determine the aggregate results of the vote], § 1. District Election Commission after receiving protocols from all voting circuits shall be cumulative voting results without delay and shall be drawn up in duplicate. The Protocol, together with the protocols the peripheral electoral commissions, in a sealed envelope shall be sent without delay to the National Electoral Commission.

§ 2. If the competent regional electoral Commission does not obtain the results of the vote over vote abroad and on Polish ships within 24 hours from the end of the voting, as referred to in article 1. 39 section 6, voting in these circuits shall be deemed non-existent. This fact shall be recorded in the minutes of collective results of the vote, with details of voting wards and the possible reasons for investors of these circuits, the results of the vote.

§ 3. The other copies with all protocols from the election of the President of the regional electoral commissions shall transmit to the competent directors and wójtom topical National delegations of the Electoral Office.

Article. 315. [Check the correctness of determination of the aggregate results of the vote], § 1. After receiving of the protocols referred to in article 1. 314 § 1, the State Election Commission shall verify the correctness of the determination by the District Electoral Commission the aggregate results of the vote.

§ 2. In the event of irregularities in the aggregate results of the vote of the State Election Commission manages the re-fixing of these results. The provisions of article 4. 314 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Article. 316. [to fix the results of the vote on the candidates for the President of the Republic] Immediately after receiving and checking of protocols from all the regional electoral commissions of the State Election Commission shall determine the results of the voting on the candidates for the President of the Republic and shall draw up a protocol.

Article. 317. [a statement following the elections for the President of the Republic], § 1. On the basis of the results laid down by the Protocol State vote, the Electoral Commission notes, by way of resolution, the outcome of elections for the President of the Republic.


§ 2. The resolution referred to in § 1, the State Election Commission shall immediately forward to the President of the Republic of Frankfurt, defeating the Sejm and Marszałkowi and gives the newly elected President of the Republic.

Article. 318. [Provide the results of the vote and elections to the public] § 1. The results of the vote and the result of the elections of the State Election Commission shall make public in the form of the notice.

§ 2. In the case referred to in article 1. 292 sections 1 and 3, the State Election Commission shall also notice the names and the names of the candidates to the President of the Republic candidate in the vote.

§ 3. Notice of the State Election Commission on the results of the vote and the result of the election shall be made public in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland.

§ 4. The State Electoral Commission has published a study of statistics containing detailed information about the results of voting and elections and provides the results of the voting and the elections in an electronic form.

Article. 319. [re-organised] § 1. Re-organised in voting circuits that are created for the conduct of elections, as provided for in the code.

§ 2. Repeat vote shall be carried out on the basis of the second copy of the register subject to update.

§ 3. The State Election Commission shall make public in the form of the notice the results of re-vote and the outcome of elections. Notice of the State Election Commission shall be subject to the notice in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland.

Article. 320. [report on the elections] not later than 14 days after the Administration made available to the public of the results of the elections, the National Electoral Committee shall forward the Marszałkowi diet and the Supreme Court with a report on the elections.

Article. 321. [Protest against the choice of the President of the Republic], § 1. Protest against the choice of the President of the Republic shall be lodged in writing to the Supreme Court not later than within 3 days from the date of application of the election results made public by the State Electoral Commission. Giving in this period of protest in the Polish postal service designated operator within the meaning of the Act of November 23, 2012 – the postal Law is tantamount to bringing it to the Supreme Court.

§ 2. With regard to the voters staying abroad or on the Polish maritime vessel requirements set out in § 1 shall be deemed to have been met if the protest was lodged up to the competent territorial konsulowi or master of the vessel. A voter is obliged to join the protest, notice of the establishment of its representative and resident in the country or of the representative for service and resident in the country, under pain of leaving without protest.

§ 3. The applicant protest should spell out in the allegations and provide evidence or indicate on which is based its allegations.

Article. 322. [Leave without further protest gear] § 1. The Supreme Court leaves without further reaches of the protest lodged by a person not entitled to do so or that do not meet the conditions referred to in article 1. 321. it is the restoration of the term for filing a protest.

§ 2. The Supreme Court leaves without further course of protest concerning the matter to which the code provides for the possibility of bringing before the vote of a complaint or referral to the Court or to the National Electoral Commission.

§ 3. If in protest at being accused of committing crimes against the electoral process, the Supreme Court shall immediately inform the Attorney-General.

Article. 323. [consideration of the protest] § 1. The Supreme Court shall consider the protest at the composition of the 3 judges, contentious, and issue an opinion in the form of provisions on the protest.

§ 2. The opinion shall contain findings as to the merits of the allegations of protest, and in the case of confirmation of the legitimacy of complaints-assessment of whether an offence against the electoral process or infringement of the provisions of the code have an effect on the outcome of the election.

§ 3. The participants are: the applicant protest, President of the Electoral Committee or his or her Deputy and the Attorney General.

Article. 324. [settlement of the validity of the election of the President of the Republic], § 1. The Supreme Court in the composition of the whole Chamber of Work, social security and public affairs on the basis of a report from the election by the National Electoral Commission and after the protests are resolved the validity of the election of the President of the Republic.

§ 2. The decision referred to in § 1, the Supreme Court shall take the form of a resolution not later than the 30th day after the administration of the election results made public by the State Electoral Commission meeting with the participation of the Attorney General and the President of the National Electoral Commission.

§ 3. The resolution of the Supreme Court shall be immediately Marszałkowi of the Sejm, as well as send the State Election Commission and publish in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland.

Article. 325. [annul the election of the President of the Republic], § 1. In the event the Supreme Court decisions declaring the nullity of the election of the President of the Republic, shall be carried out on the basis of new elections and provided for in the code.

§ 2. Order of the Marshal of the Sejm of the new election shall be made available to the public and to announce in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, the latest 5 day after the date of the announcement of the resolution of the Supreme Court, referred to in § 1.



Chapter 6 of the electoral campaign in the programmes of public service broadcasters of radio and television Articles. 326. [free of charge dissemination of election broadcasts in national public service broadcasters] § 1. The Election Committee has the right to distribute electoral broadcast free of charge in the public national radio and television broadcasters.

§ 2. The total time the dissemination of electoral broadcast 25 hours in the Polish television, including 5 hours of TV Polonia, and 35 hours in the Polish Radio, including up to 5 hours in the program for foreign countries.

§ 3. The order of distribution of electoral broadcast each day determine the editorial head of the relevant national tv shows, including TV Polonia, radio and by the drawing of lots carried out in the presence of delegates, at the latest on 18 before the vote.

§ 4. On the arrangements for the allocation of airtime representatives shall be entitled to a complaint to the State Election Commission. A complaint must be lodged within 24 hours of making the determination. The State Election Commission shall consider the matter immediately and it seems. From the provisions of the National Electoral Commission is not entitled to remedy.

§ 5. In the case of the order of the vote again, as referred to in article 1. 292, during the period from the 9th day before vote until the end of the election campaign before the re-vote Television Poland and Polish Radio package free of charge election broadcasts prepared by committees of both candidates, except that the total time is 6 hours and 8 hours of Television in the Polish radio. The provisions of sections 3 and 4 shall apply mutatis mutandis, except that the draw for the order of distributing electoral broadcast each day, shall be carried out in the 10 day before voting again.



Chapter 7 financing of election campaign Article. 327. [the amount on the campaign limit limited] § 1. Electoral committees can spend on election campaign only limited amount of limit, the amount of which is determined the amount of 60 cents per every voter in the country included in the register of voters.

§ 2. The State Electoral Commission, within 14 days from the date of the order of the elections, announces, in the form of a communication in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish" and make public the number of voters entered in the registers of voters throughout the country at the end of the quarter preceding the date of the notice of the order of the elections.

§ 3. The proper Minister of public financies, by regulation, the amount of the increase referred to in paragraph 1, in the event of an increase in the total consumer price index by more than 5%, corresponding to an increase in those prices.

§ 4. Rate of increase of the prices referred to in paragraph 3, shall be determined on the basis of a communication from the President of the Central Statistical Office issued a notice in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish" to the 20 day of the first month of each quarter.



SECTION VI of the elections to the European Parliament Section 1 General rules Article. 328. [elections to the European Parliament] elections to the European Parliament are universal, equal, direct and proportional and shall be held by secret ballot.

Article. 329. [select members of the European Parliament], § 1. In elections to the European Parliament shall elect a number of members referred to in the legislation of the European Union.

§ 2. Members of the European Parliament are selected for five years.

Article. 330. [members of the European Parliament] members of the European Parliament are the representatives of the peoples of the Member States of the European Union; shall not be bound by any instructions and shall not be removed.

Article. 331. [the term of elections] § 1. Members of the European Parliament elections are held in the electoral period laid down in the legislation of the European Union.

§ 2. The election of the President of the Republic, managed by the provisions, no later than 90 days before the date of the elections, specifying their date on a non-working day per electoral period, referred to in § 1.

Article. 332. [order of the President of the Republic with the order of the elections], § 1. Order of the President of the Republic with the order of the elections shall be made available to the public and to announce in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, the latest 5 day after the date of the order.


§ 2. In the provision referred to in § 1, the President of the Republic, after consulting the National Electoral Commission, shall determine the days in which shall expire on the deadlines for implementation of the Electoral Act provided for in the code (election calendar). The provision gives the number of members of the European Parliament elected in the Republic of Poland.

§ 3. The State Electoral Commission, within 14 days from the date of the notice referred to in paragraph 1 shall be made available to the public in the form of the notice provision as referred to in paragraph 1, together with an indication of the constituencies and the premises of the district electoral commissions.

Article. 333. [prohibition of posts in European Union law] the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament shall be incompatible with the exercise of position or the performance of functions specified in the legislation of the European Union.

Article. 334. [prohibition of posts in national legislation] § 1. The mandate of the Member of the European Parliament shall be incompatible with the exercise of the mandate of the Member of Parliament or Senator.

§ 2. Member of the European Parliament cannot be a member of the Council of Ministers in the Republic of Poland or the Secretary of State and occupy the position or perform functions that, pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland or of laws, cannot be combined with the exercise of the mandate of the Member of Parliament or Senator.

Article. 335. [the Division of seats] broken seats shall be taken into consideration only those electoral committees, the list of candidates who received at least 5% of the valid votes cast nationally.

Article. 336. [the electoral Protest and on the determination of the validity of the elections to the European Parliament] election protests and statements on the validity of the elections to the European Parliament shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of article 4. 241-246.

Article. 337. [amount of electoral agitation on the restricted limits] § 1. In elections to the European Parliament election committees can spend on electoral agitation only limited amounts of the limits laid down in the following way: 1) the amount of the limit is determined the amount of 60 cents per every voter in the country included in the register of electors;

2) spending limit for the Committee shall be calculated according to the following formula: L = w × k, where each symbols means: L-spending limit, in-the number of voters in the country included in the register of voters in constituencies in which the Committee has registered a list of candidates, k-amount per every voter in the country included in the register of electors referred to in point 1.

 

§ 2. The State Electoral Commission, within 14 days from the date of the order of the elections, announces in the form of a communication in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish" and include in the Bulletin of public information number of voters entered in the registers of voters across the country and within individual constituencies at the end of the quarter preceding the date of the notice of the order of the elections.

§ 3. The proper Minister of public financies, by regulation, the amount of the increase referred to in § 1, paragraph 1, in the event of an increase in the total consumer price index by more than 5%, corresponding to an increase in those prices.

§ 4. Rate of increase of the prices referred to in paragraph 3, shall be determined on the basis of a communication from the President of the Central Statistical Office issued a notice in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish" to the 20 day of the first month of each quarter.

Article. 338. [the application of the provisions of the Act] in matters not regulated by this section shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of chapter III of the code.



Chapter 2 the Electoral Commissions and electoral districts Article. 339. [Election Commission], § 1. Elections to the European Parliament shall: 1) the National Electoral Committee;

the district electoral commissions of 2);

3 district electoral commissions);

4) election commissions peripheral.

§ 2. Jurisdiction of the district electoral commissions, their numbers and within the boundaries of the constituency, the State Electoral Commission determines by resolution.

Article. 340. [the Division into constituencies] § 1. In order to conduct the elections to the European Parliament constituencies are created, hereinafter referred to as "in this section" polling stations and districts ".

§ 2. Constituency covers the area of one or more provinces or part of the province. Constituency boundaries may not violate the borders of its composition of districts and towns in the County.

§ 3. Division into constituencies, their numbers and boundaries, as well as the headquarters of the regional electoral commissions set out in the annex No. 3 to code.



Chapter 3 Report of the candidates for the members of the European Parliament Article. 341. [the right to submit candidates for the members of the European Parliament] right to submit candidates for the members of the European Parliament shall be entitled to: 1) the process leading up to the Committee of a political party;

2) koalicyjnemu process leading up to the Committee;

3) process leading up to the Committee.

Article. 342. [the number of candidates] the number of candidates for members of the European Parliament reported on the list of candidates shall be not less than 5 and greater than 10.

Article. 343. [Support signatures list] list of candidates should be supported by the signatures of at least 10,000 voters permanently residing in a given constituency. The provisions of article 4. 210 § 2 and 3 shall apply.

Article. 344. [citizen of the European Union which is not a Polish citizen] § 1. In the case of a non-EU citizen candidacy Polish citizen candidate for written consent for candidacy is required include: 1) a statement to the effect that it is not standing as a candidate in elections to the European Parliament in any other Member State of the European Union;

2) a statement to the effect that it was not stripped, pursuant to the decision of the Court or an administrative decision subject to appeal, the right to stand as a candidate in elections to the European Parliament in the Member State of the European Union its origin;

3) the last address of residence in the Member State of the European Union.

§ 2. After making the Declaration to supplement the list of candidates for the names of the candidates or a change of candidates or their order in the list or change the designation of a candidate who does not belong to any political party, the name or abbreviation of the party name supporting this candidate shall be inadmissible.



Article. 344a. [the competent authority for the purpose of receiving and transmitting the information necessary to determine the rights of candidates eligibility] the competent authority for the purpose of receiving and transmitting the information necessary to determine eligibility rights of candidates for members of the European Parliament, who are in a Member State of the European Union other than the Member State of origin is the proper minister of informatics [70].



Article. 344b. [information on the statements] § 1. Regional Election Commission as soon as possible after the adoption of the Declaration of a list of candidates to the proper Minister of informatics [71] asking for information on the declarations referred to in article 2. 344 § 1 point 2.

§ 2. The proper Minister of informatics [72] immediately occurs to a Member State of the European Union origin of the candidate, who has made the Declaration referred to in article 2. 344 § 1, paragraph 2, to confirm the veracity of that statement.

§ 3. Information on the statements referred to in article 2. 344 § 1, paragraph 2, by the Member State of the European Union origin of the candidate, who has made this statement, the proper minister of informatics [73] shall immediately forward to the District Election Commission.

§ 4. If the information referred to in § 3, it follows that the candidate has made a false statement, referred to in article 1. 344 § 1 point 2, this information in relation to the candidates who were elected members of the European Parliament, the proper minister of informatics [74] passes the Marszałkowi Diet.



Article. 344c. [Inquiry on the establishment of the right of the candidate's aptitude as a Polish citizen] in the case of a Member State of the European Union inquiry on the establishment of a Polish citizen candidate eligibility rights, the proper minister of informatics [75] without delay, but not later than within 5 working days from the date of receipt of the request, shall transmit to the information in this regard.

Article. 345. [registration list of candidates] § 1. Regional Election Commission records list of candidates, declared in accordance with the provisions of the code, in drawing up the protocol registration. Non-receipt of pending the drawing up of the protocol registration information referred to in article 14(2). 344b § 3 shall not prevent registration of a list of candidates. One copy of the Protocol are served to the person making the list and sends the State Election Commission.

§ 2. In case of refusal of registration in respect of some of the candidates list are recorded to the extent that the refusal, except that the number of candidates reported in the list of candidates may not be less than 5.

Article. 346. [Delete the registered list] § 1. District Election Commission shall be deleted from the registered list of candidates last name candidate for Member of the European Parliament, who died, lost the right to eligibility, the Commission made a statement in writing of the withdrawal of consent to the candidacy or made a false declaration as referred to in article 1. 344 § 1 point 2.

§ 2. If the deletion of the name of the candidate of the registered list of candidates has occurred as a result of the death of the candidate, and this list has less than 5 candidates, the Commission shall inform the notifying person a list about the possibility of filing a new candidate. Additions to the list shall be made not later than the 15th day before polling day; in such a case, article 5(1). 210 does not apply.


§ 3. If the deletion of the name of the candidate from the list was from another cause than the death of a candidate or list has not been completed, taking into account the time limit referred to in paragraph 2, and the list has less than three candidates, the Commission revokes the registration of this list. From the provisions issued in this case was not entitled to the remedy.



Chapter 4 the electoral campaign in public radio and television broadcasting programs Article. 347. [free of charge dissemination of election broadcasts in public service broadcasters] § 1. The Election Committee has the right to distribute electoral broadcast free of charge in the public radio and television broadcasters: 1) national-if you registered your list of candidates in at least half of the constituencies;

2) regional – if the registered list of candidates in at least one constituency.

§ 2. The total time the dissemination of electoral broadcast is: 1) national programs 15 hours in the Polish television, the hours between 1700 and 2300, and 20 hours in the Polish Radio;

2) in regional programs-10 hours in the Polish television and 20 hours in the Polish radio.

§ 3. The time allowed for the dissemination of electoral broadcast referred to in § 2 paragraph 1, shall be divided equally amongst the eligible election committees on the basis of the information of the National Electoral Commission on electoral committees, which have registered their own list of candidates in at least half of the constituencies.

§ 4. The time allowed for the dissemination of electoral broadcast referred to in § 2 paragraph 2, between the legitimate electoral committees in proportion to the number of registered candidates ' lists by the District Electoral Commission shall, on the basis of information, relevant to the area covered by a regional program for registered lists of candidates.

Article. 348. [the order of distributing electoral broadcast] § 1. The order of distribution of electoral broadcast each day determine the editorial head of the relevant national tv shows, including TV Polonia, and regional programmes and radio programmes by drawing lots which was carried out in the presence of individuals seeking a list of candidates not later than in 18 day before polling day.

§ 2. On air time sharing arrangements referred to in article 1. 347 section 3 and 4, the person submitting the list of candidates shall be entitled to a complaint to the State Election Commission. The action shall be brought within 2 days of making the determination. The State Election Commission shall consider the matter immediately and it seems. From the provisions of the National Electoral Commission is not entitled to remedy.



Chapter 5 determination of voting results and election results Article. 349. [Application available to the public of the results of the vote in the] § 1. Giving to the public the results of the vote in the may not take place before the end of voting in the other Member States of the European Union.

§ 2. The State Election Commission shall make public the electoral committees of the peripheral and information on hours, from which you will be able to provide voters the results referred to in § 1.

Article. 350. [Check the correctness of the findings the results of the vote in the] immediately after the vote, the Electoral Commission district protocol checks the correctness of the findings the results of the vote in the circuit. In the case of irregularities in the results of the vote, the Commission manages to establish their perimeter by the Electoral Commission and shall inform the competent District Electoral Commission. The provisions of article 4. 70 § 2 and 3 and article. 71 to 74 shall apply.

Article. 351. [to fix the results of the vote in the region], § 1. District Election Commission on the basis of protocols of voting in the circumference of the voting results shall be within its jurisdiction and shall be drawn up in two copies, the results of the vote in the region.

§ 2. In the Protocol shall be the sum of the corresponding numbers contained in the protocols, the results of the vote in the circuit.

§ 3. The Protocol shall be signed by all the persons present at the Commission of his drafting. The Protocol shall bear the seal of the Commission.

§ 4. In determining the results of the vote and the drawing up of the Protocol may be present men of trust, which has the right to bring to the Protocol, with the specific details of the allegations. The endorsement of the introduction of the comments shall be shown in the Protocol.

§ 5. The President of the Office of the Electoral Commission shall immediately forward to the competent District Election Commission data from the Protocol relating to the number of votes cast for all the candidates ' list, including important and valid votes cast for each list of candidates and votes of important cast on individual candidates, in the manner set out by the State Electoral Commission. The men of trust shall be entitled to participate in the submission of data from the Protocol.

§ 6. The Protocol the results of the vote in the region together with the protocols of voting of the circuits of the vote the President of the Office of the Electoral Commission shall forward immediately to the District Election Commission, established by the State Electoral Commission. Other documents from the election forward to the Director of the National delegations of the Electoral Office for the headquarters of the Commission.

§ 7. The pattern of the Protocol the results of the vote in the region will determine the National Electoral Commission.

Article. 352. [Check the correctness of the findings the results of the vote by the election committees of the district], § 1. Upon receipt of the Chairmen of the District Election Commission protocols, the results of the vote in the District Electoral Commission shall verify the correctness of the findings the results of the vote by the election committees in the district.

§ 2. Where irregularities are found in the results of the vote, referred to in § 1, the Regional Electoral Commission manages re-fixing by provincial electoral Commission of these results.

Article. 353. [to fix the results of the vote in the district], § 1. District Election Commission on the basis of the results of the vote protocols in areas shall be voting results for each list of candidates and draw up, in duplicate, of the results of the vote in the constituency.

§ 2. If the competent regional electoral Commission does not obtain the results of the vote over vote abroad or on Polish ships within 24 hours from the end of the voting, as referred to in article 1. 39 section 6, voting in these circuits shall be deemed non-existent. This fact shall be recorded in the minutes of the results of the vote in the constituency, with details of voting wards and the possible reasons for investors of these circuits, the results of the vote.

§ 3. In the Protocol shall be the sum of the corresponding numbers contained in the protocols, the results of the vote in the region.

§ 4. The Protocol shall be signed by all the persons present at the Commission of his drafting. The Protocol shall bear the seal of the Commission.

§ 5. In determining the results of the vote and the drawing up of the Protocol may be present electoral agents or persons authorized by them, which shall have the right of lodging to the Protocol, with the specific details of the allegations.

§ 6. The Protocol the results of the vote in the constituency of the President of the District Electoral Commission shall send without delay to the National Electoral Commission, established by it. Other documents from the election of the national delegations of the Electoral Office of the Director of stores for the headquarters of the Commission.

§ 7. The pattern of the Protocol the results of the vote in a constituency determines the State Electoral Commission.

§ 8. After receiving of the protocols referred to in paragraph 6, the State Election Commission shall verify the accuracy of the findings of the results of elections in the constituencies.

§ 9. In the event of irregularities in the election results the National Electoral Commission manages the re-fixing of these results.

Article. 354. [to fix the results of the vote on a national scale] after receiving the results of the vote protocols from all constituencies of the State Election Commission shall determine the results of the vote on a national scale and notes that the list of candidates of the electoral committees shall meet the qualifying condition for participation in the distribution of seats, and then distributes all its mandates between electoral committees according to the total number of valid votes cast for the list of candidates of the Election Committee and proceed to determine the number of seats per for each list of candidates each election committees which have received fines, and to grant these credentials to specific candidates.

Article. 355. [a statement covering a number of important votes on a national scale] State Election Commission on the basis of the data protocol containing the results of the vote in the constituencies, shall draw up a statement covering a number of important votes on a national scale and important votes cast for a list of candidates each election committees in all districts and establishes the list of electoral committees, whose list of candidates satisfy the condition referred to in article 2. 335. 356. [the Division of seats among the electoral committees] § 1. The State Election Commission distributes all its mandates between electoral committees shall be entitled as follows: 1) the number of votes cast for a list of candidates including important each election committees shall be divided successively by: 1; 2; 3. 4 and continue to the next number until when received in this way ilorazów can line up enough to turn the largest numbers, how many members of the European Parliament are elected in the Republic of Poland;

2) each process leading up to the Committee be granted enough seats, how many of the established in this way a number of the largest sequence number it is ilorazów.


§ 2. If several of the electoral committees received an equal number of ranked numbers last quotients in the specified manner, and these committees is more than seats to delimit electoral committees shall take precedence, in the order in which the total number of votes cast for a list of candidates of these committees. If the list of candidates of two or more electoral committees was given an equal number of votes, of priority shall decide the number of constituencies in which the list of the Committee was given a greater number of votes.

Article. 357. [Protocol the results of the vote on a national scale and distribution of seats], § 1. After following the steps referred to in article 1. 355. 356 State Election Commission shall draw up a protocol the results of the vote on a national scale and the general distribution of mandates between electoral committees.

§ 2. In the Protocol Exchange: 1) voters entitled to vote;

2) voters who have been issued cards to vote;

3) voters voting by proxy;

4 Sockets) cards with urns, including: a), (b) invalid cards) cards are important;

5) votes invalid, stating the reasons for their annulment;

6) votes cast for all the candidates ' list, including important;

7) votes cast on each of a list of candidates including important Election Committee;

8) seats per each Committee process leading up to the holder to participate in the distribution of seats.

§ 3. The Protocol also lists the election committees, whose list of candidates satisfy the condition referred to in article 2. 335, and election committees, whose list of candidates does not meet this condition. To the Protocol shall be accompanied by the statement referred to in article 2. 355. 358. [determination of the number of seats per individual lists of candidates] § 1. The State Electoral Commission, after determining how many seats each electoral committees is, shall draw up a statement including: 1) the number of votes cast for a list of candidates including important each election committees, whose list of candidates satisfy the condition referred to in article 2. 335, and 2) the number of votes cast for a list of candidates each important each election committees referred to in paragraph 1.

§ 2. On the basis of the statement referred to in paragraph 1, the State Election Commission shall proceed to determine the number of seats per individual lists of candidates. To this end, separately for each of the Electoral Committee, the number of valid votes cast for the list of candidates of the Election Committee in each circle is multiplied every time by the number of seats, the Committee in question fall then so obtained shall be divided by the product of the number of valid votes cast in all districts on the list of candidates of the Election Committee. Integer value (before the comma) obtained in this way, the quotient of the number of seats per the list of candidates.

§ 3. If, after the completion of the investigation referred to in paragraph 2, in respect of all the lists of candidates of the Election Committee has not been allocated all the mandates of the Committee, yet the remaining ago per to split the seats shall be allocated to the lists of candidates for which the calculated quotients show decimal in turn the highest values, taking into account also the lists of candidates who do not have yet any mandate.

Article. 359. [Seats per the list] Mandates per the list shall be distributed in accordance with the provisions of article 3. 233. 360. [members of the European Parliament elections Protocol] § 1. Once the results of the election in each constituency of the State Election Commission shall draw up a protocol for the election of members of the European Parliament.

§ 2. In the Protocol shall be shown separately for each constituency, a list of lists of candidates registered in the constituency and the list of lists that meet the condition referred to in article 2. 335, as well as the number of: 1) voters entitled to vote;

2) voters who have been issued cards to vote;

3) voters voting by proxy;

4 Sockets) cards with urns, including: a), (b) invalid cards) cards are important;

5) votes invalid, stating the reasons for their annulment;

6) valid votes cast for each of the lists of candidates;

7) votes cast for the candidates to each of the various important lists of candidates;

8) seats per each list of candidates satisfying the condition referred to in article 2. 335. § 3. The Protocol also includes the names and the names of the selected members of the European Parliament from each list.



Chapter 6, publication of the results of the elections to the European Parliament Article. 361. [Application available to the public the results of the election of members of the European Parliament], the State Electoral Commission to announce in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland, in the form of the notice, and shall make public the results of the election of members of the European Parliament. Notice shall include the information referred to in article 1. 357 § 2 and art. 360 § 2 and 3.

Article. 362. [report on the elections and handing over members of choice] § 1. The State Election Commission shall forward to the President of the Republic of Poland, the Sejm and the Supreme Court of Marszałkowi report on the elections and handed to the members of the European Parliament for the certification of the election not later than 14. the day after the announcement of the notice referred to in article 2. 361. § 2. Speaker of the Sejm shall immediately after publication of the notice referred to in article 2. 361, the President of the European Parliament shall forward notice of the selection of members of the European Parliament and other required documents by the European Parliament.



Chapter 7 the termination of the mandate. The loss of the mandate of the Article. 363. [the termination of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament] Expiry of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament in the case of: 1) death;

2) waiver.

Article. 364. [the loss of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament], § 1. The loss of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament in the case of: 1) loss of the right aptitude, or lack of it on the selection;

2) seizure on the day of the election the position or duties, as referred to in article 69. 333. 334 § 2;

2A) the appointment in the on position or delegate the function referred to in article 69. 333. 334 § 2;

3) choice on Member of Parliament or Senator;

4) annulment of the selection of members of the European Parliament.

§ 2. The loss of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament, in the case referred to in § 1, paragraph 2, if not make a Marszałkowi of the Sejm, within 14 days from the date of the notice by the State Electoral Commission of the results of the elections to the European Parliament, representations of the abandonment of the position or function.

§ 2a. The provision of § 2 shall apply by analogy in respect of the Member of the European Parliament, which since election day until the start of the term of Office of the European Parliament took the position or function, as referred to in article 69. 333. 334 § 2, and in respect of a member of the European Parliament, which has received a mandate in the course of the term of Office of the European Parliament.

§ 3. The loss of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament, in the case referred to in § 1, paragraph 2a and 3, followed by the date of the appointment or selection.

§ 4. If a member of the European Parliament, zares of Parliament pursuant to article 16. 251, loses the mandate of Member of the European Parliament on the day of release by the Marshal of the Sejm of the fill of the mandate of the Member of the diet.

Article. 365. [the application of the provisions of the Act] to members of the European Parliament shall apply the provisions of article 4. 248. 366. [the finding of loss of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament], § 1. The loss of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament without delay, speaker of the Sejm concluded by way of provision.

§ 2. The provision referred to in paragraph 1, shall be published in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish", subject to article 22. 367. § 3. The provision referred to in paragraph 1, shall be served as soon as the National Electoral Commission, subject to article 22. 367. § 4. About the loss of the mandate of the Member of Parliament Speaker of the Sejm shall immediately inform the President of the European Parliament, subject to article 22. 367. 367. [order of the Marshal of the Sejm about the loss of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament], § 1. Order of the Marshal of the Sejm about the loss of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament of the reasons referred to in article 1. 364 § 1 point 1-3 and the reasons for it shall be served as soon as ago Mr. From the provisions of a member shall be entitled to appeal to the Supreme Court within three days from the date of service provision. Notice of appeal through the Marshal of the Sejm.

§ 2. The Supreme Court is a Chamber Work, social security and public affairs shall consider the appeal referred to in § 1, and rules on litigious proceedings within 7 days. A copy of the provisions of the Supreme Court are served Mr, which brought the appeal, Marszałkowi Diet and the National Electoral Commission. In the case of failure to appeal. 366 § 2-4 shall apply.

Article. 368. [Notification of priority to mandate] § 1. Speaker of the Sejm shall, on the basis of the information of the National Electoral Commission, another candidate from the same list of candidates, which in turn received the largest number of votes in the election, its right of priority to the mandate in the case of: 1) the expiry of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament, established by the President of the European Parliament;

2) deadline for bringing an appeal against the provisions of the Marshal of the Sejm about the loss of the mandate;

3) failure to appeal against the provisions of the Marshal of the Sejm about the loss of the mandate by the Supreme Court.

§ 2. Provision of section 1 shall not apply in the case of loss of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament on the basis of article. 364 § 1 (4).

§ 3. If the priority to the mandate shall be entitled to more than one candidate shall apply mutatis mutandis to article. 233.


§ 4. A declaration of acceptance of the mandate should be submitted within 7 days from the date of service of the notice. Failure to submit the Declaration within the time limit referred to in the previous sentence means the disclaimer to be filled.

§ 5. The candidate may renounce to be a mandate for the next qualified candidate on the same list. Statement about the resolution of priority should be made Marszałkowi of the Sejm within 7 days from the date of service of the notification referred to in § 1.

§ 6. If the recruitment of the mandate of the Member of the European Parliament as specified in § 1-3 would be impossible due to the lack of candidates to whom the mandate can be allocated, the speaker of the Sejm of their right to mandate priority shall, on the basis of the notices referred to in article 2. 361, a candidate from another list of candidates with the same electoral Committee, which received the largest number of votes in the election, unless it has obtained the mandate.

§ 7. To fill the mandate decides to Marshal of the Sejm. The provisions of article 4. 366 § 2-4 shall apply mutatis mutandis.



SECTION VII of the elections to local government bodies which bodies Chapter 1 General rules Article. 369. [elections to the Councils] elections to the Councils are universal, equal, direct and secret ballot.

Article. 370. [candidacy for Councillor] § 1. You can be a member of only one body, which is a unit of local government.

§ 2. You can run at the same time, only one of the bodies referred to in article 1. 5 points 3.

§ 3. The provision of § 2 shall apply in the case of a Council or check the completion of the Council before the expiry of the term of Office of the rad.

Article. 371. [the term elections to the Councils] § 1. Elections to the Councils manages to not earlier than 4 months and not later than 3 months before the expiry of the term of Office of the election shall be the date of the Council's last day of work before the expiry of the term of Office of the Councils.

§ 2. The President of the Council of Ministers, after consulting the National Electoral Committee shall designate, by regulation, the date of the elections in accordance with § 1 and specifies the days on which shall expire on the deadlines for implementation of the Electoral Act provided for in the code (election calendar).

§ 3. The regulation referred to in paragraph 2, shall be promptly made available to the public and to announce in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland not later than 80 a day before polling day.

Article. 372. [the early general elections] § 1. In the event of the need to hold elections before the expiry of the term of Office of the Council, or the legislative elections of the new Council of the reasons set out in the laws, elections are managed and carried out within 90 days of the date of the occurrence of the cause. The provisions of article 4. 371 shall apply mutatis mutandis, except that the electoral calendar deadlines for implementation of the electoral operations can be less than provided for in the code.

§ 2. The Prime Ministerial Decree on elections, referred to in § 1, the Governor shall immediately be made available to the public, in the form of a notice, in the area of operation of the Council, to which the election will be carried out.

Article. 373. [to determine the number of councilors] § 1. The number of Councillors elected to the Councils shall be computed separately for each Council, the Governor, after consultation with the Electoral Commissioner, according to the rules set out in the code and separate laws.

§ 2. To determine the number of Councillors for each of the Council takes place on the basis of the number of inhabitants residing in the area of operation of the Council, included in the permanent register of voters at the end of the year preceding the year in which the election is to be conducted.

Article. 374. [application to public order setting out the number of councilors] Order of the Governor, the number of elected Councillors fixing to the Councils shall be published in the official journal of the province and make available to the public, in the form of a notice, in each municipality, at the latest 4 months before the end of the term. One copy of the order shall be transmitted without delay any relevant to the Council and the Commissioner and the process leading up to the National Election Commission.

Article. 375. [Establishing the number of Councillors by the voivode] § 1. In the case referred to in article 1. 372, the Governor, after consultation with the Electoral Commissioner, sets the number of Councillors who are elected to the Council on the basis of the number of inhabitants in the permanent register of voters at the end of the quarter preceding the date of the order of the elections.

§ 2. The number of Councillors who are elected to the Council shall be given in the regulation referred to in article 2. 372 § 2.

Article. 376. [the term of Office of Councillors and councils of] the term of Office of Councillors and councils elected in the elections referred to in article 1. 372, expires on the date of completion of the term of Office of the elected councils in the elections held on the basis of article. 371. 377. [the designation of a person that serves as the Council's term of Office] the elections referred to in article 1. 372, shall be carried out, not if their date przypadałaby within a period of 12 months before the end of the term of Office of the Council in such a case, the President of the Council of Ministers shall appoint, on the proposal of the proper Minister of public administration, a person to act as the Council's term of Office.

Article. 378. [amount of electoral agitation on the restricted limits] § 1. In the elections to the Council election committees can spend on election spending limits limited amount only agitation referred to the principles referred to in section 2 and 3.

§ 2. Spending limit is determined by multiplying the amount referred to in § 3, per mandate of the Council by the number of seats per district or districts where the Election Committee has registered candidates.

§ 3. Amount per one mandate of the Council is: 1) in the elections to the Municipal Council in the municipalities of up to 40 000 inhabitants – 1 000 pounds;

2) elections to the Municipal Council in municipalities with more than 40 000 inhabitants and in elections to the Councils of the districts of the capital city of Warsaw-1 200 pounds;

3) in elections to District Council-2 400 pounds;

4) in elections to the City Council in the cities of tributaries – 3 600 pounds;

5) in elections to the Regional Council of 6 000, respectively.

Article. 379. [increasing the amount] § 1. The proper Minister of public financies, by regulation, increases the amount referred to in article 14(2). 378 § 3, in the event of an increase in the total consumer price index by more than 5%, corresponding to an increase in those prices.

§ 2. Rate of increase of the prices referred to in paragraph 1, shall be determined on the basis of a communication from the President of the Central Statistical Office issued a notice in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish" to the 20 day of the first month of each quarter.



Chapter 2 appointment of seats without a vote Article. 380. [Registered number of candidates equal to the number of elected councillors in the constituency or less] if the constituency for elections to the Council of the registered number of candidates equals the number of Councillors elected in the constituency vote, or is not carried out, and the elected territorial councilors Election Commission recognises registered candidates, and up the other seats remain vacant.

Article. 381. [notice of the reasons voters fill seats without a vote] § 1. In the case referred to in article 1. 380, the competent Electoral Commission shall immediately inform the territorial constituency of voters about the reasons for filling seats without a vote, in the form of notice, which print and rozplakatowanie provides up Mayor, Mayor and Marshal. One copy of the notice shall be transmitted to the Commissioner immediately process leading up.

§ 2. The Election Commission shall draw up the appropriate protocol from the fill of the mandate of the Council without a vote in the constituency, which establishes the State Electoral Commission. The provisions of article 4. 445-449 shall apply mutatis mutandis.



Chapter 3 of the publication of the election results in the area of the country Article. 382. [Application available to the public the aggregate results of the elections to the Councils of the] the State Electoral Commission to announce in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland and to the public, in the form of a notice, the aggregate results of the elections to the Councils in the area of the country.



Chapter 4 Termination of the mandate of the Council. By-election and early Art. 383. [the termination of the mandate of the Council] § 1. The expiry of the mandate of the Council in the case of: 1) death;

2) loss of the right aptitude, or lack of it on the day of the election;

3) refusal to take an oath;

4) a written waiver of the mandate;

5) breach of the statutory prohibition of a merger of the mandate of the Council with the implementation of specific provisions in a separate function or activity;

6) choice for mayor;

7) is not filed within the time limits set out in separate provisions of the statement of his financial disclosure.

§ 2. The expiry of the mandate of the Council of the reasons referred to in § 1 point 2 – with the exception of the reasons referred to in article 1. 10 § 2 and art. 11 § 2, and paragraphs 3, 5 and 7, the Council, by resolution, within one month from the date of the occurrence of the causes of the expiry of the mandate.

§ 2a. The expiry of the mandate of the Council of the reasons referred to in § 1, paragraph 1, paragraph 2, as regards the reasons referred to in article 1. 10 § 2 and art. 11 § 2, and paragraphs 4 and 6, the election Commissioner, by means of provisions, within 14 days from the date of the occurrence of the causes of the expiry of the mandate. The Electoral Commissioner of the order shall be published in the official journal of the province and to the public in the Bulletin of public information.

§ 3. In the cases referred to in § 1, paragraph 2, 3, 5 and 7 before making decisions about the termination of the mandate of the radnemu should be able to explain.

§ 4. Resolution of the Council on the expiry of the mandate of the Council shall be served as soon as the person concerned and shall forward the Palatine and the process leading up to Commissioner.

§ 4a. Provisions of the Electoral Commissioner for the termination of the mandate of the Council shall be served as soon as the person concerned and shall forward the Palatine and the President of the Council.


§ 5. If a Councillor before he check function or led the activities referred to in section 1, paragraph 5, is obliged to cede a function, or a cessation of business within 3 months from the date of submission of the vows.

§ 6. In the case of the niezrzeczenia function or the niezaprzestania pursuit of the business of the Council within the time limit referred to in paragraph 5, the Council notes the expiry of the mandate of the Council, by resolution, within one month of the expiry of the term.

Article. 384. [action on the resolution of the Council on the expiry of the mandate of the Council] § 1. From the resolution of the Council and the provisions of the Electoral Commissioner for the termination of the mandate of the Council of the reasons referred to in article 1. 383 § 1 point 2-5 and 7, entitled concerned a complaint to an administrative court within 7 days from the date of the notification of the resolution or order. The action shall be brought, through the authority, who said the expiry of the mandate.

§ 2. The Administrative Court hears a complaint referred to in paragraph 1, within 14 days from the date of its filing. The complaint shall be made within 14 days.

§ 3. The expiry of the mandate of the Council, followed by the date on which the judgment of the Administrative Court dismissing a complaint referred to in § 1.

Article. 385. [Order by-election] § 1. In the case of the mandates of President is vacant, or the expiry of the mandate of the Council councillor in non-city on the rights of the County Governor manages the by-election.

§ 2. The provisions of article 4. 371 shall apply mutatis mutandis, except that the order of the Governor in the elections given the number of elected Councillors.

Article. 386. [supplementary elections] § 1. By-election, referred to in article 1. 385 § 1, shall be carried out on the principles and provisions of the code within 3 months from the date of revocation of the mandate, subject to article 22. 388 § 1 and 2.

§ 2. If, as a result of the elections referred to in § 1, the mandate remains vacant, a by-election is repeated between 6 and 9 months, counting from the date of the election.

§ 3. If, as a result of the elections referred to in § 2, the mandate remains vacant, the mandate does not cast until the end of the term of Office of the rad.

§ 4. The term of Office of Councillors elected in by-election shall end on the date of expiry of the term of Office of the elected councils in the elections held on the basis of article. 371. § 5. Supplementary elections shall be carried out, not if their date przypadałaby within a period of 6 months before the end of the term of Office of the rad.

Article. 387. [Resolution about joining the place even in the event of the expiry of the mandate of the] § 1. In the case of the revocation of the mandate of the Council is selected in the constituency for the selection of the Council in tributaries and the mandate of the Council of the district or State Electoral Commissioner decides about joining in its place a candidate on the same list, which in turn obtained the largest number of votes in the election, and has not the right aptitude. For an equal number of votes shall apply mutatis mutandis to article. 233. the provisions of article 3. 383 § 2a, second sentence and article. 386 § 1 and 5 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 2. The candidate may renounce to be a mandate on behalf of the candidate with the same list which has obtained the largest number of votes in succession. This statement should be reported to the Commissioner in writing of the process leading up within 3 days from the date of service of the notice of its right mandate.

§ 3. If as a result of the expiration of the mandates for which the recruitment in § 1 and 2 was not possible, the composition of the Council was reduced by more than 2/5, the Council shall be dissolved under the law and election of the new Council. The elections shall be carried out, not if their date przypadałaby within a period of 6 months before the end of the term of Office of the rad.

§ 4. The term of Office of Councillors elected in the elections referred to in § 3 shall expire on the date of expiry of the term of Office of the elected councils in the elections held on the basis of article. 371. 388. [Dispute resolution for the termination of the mandate of the Council] § 1. If a Council resolution or order of the Commissioner of the termination of the mandate of the Electoral Council were contested to the Administrative Court, the procedure referred to in article 2. 385 §1, not be initiated until the administrative court judgment dismissing the complaint.

§ 2. If, as a result of the judgment of the Administrative Court, it is necessary to conduct a by-election, manages and carries out within 3 months from the date on which the judgment.

§ 3. The provisions of paragraph 1 and 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis in the case referred to in article 1. 387 § 1.

Article. 389. [early Election] § 1. In the cases referred to shall be carried out on the basis of early election laws and the provisions of the code.

§ 2. The term of Office of Councillors and councils elected in early elections expires on the date of completion of the term of Office of the elected councils in the elections held on the basis of article. 371. Chapter 5 changes in the territorial division of the State Article. 390. [changes in the territorial division of the State], § 1. Changes in the territorial division of the State occurring in the course of the term of Office of advice cause the following effects: 1) if the Government entities is excluded area forming part of the constituency, or more constituencies for the election of the Council with a view to the inclusion of the area into the created a new unit, the mandate of the Council constantly inhabited or selected in that area expires by operation of law;

2) if the unit is turned off, the area forming part of the electoral district or constituency for the election of the Council and it is linked to the neighbouring units, Councilman and resident continuously in this circle becomes a member of the Council in an enlarged; the mandate of the Council not satisfying these conditions expire by operation of law;

3) if the unit is to be incorporated into another unit or two or more links in the new Council, these units are resolved under the law.

§ 2. Changes in territorial division resulting in the expiry of the rights of the County owned by the city shall not give rise to solutions of the Council.

§ 3. The provisions of § 1, paragraph 1 and 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis in the case of the Council constantly resident within the constituency or part thereof convertible perfecting to neighbouring units, and selected in another constituency also engaged, in whole or in part, to this unit.

§ 4. In the event of a change in the composition of the Council of the reasons referred to in § 1 (1) and (2) and section 3, the Council shall act in the revised composition to the end of the term, subject to section 5. Changes in storage rad Announces, in the form of a notice, the Electoral Commissioner in the provincial Gazette.

§ 5. If, as a result of the changes referred to in § 4, the composition of the Council was reduced below 3/5 of the statutory number of Councillors, the Council of the unit shall be under the law.

§ 6. Electoral Commissioner shall make public and publish in the official journal of the province, in the form of the notice, to terminate by operation of law the Council unit.

§ 7. The expiry of the mandate of the Council of the reasons referred to in § 1, paragraph 1 and 2 and in section 3, followed by the date of entry into force of an amendment in the Division. The expiry of the mandate of the competent States Council, by resolution, taken within 3 months from the date of their occurrence. The provision of § 6 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 8. If you create new units of local government, the inclusion of the entity to another entity, or a combination of two or more units in the new unit carried out elections to the new councils in the manner and on the terms set out in the code.

§ 9. The election of the new rad is not carried out if their date przypadałaby within a period of 6 months before the end of the term of Office of the rad.

Article. 390a. [the consequences of the dissolution of the Council] [76] § 1. The elections held on the basis of article. 371 there shall be carried out in a unit of local government, where as a result of changes in the territorial division of the State Council, will be terminated if the election date falls within a period of 6 months preceding the dissolution of this Council. The election of the new Council must be carried out in the manner and on the terms set out in the code after the entry into force of changes in the territorial division of the State.

§ 2. If the date of the creation of a new Government entities, including in the cases referred to in article 1. 390 § 1 paragraphs 1 and 3, in the year immediately following the date of the elections held on the basis of article. 371, elections for the new Council is carried out in conjunction with these elections.

§ 3. In the case referred to in § 2, the Electoral Commissioner, after consultation with the local government units concerned councils, divides the area a new unit on the constituencies and, in the case of municipalities-TC vote, which is applicable in the first elections to the Council of the new unit and the elections to be carried out during the first term of Office and, in the case of municipalities-creates a separate voting circuits in order to carry out the voting in the first elections.

§ 4. In the cases referred to in § 1 and 2, pending resolution of the Council of the local government unit referred to in article 14(2). 390 § 1, paragraph 3, the Council shall carry out the tasks and competencies of the existing bodies. After the dissolution of the Council and, in the case referred to in article 2. § 5 390, to the date of the first session of the Council the tasks and competencies of the bodies in the new unit performs a person designated by the President of the Council of Ministers, on a proposal from the Governor requested through the proper Minister of public administration.

Article. 391. [the term of Office of Councillors and councils of] the term of Office of Councillors and councils elected in the elections referred to in article 1. 390, shall be the date of expiry of the term of Office of the elected councils in the elections held on the basis of article. 371. Chapter 6 of the validity of the election Article. 392. [the electoral Protest] § 1. Electoral protest must be lodged in writing to the competent District Court within 14 days from the date of the election.

§ 2. The applicant protest should spell out in the allegations and provide evidence or indicate on which is based its allegations.

§ 3. In the case of filing a protest, pending the settlement of a matter as specified in article 4. 394 people selected to apply the provisions on the obligations and rights of the Councillors.


Article. 393. [Recognize electoral protests] § 1. The District Court hears election protests in litigious proceedings, within 30 days after the expiry of the deadline to lodge protests, composed of 3 judges, with the participation of the Presidents of the relevant electoral Commissioner of the Electoral Commission and their alternates.

§ 2. The regional court leaves without further run the election protest filed by a person not entitled to do so or that do not meet the conditions referred to in article 1. 82 § 1 and article. 392 § 3. The regional court leaves without further gear also protest on election matters to which the code provides for the possibility of filing a complaint or appeal to the Court or competent authority before the date of the electoral vote.

Article. 394. [Decision about the validity of the elections and the validity of the choice of the Council] § 1. The District Court ruling on election protests shall decide the validity of the elections and the validity of the choice of the Council.

§ 2. The District Court will rule on the invalidity of the elections or the invalidity of the choice of the Council if the circumstances underlying the protest had an impact on the election results.

§ 3. The District Court, ruling of nullity or annulment of the elections Council check, notes the expiry of the mandates and decides to carry out the election return or to take certain steps, indicating activity from which to renew the electoral proceedings.

§ 4. On the judgment of the District Court referred to in § 1 and 2 and article 4. 393, election protest applicants, the process leading up to the President of the Electoral Committee, the Commissioner or his deputy shall be entitled, within 7 days from the date of delivery, a complaint to the competent court of appeal. The Court of Appeal hears the case within 30 days; the Court is not entitled to remedy.

§ 5. To terminate the proceedings on the validity of the election protests against the Council or the validity of the choice of the Council this Council and of the content of the final judgments of the Court of competent jurisdiction shall notify immediately the protest, voivode, Electoral Commissioner and Chairman of the Committee.

Article. 395. [renewed elections] § 1. Further elections are managed by the Governor within 7 days from the date of the completion of the legal proceedings referred to in article 2. 394, § 5.

§ 2. The provisions of article 4. 372 shall apply mutatis mutandis, except that the Governor's Decree on the election lists are also the names of the people who have lost their seats, with an indication of the determination of a list of candidates.

§ 3. The expiry of the mandates of elected representatives, referred to in article 1. 394 § 3, followed by the date of application of the order of the Governor to the public.

Article. 396. [Decree of annulment of the election or selection of the Council] § 1. In the event of the annulment of the election or selection of the Council elections shall be carried out again with proper application of the provisions of the code.

§ 2. The election shall carry out again the same electoral commissions on the basis of the register subject to update.

§ 3. If the basis for the judgment of nullity of the election or selection by election commissions was Councillor of the provisions of the code relating to the vote, the results of the vote or election or irregularities in the lists of voters, then the appropriate CITES new committees or draw up new tables.

§ 4. The election return shall be carried out, not if their date przypadałaby within a period of 6 months before the end of the term of Office of the Council.

Article. 397. [renewed election results] Results of the election return shall be notified in the manner set out in the code.

Article. 398. [Notice in the midterms, the early general elections to the new councils and] in the case of a by-election, the early elections or elections to the new councils: 1) the notification referred to in article 1. 86 § 2, art. 87 section 5, art. 88 § 3 and article. 89 section 4 consists of the competent Commissioner process leading up;

2) the notification referred to in article 2. 89 section 4, does not require the collection of signatures of citizens supporting the establishment of a Committee.



Chapter 7 filing of candidates for Councillors Article. 399. [the right to submit candidates for councilors] Right to report candidates for councilors shall be entitled to: 1) the process leading up to the Committee of a political party;

2) koalicyjnemu process leading up to the Committee;

3) process leading up to the Committee of the Organization;

4) process leading up to the Committee.

Article. 400. [notification of the formation of the Election Committee of a political party], § 1. The Election Committee of a political party is obliged to inform the National Electoral Commission for the formation of the Committee for the period from the date of notice of the order of the elections to the 70 day before polling day.

§ 2. To the notification referred to in § 1, shall be accompanied by: 1) the statements of the representative of the financial agent and the Electoral Committee to vote on the adoption of a mandate, and, in the case of a financial representative – also that their it requirements referred to in article 3(1). 127 section 2 and 3;

2) a certified copy of the records of political parties;

3) an excerpt from the Statute of the political party to indicate which body is authorized to represent on the outside.

Article. 401. [the Coalition Election Committee] § 1. The Coalition Election Committee may be established for the period from the date of notice of the order of the elections to the 70 day before polling day. The Coalition Election Committee constituency representative shall notify the National Electoral Commission to 70 the day before polling day for the formation of the Election Committee.

§ 2. To the notification referred to in § 1, shall be accompanied by: 1) formed the electoral coalition agreement, together with the following data: names, names, addresses and SOCIAL SECURITY standard numbers of people included in the composition of the Election Committee;

2) statement of the representative of the adoption of the financial agent and the electoral mandate, and, in the case of a financial representative – also that their it requirements referred to in article 3(1). 127 section 2 and 3;

3) certified copies of the register of political parties, political parties forming electoral coalition;

4) extracts from statutes of political parties forming electoral coalition, which body is authorized to represent on the outside.

Article. 402. [Election Committee Organization] § 1. The Electoral Committee of the organization is obliged to notify the relevant electoral Commissioner due to established organizations for the formation of the Committee for the period from the date of notice of the order of the elections to the 70 day before polling day.

§ 2. If the Election Committee of the organisation intends to submit candidates for councilors in more than one province Election Committee shall notify the National Electoral Commission for the formation of the Committee for the period from the date of notice of the order of the elections to the 70 day before polling day.

§ 3. The notifications referred to in paragraph 1 and 2 shall be accompanied by: 1) the statements of the representative of the financial agent and the Electoral Committee to vote on the adoption of a mandate, and in the case of a financial representative – also that their it requirements referred to in article 3(1). 127 section 2 and 3;

2) a certified copy of the national court register or the certificate authority to supervise that sailed into the information about the founding of the Association, referred to in article 14(2). 40 paragraph 1. 3 of the Act of 7 April 1989, law on associations (Journal of laws of 2001 No. 79 item 855, 2003, no. 96, item. 874, 2004 No 102, item 1055 and 2007 No. 112, item 757);

3) extract from the statute or of the rules for the organization indicating the body charged to represent.

Article. 403. [Election Committee voters] § 1. Citizens in at least 15, with the right to elect, can create an Election Committee voters.

§ 2. After collecting at least 1 000 signatures of citizens having the right to elect supporting the establishment of the Election Committee of voters, election supervisor shall notify the National Electoral Commission for the formation of the Committee, subject to § 3. Notification can be made up to 70 the day before polling day.

§ 3. If the Election Committee electorate was created in order to notify the candidates in only one administrative: 1) the number of citizens referred to in paragraph 1 shall be 5;

2) the number of signatures, referred to in § 2, is 20, and the notification referred to in § 2, consists of a process leading up to the competent Commissioner due to established Committee.

§ 4. To the notification referred to in § 2 and § 3, paragraph 2, shall be accompanied by: 1) the statement of formation of the Election Committee;

2) statement of the representative of the adoption of the financial agent and the electoral mandate, and, in the case of a financial representative – also that their it requirements referred to in article 3(1). 127 section 2 and 3;

3) list of citizens referred to in § 2 or § 3, containing their names, the names, addresses and SOCIAL SECURITY identification numbers, as well as hand made signatures.

§ 5. If the Election Committee electorate was created for the sole purpose of filing candidates for Councillors to the Council of the municipality in a non-City County rights: 1) election agent is an agent of the Financial Committee;

2) notice of the formation of the Committee does not require the collection of signatures, referred to in § 3, paragraph 2.

Article. 404. [notice of refusal to accept the formation of the Election Committee] § 1. In the event of a refusal by the State Electoral Commission notice of the formation of the Election Committee referred to in article 2. 400-403, the delegate process leading up shall have the right of action to the Supreme Court. The complaint shall be lodged within three days from the date of notification of the provisions of the National Electoral Commission to refuse acceptance of the notification.


§ 2. The Supreme Court shall examine the complaint in the composition of the 3 judges in contentious and ruling on complaints within three days. The decision of the Supreme Court is not entitled to remedy. The judgment shall be served to the delegate process leading up and the State Election Commission. If the Supreme Court deems the complaint to be justified, the State Electoral Commission immediately takes notice of the formation of the Election Committee.

Article. 405. [refusal of the notification by the Electoral Commissioner] § 1. In the event of a refusal by the Electoral Commissioner of the notice of the formation of the Election Committee referred to in article 2. 402 § 1 and article. 403 § 3, the delegate shall be entitled to process leading up to appeal to the National Electoral Commission. The appeal shall be lodged within three days from the date of notification of the provisions of the Electoral Commissioner to refuse acceptance of the notification.

§ 2. The State Election Commission shall consider the appeal and issue a ruling on the appeal within three days. From the provisions of the National Electoral Commission is not entitled to remedy. Order of the process leading up to a delegate Commissioner and served process leading up. If the State Election Commission considers the appeal to electoral Commissioner shall adopt reasonable notice of the formation of the Election Committee.

Article. 406. [information on the notices of election committees created adopted] § 1. The State Electoral Commission information on measures adopted by its notices of election committees created to announce in the official journal of the Republic of Poland "Monitor Polish" and include in the Bulletin of public information.

§ 2. Electoral Commissioner adopted information notices of election committees created in the Bulletin of public information.

Article. 407. [NIP and REGON number] at the request of the Electoral Committee, the relevant authorities are obliged to issue a VAT receipt and the decision to grant number (REGON), at the latest by the end of the second working day following the date of filing of the application for a number.



Chapter 8 numbering registered lists of candidates Article. 408. [numbering lists of candidates] list of candidates registered for elections to organs of local government units which are given the numbers determined by the drawing of lots by: 1) the National Electoral Commission;

2) Electoral Commissioners;

3 municipal election commissions).

Article. 409. [Giving a single number] § 1. If the Election Committee has registered a list of candidates in at least half of the constituencies for elections to the regional assemblies of all the provinces, including at least one list for each Regional Council, a list of candidates that the Committee registered with the elections to the State assemblies, the county councils and the Councils of the municipalities receive a uniform number.

§ 2. If the Election Committee that do not meet the condition specified in section 1 of the registered list of candidates in at least one constituency for elections to the Regional Council of the province and registered a list of candidates in more than half of the districts in elections to all county councils and urban councils on the rights of the districts within the province, including at least one list for each of these councils, the list of candidates registered for elections to the county councils and the Councils of the municipalities in the area of the province receive a single number, the same as the list of candidates registered for elections to the Regional Council of the province.

§ 3. If the Election Committee does not meet any of the conditions referred to in § 1 and 2 of the registered list of candidates in at least one constituency in the elections for the District Council and registered a list of candidates in more than half of the constituencies for elections to the Councils of the municipalities in this area all of the County including at least one list for each of these councils, the list of candidates registered for elections to the Councils of the municipalities in the area of the county receive a single number , the same as the list of candidates registered for elections to this Council.

Article. 410. [Grant numbers for lists of candidates] § 1. The State Election Commission on the basis of the registration lists of candidates for elections to the State assemblies admits no later than 25 a day before polling day, the numbers for the candidates of the electoral committees which meet the condition set out in article 1. 409 § 1.

§ 2. The State Election Commission shall without delay communicate to the public the information about candidates ' list numbers granted and shall notify them of the Electoral Commissioners on the nature of the mobile ogólnowojewódzkim.

§ 3. The Electoral Commissioner for the mobile nature of the ogólnowojewódzkim, on the basis of the registration lists of candidates for elections to the Regional Council of the province, the latest in a 23 day before elections, registered in the elections to the Regional Council of the lists of candidates of the committees which do not comply with the condition set out in article 3. 409 1:1) for lists of candidates of the electoral committees registered in more than one constituency is among the numbers following the numbers allocated in section 1;

2) for lists of candidates of the electoral committees registered in one constituency is among the numbers following the numbers allocated in point 1.

§ 4. The Electoral Commissioner, referred to in § 3, it shall without delay communicate to the public the information about candidates ' list numbers granted and shall notify them of the other electoral Commissioners operating within the province.

§ 5. The Electoral Commissioner, on the basis of the registration lists of candidates for elections to the Councils of the districts under its jurisdiction, not later than the 21st day before polling day, he admits, separately for each County, registered in the elections to the Councils of the counties lists of candidates which do not comply with the conditions of any of the committees referred to in article 1. 409 § 1 and 2 of the numbers: 1) for lists of candidates of the electoral committees registered in more than one constituency is among the numbers following the numbers allocated in § 3, paragraph 2;

2) for lists of candidates of the electoral committees registered in one constituency is among the numbers following the numbers allocated in point 1.

§ 6. Electoral Commissioner shall without delay communicate to the public the information about candidates ' list numbers granted and shall notify them to the municipal electoral commissions operating under its jurisdiction.

§ 7. Communal election Commission on the basis of the registration lists of candidates in the elections to the Municipal Council admits registered in the elections to the Municipal Council candidates, lists of committees which do not comply with any of the conditions referred to in article 1. 409 numbers: 1) for lists of candidates of the electoral committees registered in more than one constituency is among the numbers following the numbers allocated in § 5 para 2;

2) for lists of candidates of the electoral committees registered in one constituency is among the numbers following the numbers allocated in point 1.

§ 8. Municipal Election Commission shall without delay communicate to the public information about the allocated numbers of lists of candidates.



Chapter 9 the electoral campaign in public radio and television broadcasting programs Article. 411. [free of charge dissemination of election broadcasts in public service broadcasters] § 1. The Election Committee has the right to distribute electoral broadcast free of charge in the public radio and television broadcasters: 1) national-if the registered list of candidates in at least half of the constituencies for elections to the regional assemblies of all the provinces, including at least one list for each Regional Council;

2) regional – if the registered list of candidates in at least one constituency.

§ 2. The total time the dissemination of electoral broadcast is: 1) national programs-15 hours in the Polish television and 20 hours in the Polish Radio;

2) in regional programs 15 hours in each programme the Polish television and 20 hours in each programme Polish radios.

§ 3. In the early elections and in elections to the new councils total time spread election broadcasts in the relevant regional programmes is 3 hours in the Polish television and 4 hours in the Polish radio.

§ 4. In the general election and by-election renewed right to unpaid distribution of electoral broadcast is not eligible.

§ 5. Distribution of airtime between legitimate electoral committees shall be made in proportion to the number of registered lists of candidates in the districts, in the area covered by the regional program of the Regional Electoral Commission, on the basis of information appropriate for that area.

Article. 412. [action on the arrangements for the allocation of air time] on air time sharing arrangements referred to in article 2. 411 § 5, the electoral committees shall be entitled to a complaint to the Electoral Commissioner proper due to the seat of the Polish television branch or Polish radio. The complaint shall be lodged within 48 hours of making the determination. Electoral Commissioner shall consider the matter immediately and it seems. From the provisions of the Electoral Commissioner is not entitled to remedy.



Chapter 10 special provisions concerning elections to the Councils of municipalities Article. 413. [elections to the Councils of the municipalities] elections to the Councils of the municipalities, under the supervision of the National Electoral Commission and the Electoral Commissioners, shall: (1) municipal election commissions);

2) election commissions peripheral.

Article. 414. [councilors] Councillors are elected in constituencies directly among the declared candidates.

Article. 415. [non-Municipality city in the County's rights] in non-city in the County of election to the Council decides the number of votes validly cast for individual candidates.

Article. 416. [City District], § 1. In the cities in the County Division of seats among the list of candidates shall be made in proportion to the total number of votes validly cast up on the candidates list.


§ 2. In the distribution of mandates referred to in § 1, the list of candidates of these committees, on which the list of municipal scale was given to at least 5% of the votes validly cast.

§ 3. The provisions of paragraph 1 and 2 shall also apply to the districts of the capital city of Warsaw.

Article. 417. [constituency] § 1. Constituency covers part of the area of the municipality.

§ 2. In the communes of rural constituency is a minor unit. Auxiliary units of the municipality connects to in order to create a circle or divided into two or more electoral districts, where it is due to the need for uniform standards.

§ 3. An auxiliary unit of the municipality is divided into two or more electoral districts, even when: 1) in a non-city of tributaries, the number of Councillors elected in a given unit of the secondary would be greater than 1;

2) in tributaries, the number of Councillors elected in a given unit of the secondary would be greater than 10.

§ 4. In the cities by creating constituencies shall be formed auxiliary units.

Article. 418. [the number of Councilors elected in constituency] § 1. In each constituency created for the selection of the Council in a non-city on the rights of the County selects one Council.

§ 2. For the selection of the Council in tributaries formed constituencies, in which selected from 5 to 10 Councillors.

Article. 419. [the Division of the municipality of constituencies] § 1. Division of the municipality of constituencies is permanent, subject to article 22. 421. § 2. Division into constituencies, their boundaries and numbers, and the number of Councillors who are elected in each constituency shall be determined, at the request of the Mayor, the Municipal Council according to a uniform representation standards, calculated by dividing the number of inhabitants of the municipality by the number of Councillors who are elected to the Council, taking into account article 9. 417 and the following principles: 1) fractions of the number of seats elected in the constituency of equal to or greater than 1/2, which arise from the application of the representation, shall be rounded up to an integer;

2) If, as a result of proceedings referred to in paragraph 1, the number of Councillors elected in the districts of exceeds the number of resulting from the article. 373. 418 § 2, mandates the surplus deducted in those constituencies in which the standard representation is the smallest; where the number of seats is less than the resulting from the article. 373. 418 § 2, additional seats shall be allocated to the electoral districts in which the standard representation is the largest.

§ 3. The provisions of paragraph 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the Division into constituencies of the municipality which is not a city in the County.

§ 4. Resolution of the Council of the municipality on the constituencies shall be published in the provincial Gazette, and shall be made available to the public as is customary. One copy of the resolution shall be communicated without delay to the Palatine and the process leading up to Commissioner.

Article. 420. [action on the findings of the Council of the municipality in matters of electoral districts] § 1. The findings of the Council of the municipality in matters of constituencies, voters in at least 15, shall be entitled to lodge a complaint to the Electoral Commissioner within 5 days from the date of application to the public of the resolution referred to in article 14(2). 419 § 4. Electoral Commissioner recognizes the matter within a period of 5 days and it seems that provision, delivering them immediately complainant and the Council of the municipality.

§ 2. From the provisions of the Electoral Commissioner may be appealed to the National Electoral Commission within 5 days from the date of its service. The decision of the National Electoral Commission is not entitled to remedy.

Article. 421. [Change the boundaries of constituencies] § 1. Changes to the boundaries of electoral districts can be made not later than 3 months before the expiry of his term of Office, if necessary due to changes in the territorial division of the State, change the boundaries of the municipality of auxiliary, change in the number of inhabitants of the municipality, the change in the number of Councillors in the Council of the municipality or changes in the number of Councillors who are elected in constituencies.

§ 2. To changes in the Division of constituencies, referred to in § 1, shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of article 4. 419 § 2-4 and art. 420. 422. [information about constituencies] information about constituencies, their boundaries and numbers, the number of Councillors who are elected in each constituency, and designated the seat of the municipal election Commission shall make public the Mayor, in the form of the notice, not later than 70 days before the election.

Article. 423. [the need to make the Division of the municipality of constituencies before the election] if necessary to make the Division of the municipality of constituencies before the election, referred to in article 1. 372, the time limits referred to in article 1. 421 § 1 and article. 422 do not apply.

Article. 424. [notification of candidates] Candidates proposed are in the form of lists of candidates. By the list of candidates includes reporting one candidate.

Article. 425. [candidates] § 1. The Electoral Committee may submit in each constituency only one list of candidates.

§ 2. List of candidates for election to the Council: 1) in a non-city of tributaries can have only one name;

2) in tributaries may not contain less than 5 the names of the candidates, with the exception that the number of candidates may not be greater than twice the number of Councillors elected in the constituency.

§ 3. On the list referred to in § 2 paragraph 2:1) the number of candidates – women may not be less than 35% of all candidates on the list;

2) number of candidates-men may not be less than 35% of all candidates on the list.

§ 4. A candidate can only be in one constituency and with only one list of candidates.

Article. 426. [notification of list of candidates] § 1. In the list of candidates shall be: 1) the name of the Electoral Committee and the full address of the establishment;

2) the name of the Municipal Council and the number of the constituency to which the Declaration is made;

3) surname and forenames, age and place of residence of the candidates; the names of the candidates shall be placed in the order fixed by the Electoral Committee.

§ 2. Each application must be accompanied by a written statement of the candidates to consent to the candidacy and about having the right aptitude to the Council. The consent of the candidate for the candidacy in the elections should include: name (s), surname, maiden name, names of parents, date and place of birth, nationality and registration number (SSN) of the candidate, as well as an indication of his affiliation to a political party; consent to the candidacy, the candidate shall bear the date and your signature.

§ 3. In the case of a non-EU citizen candidacy Polish citizen to the written consent of the candidate for the candidate shall be accompanied by: 1) a statement of the candidate indicating the last address of residence in a Member State of the European Union its origin;

2) Declaration by the candidate that was not denied the right to stand as a candidate in the Member State of the European Union its origin;

3) Declaration by the candidate that he is not the authority, which is covered by a non-linking function.

§ 4. In case of doubt as to the content of a statement referred to in § 3 para 2, the candidate may be required by the competent electoral body to submit before or after the election certificate issued by the competent administrative authorities of the Member State of the European Union its origin, attesting that it not been deprived of the right to stand as a candidate in that Member State or that body ago nothing is known of such disqualification.

§ 5. In the case of the candidacy of Polish citizen born before 1 August 1972 to the written consent of the candidate for the candidate shall be accompanied by the statement referred to in article 2. 7 paragraph 1. 1 of the law of 18 October 2006 for the disclosure of information about State security authorities documents from the years 1944-1990 and the content of those documents or information referred to in article 14(2). 7 paragraph 1. 3A.

§ 6. In the Declaration may be lodged for designation application name or abbreviation of the name of a political party or organization supporting a candidate (but not more than a single name or a single abbreviation for consisting of not more than 45 characters, including spaces). The fact of the endorsement of candidatures should be confirmed in writing by the competent authority on the party or organization; confirmation is composed of a total of declaration.

§ 7. To submit a list of candidates shall be accompanied by evidence of the adoption by the competent electoral body of the notice of the formation of the Election Committee.

Article. 427. [Support list of candidates signatures], § 1. Each list of candidates should be backed by signatures: 1) at least 25 voters – if applicable of the Declaration in non-city in the County;

2) at least 150 voters – if applicable notification in tributaries.

§ 2. A voter can support any number of lists of candidates. The withdrawal of support is not born of legal effects.

§ 3. A voter giving support list includes signature next to legibly inscribed his name and the name, address and SOCIAL SECURITY registration number.

§ 4. The list of signatures must include on each side of the name of the Electoral Committee of the applicant, the number of the constituency in which the list is reported, of the names and the names of the declared candidates and the endorsement: "I support the candidate list declared by....... (Election Committee) in constituency No. (circle) in the election to the Council. (the Council) ordered on ... (day, month, year). "

Article. 428. [filing of the list], § 1. A list of candidates, separately for each constituency, the report to the municipal election Commission not later than 40 a day before polling day to 2400 hours, together with a list of signatures.


§ 2. The Declaration shall list the Election Committee constituency representative or authorized by a person, hereinafter referred to as "the person who presents a list". The Declaration shall be accompanied by a document, issued by the Election Committee, stating the electoral representation, giving his name and the name and the exact address and the registration number (SSN).

§ 3. If the filing shall be authorised to vote by proxy list, shall be accompanied by the Declaration also authorized, as referred to in § 2, issued by the representative.

§ 4. After making the Declaration to supplement the list of the names of the candidates or a change of candidates or their order on the list are unacceptable.

Article. 429. [the adoption of the Declaration] Communal Electoral Commission by adopting a declaration, it shall examine whether the application is in conformity with the provisions of the code. For each application, the Commission notes the date and time and the ordinal number of his influence.

Article. 430. [Refusal of acceptance of the Declaration] § 1. If the communal electoral Commission ascertains, on the basis of the available officially documents and, if necessary, also heard the voters, that the notification is not received within the meaning of article required. 427 support voters, then refuses to adopt, pointing out defects, and returns the application to the person making the list.

§ 2. If the removal of the identified defects notification is not possible within the time limit set for filing, the Commission refuses the registration of the Declaration and shall inform the notifier.

Article. 431. [a call to remove the defects notification] section 1. If the local authority Electoral Commission finds other filing defects than those referred to in article 1. 430, the notifier calls list to remove them within 3 days. If the breach is not remedied within the time limit defects indicated the Commission refuses to register the Declaration in its entirety or as individual candidates. In case of refusal of registration in respect of certain candidates are recorded to the extent that notification of the refusal, if the number of candidates not subject to the denial shall not be less than the minimum required number of candidates on the list.

§ 2. If the defect notification is failure of the requirement referred to in article 1. 425 § 3, the Commission shall invite the representative to remove it within 3 days; Article 5(1). 428 to § 4 do not apply. If the breach is not remedied a defect within the time limit, the Commission decides to refuse the registration of the Declaration in its entirety.

Article. 432. [appeal from resolutions of the municipal electoral Commission], § 1. Resolutions of the municipal electoral Commission, referred to in article 1. 430 and art. 431, and the reasons for it shall be served as soon as the person making the list. The resolution of the person submitting the list shall have the right to appeal to the Electoral Commissioner within 3 days from the date of its delivery, which shall consider the appeal within 3 days and it seems the order on appeal.

§ 2. The order of the Electoral Commissioner in recognizing the appeal to be unfounded person submitting a list shall be entitled to lodge a complaint to the National Electoral Commission within 3 days from the date of notification of the provisions of the Electoral Commissioner. The State Election Commission shall consider the complaint and issue the order within 3 days. From the provisions of the National Electoral Commission is not entitled to remedy.

Article. 433. [registration filing shortlist] § 1. Communal electoral Commission shall immediately record in the constituency list of candidates application made in accordance with the provisions of the code, in drawing up the protocol registration. One copy of the Protocol are served to the person making the list and sends the process leading up to Commissioner.

§ 2. The Commission shall immediately forward a statement or the information referred to in article 1. § 5 426, lustracyjnego Office of the Branch Office to the Institute of National Remembrance-Commission for prosecution of crimes against the Polish Nation proper due to the place of residence of the candidate.

Article. 434. [Failure of elections] § 1. If, within the period provided for in the declaration list of the candidates will not be in a given constituency reported no list or is declared only one list, and the number of declared candidates is equal to the number of elected councillors in the district, or less than, the communal electoral Commission immediately calls by rozplakatowanie notices, to make additional submissions. In this case the deadline extensions candidates lists for 5 days, from the date of rozplakatowania of the notice.

§ 2. If in a given constituency in spite of the conduct referred to in section 1, there was no list of candidates or was registered only one list of candidates, the elections in this constituency is not carried out. Of the reasons for the failure of the Election Commission shall promptly inform the voters by way of notice, which print and rozplakatowanie provides the Mayor.

Article. 435. [notice of registered lists of candidates] § 1. Communal electoral Commission manages the printing of the notice on the registered list of candidates containing numbers, abbreviations of the names of the committees, candidates placed in the application letter together with the indication referred to in article 2. § 426 6. Notice is also given the content of the declarations referred to in article 1. 7 paragraph 1. 1 of the law of 18 October 2006 for the disclosure of information about State security authorities documents from the years 1944-1990 and the content of these documents within the scope defined in article 1. 13 of this Act.

§ 2. The notice referred to in paragraph 1, shall be communicated to the wójtowi, which provides the printing and rozplakatowanie in the area of the municipality not later than the 20th day before polling day. One copy of the notice shall be sent to the Commissioner immediately process leading up.

Article. 436. [Delete the registered list of candidates] § 1. Communal election Commission deleted from the registered list of candidates last name a candidate who died, lost the right to eligibility, filed a false declaration, as referred to in article 1. 426 § 2, has been declared as a candidate for more than one authority, which is referred to in article 2. 5, point 3, in more than one constituency or on more than one list of candidates or made a statement in writing of the withdrawal of consent to the candidacy, and shall immediately inform the competent representative.

§ 2. If the elections to the Council in a town in the County, the deletion of the names of the candidate was a result of his death and in the constituency number of candidates equals the number of Councilors elected in that constituency or less, the Commission shall inform the competent electoral representative of the possibility of filing a new candidate. Additions to the list shall be made not later than the 10th day before polling day; in such a case, article 5(1). 427 paragraph 1 does not apply.

§ 2a. If the elections to the Council in a non-city of tributaries, the deletion of the names of the candidate was a result of his death, the Commission shall inform the notifier of the candidate about the possibility of filing a new candidate. The notification shall be made not later than the 10th day before polling day; in such a case, article 5(1). 427 paragraph 1 does not apply.

§ 3. The Commission revokes the registration list, if it remains less than the minimum required number of candidates, the names of the candidates on the list, or if the Election Committee shall notify the Commission of its solution. Since the resolution of the Commission is not entitled to remedy.

§ 4. A declaration of withdrawal of the consent to the candidacy submitted within less than 14 days before the date of the election does not produce the effect referred to in paragraph 1, unless the list is not the name of any candidate.

§ 5. About deletion of the names of the candidate and the Declaration of the new candidate, as well as cancellation of the registered list of candidates for the reasons referred to in paragraph 3, the Commission shall immediately notify the voters of the constituency and the Electoral Commissioner.

§ 6. In the event of termination in the Election Committee referred to in article 2. 101 § 1, the competent Electoral Commission registration cancelled this letter territorial Committee.

Article. 437. [Print and transfer ballots] § 1. Communal election Commission after registration of the lists of the candidates manages print, separately for each constituency, to vote and to ensure their transfer to the peripheral committees constituency as specified by the Electoral Commissioner.

§ 2. If the printed ballots the Commission from a list of candidates skreśli the name of the candidate for the reasons referred to in article 1. 436 § 1 the name of the candidate shall be printed on the ballot. Information about the deletion and of the conditions of validity of the voice put on the card, the Commission shall inform the public in the form of the notice and ensure that it is rozplakatowanie at polling stations on election day.

§ 3. The provision of § 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis if the Electoral Commission annuls registration of a list of candidates for the reasons referred to in article 1. 436 § 3.

Article. 438. [ballot], § 1. On the card to vote in the constituency list of candidates shall be registered in a given circle by conferred on them, listing the names and the names of the candidates of each list in the order of their placement on the list, along with the names of the electoral committees.

§ 2. Surname and first name (s) of the candidate is preceded by the left side of the grill for putting the "x" meaning voice for a particular candidate.

Article. 439. [Voting in the city other than tributaries] § 1. In the election of councilors in the city other than tributaries voter vote for a specific candidate, putting an "x" (the two intersecting lines in the grid) in the box on the left side next to the name of that candidate.


§ 2. Invalid shall be deemed to vote, where to vote card was an "x" in the box on the left side next to the names of more than one candidate or not was the mark "x" in the box on the left side next to the names of any candidate. The voice is also invalid if an "x" in the box was only with the name of the candidate in a situation referred to in article 1. § 437 2.

Article. 440. [Voting in the county rights] § 1. In the election of councilors in tributaries voter vote for only one list of candidates, putting an "x" in the box on the left side next to the name of one of the candidates on the list, which indicates its preference to obtain a mandate.

§ 2. Invalid shall be deemed to vote, where to vote card was an "x" in the box on the left side next to the names of two or more candidates from different lists or not erected this sign in the box to the left next to the names of any candidate from any of the lists.

§ 3. If the "x" sign erected in the box on the left side only by the name of only one candidate from the list in the situation referred to in article 1. 437 § 2, such shall be deemed to be an important and dedicated to this list.

§ 4. If the "x" sign erected in the box on the left side next to the names of two or more candidates, but of the same list, the vote shall be considered valid and put on a list of priority granted indicated to obtain the mandate of the ago, the candidate whose name the character "x" is placed in the first place.

Article. 441. [to fix the results of the vote and the results of the elections to the Municipal Council] on the basis of protocols received from communal electoral commissions shall be the Electoral Commission circular voting results and the results of the elections to the Municipal Council separately for each constituency.

Article. 442. [summary of the results of the vote in the constituency] § 1. Communal election Commission shall draw up a summary of the results of the vote in the constituency, on the official form in triplicate.

§ 2. In the lists a number of, respectively: 1) the persons entitled to vote;

2) voters who have been issued cards to vote;

3) voters voting by proxy;

4 Sockets) cards with urns, including: a), (b) invalid cards) cards are important;

5) votes invalid, stating the reasons for their annulment;

6) votes validly cast a total of all of a list of candidates, and, in the case of municipalities which are not cities in the County-for all candidates;

7) votes validly cast for each of the lists of candidates for elections to the Councils in the cities of tributaries;

8) votes validly cast for individual candidates.

§ 3. On the basis of the summaries referred to in § 1, the communal electoral Commission shall determine the results of the elections in the electoral districts of the councilors.

Article. 443. [Candidates considered to be chosen in a non-city on the rights of the County], § 1. In the elections to the Council in a non-City County rights for selected in any given constituency considers this a candidate who received the largest number of the votes validly cast.

§ 2. If two or more candidates receive an equal number of votes eligible to obtain the mandate of the election decided by a greater number of circuits, in which candidates received the largest number of votes, and if the number of wards were equal-resolved the draw carried out by the Commission.

§ 3. The mode of conduct of the drawing referred to in § 2, specifies the State Electoral Commission.

Article. 444. [the Division of seats in the county rights] § 1. In the elections to the Council in tributaries communal electoral Commission, on the basis of the statement referred to in article 2. 442, the Division of seats in each constituency among a list of candidates in the following way: 1) the number of votes validly cast for each list in the constituency be divided successively by 1; 2; 3. 4 and continue to the next number, until the ilorazów thus obtained can be arranged sequentially so the largest numbers, what is the number of seats to separate between the list;

2) each list shall be granted as many mandates as set out in this way a number of ilorazów is its largest order numbers.

§ 2. If several lists have obtained an equal number of ranked numbers last quotients in the above manner, and these lists is more than seats to delimit the list shall take precedence, in the order in which the total number of votes not cast. If two or more letter was given an equal number of votes, of priority number settled in which voting circuits on the list was given a greater number of votes. If these numbers are equal, then the priority decides the draw carried out by the Commission. Carry out the mode of the drawing determines the State Electoral Commission.

§ 3. Seats per the list candidates obtain their candidates in order of number of votes received in the context of the list. For an equal number of votes shall apply mutatis mutandis to article. 233. 445. [minutes of the Municipal Council elections] § 1. Once the results of the election in all constituencies, in accordance with the principles set out in article 3. 443. 444, communal electoral Commission shall be drawn up in three copies of the minutes of the Municipal Council elections.

§ 2. In the Protocol is given, according to constituencies, the number of elected councillors in the district and the names and the names of elected Councillors, giving a list of indications from which they were elected; in the minutes shall also assess the possible number of vacant seats.

§ 3. In the minutes shall be also process the drawing referred to in the article. 443 § 2 and art. 444 § 2.

§ 4. To the Protocol shall be accompanied by a statement of the results of the vote in the constituencies.

§ 5. The Protocol shall be signed by all the persons included in the composition of the Election Committee present at its drawing up. The Protocol shall bear the seal of the Commission.

§ 6. Representatives and members of the Electoral Commission shall have the right to bring to the Protocol comments with specific details of the allegations. The recipe article. 75 § 6 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Article. 446. [Application available to the public of the results of the vote and the results of elections in the constituencies] Communal Electoral Commission shall without delay communicate to the public the results of the vote and the results of elections in the constituencies by posting at its headquarters in a place easily accessible to the voters one of the copies of the minutes of the elections to the Municipal Council, along with the schedules referred to in article 1. 442. 447. [transfer of documents and stamps] § 1. The Chairman of the Electoral Commission shall immediately forward the Commissioner, in the process leading up a sealed package, a copy of the minutes of the election together with the protocols of voting over the vote, as specified by the State Electoral Commission.

§ 2. The State Electoral Commission can set policies and advance mode data transmission protocol of the elections through a network of electronic data transmission.

§ 3. Other documents from the election and the President's stamp of the Electoral Commission shall deposit wójtowi.

Article. 448. [Check the correctness of the determination of voting results and election results in districts] § 1. After receiving of the protocols from the municipal electoral Commission Electoral Commissioner shall verify the correctness of the findings the results of the vote and the results of elections in the constituencies.

§ 2. In the event of irregularities in the results, election Commissioner manages the re-fixing of these results and inform immediately the State Electoral Commission. The provisions of article 4. 441-447 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Article. 449. [Edition of Councillor choosing] Communal Electoral Commission seems a Councillor a certificate of election. Model certificate specifies the State Electoral Commission.



Chapter 11 specific provisions concerning elections to the Councils of counties Article. 450. [elections to the Councils of the counties] to elections to the county councils in terms of unregulated shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of Chapter 10 for elections to the Councils in the cities in the County, except that the provisions of this chapter provide otherwise.

Article. 451. [Election Commission] elections to the county councils, under the supervision of the National Electoral Commission and the Electoral Commissioners, shall: (1) the district electoral commissions);

2) election commissions peripheral.

Article. 452. [Overlapping deadlines for elections to the Councils of the districts and to the Councils of the municipalities], § 1. If the order of the elections to the Councils of the districts on the same day it was ruled that elections to the Councils of the municipalities, the regional electoral committees shall carry out vote called for the elections to the Councils of the municipalities on the basis of the same voter lists.

§ 2. In the case referred to in § 1 shall be drawn up by the Electoral Commission voting protocols separately peripheral circuits for the elections to the Municipal Council and District Council elections, passing them accordingly and the Municipal Council of the District Election Commission.

Article. 453. [the number of Councilors elected in constituency] in each constituency shall be selected from 3 to 10 Councillors.

Article. 454. [the Division of County constituencies] § 1. In order to carry out the election district is divided into constituencies.

§ 2. Constituency is one municipality.

§ 3. In order to create the zones it is possible to connect municipalities only if the number of Aldermen per any of the municipalities due to the standard delegation for circles, would be less than 3.

§ 4. Division of the municipality into two or more districts is admissible only if the number of Councillors for this municipality, resulting from the standard delegation for circles, was more than 10.

§ 5. The creation of the area of the municipality of two or more constituencies requires agreement with the Council of the municipality; It should be taken of the Division of the municipality on the constituencies for elections to the Councils of the municipalities.

§ 6. Combine two or more municipalities to form the constituency needs to consult the Councils of these municipalities.

§ 7. In the cities by creating constituencies shall be formed auxiliary units.


Article. 455. [application to the public District Council resolution on constituencies] resolution of the Council of the county on the constituencies shall be published in the official journal of the province and to the public as is customary. One copy of the resolution shall be sent without delay to each municipality Council in the area of the County and of the Palatine and the process leading up to Commissioner.

Article. 456. [action on the findings of the County Council in matters of electoral districts] § 1. The findings of the District Council in matters of constituencies concerned, the Council of the municipality, as well as voters in at least 15, shall be entitled to lodge a complaint to the Electoral Commissioner within 5 days from the date of their receipt. Electoral Commissioner recognizes the matter within five days and deliver a judgment, and can serve them immediately complainant and the County Council.

§ 2. The decision of the Electoral Commissioner may be appealed to the National Electoral Commission within 5 days from the date of its service. The decision of the National Electoral Commission is not entitled to remedy.

Article. 457. [the number of candidates on the list] § 1. The number of candidates on the list may not be less than 3 and more than twice the number of Councillors elected in the constituency.

§ 2. In the case of list of 3 candidates: 1) the number of candidates – women, 2) number of candidates – men – may not be less than 1.

§ 3. Each list of candidates reported should be supported by the signatures of at least 200 voters.

Article. 458. [Order elections to the Councils of the districts on the same day it was ruled that elections to the Councils of the municipalities] if the order of the elections to the Councils of the districts on the same day it was ruled that elections to the Councils of the municipalities, the election committees of the notifying parties a list of candidates in elections to the Councils of the districts may submit their lists of candidates for elected representatives to the Councils of the municipalities.



Chapter 12 special provisions concerning the elections to the State assemblies Article. 459. [elections to state assemblies] § 1. For the elections to the State assemblies in unregulated shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of Chapter 10 for elections to the Councils in the cities in the County, except that the provisions of this chapter provide otherwise.

§ 2. Whenever the provisions of this chapter, the County is also the city of the County.

§ 3. Whenever the provisions of this chapter is made to the District Election Commission shall mean also the city Electoral Commission in tributaries.

Article. 460. [Election Commission] elections to the State assemblies, under the supervision of the National Electoral Commission and the Electoral Commissioners, shall carry out the following: 1) provincial election committees;

2 county electoral committees);

3 peripheral election committees).

Article. 461. [Order elections to state assemblies on the same day it was ruled that elections to the Councils of the counties], § 1. If the order of the elections to the State assemblies on the same day it was ruled that elections to the Councils of the districts: 1) the vote shall carry out electoral committees set up elections for regional councils of the counties on the basis of the same lists of voters;

2 district electoral commissions) called for the elections to the county councils shall draw up minutes of collective results of the vote in the district for elections to the Regional Council.

§ 2. In the case referred to in § 1 shall be drawn up separate voting protocols in the circuit for the elections to the State assemblies and elections to the county councils.

§ 3. The municipal election committees in the cities in the County shall draw up minutes of the aggregate results of the vote in the elections to the Regional Council.

§ 4. The provisions of § 1-3 shall apply mutatis mutandis in the event of orders on the same day elections to the State assemblies, the county councils and the Councils of the municipalities.

Article. 462. [the Division of the province into electoral districts] § 1. In order to carry out the election of the territory is divided into electoral districts.

§ 2. Constituency is one district or part thereof.

§ 3. Linking counties to create a constituency is allowed only if the number of Councillors elected to the County in the Dolnośląskie Provincial Assembly was less than 5.

§ 4. Combining counties may not violate social ties that connect voters belonging to ethnic or national minorities residing in the territory, the combined counties.

§ 5. The Division of the County into two or more districts is admissible only if the number of Councillors on the district, the resulting representation standards for circles, amounted to more than 15.

§ 6. The creation of the area of the District of two or more constituencies requires agreement with the Council of this county; It should be taken of the Division of the County constituencies for elections to the county councils.

§ 7. Combine two or more counties to form the constituency needs to consult the advice of these counties.

Article. 463. [to determine the Division into constituencies] § 1. Division into constituencies, their numbers, and the number of Councillors elected in the constituency shall be determined, at the request of the speaker of the Regional Assembly, according to a uniform representation standards, calculated by dividing the number of inhabitants of the province by the number of Councillors who are elected to the Council, taking into account article 9. 462 and the following principles: 1) constituency elects from 5 to 15 councillors;

2) in any of the districts which are one single constituency may not be elected councillors in numbers equal to or greater than 3/5 of the total number of the Council.

§ 2. The provisions of article 4. 455. 456 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Article. 464. [Support list of candidates signatures] each list of candidates should be supported by the signatures of at least 300 voters.

Article. 465. [Delete the names of the candidate as a result of his death] in the event of the deletion of the names of the candidate as a result of his death, causing a situation referred to in article 14(2). 436 § 2, provincial electoral Commission shall inform the competent representative of the possibility of filing a new candidate no later than 10 day before polling day.

Article. 466. [Order elections to state assemblies on the same day it was ruled that elections to the Councils of the counties], § 1. If the order of the elections to the State assemblies on the same day it was ruled that elections to the county councils, committees to vote in elections to candidates notifying the Dolnośląskie Provincial Assembly can also be candidates for Councillors to the county councils.

§ 2. Every Election Committee can report to the elections Council constituency only one list of candidates.

Article. 467. [the application of the provisions of the Act] as the order of the elections to the State assemblies on the same day it was ruled that elections to the county councils and the Councils of municipalities, the provisions of article 4. 461 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Article. 468. [to fix the result of the vote in the area of the County], § 1. District Election Commission, on the basis of received from the polling stations to vote in the protocols the peripheral circuits in the elections to the State assemblies, shall determine the result of the vote for each list of candidates and draw up, in triplicate, the result of the vote in the area of the County.

§ 2. In the Protocol shall be the sum of the numbers referred to in article 1. 442 § 2.

Article. 469. [the application of the provisions of the Act] to the provincial electoral Commission taken after receiving of the protocols referred to in article 1. 468 § 2, the provisions relating to the communal electoral commissions in towns County rights shall apply mutatis mutandis.



SECTION VIII of the Mayor's Election, the Mayor and the President of the City chapter 1 General provisions article 1. 470. [the election of Mayor] [77] to elections of Mayor in unregulated shall apply mutatis mutandis the provisions of article 4. 390 § 8. 390a and provisions in chapters 6, 7 and 10 Chapter VII, except that the provisions of this chapter provide otherwise.

Article. 471. [rules of the election of Mayor] Mayor Elections are universal, equal, direct, and shall be held by secret ballot.

Article. 472. [candidate for mayor] candidate for Mayor cannot run for mayor in another municipality.

Article. 473. [the candidate is considered elected mayor] § 1. For selected on the Mayor considers the candidate who received the vote of more than half of the votes validly cast.

§ 2. If none of the candidates received referred to in § 1 the number of votes validly cast, on the fourteenth day after the first ballot shall be re-organised.

§ 3. In vote choice made from among the two candidates in the first ballot, received the largest number of the votes validly cast. Where more than two candidates receives the number of votes eligible to participate in the vote, with the release candidate for the election in the vote decides the greater the number of wards to vote, in which one of the candidates received a higher number of votes, and if the number of these circuits would be equal to-resolved the draw conducted by the municipal electoral Commission. In the draw are entitled to attend all the candidates or their election agents, election committees.

§ 4. If any of the two candidates, referred to in § 3, withdraws consent to the candidacy, loses the right to vote or die, in the vote, one candidate participates.

§ 5. For selected in a vote considered this a candidate who received a greater number of votes validly cast.

§ 6. In the case referred to in § 2, the communal electoral Commission shall inform, by way of resolution, about need and reasons for carrying out voting again and again shows the date of the vote, as well as the names and the names of the candidates and candidate in the vote. A copy of the resolution shall be forwarded to the Commissioner immediately process leading up.


§ 7. In the case where both candidates in the vote will receive the same number of votes shall be deemed to have selected the candidate who in greater numbers voting circuit received more votes than the other candidate. If the number of circuits, referred to in the preceding sentence, would equal about choosing the Mayor hears the draw conducted by the municipal electoral Commission. In the lottery have the right to participate either candidates or their election agents, election committees.

§ 8. Methods of the drawing referred to in § 3 and 7, specifies the State Electoral Commission.

Article. 474. [Order elections Mayor] § 1. The election of the mayors is managed by the Prime Minister, by way of regulation, including the elections to the Councils of the municipalities in the manner referred to in article 4. 371. § 2. If necessary to carry out the Mayor's election before the expiry of the term of Office for the reasons set out in the laws, the President of the Council of Ministers manages, by regulation, the election early as specified in article 3. 372, subject to § 3.

§ 3. If the resolution of the Council or order the termination of the mandate of the Electoral Commissioner of the Mayor have been contested to the Administrative Court, the election early Reeve manages and carries out within 60 days from the date on which the administrative court judgment dismissing the complaint.

Article. 475. [Organization of the elections of the mayors] § 1. The State Electoral Commission and the Electoral Commissioners organize the election of mayors and exercise supervision of their conduct in accordance with the provisions of the law.

§ 2. The Election Commission carry out designated to conduct the elections to the Councils of the municipalities.

§ 3. In the case of early elections, which selects only the Mayor, citing the municipal electoral Commission and Electoral Commission peripheral.

Article. 476. [Limit of expenses associated with the conduct of the election campaign of Mayor] § 1. Spending limits for election committees, which have registered candidate for mayor, is fullsize amount determined on the basis specified in § 4.

§ 2. The financial agent, the Election Committee, which is both a candidate for mayor, as well as the list of candidates for aldermen were recorded, shall draw up a report on the overall financial sources obtained funds and expenditure for the purposes of the election.

§ 3. The proper Minister of public financies after having consulted the National Electoral Committee shall determine, by regulation, the overall pattern of the report referred to in section 2, and the specific scope of the information contained in it, as well as a list of the types of documents that should be attached to the report, so as to enable verification of the given information in the report, with a view to ensuring full information about income and expenses of the Election Committee and its transparency.

§ 4. The limit of expenses associated with the conduct of the election campaign of a candidate for mayor in the municipalities of up to 500 000 inhabitants shall be determined by multiplying the number of inhabitants of the municipality by 60 cents, and in municipalities with more than 500 000 inhabitants by multiplying the first 500 000 inhabitants by 60 cents, and a surplus of more than 500 000 inhabitants – by 30 cents.

§ 5. Electoral Commissioner within 7 days from the date of the announcement of the election Decree gives to the public, in the form of a communication in the official journal of the province-wide, the number of inhabitants in different municipalities at the end of the year preceding the year in which the elections are conducted.

Article. 477. [Application available to the public the aggregate results of the elections of the mayors] § 1. The State Electoral Commission to announce in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Poland and to the public, in the form of a notice, the aggregate results of the elections of the mayors in the area of the country.

§ 2. Provision of section 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis in the case of voting in the election of mayors, as referred to in article 1. 473 § 2.



Chapter 2 Report of the candidates for the Mayor's Article. 478. [the right to submit candidates for mayor] § 1. The right to submit candidates for the Mayor is entitled to: 1) the process leading up to the Committee of a political party, 2) koalicyjnemu process leading up to the Committee) the Committee process leading up the Organization, 4) process leading up to the Committee of voters – subject to § 2.

§ 2. The right to submit candidates for mayor have Election Committee, who registered a list of candidates for councilors in at least half of the constituencies in the municipality. In each of these districts the number of registered by that Committee candidates for Councillors may not be less than the number of Councilors elected in this constituency.

§ 3. Candidates for mayor shall be reported to the municipal election Commission not later than the 30th day before the date of elections to 2400 hours.

§ 4. If early elections are selected only the Mayor, the provisions of paragraph 2 shall not apply. In this case, in order to notify the candidate for Mayor Election Committee must get support, included in the register of voters, at least: 1) 150 voters-in the municipality of up to 5 000 inhabitants;

2) 300 voters-in of 10 000 inhabitants;

3) 600 voters-in the municipality of up to 20 000 inhabitants;

4) 1 500 voters in the municipality of up to 50 000 inhabitants;

5) 2 000 voters-in the municipality of for 100 000 inhabitants;

6) 3 000 voters-in of more than 100 000 inhabitants.

§ 5. The list of voters ' signatures supporting the application of the candidate to the Mayor must include on each page of the list the name of the Electoral Committee of the applicant of the candidate, and the words: "Give support to the candidate for mayor ... ... (name of the unit of local government). [name (s) and surname of the candidate] ordered elections. ... (day, month, year). "

Article. 479. [Application of the candidate to the Mayor] § 1. In the application the candidate for mayor of gives: 1) forename (s), last name, age, education and place of residence of the candidate being notified, together with an indication of his affiliation to a political party;

2 filing Committee) and the name (s), the name and address of the acting on its behalf, the representative.

§ 2. The Declaration shall be accompanied by: 1) the candidate's written statement of consent to the candidacy and about having the right aptitude; the consent of the candidate for the candidacy in the elections should include: name (s), surname, maiden name, names of parents, date and place of birth, nationality and registration number (SSN) of the candidate, as well as an indication of his affiliation to a political party; consent to the candidacy, the candidate shall bear the date and your signature;

2) in the case of a candidate who was born before August 1, 1972-the Declaration referred to in article 2. 7 paragraph 1. 1 of the law of 18 October 2006 for the disclosure of information about State security authorities documents from the years 1944-1990 and the content of those documents or information referred to in article 14(2). 7 paragraph 1. 3A of the Act;

3) in the case of early elections-a list of voters supporting the candidate.

Article. 480. [registration of the candidate to the Mayor] § 1. After the adoption of the Declaration of the candidate for mayor of deletion candidates for elected representatives having the effect that the application does not comply with the condition referred to in article 2. 478 § 2, does not produce legal effects unless the registration lists of candidates for the Election Committee councilors of the applicant of the candidate for mayor will be cancelled due to resolve this Election Committee.

§ 2. If the application satisfies the conditions laid down in the code, the communal electoral Commission shall immediately record the candidate for mayor, in drawing up the protocol registration.

§ 3. One copy of the registration Protocol are served to the person submitting the candidate and process leading up to Commissioner.

Article. 481. [notice of registered candidates for mayor] Communal Electoral Commission manages the printing of the notice of the registered candidates for mayor.

Article. 482. [select mayor by the Council of the municipality] § 1. If, within the period referred to in article 2. 478 § 3, there has been no candidate or reported only one candidate, the municipal election Commission shall immediately calls by rozplakatowanie notices, to make additional submissions. In this case, the deadline for candidates is extended by 5 days, from the date of rozplakatowania notices.

§ 2. If the proceedings referred to in § 1, shall not be registered no candidate, Mayor of the municipality Council shall be made by an absolute majority of the legal composition of the Council by secret ballot.

§ 3. If the proceedings referred to in paragraph 1 shall be registered only one candidate, the election shall be carried out, except that the candidate shall be deemed to have chosen, if the vote has obtained more than half of the votes validly cast.

§ 4. In the case where a candidate referred to in § 3, gained more than half of the votes validly cast, Reeve of the municipality Council shall be made by an absolute majority of the legal composition of the Council by secret ballot.

§ 5. If the election voting is to be carried out only on one candidate, communal electoral Commission finds this fact by way of resolution, given to the public.

§ 6. The provision of § 5 shall apply mutatis mutandis in the case of a lack of candidates.

§ 7. The Mayor's selection as specified in § 2 and 4 shall be carried out according to the following rules: 1) the right of the Declaration of the candidate for mayor is entitled to a group of councillors representing at least 1/3 of the statutory Council;

2) application of the candidate to the Mayor must be made in writing;

3) radnemu shall be entitled to support in the application of only one candidate.

§ 8. To the candidate for mayor elected in referred to in § 2, 4 and 7, article 12 shall apply. 472 and art. 479. § 9. If, in the cases referred to in § 2 and 4, the Council of the municipality shall not choose Mayor within two months from the date of the election of the President of the Council of Ministers shall appoint, on the proposal of the proper Minister of public administration, the person in charge the duties of the Mayor's term of Office.


Article. 483. [Deletion from the list of candidates] § 1. Municipal Election Commission shall be deleted from the list of candidates a candidate who died, lost the right aptitude, filed a false declaration, as referred to in article 1. 479 § 2 paragraph 1, a candidate at the same time, the Mayor in another municipality or made a statement in writing of the withdrawal of consent to the candidacy, and shall inform the representative. Information about the cancellation of the communal electoral Commission shall without delay communicate to the public.

§ 2. If the deletion of the names of the candidate was a result of the death of the candidate, the Commission shall inform the competent electoral representative of the possibility of filing a new candidate. Additions to the list shall be made not later than the 15th day before polling day.



Chapter 3 cards to vote Article. 484. [Print and transfer ballots] Communal Election Commission after registration of the candidates manages to print ballots and ensure their transfer to the peripheral committees constituency as specified by the Electoral Commissioner.

Article. 485. [ballot] on the card to vote are listed in alphabetical order the names and names of registered candidates for mayor, along with the names of the electoral committees.



Chapter 4 how to vote, the conditions of validity and the fixing of the election Article. 486. [Voting] § 1. A voter shall vote by putting an "x" (the two intersecting lines in the grid) in the box on the left side next to the name of one of the candidates.

§ 2. If the "x" sign erected in the box on the left side next to the names of two or more candidates or not erected this sign next to the name of any candidate, the vote shall be considered as invalid.

Article. 487. [vote for one candidate] § 1. In the case of voting for one candidate a voter votes for a candidate, putting an "x" in the box marked "Yes" on the left side next to the name of the candidate.

§ 2. Putting the "x" in the box marked "no" on the left side next to the candidate's name indicates that it is a valid vote put against the choice of the candidate for mayor.

Article. 488. [to fix the results of the vote and the results of the elections of Mayor in] § 1. On the basis of the memoranda received from the Electoral Commission the Electoral Commission determines the communal electoral-vote on individual candidates and election results Mayor in the municipality.

§ 2. Communal election Commission shall draw up a protocol of voting results and election results.

§ 3. In the Protocol Exchange: 1) the persons entitled to vote;

2) voters who have been issued cards to vote;

3) voters voting by proxy;

4 Sockets) cards with urns, including: a), (b) invalid cards) cards are important;

5) votes invalid, stating the reasons for their annulment;

6) votes validly cast for each candidate.

Article. 489. [Protocol] § 1. In the Protocol referred to in article 2. 488, also lists the name (s) and surname chosen Mayor. In the minutes shall be also process the drawing referred to in the article. 473 § 3 and 7.

§ 2. In the case of an election referred to in article 1. 482 § 3, communal electoral Commission considers whether a candidate received the required for the selection of the number of votes validly cast.

§ 3. In the case of determination by the municipal electoral Commission, that none of the candidates received the required majority of votes, in the Protocol is concluded this fact and indicate the two candidates who received the greatest sequence number of the votes validly cast.

Article. 490. [certificate of election for mayor] Communal Electoral Commission seems to wójtowi a certificate of election for mayor. Model certificate specifies the State Electoral Commission.



Chapter 5 of the electoral campaign in the programmes of public service broadcasters of radio and television Articles. 491. [free of charge dissemination of radio programmes in the regional public service broadcasters] § 1. The Election Committee, who registered candidate for mayor, has the right to distribute electoral broadcast free of charge in the public regional radio and television broadcasters.

§ 2. The total time the dissemination of electoral broadcast regional programmes is 2 hours in any of the Polish television program and 4 hours in any programme of Polish radio.

§ 3. Distribution of airtime between legitimate electoral committees shall be made in proportion to the number of registered candidates for mayors in the area covered by the regional programme of the municipal electoral Commission, on the basis of information appropriate for that area.

§ 4. The election broadcast time for electoral committees, referred to in § 1, can be combined in the same regional programme, at the request of the representative of the electoral broadcast time to vote enjoyed by the same Committee for participation in the elections to bodies representing units of local government. A proposal for election broadcast time connection is made not later than the 20th day before polling day to the Director of the Polish television branch or to the President of the Board of Polish radio, appropriate for the regional programme, in which the total election broadcasts are to be distributed.

§ 5. In the early elections, the total time the dissemination of electoral broadcast regional programmes shall be 30 minutes in any 60-minute and Polish television program in each programme Polish radios.

§ 6. The time referred to in section 5, in each regional programme is divided equally among all eligible election committees.



Article. 491a. [action on the arrangements for the allocation of air time] on air time sharing arrangements referred to in article 2. 491 § 3 and 6, electoral committees shall be entitled to a complaint to the Electoral Commissioner proper due to the seat of the Polish television branch or Polish radio. The complaint shall be lodged within 48 hours of making the determination. Electoral Commissioner shall consider the matter immediately and it seems. From the provisions of the Electoral Commissioner is not entitled to remedy.



Chapter 6 termination of Reeve's Article. 492. [the termination of the mandate of the Mayor] § 1. Termination of Mayor follows: 1) refusal to take an oath;

2) is not filed within the time limits set out in separate provisions of the statement of his financial disclosure;

3) a written waiver of the mandate;

4) loss of the right aptitude or the absence of this right on the day of the election;

5) breach of statutory prohibitions hatting Reeve with the performance of a function or doing business as defined in the rules;

6) [78] judgment of incapacity or inability to independent existence as specified in the rules about pensions and the Veterans of the Social Security Fund for a period of at least until the end of his term of Office;

7) death;

8) appeal by way of a referendum;

9) references in article Reeve. paragraph 96. 2 of the Act of 8 March 1990 on municipal government (Dz. u. 2001 Nr 142, poz. 1591, with further amendments. 13));

10) changes in territorial division referred to in article 1. 390 § 1, paragraph 3.

§ 2. The expiry of the mandate of the Mayor of the reasons referred to in § 1 paragraphs 1, 2 and 5 – with the exception of the reasons referred to in article 1. 27 of the Act of 8 March 1990 on Municipal Government, the Municipal Council by way of resolution, within one month from the date of the occurrence of the causes of the expiry of the mandate. Prior to the resolution of the expiry of the mandate of the wójtowi should be able to explain.

§ 2a. The expiry of the mandate of the Mayor of the reasons referred to in § 1, paragraph 3, 4 and 5, as regards the reasons referred to in article 1. 27 of the Act of 8 March 1990 on Municipal Government, and paragraphs 6 and 7, the Electoral Commissioner, by means of provisions, within 14 days from the date of the occurrence of the causes of the expiry of the mandate. The Electoral Commissioner of the order shall be published in the official journal of the province and to the public in the Bulletin of public information.

§ 3. Resolution of the Council on the expiry of the mandate of the mayor shall be served as soon as the person concerned and shall forward the Palatine and the process leading up to Commissioner.

section 3a. Order of the Electoral Commissioner for the termination of the mandate of the mayor shall be served as soon as the person concerned and shall forward the Palatine and the President of the Council of the municipality.

§ 4. If the Mayor before he check function or ran a business referred to in § 1, paragraph 5, is obliged to cede a function, or a cessation of business within 3 months from the date of submission of the vows.

§ 5. In the case of the niezrzeczenia function or the niezaprzestania doing business by the Mayor within the time limit referred to in paragraph 4, the Council of the municipality considers termination of Reeve, by way of resolution, within one month from the expiry of the term.

Article. 493. [action on the resolution of the Municipal Council for the termination of the mandate of the Mayor] § 1. The resolution of the Municipal Council or the provisions of the Electoral Commissioner for the termination of the mandate of the Mayor for the reasons referred to in article 1. 492 § 1 point 1-6, entitled concerned a complaint to an administrative court within 7 days from the date of the notification of the resolution or order. The action shall be brought, through the authority, who said the expiry of the mandate.

§ 2. The Administrative Court hears a complaint referred to in paragraph 1, within 14 days from the date of its filing. The complaint shall be made within 14 days.

§ 3. The expiry of the mandate of the mayor shall be the date on which the judgment of the Administrative Court dismissing a complaint referred to in § 1.



SECTION IX criminal Provisions Art. 494. [prohibition of electoral propaganda] § 1. Who, in connection with the election, electoral agitation leads: 1) in government offices or the administration of the local government or the courts, 2) on the premises of the work in the manner and in the forms restrict their normal functioning, 3) on the grounds of military units or other organizational units subordinate to the Minister of national defence or civil defence troops or skoszarowanych units subordinated to the Minister competent for internal affairs,


4) in the polling station or in the building where it is located is punishable by a fine.

§ 2. The same punishment shall be subject to, who runs electoral agitation in schools to pupils.

Article. 495. [prohibition of the placement of posters and election slogans and to remove them] § 1. Who, in connection with the elections: 1) posters and election slogans on the walls of buildings, public transport stops, the tables and columns boards, fences, lighthouses, energy devices, telecommunications and others without the consent of the owner or property manager, object or device, 2) by setting up its own classified equipment to conduct the election campaign in breach of the applicable provisions of order 3) places the posters and slogans to vote in such a way that they cannot be removed without causing damage, 4) (expired), 5) (expired)-shall be punishable by a fine.

§ 2. The same punishment shall be subject to: 1) [79] electoral agent, who, within 30 days after the date of the elections will not remove posters and slogans of the election and announcement devices that are set up for the purpose of conducting the campaign;

2 person within the meaning of the editor) of the law of 26 January 1984-press law that allows the non-obligation put in the information, communications, apelach and passwords, advertised in the newspapers printed at the expense of the electoral committees indicate by whom and from whom are descended.

Article. 496. [responsible for the lack of a clear determination of the Election Committee] who, in connection with the election, electoral materials shall not clear indications of the Election Committee which is punishable by a fine.

Article. 497. [responsibility for illegal gathering signatures], § 1. Who, in connection with the election, collects signatures of people supporting the application of a list of candidates or a candidate, using any form of pressure aimed at obtaining signatures-is subject to a fine of from 1 000 to 10 000 zlotys.

§ 2. The same punishment shall be subject to who collects signatures of people supporting the application of a list of candidates or a candidate in the military units, or other organizational units subordinate to the Minister of national defence or civil defence troops or skoszarowanych units subordinated to the Minister competent for internal affairs.

§ 3. Who gives or takes advantage of loss or personal in return for collecting or signing into submitting a list of candidates or candidate-is subject to a fine ranging from 10 000 to 50 000 zł.

Article. 498. [responsibility for electoral agitation during electoral silence] who, in connection with the election, for the period from the end of the election campaign until the end of the vote leading electoral agitation is punishable by a fine.

Article. 499. [responsibility for electoral agitation without the prior written consent of electoral representative] who, in connection with the election, without the prior written consent of the delegate vote lead election agitation – shall be punishable by a fine or detention.

Article. 500. [responsibility for making available to the public the pre-election polls] who, in connection with the elections in the period from the end of the election campaign until the end of the voting, shall make public the results of the election (polls) the public on electoral behaviour envisaged or predicted election results, or the results of the surveys carried out in the election day vote is subject to a fine from 500 000 to 1 0000 0000 dollars.

Article. 501. [responsibility for the organisation of contests and sweepstakes in connection with the elections] who, in connection with the election, leading electoral agitation to electoral committees or candidate or candidates is organizing sweepstakes fantowe or any other kind of random games or contests, in which WINS are cash prizes or items with a value higher than the value of the items customarily used for advertising or promotional purposes is subject to a fine from 5 000 to 50 000.

Article. 502. [responsibility for administering or providing, within the framework of electoral agitation of alcoholic beverages] who, in connection with the election, gives or provides, within the framework of electoral propaganda, alcoholic beverages free of charge or at prices of net sales possible to obtain, is not higher than the acquisition price or production cost is subject to a fine from 5 000 to 50 000.

Article. 503. [responsibility for message means one Committee to another Electoral Committee] who, in connection with the election, provide material benefits to one other Committee process leading up to the Committee – shall be punishable by a fine of 1000 to 10 000 zł.

Article. 504. [responsibility for organising the public for the purposes of the election campaign] who, in connection with the elections on the goals of the public collection organizes the election campaign – is subject to a fine of from 1 000 to 100 000, respectively.



Article. 504n [responsibility for illegal sharing of materials containing registered process steps in the perimeter of the Electoral Commission] who provides material containing registered process peripheral operations of the Electoral Commission, referred to in article 1. 42 § 5, for purposes other than those referred to in article 1. 42 § 6-shall be punishable by a fine of 1000 to 10 000 zlotys.

Article. 505. [the liability associated with the accumulation of funds in the bank account] § 1. The Election Committee's financial agent, who, in connection with the elections fails to fulfil the obligation to collect funds in the bank account is punishable by a fine.

§ 2. The same punishment shall be subject to, who does not make claims to the bank account agreement entered into by him on behalf of the Election Committee of the law required how to make payments on behalf of the Election Committee and an acceptable source of funds mobilization by Election Committee, as well as an acceptable date for making payments.



Article. 505a. [the responsibility of the financial agent of the Electoral Committee] the financial agent, the Electoral Committee that in view of the election fails to fulfil the obligation, placing on a website or updating the registry entered into credit or deposit register of natural persons is punishable by a fine.

Article. 506. [the responsibility associated with financial resources and non-monetary values] who, in connection with the elections: 1) gathers financial benefits for the Electoral Committee or expends the Election Committee funds for purposes other than in connection with the election, 2) gathers financial benefits for the Electoral Committee or expends funds the Election Committee prior to the date on which are permitted under the law, 3) gathers financial benefits for the Election Committee after the day of the elections 4) expends funds of the Electoral Committee after the date of the financial statements, the financial resources of the Electoral Committee expends 5) in in violation of the limits of the expenditure referred to electoral committees, 6) gives the Committee process leading up to the Committee of organisations or electoral process leading up or takes on behalf of those committees the benefit of property from other sources than from Polish citizen having habitual residence in the territory of the Republic of Poland, 7) grants the process leading up to the Committee of a political party or koalicyjnemu the Committee process leading up or takes on behalf of those committees the benefit of property from another source than the electoral fund political party forming an Election Committee of a political party or election funds of political parties forming the Coalition Election Committee, 8) not being Polish citizen having habitual residence in the territory of the Republic of Poland, the operations resulting in a reduction in the value of the obligations of the Election Committee is subject to a fine of from 1 000 to 100 000, respectively.

Article. 507. [responsibility for transfer or other non-monetary value than the dissemination of posters and flyers] who, in connection with the election, shall provide to the Committee process leading up or accept on his behalf the material advantage of a kind other than the charge of services disseminating posters and leaflets by natural persons and aid in the work of the offices granted by natural persons is subject to a fine from 1000 to 100 000, respectively.

Article. 508. [responsibility for surplus obtained financial resources] § 1. The Election Committee's financial agent, who, in connection with the elections fails to fulfil the obligation to provide within the time limits by Election Committee for public benefit organizations achieved by Election Committee surplus funds raised over the expenditure is subject to a fine, the penalty of restriction of liberty or imprisonment for 2 years.

§ 2. The same punishment shall be subject to, who are not allowed to perform or impedes the completion of the obligation to provide the Electoral Committee for the Organization of public interest surplus funds raised over the expenditure referred to in § 1.

§ 3. If a person referred to in section 2, does unintentionally-is subject to a fine.

Article. 509. [responsibility for failure to draw up and submit financial statements] § 1. The Election Committee's financial agent, who, in connection with the elections fails to fulfil the obligation to draw up and submit to the Commissioner within a State or process leading up the Electoral Commission financial statements about sources of raising funds and the expenditure for the purposes of election or gives false information in this report is subject to a fine, the penalty of restriction of liberty or imprisonment for 2 years.

§ 2. The same punishment shall be subject to, who are not allowed to perform or impedes the completion of an obligation to draw up and submit to the Commissioner or process leading up the Electoral Commission financial statements State, referred to in § 1.

§ 3. If a person referred to in section 2, does unintentionally-is subject to a fine.


Article. 510. [responsibility for obstructing the completion of the duties of Auditor], § 1. Who, in connection with the election, it is not allowed to perform or impedes the completion of the auditor's responsibilities for drawing up an opinion or report on the financial statements is subject to a fine, the penalty of restriction of liberty or imprisonment for 2 years.

§ 2. If a person referred to in section 1, it works fine is subject is inadvertently.

Article. 511. [responsibility for charging from a power of Attorney granting] who gets from granting a proxy to vote voting fee on its behalf – shall be punishable by a fine.

Article. 512. [responsibility for granting a power of Attorney in Exchange for the benefit of property or personal] who grants power of attorney to vote in return for any personal loss or benefit is punishable by detention or a fine.

Article. 513. [responsibility for multiple voting in the same election] a voter who more than once participated in the vote at the same election, is punishable by a fine.



Article. 513a [responsibility for opening or destroying the package vote and reply envelope] section 1. Who opens the electoral package without permission or if you purchase the reply envelope – shall be punishable by a fine.

§ 2. The same punishment shall be subject to the one who destroys the electoral package without permission or if you purchase the reply envelope.

Article. 514. [responsibility for expenditures in excess of the limit] Who makes spending on campaign carried out in the forms and manner appropriate for advertising in the amount exceeding the limit referred to in article 1. 136-is subject to a fine.

Article. 515. [Forfeiture of objects] section 1. In the case of a conviction for an offence referred to in article 1. 495 § 1 the Court shall order the forfeiture of items, which served or were designed for committing the offence, or the guardian (uk) up to 1 500.

§ 2. In the case of a conviction for an offence referred to in article 1. 501. 504. and article 506. 508 § 1 or Misdemeanors Court forfeiture of objects which are the subject of the offence or misconduct.

§ 3. Forfeiture of the items referred to in § 1 and 2, rule, even if these items are not the property of the offender.

§ 4. If the confiscation of items referred to in § 2, it is not possible, the Court shall order the obligation to pay a sum of money which is equivalent.

Article. 516. [application of the rules of procedure in cases of offences] to act in matters referred to in article 1. 494-496. 498. 499. 503, art. 504n-505a and art. 511-513a, proceedings shall apply in cases of misconduct.



SECTION X final provision Article. 517. [entry into force], the Act shall enter into force on the date specified in the Act – introductory provisions the Law-Code.



SECTION X final provision Article. 517.1) the provisions of this law shall implement the provisions of Council Directive 93/109/EC of 6 December 1993 laying down detailed rules for the exercise of the right to vote and to stand as a candidate in elections to the European Parliament for citizens of the Union residing in a Member State of which they are not nationals and Council Directive 94/80/EC of 19 December 1994 laying down detailed rules for the exercise of the right to vote and to stand as a candidate in municipal elections by citizens of the Union residing in a Member State which they are not nationals.

2) revision of the text of the single listed the Bill were announced in OJ 2007 No. 123, item. 849, No 166, item. 1172, no. 176, item. 1240 and no. 181, item. 1290, 2008 No. 171, poz. 1056 and No 234, poz. 1570, from 2009, no 19, item. 100, no. 76, item. 641, no. 98, item. 817, No 157, item. 1241 and no. 219, poz. 1707 and from 2010 No 96, item. 620, no. 107, item. 679 and no. 230, item. 1507.3) revision of the text of the uniform that Act were announced in the OJ of 2009 No 202, poz. 1551, no. 219, poz. 1706 and no. 221, item. 1738 and 2010, no. 28, item. 146, no. 40, poz. 229, no. 81, item. 527, no. 125, item. 842 and No 217, POS. 1427.4) of the said law were published in OJ of 2002 No 153, item. 1271, 2004 No. 240, poz. 2407, 2005 Nr 64, poz. 565 and No 132, item. 1110 and 2010 No. 182, item. 1228.5 revision of the text of the single listed the Bill were announced in OJ 2010 No. 217, POS. 1427, no. 226, POS. 1475, no. 238, item. 1578, no. 254, poz. 1700 and No 257, item. 1726.6) amendments to the said Act were announced in the OJ 1988, no. 41, item. 324, 1989 No. 34, item. 187, 1990 No 29, item. 173, 1991, no. 100, item. 442, 1996 No 114, poz. 542, 1997, no. 88, item. 554 and no. 121, item. 770, 1999 No. 90, item. 999, 2001 No. 112, item. 1198, 2002, No 153, item. 1271, 2004, no. 111, item. 1181, 2005 No. 39, item. 377, 2007 No. 89, item. 590 and 2010 No. 182, item. 1228 and No 235, poz. 1551.7) amendments to the said Act were announced in OJ 2010 No. 28, item. 146, no. 96, item. 620, Nr 123, poz. 835, no. 152, item. 1020, no. 238, item. 1578 and No 257, item. 1726.8) revision of the text of the single listed the Bill were announced in OJ 2001 No. 154, poz. 1802, 2002, no. 127, item. 1089, 2003 No. 57, item. 507, 2004 Nr 25, poz. 219 and no. 273, item. 2703, 2005 No. 167, item. 1398, 2008 No. 171, poz. 1056, 2009 No 213, poz. 1652 and 2010 No 254, poz. 1702.9) change the text of the uniform that Act were announced in the OJ, 2006 No. 104, item. 708 and 711, no. 133, item. 935, No 157, item. 1119 and No 187, poz. 1381, 2007 No. 89, item. 589, No 115, item. 794, no. 176, item. 1243 and No 192, poz. 1378, 2008 No. 209, item. 1318, 2009 No. 3, item. 11, no. 39, item. 308, no. 131, poz. 1075, No 157, item. 1241 and No 201, POS. 1540 and 2010, no. 28, item. 143, no. 40, poz. 229, no. 75, item. 474, no. 122, item. 826, no. 152, item. 1018 and no. 229, item. 1497.10) changes that Bill were announced in OJ 2003, no. 83, item. 760, no. 96, item. 874 and no. 122, item. 1143, 2004 No. 121, item. 1264 and no. 210, poz. 2135, 2005 No. 164, item. 1366 and 2009 No 99, item. 825, Nr 126, poz. 1040 and no. 127, item. 1052.11) change the text of the single listed the Bill were announced in OJ 2001 No. 98, item. 1071, Nr 123, poz. 1353 and No 128, item. 1403, 2002, no. 1, item. 18, No 153, item. 1271 and no. 240, poz. 2052, 2003 No 228, item. 2256, 2005, no. 10, item. 71 and no. 169, item. 1417, 2006 no. 45, item. 319, no. 170, item. 1218, no. 218, item. 1592 and no. 220, poz. 1600, 2007 No. 89, item. 589, 2008 No 157, item. 976 and no. 227, poz. 1505 and 2010 No 165, poz. 1118, no. 182, item. 1228 and no. 229, item. 1494.12) amendments to the said Act were announced in the OJ of 2004 No. 25, item. 219, 2006 No 157, item. 1119, 2008 No. 234, poz. 1571, 2009 No 56, item. 459, No 157, item. 1241, no. 178, poz. 1375 and no. 219, poz. 1706 and 2010 No. 182, item. 1228 and No 197, poz. 1307.13) change the text of the uniform that Act were announced in the OJ of 2002, no. 23, item. 220, Nr 62, poz. 558, no. 113, item. 984, No 153, item. 1271 and no. 214, item. 1806, 2003, no. 80, item. 717 and no. 162, item. 1568, 2004 No 102, item. 1055, Nr 116, poz. 1203 and no. 167, item. 1759, 2005 No. 172, poz. 1441 and No 175, poz. 1457, 2006 no. 17, item. 128 and no. 181, item. 1337, 2007 No. 48, item. 327, no. 138, item. 974 and No 173, item. 1218, 2008 No. 180, item. 1111 and no. 223, item. 1458, 2009 No 52, item. 420 and No 157, item. 1241 and 2010, no. 28, item. 142 and 146, no. 40, poz. 230 and no. 106, item. 675. Annex 1. [LIST OF CONSTITUENCIES TO THE SEJM OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND]

The annexes to the Act of January 5, 2011 (item 112) Appendix 1 LIST of CONSTITUENCIES to the SEJM of the REPUBLIC OF POLAND, the No. 1 CONSTITUENCY is part of the Lower Silesia region, covering the areas of counties: bolesławiecki, Duke of Głogów, Jawor, jeleniogórski, kamiennogórski, legnicki, lubań, lwówek śląski, Lubin, Polkowice, Zgorzelec, Złotoryja, and cities in the County: Jelenia Góra, Legnica.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: LEGNICA.

CONSTITUENCY NO 2 — part of the Lower Silesia region, covering the areas of counties: dzierżoniowski, Berwick, Świdnica, wałbrzyski, śląskie County and City County: Wałbrzych.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 8.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: WAŁBRZYCH.

CONSTITUENCY NO 3 — part of the Lower Silesia region, covering the areas of counties: górowski, milicki, oleśnica, oława, strzelin, środa Wielkopolska, trzebnica County, Lower Silesian, Wroclaw and City County: Wrocław.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 14.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: WROCŁAW.

CONSTITUENCY NO 4 — part of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: Bydgoszcz, Mogilno, inowrocławski, Bydgoszcz County, sępoleński, secular, Tuchola, żniński and city: Bydgoszcz County.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: BYDGOSZCZ.

CONSTITUENCY NO 5 is part of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: Alexander's, Brodnica, Chełmno, Golub-Dobrzyń County, grudziądzki, Lipno, radziejowski, rypin, Thorn, wąbrzeski, Włocławek, and cities in the County: Toruń, Grudziądz, Włocławek.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 13.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: TORUŃ.

CONSTITUENCY No 6-part of Lublin, covering the areas of counties: janowski, kraśnicki, lubartów, Lublin, Łęczna, łukowski, Puławy, ryki, opolski, Świdnica and City County: Lublin.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 15.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: LUBLIN.


CONSTITUENCY NO 7-part of Lublin, covering the areas of counties: biłgorajski, chełmski, hrubieszowski, Center (bbosir), Krasnystaw, parczew, radzyński, Tomaszów, włodawski, Zamość and the cities in the County: Biała Podlaska, Chełm, Zamość.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: CHEŁM.

CONSTITUENCY NO 8 – Lubusz voivodeship the number of deputies elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: ZIELONA GÓRA.

CONSTITUENCY No 9-part of the Łódź province, covering the areas of counties: Brzezinski, Łódź East County: rights and the city of Łódź.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 10.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: ŁÓDŹ.

CONSTITUENCY No 10-part of the Łódź province, covering the areas of counties: bełchatowski, opoczyński, Piotrków, Radomsko, Skierniewice, RAWA, Tomaszów, and cities in the County: Piotrków Trybunalski, Skierniewice.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 9.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: PIOTRKÓW TRYBUNALSKI.

CONSTITUENCY No 11-part of the Łódź province, covering the areas of counties: Kutno, grace, łęczycki, pabianice, poddębice, pajęczański, łowicki, sieradzki, Wieluń, wieruszowski, zduńskowolski, zgierz.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: SIERADZ.

CONSTITUENCY No 12 is part of lesser Poland Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: chrzanowski, myślenicki, Oświęcim, suski, Wadowice County.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 8.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: KRAKÓW.

CONSTITUENCY No 13 is a part of lesser Poland Voivodeship, covering the areas of districts: Cracow, miechowski, olkuski, and City County:.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 14.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: KRAKÓW.

CONSTITUENCY No. 14 — part of lesser Poland Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: limanowa, Gorlice, Nowy Sącz, Nowy targ, Tatra and the city district: Nowy Sącz.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 10.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: NOWY SĄCZ.

CONSTITUENCY No. 15 — part of lesser Poland Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: bocheński, brzeski, dąbrowski, Proszowice, tarnowski, Wieliczka County and City County: Tarnów.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 9.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: TARNÓW.

CONSTITUENCY No 16-part California, covering the areas of counties: Ciechanów, Mława, Płock, gostynin, Plonski, przasnysz, żuromiński, żyrardowski, Sochaczew, Sierpc and Płock County city.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 10.

The Seat Of The Regional Election Commission In The Area Of PŁOCK.

CONSTITUENCY No 17 is part of California, covering the areas of counties: białobrzeski, grójecki, kozienice, lipski, przysucha, radomski, szydłowiecki, zwoleń County in the city of Radom.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 9.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: RADOM.

CONSTITUENCY No 18-part California, covering the areas of counties: Garwolin County, łosicki cooperative, makowski, miński, ostrołęcki, ostrowski, pułtuski, siedlecki, sokołowski, węgrowski, Kushner and the cities in the County: Ostrołęka, Siedlce.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: SIEDLCE.

CONSTITUENCY No. 19 is part of California, covering an area of City County: Warsaw.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 20.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: WARSZAWA.

CONSTITUENCY 20-part California, covering the areas of counties: Partridge, Legionowo, Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, Otwock, piaseczno, pruszkowski, warszawski zachodni, wołomiński.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: WARSZAWA.

CONSTITUENCY No 21-Opole, the number of members elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: OPOLE.

CONSTITUENCY No 22 is part of the Podkarpackie province, covering the areas of counties: Bieszczady, brzozowski, Yaroslavsky, Jasło, Krosno, Lesko, lubaczowski, Przemyśl, przeworsk, Sanok, and cities in the County: Krosno, think.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 11.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: KROSNO.

CONSTITUENCY No 23-part of the Podkarpackie province, covering the areas of counties: dębicki, kolbuszowa, łańcut, leżajski, Mielec, nisko, South-sędziszowski, Rzeszow, tarnobrzeg, strzyżów, stalowowolski and towns in the County: Rzeszow, Tarnobrzeg.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 15.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: RZESZÓW.

CONSTITUENCY No 24-Podlasie, the number of members elected in the constituency is 14.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: BIAŁYSTOK.

CONSTITUENCY No 25-part of the Pomeranian province, covering the areas of the districts of Gdańsk, kwidzyn, Malbork, Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, STAROGARD, Tczew, sztum, and cities in the County: Gdańsk, Sopot.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: GDAŃSK.

CONSTITUENCY No 26-part of the Pomeranian province, covering the areas of counties: Bytów, chojnice, człuchów, kartuzy, kościerski, Puck, Słupsk, lębork and wejherowo, cities in the County: Gdynia, Slupsk.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 14.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: GDYNIA.

CONSTITUENCY No 27-part of the Silesian Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: bielski, Cieszyn, Żywiec, Pszczyna and City County: Bielsko-Biała.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 9.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: BIELSKO-BIAŁA.

CONSTITUENCY No 28-part of the Silesian Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: Częstochowa, kłobuck, Lubliniec, myszkowski and City County: Częstochowa.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 7.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: CZĘSTOCHOWA.

CONSTITUENCY No 29-part of the Silesian Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: gliwicki, tarnowskie Góry and towns in the County: Bytom, Gliwice, Zabrze.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 9.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: GLIWICE.

CONSTITUENCY No 30-part of the Silesian Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: mikołów, Zabrze, Rybnik, Poland, and cities in the County: Rybnik, Jastrzębie Zdrój, Żory.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 9.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: RYBNIK.

CONSTITUENCY No 31-part of the Silesian Voivodeship, covering an area of bieruń-lędziny County: County and towns County rights: Chorzow, Katowice, Mys³owice, Piekary Śląskie, Ruda Śląska, Siemianowice Śląskie, Świętochłowice, Tychy.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: KATOWICE.

CONSTITUENCY NO 32 — part of the Silesian Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: zawiercie, Będzin County and towns County rights: Dąbrowa Górnicza, Jaworzno, Sosnowiec.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 9.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: Pine.

CONSTITUENCY NO 33-voivodship, the number of members elected in the constituency is 16.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: KIELCE.

CONSTITUENCY NO 34-part of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: bartoszyce, braniewo, działdowo, elblaski, iławski, Lidzbark, new, ostróda and Elbląg County: City.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 8.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: ELBLAG.

CONSTITUENCY NO 35-part of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, covering the areas of counties: ełcki, giżycki, Poland, Stanisław kętrzyński, mrągowski, nidzica, Olsztyn, olecki, squeaks, Szczytno, węgorzewski and City County: Olsztyn.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 10.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: OLSZTYN.

CONSTITUENCY NO 36-part of Wielkopolska district, covering the areas of counties: gostyński, jarocin, Kalisz, krotoszyn, Leszno, kościan, kępno, ostrzeszów, ostrowski of rawicz, pleszew, and towns in the County: Kalisz, Leszno.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: KALISZ.

CONSTITUENCY NO 37-part of Wielkopolska district, covering the areas of counties: Gniezno, kolski, Konin, słupca, środa Wielkopolska, śremski, Turkish, Barnes and City County:.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 9.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: KONIN.

CONSTITUENCY NO 38 – part of Wielkopolska district, covering the areas of counties: chodzieski,-territorial land apportionment trzcianka County, Partridge, międzychód, Nowy Tomyśl, piła, szamotuły, oborniki, Wolsztyn, wągrowiec, złotów County.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 9.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: Saw.

CONSTITUENCY NO 39 — part of Wielkopolska district covering the area of the County and the city of Poznań: tributaries: Poznań.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 10.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: POZNAŃ.

CONSTITUENCY No 40 is a part of the West, covering the areas of counties:


białogardzki, choszczno, Drawsko, kołobrzeg, Koszalin, szczecinek, sławieński, swidwinski, wałcz and City County: Koszalin.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 8.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: KOSZALIN.

CONSTITUENCY NO 41 is part of the West, covering the areas of counties: Goleniów, gryfino, gryfice, kamień, łobeski, myśliborski, police, Pyrzyce, stargard, and cities in the County: Szczecin, Świnoujście.

The number of members elected in the constituency is 12.

The Seat Of The District Election Commission: SZCZECIN.

Annex 2. [LIST OF CONSTITUENCIES FOR THE SENATE OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND]

Appendix 2 LIST of CONSTITUENCIES for the SENATE of the REPUBLIC OF POLAND Lower Silesian Voivodeship CONSTITUENCY NO 1 – covering the areas of counties: bolesławiecki, lubań, lwówek śląski, Zgorzelec.

CONSTITUENCY NO 2-covering the areas of counties: jaworski, jeleniogórski, kamiennogórski, and the city of Złotoryja County rights: Jelenia Góra.

CONSTITUENCY NO 3-covering the areas of counties: Głogów, Lubin and Polkowice, within Legnica County, lower city: Legnica County.

CONSTITUENCY NO 4-covering the areas of counties: Świdnica, wałbrzyski and City County: Wałbrzych.

CONSTITUENCY NO 5-covering the areas of counties: dzierżoniowski, Berwick, ząbkowicki.

CONSTITUENCY No 6-covering the areas of counties: górowski, milicki, oleśnica, oława, strzelin, środa Wielkopolska, trzebnica County, Lower Silesian, Wroclaw.

CONSTITUENCY NO 7-covering part of the area of the city of Wrocław County Bieńkowice, Biskupin-Sępolno Małe-Dabie-Bartoszowice, Borek, Brochów, Grove, Gajowice, Grabiszyn-Grabiszynek, Huby, Jagodno, Klecina, screaming-Partynice, Księże, Oporów, Golden Gate Square, the Silesian insurgents ' suburb Oławskie, suburb of Świdnica, the old town, Tarnogaj, Wojszyce-Ołtaszyn, Zacisze-Zalesie-Szczytniki.

CONSTITUENCY NO 8-covering part of the area of the city of Wrocław County: Gądów-Popowice Pd, Jerzmanowo Jarnołtów Strachowice-Osiniec, Karłowice-pink-headed duck, Kleczków, Kowale, Kuźniki, Leśnica, Lipa Piotrowska, Stadion Miejski (Wrocław), Muchobór small Muchobór great Poodří, Nowy Dwór, Ołbin, Osobowice-Rędzin, Pawłowice, Popowice-Kozanów-Pilczyce, Polanowice, Opole Voivodeship-Poświętne-Ligota, Pracze Odrzańskie, dog Box-Sołtysowice, Swojczyce, Zawidawie – Strachocin-Wojnów, Masovian Voivodeship, Szczepin, Świniary, Widawa and Żerniki.

Kujawsko-pomorskie voivodship CONSTITUENCY No 9-covering the areas of counties: Bydgoszcz, secular, Tuchola and city: Bydgoszcz County.

CONSTITUENCY No 10-covering the areas of counties: inowrocławski, Mogilno, Bydgoszcz County, sępoleński, żniński.

CONSTITUENCY No 11-covering the areas of counties: Chełmno, Toruń and City County: Toruń.

CONSTITUENCY No 12-covering the areas of counties: Brodnica, Golub-Dobrzyń County, grudziądzki, rypin, town and County rights wąbrzeski Grudziądz.

CONSTITUENCY No 13-covering the areas of counties: Alexander's, Lipno, radziejowski, Włocławek and Włocławek County city.

Lublin Voivodeship CONSTITUENCY No. 14-covering the areas of counties: lubartów, łukowski, Opole, ryki, puławski.

CONSTITUENCY No 15-covering the areas of counties: janowski, kraśnicki, lubelski, Łęczna, Świdnica.

CONSTITUENCY NO 16 – covering an area of city: Lublin district.

CONSTITUENCY No 17-covering the areas of districts: Center (bbosir), parczew, radzyński and City County: Biała Podlaska.

CONSTITUENCY No 18-covering the areas of districts: Chełm, Krasnystaw, włodawski and City County: Chełm.

CONSTITUENCY No 19-covering the areas of counties: biłgorajski, hrubieszowski, tomaszowski and zamojski, Zamość County city.

Lubusz voivodship CONSTITUENCY No. 20-covering the areas of districts: krośnieński, świebodzin, Zielona Góra and City County: Zielona Góra.

CONSTITUENCY No 21-covering the areas of counties: gorzowski, międzyrzecz, sulęcin, strzelce-słubicki, drezdenecki and City County: Gorzów Wielkopolski.

CONSTITUENCY No 22-covering the areas of counties: Nowa Sól, Wschowa County, żagań, Żary.

Łódź Voivodeship CONSTITUENCY No. 23-covering part of the area of the City-County boat: Osiedle Bałuty, Osiedle Bałuty – Centre, Bałuty-Pits, them. Joseph Montwiłła-Mircze Jesus, Julianów-Marysin-Horns, Karolew-Retkinia Estate East, Cathedral, Goat Meat, Lublinek-Foamy, Łagiewniki, On The Ner, Radogoszcz, Retkinia Estate West Plant, Stare Polesie, Downtown-East Settlement Teofilów-Wielkopolska, Health-Mania, Złotno.

CONSTITUENCY No 24-covering the areas of counties: Brzezinski, Łódź East County City area and part of the Boat: Osiedle Andrzejów, Chojny, Chojny-Dąbrowa, Dolina Dinghy, Górniak, Mileszki, Nowosolna, No 33, Olechów Janów, Osiedle Piastów-Kurak, Rokicie, Ruda, Stary Widzew, Slopes, Widzew-East, Wiskitno, Łódź hills Estate, Zarzew.

CONSTITUENCY No 25-covering the areas of counties: Kutno, łęczyca province, łowicki, poddębice.

CONSTITUENCY No 26-covering the areas of counties: grace, pabianice, zgierz.

CONSTITUENCY No 27-covering the areas of districts: pajęczański, Collins, Wieluń, wieruszowski, zduńskowolski.

CONSTITUENCY No 28-covering the areas of counties: bełchatowski, Radomsko, Piotrków and City County: Piotrków Trybunalski.

CONSTITUENCY No 29-covering the areas of counties: Kosovo, dann, Skierniewice, tomaszowski and City County: Skierniewice.

Lesser CONSTITUENCY No. 30-covering the areas of counties: chrzanowski, myślenicki, Oświęcim, suski, Wadowice County.

CONSTITUENCY No 31-covering the areas of districts: Cracow, miechowski, olkuski.

CONSTITUENCY NO 32-covering part of the area of the city of Kraków County: District II, III, IV, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII.

CONSTITUENCY NO 33-covering part of the area of the city of Kraków County and district, District V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII.

CONSTITUENCY NO 34-covering the areas of counties: bocheński, brzeski, Proszowice County, Wieliczka County.

CONSTITUENCY NO 35-covering the areas of counties: Dabrowski, tarnowski, and City County: Tarnów.

CONSTITUENCY NO 36-covering the areas of counties: limanowski, Nowy targ, the Tatra.

CONSTITUENCY NO 37-covering the areas of counties: Gorlice, Nowy Sącz and City District: Nowy Sącz.

Masovian Voivodeship CONSTITUENCY NO. 38-covering the areas of counties: Płock, gostynin, Sierpc, sochaczewski, żyrardowski and City County: Płock.

CONSTITUENCY NO 39-covering areas of the districts of Ciechanów, and Mława, Plonski, przasnysz, żuromiński.

CONSTITUENCY No 40-covering the areas of counties: Legionowo, Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, Warsaw West, wołomiński.

CONSTITUENCY NO 41-covering the areas of counties: Partridge, Otwock, piaseczno, pruszków.

CONSTITUENCY NO 42-covering part of the area of the city district Prague: South, North of Prague, Rembertów, Targówek, cheerful.

CONSTITUENCY NO 43-covering part of the area of the city district Warszawa: Mokotów, Ursynów, Wawer, Wilanów.

CONSTITUENCY NO 44-covering part of the area of the city district bialoleka, Bielany, Warsaw: downtown, Żoliborz.

CONSTITUENCY NO 45-covering part of the area of the city district Warszawa: Bemowo, Ursus, urge Italy, Will.

CONSTITUENCY NO 46-covering the areas of counties: makowski, ostrołęcki, ostrowski, pułtuski, Kushner and City County: Ostrołęka.

CONSTITUENCY NO 47-covering the areas of counties: Garwolin County, Minsk, węgrowski.

CONSTITUENCY NO 48-covering the areas of counties: łosicki cooperative, siedlecki, sokołowski, and City County: Siedlce.

CONSTITUENCY NO 49-covering the areas of counties: białobrzeski, grójecki, kozienice, przysucha County.

CONSTITUENCY no 50-covering the areas of counties: lipski, radomski, szydłowiecki, zwoleń County in the city of Radom.

Opole CONSTITUENCY NO. 51-covering the areas of districts: Brest, Kluczbork, namysłowski, NYSA, prudnik.

CONSTITUENCY NO 52-covering the area of Opole County: City and County: Opole.

CONSTITUENCY NO 53-covering the areas of counties: głubczycki, Kędzierzyn Koźle-Krapkowice, strzelce, olesno,.

Subcarpathian voivodeship CONSTITUENCY NO. 54-covering the areas of counties: leżajski, nisko, stalowowolski, tarnobrzeg and Tarnobrzeg County: City.

CONSTITUENCY NO 55-covering the areas of counties: dębicki, kolbuszowa, Mielec, ropczyce-sędziszowski, strzyżów.

CONSTITUENCY NO 56-covering the areas of counties: Rzeszów, łańcut and City County: Rzeszów.

CONSTITUENCY NO 57-covering the areas of counties: brzozowski, Krosno, Jasło and City County: Krosno.

CONSTITUENCY NO 58-covering the areas of counties: Bieszczady, Yaroslavsky, leski, lubaczowski, Przemyśl, przeworsk, Sanok and Przemyśl County city.


Podlasie voivodship CONSTITUENCY NO. 59-covering the areas of counties: Augustów, grajewski, Kolno, łomża, mońki, Sejny, Suwałki, zambrowski and cities in the County: Łomża and Suwałki.

CONSTITUENCY No 60-covering the areas of counties: Białystok, sokółka and City County: Białystok.

CONSTITUENCY NO 61-covering the areas of counties: bielski, hajnowski, siemiatycki, wysokomazowiecki.

Pomeranian CONSTITUENCY NO. 62-covering the areas of counties: Słupsk, lębork and wejherowo, City: Słupsk County.

CONSTITUENCY NO 63-covering the areas of counties: Bytów, chojnice, człuchów, kartuzy, kościerski.

CONSTITUENCY NO 64-covering the area of the District: puck and City County:.

CONSTITUENCY NO 65-covering areas of the cities in the County: Gdańsk, Sopot.

CONSTITUENCY NO 66-covering the areas of counties: STAROGARD gdański, Tczew,.

CONSTITUENCY NO 67-covering the areas of counties: kwidzyn, Malbork, sztum, Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki.

Silesian Voivodeship CONSTITUENCY NO. 68-covering the areas of counties: Częstochowa, kłobuck, Lubliniec, myszkowski.

CONSTITUENCY NO 69-covering an area of city Częstochowa County.

CONSTITUENCY no 70-covering the areas of counties: gliwicki, tarnowskie Góry and city: Gliwice County.

CONSTITUENCY NO 71-covering areas of the cities in the County: Bytom, Zabrze.

CONSTITUENCY NO 72-covering areas of the districts of Racibórz and wodzisław, areas: tributaries: Jastrzębie Zdrój, Żory.

CONSTITUENCY NO 73-covering areas of the districts and the city of Rybnik, mikołów County rights: Rybnik.

CONSTITUENCY NO 74-covering the area of the cities in the County: Chorzow, Piekary Śląskie, Ruda Śląska, Siemianowice Śląskie, Świętochłowice.

CONSTITUENCY NO 75-covering the area of the District: bieruń-lędziny County and towns County rights: Mysłowice, Poland, Tychy.

CONSTITUENCY NO 76-covering the areas of counties: będziński, zawiercie County and City County: Dąbrowa Górnicza.

CONSTITUENCY NO 77-covering areas of the cities in the County: Jaworzno, Sosnowiec.

CONSTITUENCY NO 78-covering the areas of counties: bielski, Pszczyna and City County: Bielsko-Biała.

CONSTITUENCY NO 79-covering the areas of counties: Żywiec, Cieszyn.

CONSTITUENCY NO 80 – covering an area of city: Katowice district.

Voivodship CONSTITUENCY NO. 81-covering the areas of counties: Busk, jędrzejów, Kazimierz, konecki, pińczów, community, Chan.

CONSTITUENCY NO 82-covering the areas of counties: opatowski, Ostrowiec, Sandomierz, starachowice, skarżysko.

CONSTITUENCY NO 83 is covering the area of the District: Kielce and city: Kielce County.

Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship CONSTITUENCY NO. 84-covering the areas of counties: bartoszyce, Elbląg, braniewo, Lidzbark and City County: Elblag.

CONSTITUENCY NO 85-covering the areas of counties: działdowo, iławski, new, Olsztyn County.

CONSTITUENCY NO 86-covering the areas of counties: nidzica, Olsztyn, and Szczytno County City: Olsztyn.

CONSTITUENCY NO 87-covering the areas of counties: ełcki, giżycki, Poland, Stanisław kętrzyński, mrągowski, olecki, squeaks, węgorzewski.

Greater Poland voivodship CONSTITUENCY NO. 88-covering the areas of counties: chodzieski, territorial land apportionment-trzcianka County piła, wągrowiec, złotów County.

CONSTITUENCY NO 89-covering the areas of counties: Partridge, międzychód, Nowy Tomyśl, oborniki, Wolsztyn, szamotulski.

CONSTITUENCY no 90-including County area: Max.

CONSTITUENCY NO 91-covering an area of City County:.

CONSTITUENCY NO 92-covering the areas of counties: Gniezno, słupca, środa Wielkopolska, śremski, Barnes.

CONSTITUENCY NO 93-covering the areas of counties: kolski, Konin, Turkish and City County:.

CONSTITUENCY NO 94-covering the areas of counties: Gostyń, kościan, leszczyński, rawicz, and city: Leszno County.

CONSTITUENCY NO 95-covering the areas of counties: kępiński, krotoszyn, ostrowski, ostrzeszów.

CONSTITUENCY NO 96-covering areas of the districts of Kalisz, jarocin, pleszew and city: Kalisz County.

West Pomeranian Voivodeship CONSTITUENCY NO. 97-covering an area police and the city of the County: the county rights:.

CONSTITUENCY NO 98-covering the areas of counties: Goleniów, gryfino, gryfice, kamień, łobeski, Pyrzyce, stargard, myśliborski and City County: Świnoujście.

CONSTITUENCY NO 99-covering the areas of counties: białogardzki, choszczno, Drawsko, kołobrzeg, swidwinski, wałecki.

CONSTITUENCY NO 100-covering the areas of counties: Koszalin, szczecinek, sławieński and City County: Koszalin.

Annex 3. [LIST OF CONSTITUENCIES IN ELECTIONS TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT]

Appendix 3 LIST of CONSTITUENCIES in elections to the European Parliament no. 1 CONSTITUENCY covers the area of the Pomeranian province.

The seat of the District Election Commission-Gdańsk.

No. 2 CONSTITUENCY covers the area of kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeship.

The seat of the District Election Commission-Bydgoszcz.

No. 3 CONSTITUENCY covers the area of Warmia and Mazury voivodship and Podlaskie Voivodship.

The seat of the District Election Commission-Olsztyn.

No. 4 CONSTITUENCY covers the area of parts of California: m.st. Warsaw and districts: grodziskiego, legionowskiego, otwockiego, piaseczyńskiego, nowodworskiego, pruszkowskiego, Warsaw West and wołomińskiego.

The seat of the District Election Commission-Warsaw.

No. 5 CONSTITUENCY covers the area of parts of California: counties-206, gostynińskiego, mławskiego, 117, płońskiego, przasnyskiego, sierpeckiego, sochaczewskiego, żuromińskiego, białobrzeskiego, Żyrardów, grójeckiego, kozienickiego, Leipzig, przysuskiego, 120, szydłowieckiego, zwoleńskiego, garwolińskiego, łosickiego, mińskiego, 930, makowski, OSTROWSKI, pułtuskiego, 160, sokołowskiego, węgrowskiego, wyszkowskiego and towns in the County-Płock, Radom, Ostrołęka and Siedlce.

The seat of the District Election Commission-Warsaw.

No. 6 CONSTITUENCY covers the area of Łódź province.

The seat of the District Election Commission-boat.

No. 7 CONSTITUENCY covers the area of Wielkopolska.

The seat of the District Election Commission-Poznan.

No. 8 CONSTITUENCY covers the area of Lublin.

The seat of the District Election Commission-Lublin.

No. 9 CONSTITUENCY covers the area of Podkarpackie.

The seat of the District Election Commission-Rzeszów.

CONSTITUENCY No 10 covers an area of lesser Poland Voivodeship and Świętokrzyskie.

The seat of the District Election Commission – Cracow, Poland.

No. 11 CONSTITUENCY covers the area of Silesia.

The seat of the District Election Commission-Katowice.

CONSTITUENCY No 12 covers the area of the Lower Silesia and Opole.

The seat of the District Election Commission-Wroclaw.

CONSTITUENCY No 13 covers an area of Lubuskie and Pomeranian.

The seat of the District Election Commission-Gorzów Wielkopolski.

[1] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889): 1. Article. 4 § 2 in the part including the words "If the vote is carried out in a single day": a) to the extent that it applies to elections to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and to the Senate of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, b), in so far as it relates to the election of the President of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

2. 4 § 2 in so far as it relates to the elections to the European Parliament, which are units of local governments and mayors, mayors and mayors, is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, and article 12. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

3. 4 § 2 is incompatible with article 2. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC and is not incompatible with article 4. 7 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[2] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889): 1. Article. 4 section 3 in part that includes the words "If the vote is carried out in a single day": a) to the extent that it applies to elections to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and to the Senate of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, b), in so far as it relates to the election of the President of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

2. 4 § 3, in so far as it relates to the elections to the European Parliament, which are units of local governments and mayors, mayors and mayors, is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, and article 12. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[3] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), art. 12A shall not apply to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial units of local government and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors, mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.


[4] Article. 15 § 2 shall be added to be fixed by the article. 1 point 2 of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[5] Article. 15 § 3 added fixed by the article. 1 point 2 of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[6] Article. 15 § 4 added fixed by the article. 1 point 2 of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[7] Article. 23 § 1 added fixed by the article. 28 of the Act of 22 December 2015, amending the law on the Government departments and certain other laws (OJ poz. 2281). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[8] Article. 23 § 3 added fixed by art. 28 of the Act of 22 December 2015, amending the law on the Government departments and certain other laws (OJ poz. 2281). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[9] Article. 24 § 1 added fixed by the article. 28 of the Act of 22 December 2015, amending the law on the Government departments and certain other laws (OJ poz. 2281). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[10] Article. 24 § 2 shall be added to be fixed by the article. 28 of the Act of 22 December 2015, amending the law on the Government departments and certain other laws (OJ poz. 2281). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[11] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 26 § 3 in the part including the words "If the vote is carried out in a single day": a) to the extent that it applies to elections to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and to the Senate of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, b), in so far as it relates to the election of the President of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[12] the title of chapter 5a in the section and added laid down by article 2. 1 section 5 of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[13] Article. 37d added by art. 1 section 6 of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[14] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 38 § 1 in relation to the provisions of Chapter 7 and chapter: a) to the extent that it applies to proxy voting in the elections to the Sejm, the Senate, in the election of the President and the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities, is consistent with the article. paragraph 62. 1. in connection with article 2. 32 paragraph 1. 1 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC and the resulting from the principle of formal equality of electoral rights, b) to the extent that it applies to proxy voting in elections to the European Parliament, is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 62. 1. in connection with article 2. 32 paragraph 1. 1 of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, c) to the extent that it applies to elections to the Sejm, is compatible with article 7. paragraph 96. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC and is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 97. 2. paragraph 127. 1 of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, d) in so far as it relates to the elections to the Senate, is compatible with article 7. paragraph 97. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC and is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 96. 2. paragraph 127. 1 of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, e) in so far as it concerns the President is consistent with the article. paragraph 127. 1 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC and is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 96. 2. paragraph 97. 2 of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, f) in so far as it concerns the forming of units of local government, is compatible with article 7. paragraph 169. 2, first sentence, of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[15] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 39 § 2 in the part including the words "If the vote is carried out in a single day": a) to the extent that it applies to elections to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and to the Senate of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, b), in so far as it relates to the election of the President of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[16] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889): 1. Article. 39 section 3, second sentence in part commencing from the words "and if the vote is conducted within two days": a) to the extent that it applies to elections to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and to the Senate of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, b), in so far as it relates to the election of the President of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

2. 39 section 3 in so far as it relates to the elections to the European Parliament, which are units of local governments and mayors, mayors and mayors, is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, and article 12. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[17] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 39 article 7, second sentence in part commencing from the words "and if the vote is conducted within two days": a) to the extent that it applies to elections to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and to the Senate of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, b), in so far as it relates to the election of the President of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[18] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889): 1. Article. 43: a) to the extent that it applies to elections to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and to the Senate of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, b), in so far as it relates to the election of the President of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

2. 43 to the extent that it applies to elections to the European Parliament, which are units of local governments and mayors, mayors and mayors, is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, and article 12. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[19] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), art. the following 45 in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors, mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[20] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 51 § 1 in part including the words "agent": a) to the extent that it applies to proxy voting in the elections to the Sejm, the Senate, in the election of the President and the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities, is consistent with the article. paragraph 62. 1. in connection with article 2. 32 paragraph 1. 1 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC and the resulting from the principle of formal equality of electoral rights, b) to the extent that it applies to proxy voting in elections to the European Parliament, is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 62. 1. in connection with article 2. 32 paragraph 1. 1 of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, c) to the extent that it applies to elections to the Sejm, is compatible with article 7. paragraph 96. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC and is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 97. 2. paragraph 127. 1 of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, d) in so far as it relates to the elections to the Senate, is compatible with article 7. paragraph 97. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC and is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 96. 2. paragraph 127. 1 of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, e) in so far as it concerns the President is consistent with the article. paragraph 127. 1 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC and is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 96. 2. paragraph 97. 2 of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, f) in so far as it concerns the forming of units of local government, is compatible with article 7. paragraph 169. 2, first sentence, of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[21] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 6a does not apply to elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[22] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 6a does not apply to elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.


[23] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 6a does not apply to elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[24] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 6a does not apply to elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[25] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 6a does not apply to elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[26] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 6a does not apply to elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[27] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 6a does not apply to elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[28] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 6a does not apply to elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[29] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 6a does not apply to elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[30] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 6a does not apply to elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[31] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 paragraph 1 of the law of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 6a does not apply to elections to the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[32] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), art. 54 section 4 shall be added to the legislation in force 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors, mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[33] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), art. 57 § 3 shall be added to the legislation in force 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors, mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[34] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 7a is inserted in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[35] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 7a is inserted in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[36] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 7a is inserted in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[37] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 7a is inserted in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.


[38] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 7a is inserted in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[39] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 7a is inserted in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[40] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 7a is inserted in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[41] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 7a is inserted in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[42] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 7a is inserted in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[43] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), chapter 7a is inserted in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors , mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[44] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 69 § 2: a), in so far as it relates to the elections to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and to the Senate of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 98. 2 and 5, of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, b), in so far as it relates to the election of the President of the Republic of Poland, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 128. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[45] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), art. 71a is inserted in force until 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors, mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[46] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), art. 72. the following section 1 of the regulations to the 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors, mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[47] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), art. 72 section 2 shall be added to the legislation in force 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors, mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[48] on the basis of article. 7 paragraph 1. 2 section 2 of the Act of 11 July 2014, amending the law-election Code and certain other laws (OJ item 1072), art. 72 § 3 shall be added to the legislation in force 26 August 2014. applicable to the election of the bodies constituting the territorial authorities and the election of mayors, mayors and mayors in 2014 and to the new, early elections and complementary bodies representing units of local government and early general elections of the mayors, mayors and mayors, to be carried out during his term of Office, following the term in which this law has entered into force.

[49] Art. 78. the following section 2 established by the article. 1, paragraph 20 of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[50] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) be replaced by the following article. 120 section 1 established by the article. 1, paragraph 3 of the Act of 3 February 2011 amending the law-election Code (OJ Nr 26, poz. 134: ost. d.: OJ 2011 No 149, poz. 889) has lost the power of 21 July 2011.

[51] Article. 157 § 2a added by art. 1. paragraph 21 (b). (a)) of 25 June 2015 amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

On the basis of article. 3 of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043) the term of Office of the members of the National Electoral Commission, referred to in article 14(2). 157 § 2a appointed prior to the entry into force of article. 1. paragraph 21 (b). (a)). law (i.e. 1 January 2016), starts from that date.

[52] Article. 158. the following section 1 established by the article. 1, paragraph 22 (b). (a)) of 25 June 2015 amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[53] Article. 158 § 1 the following point 4 determined by the article. 1, paragraph 22 (b). (b)) of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[54] Article. 158a added by art. 1, paragraph 23 of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[55] Article. 160 section 1 point 9 is added to be fixed by the article. (1) paragraph 24 of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[56] Article. 161 section 4 added by art. (1) paragraph 25 of the law of 25 June 2015, amending the law-election Code (OJ poz. 1043). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[57] on the basis of paragraph 3 of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 18 July 2012 (OJ l POS. 849) article. 218 section 2, second sentence, as regards the provisions of the National Electoral Commission in the cases referred to in article 1. 215 § 4, is incompatible with article 2. paragraph 45. 1. in connection with article 2. paragraph 77. 2 and in connection with the article. paragraph 99. 1 and 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[58] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 260 is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 62. 1. in connection with article 2. 32 paragraph 1. 1 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC and complies with article 4(1). paragraph 121. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[59] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 261 complies with article 4(1). paragraph 121. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.


[60] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 261 § 1 is not incompatible with article 4. paragraph 62. 1. in connection with article 2. 32 paragraph 1. 1 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[61] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 261 § 2 is not inconsistent with article 3. paragraph 62. 1. in connection with article 2. 32 paragraph 1. 1 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[62] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 261 section 3 is not inconsistent with article 3. paragraph 62. 1. in connection with article 2. 32 paragraph 1. 1 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[63] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 264 section 1 is in conformity with article 4. paragraph 121. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[64] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 268 complies with article 4(1). paragraph 121. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[65] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 269 complies with article 4(1). paragraph 121. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[66] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 272 section 3 is in conformity with article 4. paragraph 121. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[67] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 273 section 1 is in conformity with article 4. paragraph 121. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[68] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 273 section 4 is compatible with article 7. paragraph 121. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[69] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 20 July 2011 (OJ l. No, 149 poz. 889) article. 274 complies with article 4(1). paragraph 121. 2 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[70] Article. 344a added fixed by the article. 28 of the Act of 22 December 2015, amending the law on the Government departments and certain other laws (OJ poz. 2281). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[71] Article. 344b following § 1 established by the article. 28 of the Act of 22 December 2015, amending the law on the Government departments and certain other laws (OJ poz. 2281). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[72] Article. 344b § 2 shall be added to be fixed by the article. 28 of the Act of 22 December 2015, amending the law on the Government departments and certain other laws (OJ poz. 2281). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[73] Art. 344b § 3 added fixed by the article. 28 of the Act of 22 December 2015, amending the law on the Government departments and certain other laws (OJ poz. 2281). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[74] Article. 344b § 4 added fixed by the article. 28 of the Act of 22 December 2015, amending the law on the Government departments and certain other laws (OJ poz. 2281). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[75] Article. the following 344c established by the article. 28 of the Act of 22 December 2015, amending the law on the Government departments and certain other laws (OJ poz. 2281). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[76] Article. 390a added fixed by the article. 39 section 1 of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law on municipal government and certain other laws (OJ item 1045). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[77] Article. 470 added fixed by the article. 39 section 2 of the Act of June 25, 2015. amending the law on municipal government and certain other laws (OJ item 1045). The amendment entered into force on 1 January 2016.

[78] on the basis of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 23 January 2014 (OJ item 172) article. 492 § 1 paragraph 6 understood in this way that the ruling applies to incapacity for work or incapacity to independent existence issued after the acquisition mandate of the Mayor, is compatible with article 7. 60 in connection with art. 31.3. 3 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

[79] on the basis of section 4 of the judgment of the Constitutional Court of 18 July 2012 (OJ l POS. 849) article. 495 § 2 paragraph 1 complies with article 4(1). paragraph 42. 1. in connection with article 2. 31.3. 3 of the Constitution of the REPUBLIC.

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