LAW No. 67 of 23 November 1991 on the Organization and holding of the national referendum on the Constitution of Romania ISSUING CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY and published in Official Gazette No. 236 of 23 November 1991 pursuant to article 3 of the Decision of the constituent Assembly no. 3/1991 concerning certain measures for the adoption of the Constitution of Romania, the constituent Assembly adopts this law.
Article 1 of the Romanian Citizens are called, on December 8, 1991, to express their wills upon the Constitution of Romania.
Article 2 citizens who participate in the referendum shall be entitled to vote "YES" or "no" to the following question on the ballot: "Approve the Constitution of Romania, adopted by the constituent Assembly on 21 November 1991.
Article 3 shall be entitled to participate in the referendum, all Romanian citizens who have reached the age of 18 years, until the day of the referendum, with the exception of debililor or alienatilor, then placed under interdiction, as well as persons convicted by final judgement to the loss of rights.
Article 4 operations for referendum shall take place at the polling stations determined according to Decree-Law No. 92/1990, on the basis of existing electoral lists to be updated no later than 5 days after the entry into force of this law.
Updating of voter lists will be done by the bodies which they have drawn up, with the rules under which they were drawn up, under article. 22 and 23 of Decree-Law No. 92/1990.
People who lay in the execution of the punishment of private freedom shall not be included in the electoral roll.
Article 5 Display of voter lists and bringing to the attention of the public polling stations and voting premises shall be made no later than 48 hours after the expiry of prescribed by art. "". 1. Voters will show up at City Hall and at every polling station for people who vote at that precinct.
The original voter lists shall be sent, within 24 hours of preparation thereof, for storage, the Court whose territory lies the locality. Special military lists are kept at the military unit.
Article 6 citizens have the right to verify the inclusion of voters in the district. Intimpinarile against omissions, the wrong registrations and any errors in the lists are made to law enforcement agencies who compiled the lists, they will be required to adjudicate on the spot or within 24 hours of registration.
Appeals against decisions taken by the bodies referred to in paragraph 1. 1 shall decide not later than 48 hours after the District Court in whose territorial RADIUS at participant domiciled referendum or, in the case of those enrolled in special lists, by the District Court in whose territory he resides. The Court decision is final and enforceable; It shall communicate to interested parties within 24 hours of delivery.
Article 7 citizens residing in another locality than where domiciles are obliged to seek the mayoralty in that locality their inclusion in electoral lists. You can no longer make ups 1 day before the date of the referendum.
The electoral body shall draw up the list referred to in paragraph 1. 1 is bound to the City Hall of residence in the case of cancellation of the persons on the electoral roll of that.
Article 8 in referendum a citizen who lies in a different locality than the one in which shall be entered in the electoral list may exercise their right to vote in that locality, at any polling station, will be entered in a separate list, of the electoral voting, on the basis of ID or permits that you instead of identity card.
Article 9 organs have drawn up voter bureaus will forward it to the precinct 2 days before the date of the referendum.
Any subsequent change shall be communicated without delay to the polling precinct.
Article 10 For the Organization and conduct of the referendum, within 5 days from the date of entry into force of this law shall establish the Central Electoral Bureau, bureaus of counties and Bucharest, as well as bureaus of the polling station.
Article 11 Central Electoral Bureau is made up of 7 judges, one of whom will perform as President, and delegates of political parties represented in Parliament.
The appointment of the seven judges shall be made not later than 3 days after the date of entry into force of this law, the Assembly of Deputies and the Senate, sitting in the Township, by drawing lots from a list comprising the 21 judges, presented by the Minister of Justice.
The President of the Central Electoral Board shall elect, by secret ballot, by its judges, within 24 hours.
Article 12 the Central Electoral Bureau shall ensure the updating of electoral lists, bringing them to the attention of citizens, supervises the correct conduct of the referendum and proclaim the results, notice thereof under the provisions of this law.
Central Electoral Bureau resolves complaints that are addressed to them, except for those which are within the competence of other State election offices or courts.
In case you notice a fraud election to an Office of a polling stations, the Central Electoral Bureau ordering referendum results within that polling stations.
The Central Electoral Board accredits and accreditation to representatives of mass media.
Article 13 bureaus of counties and Bucharest, as well as bureaus of the polling station, shall consist of a Chairman and not more than 6 delegates of political parties represented in Parliament.
Presidents of the bureaus are established by the President of the County Court or of the municipality of Bucharest, not later than 3 days after the entry into force of this law, by drawing lots.
The draw is made on a list which shall include, in the following order: judges and prosecutors, and other lawyers in the county or municipality of Bucharest, which are not part of a political party.
If the number of lawyers is insufficient, the draw is made on a list that includes people of another specialty, with a reputation for nestirbita and without political affiliation.
List other than lawyers, judges and prosecutors and of the persons referred to in the preceding paragraph, shall be drawn up by prefectures or City Hall of Bucharest and will be forwarded to the President of the County Court or of the municipality of Bucharest within 48 hours from the publication of this law.
Persons referred to in paragraph 1. 3 and 4 will be doing due account and their domicile.
Article 14 designation of delegates of political parties under art. and article 11. 13 it is mandatory and shall be communicated in writing to the President of the Office, not later than 5 days after the entry into force of this law.
If the parties cannot appoint, by mutual agreement, the representatives in the polling, it will hold the draw, in the presence of the President of the Court within which lies the electoral office.
If the polling cannot complete according to the preceding paragraph, they will work with the existing number of members.
Article 15 bureaus of counties and Bucharest city meet the following main tasks: to) make the necessary publications and displays;
b) solve immediately or within 24 hours of referral, intimpinarile relating to its work and complaints concerning the operations of the electoral precinct;
c) total referendum results from the polling stations in the county or, if appropriate, Bucharest and forward them to the Central Electoral Bureau, together with the documents underlying them.
Article 16 bureaus working in the presence of half plus one of the total number of the members and shall take decisions by a majority of the members present.
Article 17 ballot design is provided in annex 4. 1. Ballot papers shall be printed by the Romanian Government and will distribute through prefectures and municipal mayoralties, precinct polling stations, with at least 2 days before the date of the referendum.
Handing over and receiving ballots shall be made on the basis of minutes.
Two copies of the ballot design, stamped and cancelled by the President of the electoral voting, will show up, one day before the date of the referendum, the headstrong.
At the request of political parties, the electoral vote will be issued for each, a voting bulletin, approved and cancelled.
Article 18 for the referendum Campaign begins on the date of entry into force of this Act and ending on the day prior to the date of the referendum.
In the campaign for the referendum, political parties and citizens have the right to express their views freely and without discrimination, through rallies, public gatherings and through means of mass media.
The means employed in the campaign for the referendum may not contravene the rule of law.
Article 19 Each polling station shall have a sufficient number of booths, urns and stamps.
Cabs and ballot boxes should be placed in the same room that the President's Office. Booths, ballot boxes and single stamps shall ensure by mayoralties, municipal, town and municipality sectors.
"Voted" single stamps and stamp must be in conformity with the approved model based on the provisions of Decree-Law No. 92/1990.
The President of the electoral precinct must be present on the premises of the polling stations on the eve of the day of the referendum, at 18.00, and is obliged to take the necessary steps to prepare for voting operations.
The Chairman shall order the attachment of guard stations around the premises.
Article 20 on the day of the referendum, the electoral Bureau Chairman, 5.00 the polling stations in the presence of the other members, check the ballot boxes, the existence of voter lists, ballots and seals, after which shut down and sealed ballot boxes, applying control Department stamp.
The President is obliged to ensure that the control stamp on the ballots.
Article 21 the electoral Board President is obliged to take the measures necessary to ensure that its referendum result in good condition.
His powers, in this regard, stretching in and out of the polling place, in its courtyard, the courtyard entrances around the premises, as well as on the streets and in the squares up to a distance of 500 metres.
Apart from the members of the electoral vote and the delegates accredited by the Central Electoral Bureau, no other person can not stay parked in public places in the area or on the premises of a polling station to vote, over the time required to perform the operation.
In order to maintain law and order, the President of the electoral precinct will have at its disposal the necessary means in order, by the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of national defense.
Article 22 on the day of the referendum voting start at 6.00 to 21.00 o'clock. Exceptionally, the voting section Office may extend the voting and after 21.00, but not an hour later, with the approval of the 24.00 electoral office or County of the municipality of Bucharest.
Article 23 Access participants in the referendum in the vote takes place in the appropriate series number 20. Each will present the electoral voting identity card or certificate that you instead of identity card. After checking the electoral enrollment in the electoral roll or after enrolling in a separate electoral list referred to in article 1. 8, will inmina the participant the ballot and stamp "voted".
Participant in the referendum will express the will of the individual in an enclosed cabin, applying "voted" stamp only in one of the two squares of the ballot design, its corresponding option.
After he voted, a participant in the referendum will bend the ballot, such as alba, which bears the stamp of control, remain apart, after which it will introduce in the ballot, taking care not to open.
The stamp shall be entrusted to the President to be released, which will apply on the identity card of the participant under the heading "additional information", or on the certificate which you place identity card, stamp of the Department.
The President may take action as stationing one who votes in the voting booth not extend unduly.
Article 24 the President of the electoral precinct may suspend voting for good reasons.
Suspension may not exceed one hour and will be announced through the display on the door of the restaurant. The duration of all suspensions may not exceed two hours.
During the suspension, the voting boxes, single stamps, ballots and electoral work will remain under permanent guard.
Article 25 any person Present in the voting booths, in addition to the one vote is prohibited.
Participant in the referendum which, for good reasons, established by the President of the electoral vote, cannot vote alone, has the right to call, in order to assist him in the voting booth, a companion of his choice.
Article 26 For non-individuals because of illness or disability, at the request of those who are in this situation, or at the request of the management organs of those health institutions or social ocrotiri the netransportabili lies hospitalized, Chairman of the electoral precinct shall designate, within the Office, a number of members who travel with a special ballot boxes and voting material required at the spot where the cause in order to carry out the voting.
Article 27 After voting, the Chairman of the Department of electoral voting will proceed to the annulment of ballot papers and ballot boxes at the opening of the neintrebuintate in the presence of members of the Office and, where applicable, the persons accredited to participate in the referendum.
The President will read aloud, at the opening of each bulletin, and the answer will vote the ballot of those present.
Are null and void ballots which bears the stamp of the Inspection Department, the ballots another model than legally approved, those who "voted" stamp was applied in both the right answers or has not been applied to any one of them.
Ballots void does not enter into the calculation of the votes validly cast.
After completion of the tabulation of the votes will conclude a protocol to be signed by the Chairman and the other members of the Bureau and shall, not later than 24 hours, the county electoral board or the municipality of Bucharest. Provisions of art. 68 of Decree-Law No. 92/90 shall apply accordingly.
Article 28 during polling operations and to open the ballot boxes and intimpinari can be made with respect to these appeals.
Appeals are formulated in writing and shall be submitted to the Chairman of the electoral board, which will release proof of receipt.
The Chairman of the electoral Board's voting will decide, without delay, of the complaints whose solution does not suffer delays.
Article 29 the Central Electoral Board will centralize at a national level, the number of valid votes cast for each response on the ballot and votes void.
According to the majority of the votes cast throughout the country, the Central Electoral Bureau will proclaim the result of the referendum in the meeting of the Assembly of Deputies and the Senate, which will be attended by the President of Romania, the Government and the President of the Supreme Court of Justice.
Article 30 Models of reports drawn up by the polling precinct and County or city of Bucharest are those listed in the appendices. 2 and 3.
Article 31 insofar as this act otherwise, the provisions of Decree-Law No. 92/90 shall apply accordingly.
This law was adopted by the constituent Assembly in its meeting on 22 November 1991.
The PRESIDENTS of the CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY academician ALEXANDRU BÂRLĂDEANU MARTIAN D under art. 82 lit. m) of Decree-Law No. 92/1990 to elect the Parliament and President, promulgăm Law on the organisation and the national referendum on the Constitution of Romania and we have its publication in the Official Gazette of Romania.
ROMANIAN PRESIDENT ION ILIESCU Annex 1 R a M A N I A B L E U T I N V O T APPROVE CONSTITUTION-CONSTITUTION-ROMANIA | YES |
ADOPTED by — — — — — — — — CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY-November 21, 1991? | NO |
-Note: 1. The ballot will have a half-sheet size A4.
2. the text of the ballot paper will be printed in letters to the Romanian verzale 24 straight body, black.
3. Place the square will have the 4 cm.
Annex 2.) County.
The commune (town, municipality, Bucharest) the polling station No.
Report on the results of the referendum on the Constitution of Romania's 1. Number of participants *)
2. the number of valid votes cast to answer "Yes".
3. The number of valid votes cast to answer "no".
4. the number of null votes.
5. the number of disputed votes 6. The number of complaints received and intimpinarilor.
7. complaints the number intimpinarilor and settled.
8. The number of complaints lodged with the Office intimpinarilor and County 9. Brief exposition of how to resolve the intimpinarilor and President of electoral complaints, members: (first and last name, (name and surname signature and stamp) and your signature) Data.
— — — — — — — — — — — — — — — * Note) Bucharest, where the polling station is part of this municipality.
Note *) number of participants must be equal to the amount resulting from the aditionarea figures in points 2, 3 and 4.
Annex 3 of the county electoral Bureau.).
Report on the results of the referendum on the Constitution of Romania's 1. Number of participants *)
2. the number of valid votes cast to answer "Yes".
3. The number of valid votes cast to answer "no" to 4. The number of null votes.
5. the number of disputed votes.
6. The total number of intimpinarilor and appeals.
7. The number of complaints and intimpinarilor settled by the polling precinct in. ..
8. short Exposure of the intimpinarilor settlement and complaints by the polling Precinct 9. The number of complaints lodged with the Office intimpinarilor and County 10. Brief exposition of how to resolve the intimpinarilor and complaints by the electoral board.
The Chairman of the electoral board, members: (first and last name, (name and surname signature and stamp) and your signature) Data.
— — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — * Note) of the municipality of Bucharest's election Bureau where the Protocol is concluded.
*) Number of participants must be equal to the amount resulting from the aditionarea figures in points 2, 3 and 4.