On Basic Guarantees Of Electoral Rights And The Right To Participate In The Referendum Of Citizens Of The Russian Federation

Original Language Title: Об основных гарантиях избирательных прав и права на участие в референдуме граждан Российской Федерации

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Overtaken by Federal Law } N 67-FZ RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW On basic guarantees of voting rights and the right to participate in the referendum Russian Federation citizens Adopted by the State Duma on 5 September 1997 30.03.99. N 55-FZ; of 10.07.2001 N 89-FZ) Democratic free and periodic elections to the State authorities, local government bodies, and the referendum are the highest direct expression of the people of power. The State shall be guaranteed the free will of the citizens in elections and referendum, the protection of democratic principles and norms of suffrage and the right to participate in the referendum. Chapter I. General Article 1. Scope of this Federal Law 1. This Federal Law defines the basic guarantees for the exercise by citizens of the Russian Federation of the constitutional right to participate in the referendum of the Russian Federation, the referendum of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the local referendum, and the right to participate in the referendum. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2. This Federal Law is directly applicable and applies throughout the territory of the Russian Federation. 3. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION established by this Federal Act. 4. The issues of the appointment, preparation and holding of the referendum of the Russian Federation are governed by the federal constitutional law on the referendum of the Russian Federation. The rules of this Federal Act governing these matters are in force in a way that is not contrary to the Federal Constitutional Act. 5. Fundamental guarantees of electoral rights and the right to participate in the referendum of citizens of the Russian Federation established by this Federal Law, as well as by federal constitutional laws, other federal laws, laws The constituent entities of the Russian Federation may be amended by the relevant laws. 6. In case of amendments and additions to the regulation of elections, the referendum the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the provisions of the charter of municipal education in the course of the local referendum In the referendum, the amendments and additions will enter into force after the end of the election campaign and the referendum. 7. Federal laws, laws of the subjects of the Russian Federation, normative legal acts on elections and referendums, adopted in the Russian Federation, shall not contradict this Federal Law. In the event of federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the regulations on elections and referenda, adopted in the Russian Federation, are contrary to this Federal Act, the rules of this Federal Act apply. of the law. Article 2: Basic terms used in this Federal Law The following terms are used in this Federal Law: campaign materials-print, audio-visual and other materials containing signs of pre-election campaigning, referendum campaign issues and intended for mass distribution, public announcement during the election campaign, referendum campaign; campaigning for referendum issues -Activities of citizens of the Russian Federation, initiative group A referendum, public associations, aimed at encouraging or encouraging referendum participants to hold a referendum or refusing to hold a referendum, to vote or to refuse to vote, to support or reject the The referendum question; campaigning (pre-election campaign)-the activities of citizens of the Russian Federation, candidates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs, and voluntary associations, with the aim of inducing or inducing electors to participate in elections, as well as to vote for any Candidates (lists of candidates) or against them; election in the Russian Federation-the election of the President of the Russian Federation, deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, and in bodies of state authority of subjects OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION self-government in accordance with the laws corresponding to the level of elections; nomination of the candidate-initiative of voters, electoral association, electoral bloc in the determination of the candidate for elective office or elective office State authorities, local self-government and the collection of signatures of voters in support of this initiative or other forms of support for the said initiative, as provided for by the federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the subject OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION and the right to participate in the referendum-legal, organizational, informational and other provision of electoral rights and the right to participate in the referendum of the citizens of the Russian Federation; of the electoral district in a representative body of the state power or the local self-government body on the basis of universal equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot; voter, a citizen of the Russian Federation, an active suffrage; the electoral campaign- The period from the date of the official publication of the decision of the authorized official, the state authority, the local government authority on the appointment of the elections prior to the official publication of the election results; of March 30, 2009. N 55-FZ) the right to vote (active suffrage)-the right of citizens of the Russian Federation to elect to the public authorities and bodies of local self-government; the right to vote is passive (passive electoral right)-the right of the citizens of the Russian Federation to be elected to state and local authorities; election commissions-collegiate bodies formed in the order and time frame established by federal law, by the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, organizing and conducting elections; the electoral rights of citizens-the constitutional right of citizens of the Russian Federation to elect and be elected to bodies of state power and bodies of local self-government, in including the number of candidates (lists of candidates), electoral campaigning, election observation, the work of election commissions, including the establishment of the results of voting and the determination of the results of the elections, as well as in others electoral activities; electoral bloc voluntary The merging of two and more electoral constituencies for the joint participation in the elections. The electoral bloc has the rights of the electoral association; the electoral district is a territory that is formed in accordance with federal constitutional laws, federal laws, and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation; of which the deputies of the Russian Federation are directly elected (deputies), elected officials (elected officials); who is elected by a number of deputies, each of whom is elected Voters vote personally; constituency single-mandate (single-mandate constituency)-an electoral district in which one MP is elected; candidate nominated in the established present Federal law, federal constitutional laws, other federal laws, and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation as a candidate for replacement by direct election or for membership in a body (chamber of the body) State or local government; registered candidate-the person who is registered by the corresponding election commission as a candidate for the position of the President of the Russian Federation, the candidate for the State Duma OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Local Government, candidate for the post of of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Constitutions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation to be elected directly by the citizens, the candidate for a different position in the local government, provided for by the charter of the municipal education and the replacement by direct elections; candidates list (list of candidates)- Single, certified for the collection of voter signatures, or list of persons nominated by the electoral commission, the list of persons nominated by the electoral association, the electoral bloc in the elections to the legislative (representative) body of the State authority or a representative body of the local Self-governance; referendum commissions-collegiate bodies formed (formed) in order and date, established by the federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, organizing and OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN Federation; observer-the person appointed by the registered candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc, the public association to be created and registered on the election at the level of elections, or higher, and in cases stipulated by the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, in the conduct of elections to local self-government bodies and the electorate; by the action team for the referendum, The public association, which is to be established and registered at the level of the referendum level or higher, the election observer and the referendum are authorized to observe the conduct of voting, counting Votes and other activities of the election commission, the referendum commission during the voting process and the establishment of its results, the determination of the results of the elections, the referendum, including the actions of the election commission, the referendum commission the correctness of the results of the voting and the determination of the results Elections, referendums; (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) observer foreign (international) (foreign (international) observer)-a person representing a foreign or international organization acquiring the right to supervise the preparation and OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Federal State bodies under the Convention OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION -Representative bodies of local self-government and elected officials of local self-government elected directly by the citizens in the territories where local self-government is exercised in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation. The Federation, the federal laws, the constitutions, the statutes, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (i) To vote on draft laws and regulations, existing laws and regulations, other matters of state and local importance in the Russian Federation, the subject of the Russian Federation Federation, municipal education; The referendum on the referendum in the Russian Federation, the referendum on the referendum in the Russian Federation, the referendum on the referendum in the Russian Federation, the referendum on the referendum in the Russian Federation, and the referendum on the referendum in the Russian Federation. or a number of municipalities, on important matters of local importance, which is carried out in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal laws, constitutions, statutes, laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, and Statutes of municipalities; referendum OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION href=" ?docbody= &prevDoc= 102049243&backlink=1 & &nd=102037618" target="contents"> "On the referendum of the Russian Federation", by this Federal Law; the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation-the voting of citizens of the Russian Federation, permanent or predominantly resident in the territory of the Russian Federation OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Article 3. The principles of the elections in the Russian Federation and the referendum , 1. A citizen of the Russian Federation shall participate in elections on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot. 2. A citizen of the Russian Federation shall participate in a referendum on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot. 3. The participation of a citizen of the Russian Federation in the elections and the referendum shall be free and voluntary. No one has the right to influence a citizen of the Russian Federation in order to compel him to participate or not to participate in elections and referendums, as well as to his free will. 4. A citizen of the Russian Federation, living outside the country, has full electoral rights during the elections to the federal public authorities and the right to participate in the referendum of the Russian Federation. The diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Russian Federation are obliged to assist the citizen of the Russian Federation in the implementation of the Federal Constitution, the federal constitutional laws and other federal constitutional laws. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 5. The holding of elections at the same time as the referendum of the Russian Federation is not permitted. 6. The holding of elections to the state bodies of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, elections to local self-government bodies simultaneously with the holding of a referendum on the subject of the Russian Federation, the local referendum is governed by the laws of the subject. of the Russian Federation. 7. The activities of the electoral commissions, the referendum commissions in the preparation and conduct of elections, the referendum, the counting of votes and the establishment of the results of the voting, the determination of the results of the elections, the referendum shall be conducted openly and transparently. 8. Foreign nationals, except in the case referred to in article 4, paragraph 8, of this Federal Law, stateless persons, foreign legal entities may not carry out activities that contribute to or prevent the nomination of candidates (list of candidates), the election of registered candidates. N 55-FZ) Article 4. Universal suffrage and the right to participate in the referendum , 1. A citizen of the Russian Federation, who has reached the age of 18, has the right to vote, vote in a referendum, to participate in the lawful methods of other elections and referendum preparations, and to take part in the referendum. of the Russian Federation, the attainment of the age established by the Constitution, federal constitutional laws, federal laws, constitutions, statutes, and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. local government. 2. A citizen of the Russian Federation may elect, be elected, participate in a referendum irrespective of sex, race, nationality, language, origin, property or official position, place of residence, attitude to religion or belief, belonging to voluntary associations, as well as other circumstances. 3. They are not entitled to vote, to be elected, to participate in a referendum by a citizen declared by a court to be incompetent or held in places of deprivation of liberty by a court sentence. 4. Federal constitutional laws and federal laws may establish additional conditions for the acquisition by a citizen of the Russian Federation of an active electoral right associated with the permanent or preferential residence of a citizen. of the Russian Federation These conditions may not contain any requirement for the duration and duration of such residence. The laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation should provide for the provision of an active electoral right in the elections to the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the local self-government bodies and the right to participate in referendums. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The stay of a citizen outside the place of his or her permanent residence during the holding of elections in this territory may not serve as a basis for depriving him of his right to participate in the elections to the public authorities The relevant constituent entity of the Russian Federation or bodies of local self-government, in the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, in a local referendum. 5. Only the Constitution of the Russian Federation can be established by restrictions of passive electoral law relating to permanent or preferential residence in a particular territory of the Russian Federation. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The quality of the basis for the acquisition of passive suffrage is not permitted. 6. The laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation may establish additional conditions for the exercise by a citizen of the Russian Federation of passive electoral law relating to the achievement of a certain age. The minimum age of the candidate may not exceed 21 years in elections to legislative (representative) bodies of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, 30 years in the election of the head of the executive authority of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. The Federation and 21 years of local government elections. No maximum age shall be established for the candidate. 7. The restrictions relating to the status of the deputy, the elected official, including the impossibility of being in the State or municipal service, shall be included in the legislative (representative) body of the State, The Constitution of the Russian Federation, the federal laws, the constitutions, statutes and laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation establish a representative body of local self-government, engage in other remunerated activity. 8. In accordance with the international treaties of the Russian Federation and its corresponding federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, foreign citizens permanently residing in the territory of the respective municipal education, have the right to elect and be elected to local self-government bodies on the same terms as citizens of the Russian Federation. (Paragraph 8 is supplemented by Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ) Article 5. Equal voting rights and the right to participate in the referendum of the citizens of the Russian Federation participate in the elections and referendum in the Russian Federation on an equal basis. Article 6. Direct electoral law, right to direct vote citizen of the Russian Federation shall vote in elections and referendum respectively for the candidate (list of candidates) or against a candidate (list of candidates) " (...) (...) Article 7. Secret ballot Voting in elections and referendum is secret, precluding any control of the will of a citizen. Article 8. The term of office of the state and local governments 1. The term of office of the federal bodies of state power, state bodies of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and local self-government bodies shall be established by the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the federal constitutional authorities respectively. by the laws, federal laws, constitutions, statutes, laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and statutes of municipal entities. The terms of office of state authorities, local self-government bodies, as well as the term of office of deputies at one time may not be more than five years. 2. No change (increase or decrease) in the term of office or elected deputies referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall be permitted. 3. Norms on the amendment (increase or decrease) of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the federal constitutional law, the federal law, the constitution, the statute, the constituent law of the Russian Federation, the charter of municipal education The term of office of the elected bodies or deputies referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall enter into force after the expiry of the term of office of the current state authority, the local self-government body or the deputy, and in case of early termination to the termination of the powers of the public authority, the local authority Self-government, after the termination of these powers. Article 9. Article 8, paragraph 1, of the Constitution of the Russian Federation shall be compulsory and shall be held within the time limits laid down by the Constitution of the Russian Federation. By constitutional laws, federal laws, constitutions, statutes, constituent entities of the Russian Federation and statutes of municipal entities. Article 10. Assigning elections 1. The election of the bodies or deputies referred to in article 8, paragraph 1 of this Federal Act shall be appointed by the competent authority or official in accordance with the deadlines set by the Constitution of the Russian Federation. By constitutional laws, federal laws, constitutions, statutes, constituent entities of the Russian Federation and statutes of municipal entities. In case of early termination of powers of the body or deputies referred to in Article 8, paragraph 1 of this Federal Law, the election shall be appointed not later than 14 days from the date of such termination. Voting shall be held not later than 180 days and no earlier than 70 days from the date of the decision on the appointment of the election. The decision on the election shall be taken not later than 65 days before the date on which the relevant body or relevant part of the members of the collegiate body has been elected. The decision shall be published in the mass media no later than 5 days from the date of its adoption. (...) (...) N 55-FZ 2. A vote can only be assigned to a calendar day off. A voting shall not be permitted on a public holiday. 3. In cases where the authorized body or official has not appointed the election within the prescribed time limit or does not appoint an election in accordance with the established procedure for early termination by the authority or the deputies referred to in article 8, paragraph 1 of this Federal Act, the exercise of its powers and, in the absence of an authorized body or official, elections shall be conducted by the appropriate election commission: first or second Sunday of the month following the expiry of the powers of the body or deputies. At the same time, the decision of the election commission to hold the elections shall be published not later than 7 days from the date of the expiry of the period of publication of the decision on the appointment of the election; not later than 180 days The date of the early termination of the powers of the body or deputies. At the same time, the decision of the election commission to hold elections shall be published not later than 7 days from the day of the expiration of the decision on the appointment of the election. (Paragraph 3 of the Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ 4. In cases where the authorized body or official or the election commission concerned fails to appoint, within the prescribed period, the election of the bodies or deputies referred to in article 8, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act, and if The corresponding election commission is absent and cannot be formed in accordance with the procedure provided for by this Federal Law, elections on applications of voters, electoral associations, electoral blocs, public authorities, The local authorities and the public prosecutor are appointed by the relevant court general jurisdiction. The election commission is organizing and conducting the elections, which is formed for the preparation and conduct of the election data by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation or the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation A maximum of 15 members, subject to the requirements of the composition of the electoral commission established by article 23 of this Federal Law, within 7 days of the entry into force of the judicial decision. Article 11. Guarantees of the electoral rights of citizens to conduct elections in the absence of a law of the subject of the Russian Federation Elections If the term of office of the State authority of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, The local self-government body has expired or been terminated early, and the relevant law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation does not exist or cannot be applied due to its incompatibility with the Constitution of the Russian Federation. THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, The law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, which is obligatory for the conduct of the relevant elections, the elections of the State authority of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation and the local self-government body shall be held on the basis of the present state. The federal law, as well as other federal laws that ensure the constitutional rights of the citizens of the Russian Federation, elect and be elected to the bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and local authorities. At the same time, the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation shall be applied in a part not contrary to the said federal laws. Chapter II: Appointment of a referendum in the Russian Federation Article 12. Binding referendums 1. The referendum of the Russian Federation, the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the local referendum shall be held in order and the time limits set by the Federal Constitutional Law "About the referendum of the Russian Federation", this Federal Law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the charter of municipal education. " The decision on the appointment of a referendum shall be published in the mass media not later than 5 days from the date of its adoption. (...) (...) N 55-FZ 2. Adoption by the State authority or local government body of a decision on the merits of the matter, which, in accordance with the federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the constituent member of the Russian Federation, and the statute of the municipal government, Education may be put to a referendum, it is not a circumstance precluating the possibility of holding a referendum on the matter. Article 13. The referendum questions 1. The issues to be put to the referendum of the Russian Federation, as well as those which cannot be put to the referendum of the Russian Federation, are determined by the federal constitutional law. 2. The constituent entities of the Russian Federation may be subject to a referendum on the subject of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. Local self-government issues may be brought to the local referendum. The laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the normative legal acts of representative bodies of local self-government may establish the issues to be put to the referendum. 3. In a referendum on the subject of the Russian Federation, local referendums cannot be asked: (a) on early termination or extension of the term of office, suspension of powers of state authorities of the entity. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION of the Russian Federation or the local self-government bodies, the personal composition of the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the local self-government bodies; in) on election, appointment, appointment or Post or dismissal of deputies and officials; g) on the adoption or amendment of the relevant budget, performance and modification of the financial obligations of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, municipal education; (d) emergency and urgent health measures; and The security of the population. 4. The constituent entities of the Russian Federation could not be subject to the referendum in the Russian Federation. The subjects of the Russian Federation may not be subject to the question of the joint responsibility of the Russian Federation and the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, except where the issue is not settled by the Constitution of the Russian Federation. Federation, federal law. Local referendums may not lead to issues not under the responsibility of the respective municipal education. (...) (...) N 55-FZ 5. The questions put to the referendum in the Russian Federation should not restrict or abrodate the universally recognized human and civil rights and freedoms, constitutional guarantees of the exercise of such rights and freedoms. Such questions should be formulated in such a way as to preclude the possibility of multiple interpretation. 6. The question put to the referendum must be formulated so as to give only a clear answer to the question. 7. The questions put to the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the local referendum, should not contradict the Russian Federation's legislation. The questions put to the local referendum should not contradict the legislation of the Russian Federation and the legislation of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. 8. Restrictions may not be imposed on questions put to the referendum, with the exception of those referred to in this article. Article 14. Circumstances excluding referendums 1. The referendum shall not be held in conditions of martial law or a state of emergency in the territory of the Russian Federation, or in the territory on which the referendum is to be held, or in part of that territory, and within three months After the lifting of martial law or a state of emergency. 2. The law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the statute of the municipal entity may set a time limit within which a second referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation may be held in a local referendum with the same meaning as the question. The deadline could not exceed two years from the date of the official publication (publication) of the results of the referendum. 3. The establishment of circumstances precluing the holding of a referendum shall not be permitted, with the exception of those referred to in this article. Article 15. Referendum initiative 1. The initiative to hold a referendum in the Russian Federation belongs to citizens of the Russian Federation who have the right to participate in the referendum. The federal constitutional laws, federal laws, and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation may grant the right of initiative to hold a referendum to other subjects. 2. Every citizen or group of citizens eligible to participate in the referendum is a public association, registered by the courts not later than six months before the date of application to the relevant authority with the initiative The referendum, which envisions participation in the elections, may form an initiative group for the holding of a referendum, the size of which is established by this Federal Act, federal constitutional laws, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Citizens of the Russian Federation eligible to participate in the referendum in support of the referendum initiative. 3. In order to appoint a referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the local referendum in the body established by the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the charter of the municipal education, signatures of the participants in the referendum should be submitted Initiative for the Implementation of the United 4. The laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the statutes of municipalities may provide for the implementation of the initiative to hold a local referendum in the form of a referendum. Article 16. The purpose of the referendum is 1. The Russian Federation's referendum shall be held in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation and the federal constitutional law. 2. A referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation shall be appointed by the State authority of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation in accordance with the present Federal Law, the Constitution, the Statute and the law of the subject of the Russian Federation. 3. The local referendum is appointed by the local self-government body in accordance with this Federal Law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the charter of municipal education. 4. The State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, or the local self-government bodies authorized in accordance with the Constitution, the statute, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the charter of the municipal entity to decide on the appointment Referendums may not be held in a referendum only in case of violation of the initiative to hold a referendum on the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this Federal Law, federal constitutional laws, and other federal laws. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The charter of municipal education. (New paragraph 4 is supplemented by the Federal Law of 30 March 2001). N 55-FZ) 5. The referendum is only imposed on the calendar day off. A referendum may not be held on a public holiday. The decision on holding a referendum in the Russian Federation, the referendum on the subject of the Russian Federation must be published at least 60 days before the date of the vote, and a local referendum must be held at least 45 days before the voting day. 6. In accordance with the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the date of the referendum on the subject of the Russian Federation, the local referendum may be held no later than 25 days before the date of the referendum. was postponed to a later date (but not more than 90 days) by the authorized body for the purpose of combining the holding of a referendum with a different referendum or elections to the State or local government bodies. 7. The decision on the appointment of a referendum as well as the postponement of voting in accordance with paragraph 5 of this article shall be published in the mass media not later than six days from the date of its adoption.(Items 4-6) in accordance with paragraphs 5 to 7 of the Federal Law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ CHAPTER III. Voters registration (counting) voters, participants referendum, drawing up of voters ' lists, referendum participants, education of constituencies, polling stations, polling stations Article 17. Registration (counting) of voters, participants referendum 1. All citizens of the Russian Federation, who have an active right to vote in the referendum, are subject to registration (registration). 2. The basis for the registration (registration) of voters, the participants in the referendum is the fact that the citizen of the Russian Federation has permanent or priority residence in the territory of the Russian Federation, which is established by the registration authorities In accordance with the federal law regulating the exercise of the right of citizens of the Russian Federation to freedom of movement, residence and residence within the Russian Federation. 3. The basis for registration (counting) of voters, referendum participants living outside the territory of the Russian Federation or on long-term foreign trips is their permanent residence in the territory of the foreign of the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations. 4. Registration (registration) of voters, the participants in the referendum shall be carried out by the head of the municipal education (in the event that the charter of the municipal education is not provided by the person authorized by the local government authority), The commander of the military unit, the head of the diplomatic mission, the consular office of the Russian Federation on 1 January and 1 July of each year. A public automated information system may be used. 5. The federal executive authorities, the executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation are obliged to provide the necessary assistance to the local self-government bodies and the electoral commissions in the registration (counting) of voters, The referendum and the clarification of the registered voters, the participants in the referendum. 6. The voter is entitled to unimpeded access to documented information (personal data) about himself, including one on machine-readable media, to clarify this information in order to ensure its completeness and It also has the right to know who uses or uses this information. Article 18. Drawing up of voters ' lists, participants referendum 1. In the conduct of elections, the referendum for the realization of the rights of voters, the participants in the referendum, voter education, the participants in the referendum with data on themselves, as well as for the purpose of voting by the relevant election commissions, The referendum commissions make up the lists of voters, the participants in the referendum on the basis of information obtained through the use of the state registration system (registration) of voters, participants of the referendum and submitted in accordance with paragraph 7 of this article. 2. The procedure for drawing up the lists of voters and the participants in the referendum shall be established by this Federal Act, federal constitutional laws, other federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the statutes of the municipal councils. Education. 3. Citizens of the Russian Federation, who have an active right to vote in the referendum, have the right to take part in the referendum, if not otherwise, on the voters ' lists. is provided for in this Federal Act. 4. In the voter lists, the participants in the referendum on the local government elections, in order to participate in the local referendum in accordance with the international treaties of the Russian Federation and the relevant federal laws, the laws of the subjects OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The elections are held, the referendum is held. 5. The reason for the inclusion of a citizen of the Russian Federation in the list of voters, the participants in the referendum at a particular polling station, the referendum precinct is its permanent or priority, and in the cases provided for by the present Federal law, federal constitutional laws, other federal laws, and temporary residence in the territory of this section, determined in accordance with federal law. 6. Military personnel who are conscription in military units, military organizations and institutions located in the territory of the respective municipal education, if these soldiers are permanently or permanently recruited by the military [ [ Local government elections]], local referendums are not included in the voters ' lists, referendum participants, and are not included in the number Voter turnout in the referendum held in the referendum . 7. Formation and clarification of information on registered voters, the participants of the referendum shall be carried out by the authorized body or official of the local government, and in the case of voters-members of the military, members of their families and other voters in the event that they reside in the territory of the military unit, the commander of the military unit. The said information is sent by the authorized body or official of the local self-government to the territorial election commissions, the referendum commissions, in the case of the absence of territorial election commissions-to the district election commissions. commissions, and the commander of the military unit-to the territorial (district) or precinct election commissions, the commission of the referendum immediately after the appointment of the election day or after the formation of these commissions. The voters list, the referendum participants shall be drawn up by the corresponding election commission, the referendum commission, including the use of the state automated information system in accordance with the procedure established by the federal authorities. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION by an official of the local government, the commander of the military unit. 8. A citizen of the Russian Federation, who has an active electoral right, who is on the day of voting in federal elections, the referendum of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation and has no The possibility to obtain a detachable certificate or to vote early, shall be included by the relevant precinct election commission, the referendum commission of the referendum, the participants of the referendum on the voter's appearance on the voting day. precinct election commission, referendum commission for (a) Voting 9. A citizen of the Russian Federation shall be included in the list of voters only at one polling station, a polling station. 10. The voters list is made up of two copies. The voters, the participants in the referendum, the participants in the referendum, are located in alphabetical or other order (settlements, streets, houses, voters). The list shall include the surname, name, patronymic, year of birth (under 18 years of age-additional day and month of birth), the address of the place of permanent or priority residence of the voter, the participant of the referendum. The voters list is signed by the president and the secretary of the territorial election commission, the referendum commission, in the absence of the territorial election commission-the district election commission, and after the referendum. The commission of the referendum is also the chairman and secretary of the precinct election commission and the referendum commission. At the polling stations, the polling stations formed on the territory of the military unit, the voters ' list is signed by the president and the secretary of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission. The voters ' list is certified by the press of the territorial (district) and precinct election commissions, the referendum commissions, respectively. 11. The corresponding territorial (district) election commission, the commission of the referendum shall hand over to the act of precinct election commissions, the commissions of the referendum the lists of voters, the participants of the referendum of a particular polling station, the polling station. A referendum shall be held no later than 25 days before the election day. 12. The precinct election commission, the referendum commission clarified the list of voters, the participants of the referendum in accordance with the established procedure of organization of interaction of election commissions, commissions of the referendum with local authorities. Self-governance, institutions and organizations that register (counting) voters, participants in the referendum. 13. The voters ' list of voters is represented by the precinct election commission, the referendum commission for voter education, referendum participants, and additional clarification no later than 20 days before the day (a) Voting (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 14. A citizen of the Russian Federation, who has an active right to vote, has the right to declare to the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum not to include it in the voters ' list, the participants in the referendum, the error or inaccuracy of the list. The voters, the participants in the referendum. Within 24 hours, and on the election day, within 2 hours of the appeal, but not later than the moment of the end of the voting by the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum is obliged to check the application, as well as the documents submitted and either Either correct the error or inaccuracy, or provide the applicant with a written response indicating the reasons for the rejection. The exclusion of a citizen from the electoral list after signing by the chairperson and the secretary of the territorial election commission shall be made only on the basis of information received from the relevant registration authorities (accounting). The voters, the participants in the referendum. The voters ' list, the participants in the referendum, indicates the date of the removal of the citizen from the list and the reason for the exclusion. This record is signed by the chairman of the precinct election commission. The decision of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission can be appealed to the higher electoral commission, the referendum commission (respectively the level of elections, referendum) or the court. of the referendum), which is obliged to consider the complaint within three days, and on the day of the voting immediately. 15. It is prohibited to carry any changes to the list of voters, participants in the referendum after the vote and the counting of votes. Article 19. Constituency education 1. Constituencies shall be established for the conduct of the elections on the basis of the number of voters registered in the territory in question in accordance with article 17, paragraph 4, of this Federal Act, which shall be granted respectively the level of elections by the executive bodies of state power or local government bodies, as well as commanders of military units not later than within 5 days after the date of the election day. The corresponding election commission, not later than 70 days before the voting day, determines the electoral districts ' education scheme, in which their borders are marked, the list of the administrative-territorial units, or the municipal elections, of the localities in each electoral district (in the event that the constituency comprises part of the territory of an administrative-territorial unit, or of municipal education, or in a builtup area, the boundaries of this part must be marked in the diagram the territory of the administrative-territorial unit, or of the municipality, or of the municipality), the number and the center of each electoral district, the number of voters in each constituency. The corresponding representative body of the state power, the local government authority approves the scheme of formation of constituencies at least 60 days before the voting day. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 2. If, in the territory in which elections are held, representative bodies of State authority, local authorities are absent or decide on the formation of constituencies within the time limit set by paragraph 1 of this article, The elections are held in the electoral districts, the scheme of which was approved during the elections to the state authorities, local self-government bodies of the previous convocation. 3. In elections in the Russian Federation, the electoral districts must be formed by observing the following requirements: The deviation from the average rate of representation of voters is no more than 10 per cent, and not more than 15 per cent in hard-to-reach and remote areas. In the formation of multi-member constituencies, the approximate equality of the number of voters is respected in the parliamentary mandate. The deviation of the number of voters in the multi-mandate constituency from the average voter representation rate, multiplied by the number of seats in the district, cannot exceed 10 per cent, and in hard-to-reach and remote locations 15 Percentage of average voter registration rate. These requirements may not be applied in the conduct of elections to the federal public authorities or other federal State bodies in the event that federal laws make education compulsory for at least one in the territory of each constituent entity of the Russian Federation. The list of remote and remote areas is established by the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, which entered into force until the day of the official publication of the decision on the appointment of elections; (In the wording of the Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) , in the formation of electoral districts in areas with small indigenous minorities, the permissible deviation from the average rule of voter representation in accordance with the laws of the subjects The Russian Federation may exceed this limit, but shall not exceed 30 per cent; the electoral district shall constitute a single territory, the formation of a constituency shall not be permitted from the not contiguous territories, for exception to cases established by federal laws, by the laws of the subjects of the Russian Federation. 4. In accordance with the requirements for the formation of the electoral districts referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, account shall be taken of the administrative and territorial structure (division) of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation and of the territory of municipalities. 5. Publication (publication) of a map of formed electoral districts, including its graphic representation, shall be carried out by the appropriate representative body of the state power, the local government authority no later than 5 days after it Approvals. 6. In the case of the formation of the multi-mandate constituency, the number of mandates to be distributed in that constituency may not exceed five. Article 20. Education of polling stations, polling stations referendum 1. Polling stations and polling stations will be formed to conduct the voting and vote count. 2. Polling stations, the polling stations will be formed by the head of the municipality in consultation with the electoral commissions, the referendum commissions on the basis of the data on the number of voters and the participants in the referendum. The territory of the polling station, the polling station in accordance with paragraph 4 of Article 17 of this Federal Law, shall be calculated on the basis of not more than 3,000 voters, the participants of the referendum at each polling station at least 45 days before the election day. of the Russian Federation and 30 days before the election day, Other referendums. 3. Polling stations, polling stations for citizens of the Russian Federation, located in the territories of foreign states, are formed by heads of diplomatic missions or consular offices of the Russian Federation in the territory of the Russian Federation. Stay. The requirement of the number of voters, the participants in the referendum referred to in paragraph 2 of this article may not apply to the formation of polling stations, polling stations outside the territory of the Russian Federation. 4. The boundaries of the polling stations shall not cross the boundaries of the electoral districts. The order of registration of polling stations formed outside the territory of the Russian Federation to the electoral districts established for the federal elections to the federal authorities shall be determined by the federal constitutional authorities. laws and federal laws. 5. In temporary holding places, the participants in the referendum (hospitals, sanatoriums, rest homes and other places of temporary stay), in remote and remote areas, on vessels on polling day, referendum in swimming, and Polar stations may form polling stations, referendum sections within the time limit set by paragraph 2 of this article and, in exceptional cases, not later than 5 days before polling day; such polling stations shall be included in Constituencies in the place of their location or place of residence of the vessel. 6. The soldiers vote at the general polling stations and polling stations. In the military units, polling stations may be formed in cases, as well as in the order and time stipulated by federal constitutional laws, federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. 7. The lists of polling stations, the polling stations with their borders and numbers, the locations of precinct election commissions, referendum commissions and polling stations should be published by the head of the municipal education not later 30 days before the day of voting in the referendum of the Russian Federation and 25 days before the voting day in the elections, other referenda. Chapter IV: Election commissions, referendum commissions Article 21. The system and status of election commissions, commissions of the referendum 1. The Russian Federation has the following election commissions: Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation; election commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation; district election commissions. The district election commissions shall be formed in the cases provided for by federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the holding of elections on single-member or multihomed elections. Constituencies; territorial (district, city and other) electoral commissions. Within one administrative and territorial unit with a large number of voters, several territorial election commissions are being formed; in the cases provided for by federal constitutional laws, federal laws, laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the territorial election commissions act as election commissions of municipal entities; precinct election commissions. 2. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation act as commissions of the referendum. Other election commissions may act as commissions of a referendum on the decision of the relevant bodies of state power, local self-government bodies responsible for the formation of election commissions, which are adopted in order, under this Federal Act. 3. Election commissions, referendum commissions ensure the implementation and protection of voting rights and the right to participate in the referendum of citizens of the Russian Federation. class="ed">4. The electoral commissions, the commission of the referendum shall, within the limits of their competence, consider the appeals submitted to them during the election campaign or the preparation and holding of a referendum on the violation of this federal law, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION written replies within five days, but no later than shall be immediately followed by the date of the voting, and on the day of the voting, or on the day following the voting. In the event that the facts contained in the appeals require further verification, decisions thereon shall be taken not later than within 10 days. Election commissions, referendum commissions have the right to submit the relevant inspection and suppression of violations of this Federal Law, federal constitutional laws, other federal laws, and the laws of the subjects OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (...) (...) Measures to curb these violations. In the event that the facts contained in the request require further verification, the measures shall be taken not later than within 10 days. (New paragraph 4 complemented by Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) 5. Electoral commissions, referendum commissions ensure information of voters, referendum participants on deadlines and procedures for the conduct of electoral activities, actions related to the preparation and holding of the referendum on the electoral process campaign, referendum, candidates and registered candidates. (New paragraph 5 is amended by the Federal Law of 30 March 99). N 55-FZ 6. The powers and procedures of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation are established by this Federal Law, federal constitutional laws and other federal laws. 7. The powers and operating procedures of other election commissions, the referendum commissions in the preparation and conduct of elections to the federal organs of State power and referendums of the Russian Federation are established by this Federal Law, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION of local referenda-by the present Federal Law, the Constitutions, by the statutes, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the statutes of the municipalities. 8. Election commission, referendum commission on preparation and holding of elections and referendums of various levels possible by decision of election commission, commission The referendum, which was adopted on the basis of the petition of the subordinate election commission, the commission of the referendum, agreed with the relevant bodies of state power of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation and local authorities. 9. The decisions of the electoral commission's higher (election or referendum) level, the referendum commissions accepted within its competence are binding on the lower electoral commissions and the referendum commissions. 10. The decision of the election commission, the commission of the referendum, contrary to the federal constitutional laws, federal laws or the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation or adopted with the exceeding of established powers, is to be abolished The election commission, the referendum commission (respectively the level of the elections, the referendum) or the court. At the same time, the commission of the referendum has the right to decide on the merits of the issue. 11. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 12. The electoral commissions, the commission of the referendum within their competence are independent of the bodies of state power and local self-government bodies. 13. Decisions and acts of election commissions, referendum commissions adopted within their competence, established by this Federal Law, federal constitutional laws, other federal laws, and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, are binding on the federal executive authorities, the executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, state institutions, local government bodies, candidates, registered candidates and electoral associations, electoral blocs, voluntary associations, organizations, The Conference of the Parties, 14. The financing of the activities of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall be financed from the federal budget, the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation-the federal budget and the budget of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation; of the territorial election commission operating on a permanent basis-the local budget, and in the cases stipulated by federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, as well as with the funds of the federal budget, the budget OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION in accordance with paragraphs 6 to 14 of the Federal Law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ)15. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation reports annually on the expenditure of the federal budget allocated for its activities and elections, in the order and form established by federal laws. The electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation reports annually on the expenditure of the budget of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation allocated for its activities and elections, in the order and in the form established by the federal authorities. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION N 55-FZ 16. State bodies, local authorities, institutions, organizations, enterprises with state participation, as well as their officials are obliged to provide assistance to the electoral commissions, the commissions of the referendum in the exercise of their powers, in particular, provide the necessary premises, transport, communications equipment, technical equipment, information and materials, and provide answers to the appeals of election commissions, commissions of the referendum within the time limit set by federal constitutional laws, federal laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation The Federation, and the organizations that carry out the television and radio broadcasting and the editorial offices of the periodicalsreferred to in article 39, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act, should provide an opportunity for accommodation the printed information of the election commissions, the commissions of the referendum, and also to provide election commissions, referendum commissions free airtime to inform voters, referendum participants in order, established by this Federal Act, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Article 40, paragraph 5, and article 41, paragraph 1, of this Federal Law. Public associations, enterprises, institutions, organizations, organizations carrying out television and radio broadcasting, and recurrent publicationsnot specified in paragraph 1 Article 39 of this Federal Law, as well as their officials, are obliged to provide the election commissions, the referendum commissions with the necessary information and materials, to give answers to the appeals of election commissions, referendum commissions in time, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION N 55-FZ) Article 22. The procedure for the formation and status of the Central election commission of the Russian Federation 1. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation acts on a permanent basis and is a legal entity. The term of office of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is four years. 2. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is composed of 15 members. The five members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation are appointed by the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation from among the candidates proposed by the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, 5 members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation are appointed by the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation from among the candidates proposed by the State Duma. the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION At the same time, no more than one representative may be appointed in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Five members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation are appointed The President of the Russian Federation. N 55-FZ 3. Members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall have a higher legal education or degree in law. 4. Members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation organize work on specific activities of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, as determined by the Rules of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The Federation is responsible for the results of these activities. 5. The members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall elect from their members a secret ballot by the Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, Vice-Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 6. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall conduct, within the limits of its competence, direct the activity of the election commissions for the elections to the federal bodies of the State power, as well as the conduct of the referendum of the Russian Federation. THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 7. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, together with the electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation: monitors the observance of electoral rights and the right to participate in the referendum of Russian citizens Federation; organizes the development of technology equipment standards required for the work of election commissions, referendum commissions, approves the regulations and monitors compliance; provides implementation of federal targeted programs related to The preparation and conduct of elections and referendums, the development of the electoral system in the Russian Federation, the legal training of voters, the training of members of electoral commissions and other organizers of elections and referendums; carries out measures to organize the system of financing elections and referenda, the single order of distribution of airtime among registered candidates, the electoral constituencies, the electoral blocs for the election campaign agitation, determining the outcome of the vote, The results of the elections and referendums in the Russian Federation and the procedure for the publication of the results of the elections and the results of the elections, referendums; holding elections and referendum, controlling their target use; provides legal, methodological, organizational and technical assistance to election commissions, referendum commissions; listens to federal reports organs of the executive branch The constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the local self-government bodies on issues related to the preparation and holding of elections and the referendum; Ballot papers for the referendum, voter list, referendum participants and other electoral documents, as well as documents related to the preparation and conduct of the referendum; considers complaints (applications) to decisions and the actions (inaction) of the lower electoral commissions and the Complaints (applications) motivated decisions; exercises other powers in accordance with this Federal Law, federal constitutional laws, other federal laws. 8: The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, within the limits of the funds allocated to it from the federal budget, determines the amount and the procedure for remuneration of employees of the institutions and organizations established to support its activities. Paragraph 8 was supplemented by the Federal Law of 30 March 1999. N 55-FZ) 9. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The local authorities shall organize the State system for registration (registration) of voters, participants in the referendum and participate in the implementation of this registration (registration). 10. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation may, within its competence, issue instructions on the uniform application of this Federal Law, and in cases provided for by federal constitutional laws and regulations. Federal laws and instructions on the uniform application of the relevant federal constitutional laws and federal laws. 11. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation has the right to give opinions on the conformity of the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation with this Federal Law. 12. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation has an official printed body.(Paragraphs 8 to 11 are considered as paragraphs 9-12 of the Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) Article 23. Formation and term of office of election commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, district election commissions, territorial and precinct election commissions, commissions 1. The formation of the electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as the district election commissions for the elections to the federal bodies of state power, are carried out by legislative (representative) and executive bodies OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Accordingly, the district electoral commission of the previous composition. At the same time, civil servants cannot make up more than one third of the total number of members of the election commission. Half of the members of the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the district election commission for elections to the federal bodies of state power is appointed by the legislative (representative) body of the State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. The Federation, the other half is appointed by the executive body of the State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. Both the legislative (representative) and the executive body of the State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation are obliged to appoint at least one third of the number of members of the election commission appointed by them on the basis of the proposals received of each of the electoral blocs, the electoral blocs with factions in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, as well as on the basis of the proposals submitted by the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, which have factions in legislature (representative) of the State of the Russian Federation At the same time, no more than one representative from each of the electoral associations, election blocs may be appointed to the election commission. 2. The formation of the territorial election commissions, the referendum commissions, as well as district election commissions for the elections to the bodies of state power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and local self-government bodies are carried out on the basis of Proposals of electoral associations, electoral blocs, voluntary associations, voter assemblies at the place of residence, work, service, study, election commissions of the previous composition, and precinct election commissions, referendum commissions- on the basis of the proposals of the electoral associations, the electoral Blocks, public associations, voter assemblies at the place of residence, work, service, training of the representative body (representative bodies) of local self-government. The representative body (representative bodies) of local self-government is obliged to appoint at least one third of the membership of the territorial, precinct election commission, referendum commission, and district The election commission for the elections to the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the local self-government bodies on the basis of the proposals submitted by each of the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, which have factions in OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION of the received proposals of the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, which have a faction in the legislative (representative) body of the State power of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation and (or) in a representative body (representative bodies) (...) (...) At the same time, no more than one representative from each of the electoral blocs, electoral blocs, may be appointed. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ)3. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The commission of the referendum of the relevant level shall be formed by the representative and executive organs of the State authority in the manner provided for in paragraph 1 of this article. (New paragraph 3 is supplemented by the federal law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ) 4. In case of early termination of powers of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the legislative (representative) body of the State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the local self-government body, the right of application Proposals on the composition of the electoral commission, the referendum commission shall be retained by the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, which held parliamentary factions in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, and legislative elections. (representative) entity of the State of the Russian Federation, the local government of the last convocation.(Paragraph 3 should read as paragraph 4 of the Federal Law 30.03.99. N 55-FZ)5. In case the authorized bodies of state power and local self-government bodies are not appointed or part of the district, territorial, precinct election commission, referendum commission, The period prescribed by the federal constitutional law, the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the charter of municipal education, or if there is no relevant public authority in the relevant territory, or local self-government body, appointment or part of The commission of the referendum shall be conducted by a higher electoral commission, a commission of the referendum in accordance with the requirements established by this Federal Law, the federal constitutional law, and other federal laws. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (New paragraph 5 is supplemented by Federal Law of 30.03.99). N 55-FZ 6. If, in accordance with the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the normative legal act of the local self-government body, the territorial election commission acts on a permanent basis, it acts as a territorial commission The referendum. 7. The formation of precinct election commissions, the commission of the referendum is carried out no later than three days after the formation of the polling station, the polling station. 8. In order to ensure the constitutional right of the citizens of the Russian Federation to elect and be elected to local self-government bodies, the federal law may establish temporary rules that regulate the powers, the order of formation, and The activities of the election commissions for the elections to the local self-government bodies and act in the event that the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation do not establish other rules. 9. Public servants and persons holding municipal service positions in local self-government bodies cannot account for more than one third of the total number of members of the territorial, precinct and electoral commission, as well as the district electoral council. Elections to the State bodies of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local self-government bodies, territorial or precinct commission of the referendum. 10. The electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation act on a permanent basis and are legal persons. The term of office of election commissions of constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall be established by the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, but shall not be more than five years or less of the term of the legislative (representative) body of the state power OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION less than the term of office of the elected deputy of the Authority. 11. The term of office of the district election commissions for elections to the federal public authorities is equal to the term of office of the body, the preparation and conduct of the elections to which the said election commissions operate. 12. The term of office of the territorial election commissions, the referendum commissions shall be established by federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the statutes of municipal entities, and the term of office of the territorial election commissions. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the charter of municipal education may provide for the activity of the territorial election commission on a permanent basis. In this case, the term of office of the territorial election commission may not be more than five years or less of the powers of the representative body of local self-government, the preparation and conduct of the elections to which the territorial The election commission, and in case, if the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the charter of the municipal education, the term of the representative body of the local government is not established, the term of office of the elected deputy is less than the term of office of the elected deputy. of the specified authority. 13. The powers of the precinct election commission, the Referendum Commission ends 10 days after the official publication of the results of the elections, the referendum in case, if the commission of the referendum has not received the commission of the referendum. Complaints and protests against the acts (omissions) of this election commission, the Referendum Commission, which resulted in a violation of the voting procedure and the counting of votes, and if the facts are not heard in court. In the event of an appeal or a protest against the outcome of the vote, the powers of the precinct commission shall be terminated after a final decision on the merits of the complaint has been made, and the appeal by a higher commission or court. 14. The Electoral Commission, which is in force on an ongoing basis, shall meet for its first meeting no later than the fifteenth day following the decision on the appointment of its members. At the same time, at least two thirds of the members of the election commission shall be appointed to the election commission. From the day of the first meeting of the election commission of the new composition the powers of the electoral commission of the former composition are terminated.(Items 4-12) are to be considered as paragraphs 6 to 14 in the wording of the Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) Article 24. Status of members of election commissions, commissions of the referendum 1. Members of election commissions, commissions of referendum with the right to vote cannot be members of legislative (representative) bodies of state power, local self-government bodies, elected officials of state bodies The authorities and bodies of local self-government, judges, candidates, registered candidates, their proxists, authorized representatives and proxists of groups of voters and electoral associations, electoral blocs, nominated candidates, and (See also the action teams for the referendum, members of the of the electoral commissions, the commissions of the referendum with the right of advisory vote, the spouses and close relatives of the candidates, registered candidates or persons who are directly subordinated to candidates, registered candidates. 2. Under the direct authority of this Federal Act, there is an understanding of the service relations between the manager and the subordinate, in which the former is in possession of the most recent power of authority, that is, the right to receive The work and dismissal of a subordinate or, within the limits of authority, shall be entitled to give him the orders, orders and instructions required for execution and to apply the measures of encouragement and discipline. 3. A member of the election commission, a commission of the referendum with the right of a casting vote cannot be simultaneously a member of the higher or lower level of elections, the referendum of the election commission, the referendum commission with the right to vote. (In the wording of Federal Law of 30.03.99 N 55-FZ 4. The term of office of members of election commissions, the commissions of the referendum with the right to vote will expire at the same time as the termination of the powers of these election commissions, the referendum commissions. 5. A member of the election commission, the commission of a referendum with the right to vote is relieved of the duties of a member of the election commission, the referendum commission before the expiry of the term of office on the decision of the body that appointed him, in case of: Member of the election commission, referendum commission of a written declaration of resignation; lost a member of the election commission, the referendum commission of the Russian Federation citizenship; on the strength of the conviction of a member of the electoral Commission, Referendum Commission; recognition of a member of the election commission, referendum commission by a court decision that has become enforceable, incompetent, limited to missing or dead; Member of the election commission, referendum commission; recognition of the member of the election commission, the referendum commission on the basis of the statement of the relevant election commission, the referendum commission by a decision of the court that has entered into force, systematically failed to perform their duties; The appearance of the grounds referred to in paragraph 1 of this article. 6. The powers of a member of the election commission, the commission of a referendum with the right to vote will be terminated also in case of dissolution of the election commission in accordance with Article 25 of this Federal Law. 7. The body that appointed a member of the election commission, a referendum commission, is obliged to appoint a new member of the election commission, a referendum commission instead of a member who has been elected on the above grounds, no later than one month period In accordance with article 22, paragraphs 1 and 2, of this Federal Act, a referendum shall be held no later than ten days from the date of its departure, in accordance with the requirements set forth in article 22, paragraph 2, of the Constitution. In case of failure by the authorized body to comply with this requirement of a new member of the election commission, the commission of the referendum shall appoint a referendum commission, the commission of the referendum in accordance with the requirements established by the referendum. A true federal law. (...) (...) N 55-FZ 8. The Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the other election commission, acting on a permanent basis, replaces the post in the relevant commission on a permanent basis. (normal). The Chairman of the election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation shall have, as a rule, a higher legal education or degree in law. 9. Member of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the other election commission acting on a permanent basis, with the right to vote, may work in the relevant commission on permanent (established) basis. 10. A member of the election commission with the right to vote, working on a permanent (regular) basis, cannot replace other public offices, be in the state or municipal service, engage in entrepreneurial and other activities Paid activities other than teaching, scientific and other creative activity. 11. The State shall take the necessary measures for the material and social security of the replacement posts on a permanent (regular basis) basis for the members of the electoral commissions operating on a permanent basis and the staff of the staff of the said commissions. The size and types of financial content of permanent (regular) members of election commissions operating on a permanent basis are determined by federal laws, laws and other normative legal acts of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The Federation and should not be less than the size and type of monetary content of the "A" state posts in the federal executive branch, respectively, in the legislative (representative) body THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 12. A member of the election commission, the commission of the referendum with the right to vote, released for the period of preparation and holding of elections, referendum from the main work, retains the average salary in the place of the main work. A member of the election commission, the commission of the referendum with the right to vote, released for the period of preparation and holding of elections, referendum from the main work, additional remuneration may be made at the expense of funds allocated for the Holding of elections, referendum, in the size and order established by the election commission, Referendum Commission, under which the law is entrusted with leading the activity of subordinate election commissions, commissions of referendum on preparation and holding the relevant elections, the referendum. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall determine the size and procedure of payment of the members of election commissions, commissions of the referendum with the right to vote from the federal budget. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (...) (...) N 55-FZ 13. Member of the election commission, referendum commission with the right to vote for the period of elections, referendum cannot be held without the consent of the prosecutor of the Russian Federation, and member of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 14. A member of the election commission, the commission of the referendum with the right to vote during the respective elections, the referendum may not be dismissed from work on the initiative of the administration (employer), or transferred to another work without his consent. 15. After registering the candidate (candidate list) of the candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc that nominated the list of candidates, may appoint the candidate to the electoral commission who registered the candidate (list of candidates) and the lower electoral commissions on one member of the commission with the right of deliberative vote. The electoral unit, the electoral bloc that has nominated the registered candidate, is also entitled to appoint to the election commission, which is the federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the Russian Federation. The Federation is responsible for the leadership of the subordinate election commissions for the preparation and conduct of the respective elections, one member of the election commission with the right of an advisory vote. (...) (...) N 55-FZ 16. In the referendum, after the decision to hold a referendum by the authorized body, the initiative group for holding the referendum, as well as the electoral associations, the electoral blocs represented in the representative body The state power, local self-government of the referendum level or the higher level representative body, respectively, has the right to appoint one member of the referendum commission to the relevant and lower commissions. of an advisory vote. 17. A member of the commission with the right of an advisory vote has full rights of a member of the Commission with the right to vote on the issues of preparation and conduct of elections, referendum, except for the right to issue ballot papers, ballot papers In a referendum, participation in the sorting and counting of ballots, ballot papers for the referendum, drafting of a protocol on voting results, election results, voting rights when deciding on the issue of voting the competence of the relevant election commission, commission Referendum, and the right to sign the decisions of the election commission, the referendum commission. 18. A member of the election commission, the referendum commission both with the voting right and the right of deliberative vote: will be notified of the meetings of the respective election commission, the Referendum Commission; right To participate in the meeting of the election commission, the referendum commission, to make proposals on the issues within the competence of the relevant election commission, the referendum commission, and to demand that voting on these issues be held; has the right to ask the other participants of the meeting of the election commission, referendum commissions in accordance with the agenda and receive substantive answers to them; is entitled to get acquainted with any documents and materials (including voter lists, referendum voters, and elections). Ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum), including documents and materials based on machine-readable media, relevant and subordinate election commissions, referendum commissions, and copies of these documents and materials (for exclusion of voters ' lists, referendum participants, Ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum), require the assurances of these copies; are entitled to appeal against the actions (inaction) of the election commission, the referendum commission to the relevant higher commission or to the court. 19. The election of the members of the election commission with the right of deliberative vote in cases where the candidates, their nominees, the lists of candidates nominated by the electoral associations, the electoral blocs who appointed them were elected (participated in the elections) The distribution of mandates) continues until the end of the registration of candidates (lists of candidates) in the next elections to the same office or to the same post; the powers of the remaining members of the election commission, members of the referendum commission The advisory vote is terminated 30 days after the official vote The publication of the results of the elections in all the voting held in the respective territory within the framework of this election campaign, or 10 days after the official publication of the results of the referendum. 20. A member of the election commission, a commission of a referendum with the right of an advisory vote during the period to which it is subject, has the rights established by this article in connection with the preparation and conduct of all elections and referendums, in which the election commission, the referendum commission takes part. 21. The powers of a member of the election commission, the commission of a referendum with the right of an advisory vote may be terminated by decision of the person or body who nominated the member of the election commission, the Referendum Commission, and transferred to another person. Article 25. Disforming the election commission, the commission of the referendum 1. In case of violation by the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the district, territorial, precinct election commission, referendum commission of citizens 'voting rights, citizens' rights to participate in the referendum, which resulted in the recognition The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, in accordance with the procedure established by this Federal Law (including on the basis of a court decision), by federal constitutional laws, by other federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, In accordance with Article 63, paragraph 2, of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan. of this Federal Law. 2. A statement to the court on the dissolution of the election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation is entitled to apply to a group of not less than one third of the total number of members of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation or deputies. of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, or at least one third of the total number of deputies of the legislative (representative) body of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, or a group of deputies to any of the elected chambers of the said organ, not less than one third of the total number of members of the Chamber, and the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. 3. A group of not less than one third of the total number of deputies of the legislative (representative) body is entitled to apply to the court for the dissolution of the district, territorial and precinct election commissions. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION -at least one third of the total number of deputies of the Russian Federation, as well as the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. 4. An application for the dissolution of the commission shall be taken up immediately and a decision thereon shall be made no later than 14 days. The case on the dissolution of the election commission, the commission of the referendum is considered by the court collegially. 5. The bodies of state power or local self-government bodies, which are responsible for forming the electoral commission, referendum commissions, are obliged to form a corresponding election commission, a referendum commission no later than 14 days after the court's decision to dissolve the election commission, the referendum commission. 6. The formation of the election commission shall not entail the termination of the powers of the members of the corresponding election commission with the right of deliberative vote. Article 26. Transparency in the work of election commissions, Referendum Commissions 1. At all meetings of the relevant election commission, the referendum commission, as well as in the implementation of the relevant precinct, territorial election commission, commission of the referendum of work with lists of voters, Members of the referendum, the ballot papers for the referendum, the voting cards for the elections, the referendum and the protocols on the results of voting shall have the right to attend the referendum. of the electoral commissions, referendum commissions, a candidate or his/her trustee, authorized representative or trustee of the electoral association, the electoral unit, whose list of candidates is registered or higher a member of the electoral commission, a member or an authorized representative of the initiative group for the referendum. In order to be present at meetings and in the conduct of the work with the said election documents, documents related to the preparation and holding of the referendum, the persons listed do not require additional authorization. The corresponding election commission, the commission of the referendum is obliged to ensure the notification and possibility of free access of the said persons to meetings and in the implementation of work with these election documents, documents, related to the preparation and holding of the referendum. Representatives of the mass media also have the right to attend meetings of and when working with these electoral documents, documents related to the preparation and conduct of the referendum. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 2. The decisions of the electoral commissions, the referendum commissions are published in the mass media referred to in article 39, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act, through the means of current budget funding for the said mass media, and transferred to other media within the deadlines set by federal constitutional laws, federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. 3. On the day of the voting from the beginning of the work of the precinct election commission, precinct commission of the referendum and receipt of the communication on acceptance of the superior election commission, the commission of the referendum of the protocol on the results of voting, as well as the The recounting of the votes of the voters, the participants in the referendum at the polling stations, the polling stations shall be entitled to attend the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, as well as observers, representatives of the mass media, Foreign (international) observers. 4. On the premises of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission formed at the polling station, the referendum held in the military unit, the closed administrative-territorial education, the hospital, the sanatorium, the holiday house, The remand centre and the temporary holding facility, as well as to the polling station at this polling station, should be granted access to all members of the election commission, referendum commission, observers and other members of the referendum. The persons referred to in paragraph 1 of this article. 5. Observers, representatives of the mass media, foreign (international) observers are entitled to be present at other election commissions, commissions of the referendum on their determination of election results, determination of election results, The results of the voting, the results of the elections and the re-counting of voters, the participants of the referendum. 6. The credentials of the observer must be certified in writing by a registered candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc, the voluntary association, the initiative group for holding the referendum, whose interests represent This observer, with an indication of his surname, first name and patronymic, place of residence, as well as the number of the polling station, the referendum section, the name of the election commission, the referendum commission to which he is going. This document is valid when presenting a ticket or replacing the document. No advance notice is required for the direction of the observer. 7. The law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation regulating the conduct of elections to local self-government bodies may provide for the dispatch of observers from a group of voters. In this case, the observer for a group of voters must present, upon arrival at the precinct or territorial election commission, the subscription list (sheets) with the signatures of citizens of the Russian Federation who are entitled to vote on the ballot. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The observer for a group of voters is responsible for the correctness of the information specified in the signature sheet (s). 8. The documents referred to in paragraphs 6 and 7 of this article may be submitted to the precinct election commission, the referendum commission in the period referred to in paragraph 3 of this Article, the territorial and other election commission, the referendum commission- The Conference of the States parties to the Convention on the Rights of the 9. Observers to the right: (a) to meet the voters ' lists, referendum participants; b) to be in the polling station of the relevant polling station, the polling station of the referendum on polling day at any time The period referred to in paragraph 3 of this article; in) to be present during the voting of the voters, the participants in the referendum outside the voting room; g) to observe the counting of the number of citizens on the electoral rolls, Members of the referendum, ballot papers, The referendum, which was to be held in a referendum, will be monitored by voters, voters, referendum voters, referendum, referendum, referendum, ballot, referendum ballots, referendum, voter turnout, referendum and voter turnout. of the distance and in conditions that provide them with an overview of the contents of the ballot papers; meet any filled or empty ballot papers, ballot papers in the referendum on the vote count, Members of the referendum; observe the electoral process Commission, Referendum Commission on the results of voting and other documents in the period specified in paragraph 3 of this article; d) address the chairman of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission, and in case of Absence-to the person, his replacement, proposals and comments on the organization of the voting; e) to get acquainted with the protocol of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum on the results of voting, as well as with the other protocols of the electoral commissions, the commissions of the referendum on the results of the voting -to produce or receive from the relevant electoral commission, the Referendum Commission copies of the said protocols and documents annexed to them, as well as other documents received by the respective election commissions, commissions The Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol shall: Upon request of the observer, the election commission, the commission of the referendum is obliged to issue or assure these copies; to appeal in accordance with the procedure established by Article 63 of this Federal Law, the action (inaction) of the precinct of the electoral commission, other election commission to the higher electoral commission, the commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation or the court, and actions (inaction) of the referendum commission-in The territorial commission of the referendum, the election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 10. The observer is not entitled: (a) to issue voters, referendum voters, ballot papers for the referendum; b) to correspond to a voter, a participant in a referendum on his request for a vote Ballot ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum; in) to fill in the voter's referendum, referendum ballots at his request, ballot papers for the referendum; g) take action, violating the secrecy of the ballot; d) accept Direct participation by members of the electoral commission, Referendum Commission with the right to vote counting ballots, ballot papers, referendum ballots; e) Election commission, referendum commission; , to campaign among voters, referendum participants; (s) to participate in the decision-making of the relevant election commission, the referendum commission. 11. Representatives of the mass media are entitled to get acquainted with the protocol of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum on the results of voting, as well as with the protocols of other election commissions on the results of voting or election results, A referendum, a copy of the copies of the said protocols and the documents annexed to the referendum will be produced by the referendum commission. At the request of the representative of the media, the election commission, the referendum commission is obliged to assure a copy of the protocol about the results of the voting or the results of the elections, the referendum. 12. A copy of the protocols and other documents of election commissions, commissions of the referendum shall be carried out by the chairman or secretary of the election commission, the referendum commission. At the same time, in the document being signed, these persons make a "copy of the right copy" record, sign and stamp the relevant election commission, the referendum commission. 13. Foreign (international) observers are granted permission to enter the Russian Federation in accordance with the procedure established by the federal law and, if there is an invitation to the State authorities, election commissions, commissions of the referendum have been accredited. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. The activities of foreign (international) observers are governed by federal constitutional laws and federal laws. Article 27. Organization of Election Commissions, Referendum Commissions 1. The activities of the electoral commissions, the commissions of the referendum are carried out collegially. 2. The Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission is entitled to proceed to work if its composition is not less than two thirds of the established membership. 3. The President, the Deputy Chairman and the Secretary of the Election Commission, the Referendum Commission shall be elected by secret ballot at the first meeting of the election commission, the referendum commission. 4. The meetings of the election commission, the commission of the referendum shall be convened by the Chairman or on his behalf by the deputy chairman of the election commission, the referendum commission, as well as at the request of not less than one third of the members of the election commission, Referendum Commission with the right to vote. 5. A member of the election commission, a commission of the referendum with the right to vote, is obliged to attend all meetings of the election commission, the referendum commission. 6. The meeting of the election commission, the commission of the referendum is eligible if the majority of the members of the election commission, the commission of the referendum have taken part in it, and the referendum committee with the right to vote. The meeting of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation shall be valid if there are at least two thirds of the members of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 7. The Electoral Commission, a commission of the referendum on the demand of any member of the relevant election commission, the referendum commission, and any members of the higher electoral commission attending the meeting, is obliged to do so to vote on any questions within its competence and the election commission considered by the commission of the referendum in accordance with the approved agenda. (New paragraph 7 amended by Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ) 8. Decisions of the Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission on the election of the chairman, deputy chairman and secretary of the electoral commission, the referendum commission, on financial support for the preparation and conduct of elections and the referendum, Registration of candidates (lists of candidates), on the cancellation of registration of candidates, on results of voting or on the results of elections, referendum, on the recognition of elections, the referendum failed or invalid, on the conduct of a second vote, or Electoral Commission, the abolition of the decision of the electoral commission, The referendum in accordance with Article 63, paragraph 10, and Article 63, paragraphs 6, 7 and 8 of this Federal Law shall be adopted at a meeting of the election commission, the commission of the referendum by a majority of votes The number of members of the election commission, the referendum commission with the right to vote. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) 9. The decisions of the election commission, the referendum commission on other issues are taken by a majority of votes of the members of the election commission, the commission of the referendum with the right to vote. 10. When making decisions by the election commission, the referendum commission in case of an equal number of votes and against the vote of the chairman of the election commission, the referendum commission is crucial. 11. The decisions of the election commission, the commission of the referendum are signed by the chairman and the secretary of the election commission, the referendum commission. 12. The members of the election commission, the referendum commission, which do not agree with the decision taken by the commission, shall have the right in writing to express a dissenting opinion, which is to be considered by the Commission, is reflected in its report, is annexed to it and is widowed. The commission will be immediately informed by the commission's higher level (election level, referendum), referendum commission not later than within three days, and on the day of voting and on the day following the voting. 13. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Data workers are civil servants. Election commissions, referendum commissions may involve the work related to the preparation and conduct of elections, referendum, and non-regular labor agreements.(Paragraphs 8 to 12 are considered as paragraphs 9 to 12). 13 in the wording of the Federal Law of 30 March 99. N 55-FZ) Chapter V. Nomination and registration of candidates, implementation of the referendum initiative Article 28. The right to nominate candidates 1. The candidates can be nominated by the voters of the respective constituency and in the way of self-nomination. Candidates (candidate lists) may also be nominated by election blocs, electoral blocs. 2. Nomination of a candidate (list of candidates) may be subject to the submission by the person (each of the persons nominated) of a written statement of consent to be a candidate in which the curriculum vitae (surname, first name, patronymic, date, date and time) is specified. birth, education, main place of work or service (in the absence of the main place of work or service-occupation), position, information on uncollective or unexpuned convictions, with the number (s) and name (s) OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (of which) the candidate, as well as the articles (articles) of the Penal Code, adopted in accordance with the Basic Law of the Criminal Law of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the Union Republics, articles (articles) of the law of the foreign State, if the candidate has been convicted in In accordance with the provisions of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, the offences set forth in the Penal Code of the Russian Federation, the nationality of the foreign State with the date and the grounds for its acquisition, and Non-compliant with the obligation to cease activities incompatible with the The status of the deputy or the replacement of an elected office. The said statement, together with the notification of the start of the collection of signatures, shall be sent to the appropriate election commission. In the case of a candidate, the registered candidate shall use the pseudonym in his or her creative activity, or if among the candidates the registered candidates are of a single family, the registered candidate is to the right not later than the registered candidate than five days after the last day of the filing of registration documents in the corresponding election commission, to register their creative pseudonym, and if there is a single, any pseudonym that it has the right at the same time as the name, The President of the Security Council, the President of the Security Council, At the same time the surname, first name and patronymic should be specified in all official (including information) documents and other materials issued by the relevant and subordinate election commissions. The name or previously registered pseudonym of another candidate nominated or registered in the same electoral district or in a constituency with common borders with that name may not be used as a specified pseudonym county. (...) (...) N 55-FZ 3. The corresponding period of nomination of candidates (lists of candidates) should be at least 45 days in the elections of the President of the Russian Federation, deputies of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, and other elections. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION local government, heads and other municipal officials Education. 4. All candidates have equal rights and have equal responsibilities. Candidates who replace State and municipal positions shall not be entitled to take advantage of their official or official position. 5. By using the advantages of an official or official position in this Federal Act, it should be understood: Involves persons who are under the authority of, or otherwise subordinate to, other State and municipal employees To carry out activities that contribute to the nomination and (or) election; use of premises occupied by government or local government to carry out activities that promote nomination and (or) election, in the case of other candidates, or Registered candidates cannot use the same premises under the same conditions; use of telephone, fax and other forms of communication, information services, office equipment for the operation of public services Institutions or local governments for collecting signatures and campaigning; (In the wording of Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ) free or on preferential terms, for activities that facilitate the nomination and (or) election of vehicles in State or municipal ownership. This provision does not apply to persons using the said transport in accordance with federal law on State protection; to collect signatures, to campaign for public or municipal elections Employees in official (public or municipal) travel; access (compared to other candidates registered by candidates) to the media; as referred to in article 39, paragraph 1 of this Federal Act, for the purposes of Collection of signatures or campaigning. Compliance with these restrictions should not prevent deputies, elected officials from fulfilling their duties to voters. 6. A citizen of the Russian Federation, who replaced the post of the President of the Russian Federation and terminated the term of office of the President of the Russian Federation ahead of schedule in the event of his resignation, He/she may not be nominated for election in connection with these circumstances. (Paragraph 6 is supplemented by Federal Law dated 10.07.2001 N 89-FZ)7. A citizen of the Russian Federation, who replaced the post of the highest official of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation (head of the supreme executive body of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation), who had resigned from office The legislative (representative) body of the State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, or a decision not taken by the position, may not be nominated by the candidate for election in the election of the President of the Russian Federation. Relations with the said circumstances. (Item 7 padded-Federal Law of 10.07.2001 N 89-FZ) 8. A citizen of the Russian Federation, who replaced the post of the head of municipal education and terminated the powers of the head of municipal education on his own request or in connection with the expression of lack of confidence by a representative body of the local self-government in accordance with the statute of the municipal entity or the designated position shall not be nominated by the candidate for election in connection with the circumstances. (Paragraph 8 amended by the Federal Act dated 10.07.2001 N 89-FZ) Article 29. Nomination of candidates directly by voters 1. Nomination of candidates directly by voters, as well as on the initiative of the voter, the group of voters, eligible to vote for the candidate, with notification of this election The commissions in which the candidates will be registered and the subsequent collection of signatures in support of candidates. 2. The laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation cannot contain such a requirement for the nomination of a candidate (candidates) directly by voters, as the need to hold a meeting of voters with a certain number of its participants. Article 30. Nomination of candidates by election associations, election blocks 1. Candidates (lists of candidates) have the right to put forward electoral associations and electoral blocs. 2. The nomination of candidates (lists of candidates) from the All-Russian electoral associations is carried out by secret ballot at federal congresses (conferences) of these associations in the conduct of elections to the federal public authorities, conferences (meetings) of regional offices or at federal congresses (conferences) of these associations-in the conduct of elections to the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, at meetings of local or regional offices of these associations in the conduct of local elections Self-governance. The procedure for the nomination of candidates (lists of candidates) from the electoral associations registered in the judicial bodies of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall be determined by the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with this Federal Law. 3. The electoral blocis formed by electoral associations. The decision to join the election bloc is made at the congress of each of the electoral associations, after which the authorized representatives of these electoral associations sign a joint decision on the establishment of the electoral bloc. The decision on the nomination of candidates (list of candidates) by the election bloc shall be taken at the Congress (conference) of representatives of the electoral associations that are members of this bloc and is signed by the authorized representatives of the electoral associations, entering the electoral block. The electoral blocs are to be registered in the relevant election commission immediately after their education or at the same time as the submission of the joint list of candidates to the electoral commission. The electoral blocs in the electoral bloc cannot be included in other electoral blocs at the same elections or as independent voting associations. Political public association, a founding member, member or member of another political public association who participates in elections as an electoral association or participates in education The electoral bloc cannot stand for the same election as an independent candidate (candidates) and participating in the formation of the electoral bloc. (...) (...) N 55-FZ)4. The name of the electoral association is the name specified in the registered charter of the corresponding political public association. (New paragraph 4 complemented by Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) 5. The name of the electoral bloc is defined at the congress (conference) of representatives of the electoral associations, who have entered this bloc. The name of the electoral bloc cannot be used for the name of the public association, registered at this or higher level and not included in this election bloc as an electoral association, as well as The name of a previously registered electoral bloc. The use of the name of the individual in the name of the electoral block is possible only with the written consent of the individual. (New paragraph 5 is supplemented by Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ)6. In the cases envisaged by the federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the electoral unit, the electoral bloc simultaneously with the submission of the lists of candidates has the right to submit a The relevant electoral commission shall have its emblem. The election association has the right to present only its emblem, registered in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation, the electoral bloc is entitled to represent the emblem of any of the electoral associations that are members of the This election bloc or other emblem, excluding registered emblems of other public associations, electoral blocs, nominated candidates (lists of candidates) at either the previous election or higher level. The symbolism of the electoral association, the electoral bloc should not violate the right to intellectual property, insult or denigrate the state symbols (flags, emblems, hymns) of the Russian Federation, the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the inoco States, religious symbols and national feelings, violate universally accepted norms of morality. (New paragraph 6 is amended by Federal Law of 30.03.99) g. N 55-FZ 7. Changes in the names and symbols of the electoral associations and electoral blocs are not permitted during the election campaign. (New paragraph 7 is supplemented by Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-F) 8. The list of candidates nominated by the electoral association shall be submitted to the corresponding election commission together with the corresponding election commission made in accordance with Article 28, paragraph 2 of this Federal Law The candidates 'statements about the agreement to run from this election association, the electoral bloc in the electoral district and (or) on the list of candidates. After that, the collection of voters' signatures in support of the nominated candidates begins (list of candidates). (Paragraph 4 should be considered as paragraph 8 and set out in the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99). N 55-FZ) 9. After the submission of the list of candidates to the election commission, its composition and placement of candidates cannot be changed, except for changes caused by the withdrawal (withdrawal) of the candidates. In cases envisaged by federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, this rule does not apply to elections for single-member electoral districts. and amend the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 10. In the multi-mandate constituency, the electoral association has the right to nominate a candidate for every deputy mandate to be replaced in this district. (Paragraph 10 is amended by the Federal Law of 30 March 99. N 55-FZ) Article 31. Collection of voters ' signatures in support of candidates (candidate lists) 1. In support of candidates (lists of candidates) nominated directly by voters, electoral associations, electoral blocs, the signatures of voters are collected in the order and number determined by federal laws, the laws of the subjects of the Russian Federation. The maximum number of signatures required for registration of candidates (candidate lists) cannot exceed 2 per cent of the number of voters registered in the territory of the electoral district in accordance with article 17, paragraph 4, of the present report. Federal law. 2. The maximum number of signatures required for registration of candidates in the multi-mandate constituency cannot exceed 2% of the federal constitutional law, federal law and federal law The number of voters in the constituency divided by the number of mandates. 3. Federal laws may establish a quota for the collection of voter signatures on the territory of one constituent entity of the Russian Federation in the conduct of elections to the federal public authorities. 4. The establishment of a quota for the collection of voter signatures in the elections to the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation is not permitted for certain parts of the territories. 5. When holding local government elections in municipalities with the number of voters registered under paragraph 4 of Article 17 of this federal law, less than 10,000 voters collect voters ' signatures in support candidates may not be candidates if the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation stipulates a different procedure for the nomination of a candidate. 6. Signatures can only be collected among voters who have an active electoral right in the constituency in which the candidate consates to the nomination. The participation of the administrations of enterprises of all forms of property, institutions and organizations in the collection of signatures, as well as coercion in the process of collecting signatures and the remuneration of voters for the signatures are not permitted. The collection of signatures in the process and in the places where wages are issued is prohibited. A gross or repeated violation of these prohibitions may be a ground for recognition by the election commission or the court of invalidity of the signatures collected and (or) the cancellation of the registration of a candidate (a list of candidates). 7. The right to collect the signatures of voters belongs to an adult of an active citizen of the Russian Federation. The candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc may conclude a signature-collection treaty with the person collecting the voters ' signatures. The payment of this work is carried out only through the election fund of the candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc. 8. The voter, in a referendum, shall sign in the subscription list, where he points his surname, first name, patronymic, year of birth (at the age of 18-additional day and month of birth), address of the place of residence, series and number of the passport or replacing it the date of issuance, as well as the date of the signature. Voters who sign the support of the candidate, the list of candidates can be entered in the subscription list by the person who collects the signatures in support of the candidate, the list of candidates. These data shall be made in a handwritten manner. (...) (...) N 55-FZ) 9. If a candidate has an unlisted or unexpuned criminal record, the number (s) and the name (s) of the article (s) of the article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, on the basis of which the person has been convicted, must be included in the signature. A candidate, as well as articles (articles) of the Penal Code, adopted in accordance with the Fundamence of the Criminal Law of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and of the Union Republics, article (s) of the law of a foreign State, if the candidate has been convicted in accordance with the said by statute for acts recognized as an offence by the criminal of the Russian Federation. If a candidate has a foreign nationality, the name of the foreign State in question must be included in the subscription list. (Paragraph 9 is supplemented by Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 10. Each electoral association, the electoral bloc, the electoral unit, the voter, who have nominated the same candidate and who have notified the corresponding election commission in writing, collect the required number of signatures of the electorate in support of the nomination. It is not permitted to sum up the signatures collected by different initiators of the nomination of a candidate in support of the same candidate. (Paragraph 10 amended by the Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) Article 32. Registration of candidates (candidates lists) 1. Candidates (candidate lists), with the requisite number of signatures collected in their support, shall be registered by the corresponding election commission if they have been drawn up, in accordance with article 28, paragraph 2, of this Federal The law of the candidates ' applications for their consent to stand for election in this constituency. The federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, may stipulate that the registration of candidates (lists of candidates) to the relevant election commission should also include information on income and property, a candidate (each candidate from the list of candidates) on the right to own property. Information on the size and sources of income is provided in the form of a copy of the income declaration of the applicant for the year preceding the year of the election (with the tax authorities mark). In the event that, under the laws of the Russian Federation on taxes and fees, a candidate is not required to file a declaration of income, a certificate of the aggregate amount of his income for the year preceding the year shall be provided. The appointment of the election, from the organization to the place of receipt of the income. Information on the property owned by a candidate for ownership shall be submitted in accordance with the form set out in the annex to this Federal Act. (...) (...) N 55-FZ)2. The Electoral Commission is entitled to apply to the appropriate authorities with a view to verifying the accuracy of the information furnished in accordance with article 28, paragraph 2, of this Federal Act and paragraph 1 of this article. (New paragraph 2 -Federal law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 3. The number of candidates (the list of candidates) submitted for registration (a list of candidates) collected in support of the candidate (candidate list) may exceed the number of signatures required for registration, but not more than 15 per cent. The federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, cannot set a different limit on the number of voters ' signatures submitted for registration of a candidate (list of candidates). Federal Law of 30.03.99 g N 55-FZ) 4. The federal constitutional law, the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation should provide for verification of the veracity of the voters ' signatures collected in support of candidates (candidate lists). be either all submitted signatures, or part of these signatures, but not less than 20 per cent of the required legal requirement to register the number of signatures selected for verification by means of a random sample (chubby) In the detection of the share of untrusted signatures among the verified signatures, the limit of which is established by federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, but cannot be less than 10 and more than 20 per cent of the number of verified signatures, or insufficient for the registration of the relevant candidate (list of candidates) of the number of credible signatures, the election commission shall refuse to register a candidate (list of candidates) (...) (...) All the required signatures for the registration of the candidate (candidate list), representatives of the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, which nominated the lists of candidates are to be notified about each check-out. In conducting the verification of signatures submitted by each electoral association, the electoral unit, the candidate, including the holding of a sample of signatures for verification, shall be entitled to be present to all applicants who have submitted the assigned number of signatures. Representatives of candidates, election blocs, electoral blocs, nominated candidates (candidates lists), representatives of the voters who initiated the nomination of the candidate. Verification and accounting are not subject to signature in subscription lists but excluded by the proponents of a candidate (list of candidates) prior to the submission of signatures to the election commission, if they are specifically noted. class="ed"> (Paragraph 3 should be considered as paragraph 4 and set out in the Federal Law of 30.03.99). N 55-FZ)5. The federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, may stipulate that at the discretion of the candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc the registration of the candidate (candidate list) shall be selective. The commission is not based on the signatures submitted by the voters, but on the basis of the candidate's electoral commission, the electoral bloc, the electoral alliance that nominated the list of candidates, the electoral pledge. The fact of collecting, submitting the signatures of the voters for registration to the election commission by the candidate, the election association, the electoral bloc in support of the candidate, the corresponding list of candidates cannot be grounds for refusal In the case of registration in case of the candidate, the electoral association, the electoral deposit of the electoral pledge. The electoral pledge is made from the electoral fund. If a registered candidate is not elected and has gained a vote by a vote less than the federal law, the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the number of votes cast by the voters, the electoral association, The election bloc did not take part in the distribution of the parliamentary seats and obtained a vote of less than the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the number of votes cast by the voters, the electoral pledge made by the candidate, the electoral association, The electoral block shall be transferred to the income of the corresponding budget. The number of votes cast shall not be more than 5 per cent of the number of votes cast by voters in the respective constituency, for registered candidates and 3 per cent for the electoral constituencies, of the electoral blocs. The size of the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, cannot constitute more than 15 per cent of the statutory limit on the spending of the election fund, respectively. the candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc. The procedure for opening and maintaining a special account for the adoption and custody of the electoral deposit by the relevant election commission shall be established by the federal law and the law of the subject of the Russian Federation. (New paragraph 5 class="doclink "href=" ?docbody= &prevDoc= 102049243&backlink=1 & &nd=102058896" target="contents "title=" "> dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ 6. The corresponding election commission within the prescribed period, which should not exceed 10 days in the holding of elections to the federal public authorities and 5 days in the holding of elections to the State authorities of the subjects The Russian Federation and local authorities are obliged to verify the conformity of the procedure for the nomination of a candidate (the list of candidates) to the requirements of the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation and to decide on the registration of a candidate (list of candidates). candidates) or refusal of registration. 7. Candidates may be registered for only one constituency. This rule does not apply to the registration of a candidate nominated by an electoral association, an electoral bloc at the same time for the same election in the single-member constituency and on the list of candidates.(Items 4-5) in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law No. N 55-F) 8. In the registration of the candidate nominated by the electoral association, the corresponding decision of the election commission notes the fact of his nomination by the corresponding election association, the electoral bloc. A candidate nominated by voters has the right to declare that he belongs to no more than one public association, registered no later than one year before the date of the voting in accordance with the procedure established by law, and his or her status in of this public association. When the candidate is registered in the list and in the uninominal electoral district, the relevant decision of the district election commission is required to note the fact of registration of the candidate and on the list candidates. (Paragraph 6 should be considered as paragraph 8 and set out in the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99). N 55-FZ) 9. In case of refusal to register a candidate (list of candidates), the corresponding election commission is obliged, within 24 hours from the decision to refuse to extradite the candidate or the authorized representative of the election association, The electoral unit, the electoral unit, the voter, which nominated the candidate, a copy of the decision of the election commission setting out the grounds for refusal. The grounds for refusal could be: significant violation of federal constitutional law, federal law, law of the subject of the Russian Federation for collection of signatures; the number of credible voters ' signatures in support of the candidate (list of candidates) or the exceeding of the legally established share of untrusted signatures among the verified signatures, if the candidate, the electoral candidate the electoral bloc was not submitted to the electoral bloc Bail; Unreliability of the information submitted by the candidate in accordance with article 28, paragraph 2, of this Federal Law and paragraph 1 of this article, if the reliability of the information is essential; significant violation of the procedure for the establishment and spending of the electoral fund; other grounds provided for by this Federal Law. (Paragraph 7 should be considered as paragraph 9 and set out in the Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 10. In the event that the information submitted by a candidate pursuant to paragraph 2 of article 28 of this Federal Law and paragraph 1 of this article is not reliable, it shall be established after registration of the candidate (s list of candidates) and the unreliability of these The election commission shall be entitled not later than 16 days before the day of voting to decide to cancel the registration of the relevant candidate (the exception of the candidate from the list of candidates), and 15 to 1 day. before the day of the vote, apply to the court for the cancellation of the registration candidate (de-listing). (New paragraph 10 is supplemented by Federal Law of 30.03.99). N 55-FZ 11. The candidate may withdraw his or her name at any time, but not later than three days before the date of voting. 12. The electoral unit shall be entitled to withdraw the list of candidates at any time, but not later than three days before the election day, and to refuse to take part in the election on the decision of the body that nominated the list of candidates. 13. Electoral association, in accordance with its statutes, the electoral bloc upon the decision of the representatives who are authorized by the electoral associations forming part of it, presenting the list of candidates together with the signatures collected in his support Voters have the right to exclude certain candidates from the list certified by the respective electoral commission for the collection of signatures. An exception may be made after registration, but not later than five days prior to the voting day. The total number of candidates excluded from the list should not exceed 25 per cent of the total number of candidates on the certified list, with the exception of the first three candidates on the list. It is not permitted to be included in the list of persons not previously held in the list, nor is it possible to move from the list of candidates, except in the case of a change in the order in which some candidates have been disqualified. The Electoral Commission is not entitled to refuse to register a list of candidates, the amendment of which is made in accordance with the present Federal Law, as well as the charter of the electoral association, the agreement on the establishment of the electoral process. (Paragraphs 8 to 10 should be considered as paragraphs 11 to 13, respectively, in the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99). N 55-FZ) 14. In the event that there is no candidate for the election day in the constituency or the number of registered candidates is less than the assigned or equal number of mandates, there will be only one candidate list, Elections in the electoral district, by decision of the respective election commission, shall be postponed for a period of not more than six months for the additional nomination of candidates (lists of candidates) and the implementation of subsequent elections. Selections. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) 15. On the occurrence of the circumstances referred to in in paragraph 14 of this article, as a result of the fact that the candidate withdrew his or her candidature or the registration was cancelled pursuant to paragraph 6 of the article 45 of this Federal Law, in the elections to the federal bodies of state power, bodies of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, local self-government bodies all the expenses incurred by the corresponding election commission at The preparation and conduct of the elections shall be the account of that candidate. The law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation may, in the event of the circumstances referred to in paragraph 14 of this article, provide for a vote on one candidate in the election of deputies to the local authorities. A candidate shall be elected if he or she has voted in favour of at least 50 per cent of the votes cast. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ)16. In the holding of repeated and additional elections to a vacant mandate in the current legislative (representative) body of state power, a local government body cannot be registered with a candidate who is a deputy (a member) of this body. (Paragraph 16 is supplemented by the Federal Law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ Article 33. { \cs6\f1\cf6\lang1024 } { \cs6\f1\cf6\lang1024 } Referenda } Each voter or a group of eligible voters, as well as a public association, may form an initiative group to hold a referendum in the number of at least 20 people to hold a referendum OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The referendum may also be initiated by an electoral association registered with the justice system at the level at which the referendum is proposed or at a higher level. In this case, the governing body of the election association or the governing body of its regional, local office, the local organization acts as an initiative group for the holding of the referendum, regardless of its size. 2. The initiative group for holding the referendum shall apply to the election commission of the appropriate level, which acts as a referendum commission, with a request to register the group. In case there is no permanent election commission of municipal education, the functions of the commission of the local referendum before its formation shall be performed by a representative body of local government, in case of absence of representative body OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (...) (...) N 55-FZ 3. The motion of the initiative group for holding the referendum should include the question (s) or the text of the draft law, the draft of the other normative legal act proposed by the initiative group for the referendum, and should names, initials, dates of birth, address of the place of residence, series and number of passports or equivalent documents of members of the initiative group, as well as persons authorized to act on behalf of the initiative group in the territory of the proposed referendum. 4. The petition should be accompanied by the minutes of the meeting of the initiative group on holding the referendum, at which the decision on the referendum initiative was taken. 5. In the event that the wording of the question proposed by the initiative group for the referendum to be put to the vote does not meet the requirements of this Federal Law, the corresponding election commission (commission of the referendum), in which the referendum initiative is aimed, may agree with the initiative group for the referendum to adopt a new wording that does not change the main content of the issue. The right to change the wording of the referendum question belongs to the sole initiative group for the holding of the referendum. The wording of the question put to the referendum could not be changed after the registration of the initiative group. 6. The Authority referred to in paragraph 2 of this article shall, within 15 days from the receipt of the application of the initiative group for the holding of the referendum, consider the application and the documents annexed to it and take a decision: " In the case of compliance of these petitions and documents with the requirements of this Federal Law, the Constitution, the statute, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the charter of the municipal education, and the direction of them to the state organ of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation In accordance with the Constitution, the statute, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the charter of the municipal entity to decide on the appointment of a referendum; otherwise, the refusal to register the initiative groups. (Paragraph 6, as amended by the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 7. The State authority of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, or the local self-government body authorized in accordance with the Constitution, the statute, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the charter of the municipal entity to decide on the appointment The referendum is obliged to check whether the question proposed for the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the local referendum, the requirements of Article 13 of this Federal Law in the order and the time limits established by the law of the subject OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION However, the period of inspection may not exceed 20 days from the date of admission to the relevant authority in accordance with paragraph 6 of this article, the motion of the initiative group for the conduct of the referendum and the documents annexed hereto. (Paragraphs 7 to 9 Replace paragraphs 7 to 14 by the Federal Law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ)8. State authority of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, authorized in accordance with the Constitution, by the statute, by the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, to decide on the appointment of a referendum in the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, no later than 5 days As from the date of receipt of this body in accordance with the procedure set out in paragraph 6 of this article, the application of the initiative group for holding the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation and the annexed documents is obliged to notify the initiative THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 9. If the authority referred to in paragraph 7 of this article is recognized by a referendum that meets the requirements of article 13 of this Federal Act, the authority referred to in paragraph 2 of this article shall register an action team with respect to the The holding of a referendum gives her a certificate of registration and also reports it to the media. Decision on the registration of the initiative group for holding a referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation shall be taken within fifteen days after the expiry of 45 days from the date of admission to the authority referred to in paragraph 7 of this article by the initiative group OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 10. The President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Representatives of the initiative group for holding the referendum on the subject of the Russian Federation are entitled to take part in the work of the conciliation commission. At the time of work of the conciliation commission, the period referred to in paragraph 9 of this article shall be suspended. 11. If the authority referred to in paragraph 7 of this article is recognized by a referendum that does not meet the requirements of article 13 of this Federal Act, the authority referred to in paragraph 2 of this article shall refuse to register the initiative. The referendum teams. 12. In case of refusal of registration, the initiative group for the referendum shall issue a decision of the relevant authority indicating the grounds for refusal. 13. The refusal to register the initiative group for holding a referendum can only be a violation of the initiative group of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, federal laws, constitution, laws and laws. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Refusal to register may be appealed to the court. 14. In the absence of the election commission (referendum commission) of the appropriate level, the body that registered the initiative group for holding the referendum within 14 days from the day of registration of the initiative group forms (forming) the corresponding a referendum commission in the manner specified in article 23 of this Federal Law. 15. Since the registration certificate was received, the initiative group for holding the referendum has the right to organize the collection of signatures of citizens in support of the referendum initiative. Only signatures collected after the date of registration of the initiative group are taken into account. The registration certificate, the form of which is approved by the election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation and issued by the initiative group for the holding of the referendum, is valid for the period established by the federal constitutional system. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The costs associated with the collection of signatures are borne by the action team. 16. The citizens ' signatures in support of the referendum initiative are gathered by the initiative group for holding a referendum in order and number, as determined by the federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, and the federal law of the Russian Federation. Statutes of municipal education. The maximum number of signatures to be collected in support of the referendum initiative may not exceed 2% of the number of citizens eligible to participate in the referendum, in the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation and 5%. of the number of citizens eligible to participate in the referendum at the local referendum. The number of citizens eligible to participate in the referendum shall be determined on the basis of the voter registration data as of 1 January or 1 July of the relevant year. 17. The signatures are collected by means of subscription lists containing the wording of the question put to the referendum. In the case of a referendum bill, the draft law of the local self-government body, the person collecting the signatures, must submit the text of the draft to the referendum party on its first request. 18. The signatures can be gathered among the participants of the referendum on the whole territory of the proposed referendum. The establishment of quotas for collecting signatures in support of the initiative of holding a referendum in the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, local referendum in parts of the territory of the Russian Federation, and municipal education is not permitted. 19. The federal constitutional law, the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the charter of the municipal education and the collection of signatures of voters in support of the referendum initiative should be established by the Constitution of the Russian Federation. At least 30 days in a referendum on the subject of the Russian Federation, at least 20 days in a local referendum. 20. After the completion of the signature collection, but no later than the expiry of the registration certificate, the initiative group for the referendum shall calculate the total number of voters ' signatures collected, as is the final protocol the initiative group. The numbered and booklet lists and the copy of the final protocol of the initiative group for holding the referendum shall be transmitted by the authorized representatives of the initiative group to the election commission (referendum commission), which issued the report. Registration certificate. 21. The Electoral Commission (the referendum commission) verifies compliance with the requirements of the federal constitutional law, the federal law, the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the charter of municipal education in the collection of signatures, including checks The validity of the signatures collected in accordance with the procedure established by article 32, paragraph 3, of this Federal Act and shall take the decision as a result of the examination. In case of violation of these requirements, the election commission (the referendum commission) shall issue a decision on the refusal of the referendum. A copy of the decision is sent to the initiative group for the referendum. Members of this initiative group cannot, within two years from the date of this decision, react with the referendum initiative.(Paragraphs 10 to 16 should be considered as paragraphs 15-21, respectively, in the wording of Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 22. In case of compliance with the procedure for the holding of the referendum, the requirements of the federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the charter of the municipal formation of the electoral commission within 15 days from the date of submission by the initiative group for the referendum of the documents referred to in paragraph 20 of this article, sends the subscription lists, an instance of the final protocol of the initiative group, and a copy of its order to the organ OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION of a referendum. A copy of the decision of the election commission (referendum commission) is also sent to the initiative group.(Paragraph 17 is considered as paragraph 22 and set out in the wording of the Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ)23. In the event of a dispute over competence in connection with the appointment of a referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the dispute is resolved before the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation. In this case, the preparation of the referendum shall be suspended until the decision of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation. (Paragraph 23 is amended by Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-F) Chapter VI. Status of registered candidates Article 34. Equality of registered candidates All registered candidates shall have equal rights and shall have equal obligations, except in the cases established by this Federal Law. Article 35. Safeguards for registered candidates 1. The administration of the enterprise, the institution, the organization, the commander of the military unit, the head of the internal affairs authority, in which the registered candidate serves, shall serve from the date of registration of the candidate by the corresponding election commission for up to the day The official publication of the general election results is required by the application, the report of the registered candidate to release him from work, the service on any day and at any time during that period. In this case, the corresponding election commission shall pay a monetary compensation to the registered candidate with the funds allocated for the preparation and holding of the elections. The type, size and procedure for the payment of compensation are established by the federal constitutional law, federal law and the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. 2. At the time of the election, a registered candidate may not be dismissed from his or her employment at the initiative of the employer's administration or without his or her consent. 3. The time of participation of a registered candidate in elections is counted towards the total length of service in the field of work for which he or she worked until the candidate is registered. 4. A registered candidate could not be brought without the consent of the prosecutor (election level) to criminal responsibility, arrested or subjected to administrative penalties imposed by the courts. In giving consent to criminal prosecution, the prosecutor is obliged to inform the election commission who has carried out the registration of the candidate. 5. The registered candidate, as well as the registered list of candidates, shall be entitled to appoint trustee persons. The registration of trusted persons shall be carried out immediately by the election commission on the basis of a written statement of the candidate or submission of the electoral association, the electoral bloc and the application of the citizen himself to be trusted by a person. 6. The trusted persons receive certificates from the election commission, conduct promotional and other activities that contribute to the election of a registered candidate (candidate list). The term of the administration (employer) referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall be subject to the obligation of the authorities to grant them unpaid leave upon their request. The registered candidates, the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, who have appointed the proxied persons, are entitled at any time to withdraw them by notifying the election commission, which shall cancel the certificates issued by the trustee. The number of members of the registered candidate, the electoral bloc, the electoral bloc shall be established by the relevant federal constitutional laws, federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. 7. The powers of the trustee shall terminate with the loss of the status of the registered candidate or for the loss of the status of candidates on the list of candidates nominated by the electoral association, the electoral bloc, the trustee's appointee. 8. The registered candidate shall lose his or her rights and shall be relieved of the duties related to the registered candidate's status from the date of the official announcement by the election commission of the results of the election in the mass media. In case of a federal constitutional law, federal law and the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the corresponding election commission shall appoint a second ballot, registered candidates who are not candidates for election. The vote shall be repeated and shall cease to have its status from the date of the reelection by the election commission. 9. In the case of a federal law, the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation provides for a second vote and after the appointment, only one candidate remains the seat of the outgoing candidate. occupied a candidate who obtained the largest number of votes in the general elections after the candidates who had originally been eligible for a second ballot; the candidate again acquires the rights and obligations associated with the candidate's status. Article 36. Equal status of registered candidates candidates 1. The registered candidates substituting for the federal law on the basis of the State Service of the Russian Federation in the category "A" are not entitled to take advantage of their position. 2. Registered candidates in the public or municipal service or in the mass media shall be released from office for the duration of their election and shall be submitted to the election commission A certified copy of the relevant order (order) not later than three days from the date of registration and shall not be entitled to take advantage of its official or official position. 3. The list of violations of the principle of equal suffrage in the exercise of the advantages of official and official status is set out in article 28, paragraph 5, of this Federal Act. 4. The registered candidate, the incumbent of the category "A" state post, has the right to conduct the pre-election campaign only in a free time. This rule does not apply to free airtime on the channels of state and municipal bodies carrying out television and radio broadcasting, in accordance with the regulations. 1 and 2 of article 39 of this Federal Act. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 5. Journalists, other creative workers, as well as media editorial staff, officials and artists of the state bodies carrying out television and radio broadcasting, It is prohibited to participate in the coverage of the election campaign through the mass media, if the persons concerned are candidates or nominees. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 6. A violation by a registered candidate of the provisions set out in this article shall be the basis for the annulment of the decision on the registration of the candidate by the electoral commission who registered the candidate. Chapter VII. Aguitation in elections and referendum Article 37. Right to agitation 1. The State provides citizens of the Russian Federation, public associations and political parties with elections and referendums freely to conduct canvassing, in accordance with federal constitutional laws, federal laws, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2. Citizens of the Russian Federation, voluntary associations, political parties shall be entitled to agitation for participation in the elections, for or against any registered candidate (for the list of candidates or against the list of candidates). In the case of a referendum or against participation in a referendum, or against participation in the referendum, for or against the referendum. 3. The registered candidates, the electoral associations and the electoral blocs are guaranteed equal conditions of access to the media. 4. The elections and the referendum can be carried out through mass media, by holding mass events (gatherings and meetings with citizens, public debates and debates, rallies, demonstrations, marches), issues and issues. Disseminating printed campaign materials, in other forms prescribed by law. The registered candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc, the initiative group for holding the referendum has the right to determine the form and nature of their campaign through the mass media. 5. Members of election commissions, referendum commissions with the right to vote, state bodies, local self-government bodies, charitable organizations and religious organizations may not participate in the election and referendum campaign. Associations, as well as persons of State and municipal offices, State and municipal officials, members of the armed forces, in the exercise of their official duties or official duties, or with benefits or official position. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 6. When the results of public opinion polls or referendum results are published, the media are obliged to indicate the organization that conducted the survey, the time of the poll, the number of respondents (the sample), the method of collecting the information, The exact wording of the question, the statistical estimation of the possible error. Article 38. Timing of agitation 1. The election campaign begins on the day of registration of the candidate (candidate list) and ends at zero hours per day until the voting day. In the case of a second vote, the election campaign shall resume from the date of the official publication of the decision on the appointment of a second vote and shall be terminated at zero hours per day until the day of voting. 2. Dates for registered candidates, electoral associations and electoral blocs of campaigning on the channels of the bodies carrying out television and (or) radio broadcasts subject to paragraph 1 Article 39 of this Federal Law is defined by federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. (In the wording of the federal law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ 3. The referendum shall begin on the day of the publication of the act of the relevant organ or official on the appointment of the referendum and shall terminate at zero hours per day until the day of voting. 4. Print materials previously placed outside the premises and premises of election commissions, commissions of the referendum in accordance with the procedure established by this Federal Law shall be retained on the day of the voting in the previous places. 5. Within three days prior to the voting day, and on the day of the voting, publication in the media of opinion polls, forecasts of election results and referendum, other studies related to elections and A referendum is not permitted. Article 39. The general conditions of access for candidates, election associations, election blocs, initiative groups of the referendum teams to the media 1. Organizations that carry out television and (or) radio broadcasts and periodicals (periodicals), founders (co-founders) of which are State or municipal organs, organizations, institutions and (or) which are funded by not less than 15 per cent of the budget of the relevant organization implementing the television and (or) radio broadcasting, the editorial office of the periodical publication in the year prior to the date of the official publication of the decision on appointment elections, with funds allocated by the Federal State authorities, state authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and local authorities are obliged to ensure equal conditions for registered candidates, electoral associations and electoral blocs. of the electoral campaign. (...) (...) N 55-FZ 2. Organizations that carry out television and (or) radio broadcasts and periodicals not covered by paragraph 1 of this article are entitled, on a contractual basis, to provide airtime, printed area The registered candidates, the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, the initiative groups for the referendum. The registered candidate, the electoral association, the electoral unit of airtime and the printed area, as well as the provision of airtime on channels of organizations carrying out television and (or) radio broadcasting, should be carried out on an equal basis, with payment to be carried out in full until the airtime and the printed area are made available through the appropriate election funds. In the cases envisaged by the federal by constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the subjects In the Russian Federation, payment by the initiative group for the referendum of airtime and print products should be made through a fund for participation in the referendum. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) Article 40. Conditions for campaigning through the electronic media 1. Registered candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs, and initiative groups for holding a referendum have the right to free airtime on the channels of bodies carrying out the body-and (or) Radio broadcasting covered by article 39, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act and broadcasting television and radio broadcasting in the territory in which the elections are held, the referendum. The airtime should be at a time when television and radio programmes collect the largest audience. The total amount of free air time allocated by each all-Russian broadcasting organization for campaigning for federal government elections should not be free of charge. less than one hour on working days. The total amount of free airtime allotted to each regional body conducting television and (or) radio broadcasting for campaigning in the federal government and in the elections The State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation must be at least 30 minutes on working days, and if the total time of broadcasting of the body carrying out television and radio broadcasting is less than two hours, it should not be less than two hours. less than one fourth of the total broadcast time. The free airtime is distributed among the registered candidates, as well as by the electoral associations and the electoral blocs on an equal basis. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 2. At least one third of the total free airtime is allocated to candidates, electoral associations, election blocs for joint discussions, round tables and other similar campaigns. To use this share of free airtime all registered candidates, electoral associations, election blocs must be allowed on an equal basis. 3. Article 39 (1) of this Federal Law, which is the body carrying television and (or) radio broadcasting, is bound by the level of the election in order to reserve the payment time for canvassing. candidates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs. The said airtime shall be provided on the terms of the contract to the appropriate candidate, the electoral association, the electoral unit for the payment of their claim. The amount of the payment should be unified for all candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs, and no later than the day at which the nomination of candidates (candidate lists) begins, or no later than ten days after appointment The day before the referendum. At the same time, each candidate, the electoral association, shall be entitled to obtain from the total amount of reserved airtime, within the percentage obtained by dividing that amount by the total number of registered candidates (electoral blocs, electoral blocs). The total amount of airtime reserved shall not be less than the total amount of free airtime allocated in accordance with paragraph 1 of this article. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 4. Regulation of the provision of airtime to registered candidates, the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, public associations, the initiative groups for holding the referendum on the channels of organizations, Under article 39, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act, federal constitutional laws, federal laws and constituent entities of the Russian Federation are implementing the following bodies: class="ed"> (In the federal law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ 5. Costs of the bodies carrying out television and (or) radio broadcasting related to the provision of registered candidates, electoral constituencies, election blocs, initiative groups for the referendum class="ed">, election commissions, referendum commissions of free airtime are covered by the current budget financing of bodies carrying out television and (or) radio broadcasting. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ)6. In the information clusters of organizations carrying out television and (or) radio broadcasts, it is not permitted to give preference to any candidate, registered candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc, including in time to cover their campaign activities. (Paragraph 6 is supplemented by the Federal Law of 30 March 2001. N 55-FZ) Article 41. The conditions for campaigning through the print media 1. Periodicals of printed publicationscovered by article 39, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act and distributed in the territory where elections are held, the referendum, except Periodicals of press (periodical press), established by the State and local authorities, exclusively for the publication of official communications and materials, normative and other acts, should be allocated print space for materials provided by The candidates, the electoral blocs, the electoral blocs, the initiative groups for the referendum. The total minimum size of such areas, the proportion of parts provided by the periodical press is free of charge at the expense of their current budget funding and on a reimbursable basis, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION For specialized publications (children's, technical, scientific and other), it is possible to refuse to publish any campaign material, subject to full non-participation in the electoral campaign, in the preparation and holding of the referendum in the No, no, no, no, no. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) 2. Requirements for the provision of printed space on an equal basis are not subject to the editorial office of the press in the event that the edition of the periodical press and (or) the periodical press is established by The candidate (s), the electoral alliance, the electoral bloc, the initiative group for the referendum, and the members of the electoral bloc of the electoral bloc (the electoral associations) are not subject to the elections. Article 39, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act. (...) (...) N 55-FZ)3. All material placed in periodics and paid from the electoral fund of the candidate, the registered candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc, shall be informed of the The election fund of the candidate, the registered candidate, the electoral association, the election bloc was paid for the relevant publication. In the event that the material has been published free of charge in accordance with the standards set out in paragraph 1 of this article and (or) other standards for the provision of free printing space for the publication of registered materials, candidates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs, and the publication should include an indication of the fact that the publication is free of charge, as well as an indication of the registered candidate, the electoral bloc, the electoral bloc was given the possibility of publishing the relevant publication. (Item 3 of the supplemented-Federal Law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) Article 42. Conditions for campaigning through mass events 1. State bodies, local self-government bodies are obliged to assist registered candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs, constituency groups, initiative groups for holding the referendum in the organization Meetings and meetings with citizens, public debates and discussions, rallies, demonstrations and marches, and ensuring security during mass events. The provision of buildings and structures included in the State Code of Specials for the Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of the Russian Federation is prohibited for these purposes. 2. Applications for meetings of candidates, their proxies, proxies, electoral blocs, voters, meetings of citizens to discuss issues of the referendum are under consideration by state bodies, local governments no later than three days from the day of their submission. Applications from organizers of rallies, demonstrations and marches are considered by the local self-government bodies in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. 3. According to the application of the election commissions, the referendum commissions of the premises suitable for holding mass events and are in state or municipal property, the property of state enterprises, institutions and organizations, free of charge to the established election commission, referendum commission of time for meetings of candidates, representatives of electoral associations, electoral blocs and their proxits, initiative groups for holding Referendum with voters, referendum participants. In case the premises were provided for the holding of mass events by one of the candidates, the electoral bloc, the electoral bloc, the owner of the premises is not entitled to reject the other candidate, the electoral association, to the electoral bloc. At the same time, the election commissions are obliged to ensure equal opportunities for registered candidates, electoral associations and electoral blocs in the conduct of mass events. 4. In the event of meetings of candidates, representatives of electoral associations, electoral blocs with voters outside the military unit, all candidates, electoral associations and electoral blocs are ensured equal conditions. Article 43. Conditions for the dissemination of printed material materials 1. The registered candidates, the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, and the initiative groups for holding the referendum, public associations have the right to issue printed campaign materials. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 2. All campaign materials must contain the names and addresses of the organizations (names, names, patronymic names and persons) who made the printed materials, the name of the organization (name, surname, patronymic of the person), which ordered the production of printed materials, as well as information on their circulation and the date of issuance. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ)3. Copies of campaign printed materials, or copies thereof, must be submitted to the electoral commission that registered the candidate (s) in the referendum commission prior to their distribution. The commission of the referendum in the cases stipulated by the federal law and the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation shall be the subject of the registration initiative group for the referendum, or the lower electoral commission. Together with these materials, the referendum commission should also be informed about the location (address of the place of residence) of the organizations (persons) who produced and ordered the materials. Production and distribution of printed campaign materials without consent in writing of the relevant registered candidates, electoral associations, election blocs, initiative groups for holding the referendum allowed. (New paragraph 3 is amended by Federal Law of 30.03.99 g). N 55-FZ) 4. The distribution of printed materials in violation of the requirements set out in paragraphs 2 and 3 of this article is prohibited. (New paragraph 4 is supplemented-Federal law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 5. The printed materials may be displayed on premises, buildings, structures and other objects, with the consent of the owners or owners of the objects. It is prohibited to display these materials on monuments, obelisks and buildings of historical, cultural or architectural value, as well as in the premises of election commissions, commissions of the referendum, at the entrance to them and in the voting premises. 6. The local self-government bodies on the proposal of the election commission, the Referendum Commission are obliged to provide special places in the territory of each polling station to display the campaign printed materials. The registered candidates, the electoral associations, the electoral blocs shall have equal conditions for the display of such materials. The dates and organization of the designated places are established by federal constitutional laws, federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. 7. Election Commission, Referendum Commission, notified of the distribution of submissive printed campaign materials or campaign materials which do not contain the information referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, shall take measures To prevent this activity and the right to apply to the relevant law enforcement and other bodies with a view on the suppression of unlawful campaign activities and the seizure of illegal campaign materials.(Paragraphs 3-5 read as paragraphs 5-7, respectively, of the Federal Law of the law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) Article 44. Guarantees of the right of participants to a referendum on draft law, normative legal act, submitted to referendum The constituent entity of the Russian Federation or the draft regulatory legal act of the local self-government body each voter shall have the right to receive the text of the project at the local government body at least 30 days before the voting day. It is the responsibility of the referendum team to make and distribute such a text. Article 45. Inadmissibility of abuse of the right to conduct agitation 1. The electoral commissions, the referendum commissions control the observance of the established procedure for campaigning and campaigning for the referendum. 2. When campaigning is conducted, the freedom of the media is not abused: agitation inciting social, racial, national, religious hatred and enmity, calls for the seizure of power, and forced change The constitutional order and the violation of the state' s integrity, propaganda of war and other forms of abuse of the freedom of mass information, prohibited by federal laws. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 3. Candidates, registered candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs, referendum teams and their authorized representatives, as well as other organizations, directly or indirectly The participants in the election campaign are prohibited from carrying out the bribery of voters, the participants of the referendum: to present them money, gifts and other material values, except for carrying out the organizational work. (voting at polling stations) In the referendum, collection of signatures, campaign activities), the remuneration of voters who carried out the mentioned organizational work, depending on the results of the voting, to carry out preferential sales of goods, free distribution of any Products, except for printed matter, including illustrations, materials and badges specially made for the election campaign, preparation and holding of the referendum, as well as providing services free of charge or on preferential terms. Registered candidates, electoral associations, electoral blocs, referendum initiatives and their authorized representatives and other persons and organizations are not entitled to campaign to influence the voters, the participants in the referendum, promises to transfer them money, securities (including voting) and other material goods, as well as the provision of services otherwise than on the basis of accepted in accordance with federal laws, laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and other By the normative legal acts of the decisions of the organs of state power and local self-government bodies. (In the wording of the Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ) 4. Candidates, registered candidates, electoral constituencies, electoral blocs that have nominated or registered lists of candidates and (or) individual candidates or members of the electoral blocs that have carried out the relevant elections The nomination or registration, trust-points and authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral blocs, trusted persons of the registered candidates, members and authorized representatives of the initiative groups for the referendum, and of the organization, founders, owners, owners and (or) members of the governing bodies of which are designated individuals and entities, as well as other natural and legal persons acting at the request of or on behalf of designated individuals and entities during the election campaign, in the conduct of the referendum Right to engage in charitable work. Individuals and organizations are prohibited from turning to other individuals and entities with proposals for material and financial assistance or services to voters, referendum participants and organizations located in the territory electoral district, referendum territory. Individuals and legal entities are prohibited from carrying out charitable activities on behalf of or in support of candidates, registered candidates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs, initiative groups for the referendum, and their Authorized representatives and trusted persons. 5. Advertising of commercial and other activities of candidates, registered candidates, election blocs, electoral blocs, proxying and authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral blocs, proxying The registered candidates, members and authorized representatives of the initiative groups for the referendum, as well as the organizations, founders, owners, owners and (or) members of the governing bodies of which are members of the the organization, during the election campaign, of the referendum shall be carried out on the grounds provided for in article 39, paragraph 2, and article 41, paragraph 3, of this Federal Act. On polling day and on the day preceding the voting day, such advertisements are not permitted. 6. Body, radio programmes on the channels of organizations carrying out the television and radio broadcasting referred to in article 39, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act and the editorial offices of periodicals referred to in article 39, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act The law, through participation in election campaigns, is not entitled to allow the publication (publication) of information liable to damage the honour, dignity or business reputation of registered candidates, if these bodies-, radio programmes and periodicals. Hard copies cannot be granted to a registered candidate The opportunity to publish (publish) a denial or other explanation in defence of his honour, dignity or business reputation before the end of the election campaign period. Failure to provide the registered candidate with the opportunity to publish (publish) a denial or other explanation in defence of his honour, dignity or business reputation in television and radio programmes until the end of the electoral campaign Radio broadcasting organizations, referred to in article 39, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act, and in periodical publications referred to in article 39, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act, which have been published (published) information that could harm honour, dignity or business The reputation of a registered candidate may serve as a basis for the involvement of these organizations, which carry out television and radio broadcasting, and the editorial offices of periodics and their officials OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 7. In the event of a violation by a registered candidate, an electoral association, the election block of paragraph 2 of this article, the electoral commission shall, and other bodies, organizations and citizens referred to in article 63, paragraph 4, of this Federal Act, The law has the right to apply to the court for the cancellation of the registration of a candidate (a list of candidates). In case of violation by registered candidate, the electoral association, the electoral unit, the initiative group for holding the referendum as set out in Articles 37 to 45 of this Federal Law of other rules of campaigning, The referendum commission shall issue a warning to the registered candidate, the election association, the election bloc, the initiative group for holding the referendum, or Appeals to relevant law enforcement and other authorities c The election commission also has the right to cancel the decision on the registration of the candidate (the list of candidates). The corresponding decision of the election commission is transferred to the media. 8. Law enforcement agencies are obliged to take measures to prevent illegal campaigning, prevent the manufacture of fraudulent and illegal printed, audiovisual and other campaign materials and remove them, install manufacturers The materials and their source of payment, as well as immediately inform the relevant election commission, the commission of the referendum on the revealed facts and the measures taken. 9. In case of violation by the body carrying out television and radio broadcasting, the editorial office of the periodical publication established by this Federal Law, the federal constitutional law, other federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation Federation of rules of agitation of the relevant election commission, commission of referendum has the right to appeal to law enforcement agencies, court, executive bodies of state power, implementing state policy in the field of funds Media, with a view to suppressing The illegal campaign activities and the involvement of the organization carrying the body-and (or) the radio broadcasting, the editorial offices of the periodical publication on liability established by the legislation of the Russian Federation. (Subparagraphs 4, 5 and 6) 4-9 of the Federal Law of 30.03.99. N 55-F) Chapter VIII. Financing of elections and referendum Article 46. Financial support for the preparation and conduct of the elections and referendum 1. The costs of election commissions for the preparation and conduct of elections in the Russian Federation are made at the expense of the corresponding budget (the federal budget, the federal budget of the Russian Federation and the local budget). budget). 2. Financing of the referendum in the Russian Federation shall be financed from the federal budget, funding of other referendums, respectively, from the budgets of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and local budgets, if the federal laws of the Russian Federation and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation are not otherwise provided for. This Federal Act applies to the financing of the referendum on the financing of the organization and activities of the referendum commissions. 3. The costs of election commissions, the Referendum Commissions are stipulated in a separate line in the respective budget. 4. In the event that the financing of the elections, the referendum is not carried out at the expense of the corresponding budget, and also in the event of the late transfer of the funds of the election commission, the commission of the referendum, to which the Federal Constitutional Court has voted. The law, the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the charter of the municipal entity is entrusted with the management of the subordinate election commissions, the commissions of the referendum on the preparation and conduct of the respective elections, in a referendum, the costs are paid by banks ' loans, which are provided to this election commission, the commission of the referendum on a competitive basis. However, the amount of funds permitted may not exceed the amount in the report of the election commission of an appropriate level of expenditure in preparation and holding of similar previous elections, taking into account the change of the established The federal law of the minimum wage. The Government of the Russian Federation, the relevant body of the executive branch of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, is obliged by the local self-government body within 10 days from the date of the application of the relevant electoral branch. commissions, commissions of the referendum to give it a state or municipal guarantee of performance of the repayment obligation, including interest thereon. (...) (...) N 55-FZ) 5. "The return of received credit funds and the payment of the interest charged for the use of these credit funds shall be carried out in accordance with the level of the elections, the referendum from the federal budget, the budget of the subject of the Russian Federation," the bank said. the local budget, respectively. The money to pay the debt is approved by the law or other regulatory act on the corresponding budget for the next financial year of the target. (...) (...) N 55-FZ 6. Financial reports of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the territorial election commissions, and the referendum commissions on spending the elections It is submitted to the chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, legislative (representative) bodies of the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, respectively. Chairman of election commissions, referendum commissions manage funds allocated for preparation and holding of elections, referendum, and are responsible for compliance of financial documents to decisions of the electoral commissions, the commissions of the referendum on financial matters and the submission of financial reports on the spending of these funds in the order and deadlines set by the federal constitutional laws, federal laws, laws and regulations. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (...) (...) N 55-FZ)7. When holding elections to the federal authorities, the referendum of the Russian Federation on the opening and maintenance of accounts, accounting, reporting and transfer of funds allocated to the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, The other election commissions, the commissions of the referendum shall be established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in coordination with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. In the elections to the bodies of the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the referendums of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as the elections to the local self-government bodies and local referenda, the procedure for opening and maintaining accounts, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Main Directorate (National Bank) of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Fees for the services of the bank to open accounts of election commissions, referendum commissions and transactions are not charged. For the use of funds held in these accounts, interest is not paid by the bank. (Paragraph 7 is supplemented by the Federal Law 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) Article 47. Election funds, funds for participation in referendum, how they are created and spent of these funds 1. Candidates are obliged to establish their own electoral funds to finance the election campaign after the written notification of the relevant election commission, carried out in accordance with Article 28 of this Federal Law, The start of the collection of voters 'signatures in support of the candidates' data. The electoral blocs, the electoral blocs that have nominated lists of candidates, are obliged to create electoral funds after the registration of their authorized representatives, including on financial matters, relevant electoral commissions. Registered candidates, as well as electoral associations, electoral blocs who registered the lists of candidates, continue to maintain open accounts of their own electoral funds for the financing of electoral campaigning. 2. Candidates who stand for election only in the list of candidates nominated by the electoral association, the election bloc, are not entitled to create their own electoral funds. 3. The electoral funds of candidates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs can be created at the expense of: own funds of the candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc; the funds allocated The candidate nominated by the electoral alliance, the electoral bloc; voluntary donations of citizens and legal entities; the funds allocated by the respective electoral commission to the candidate, the electoral unit association, electoral bloc upon registration of a candidate (list of candidates). 4. It is prohibited to contribute to the election funds of candidates, registered candidates, electoral associations, election blocs: a) to foreign states and foreign legal entities; (b) Foreign nationals, except as provided for in article 4, paragraph 8, of this Federal Law; in) stateless persons; g) to citizens of the Russian Federation who have not attained the age of 18 years; Russian legal entities with foreign participation, if The share of foreign participation in their statutory (stacking) capital exceeds 30 per cent on the date of the official publication of the decision on the appointment of elections; (e) international organizations and international public movements; State and local authorities; (c) State and municipal institutions and organizations; and) legal persons holding a State or municipal stake in the statutory (warehouse) Capital exceeding 30 per cent on the day of official publication Decisions on the appointment of elections; to military units, military institutions and organizations, law enforcement agencies; L) to charities and religious associations and organizations they have established; m) anonymous donators (for a citizen without any of the following particulars: name, surname, patronymic, address of place of residence and date of birth; for a legal person-without any of the following: identification number the taxpayer, the names, the dates of the registration, the bank details, the mark of The lack of a state or municipal stake in the statutory (stacking) capital, or the existence of such a proportion, indicating the absence of foreign participation in the statutory (warehousing) capital or the availability of such participation, with an indication of the share of that Participation); ' s) legal persons registered less than one year before the voting day. (Paragraph 4, as amended by the Federal Law 30.03.99. N 55-FZ 5. The federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation set limits on the size of electoral funds of the candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc, the funds allocated to the candidate The electoral bloc, the electoral bloc, the voluntary donations of citizens and legal entities, as well as the limits of the spending of the election funds. 6. All funds forming the electoral fund are transferred to a special account at the bank. This account is opened by the candidate, the electoral association, the election block with the permission of the relevant election commission. 7. The procedure for opening and maintaining the accounts, accounting and reporting on the funds of election funds is established by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation in the conduct of elections to the federal bodies of state power. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation. In the elections to the State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as to the local authorities, the procedure for opening and maintaining these accounts, accounting and reporting on the funds of the election funds shall be established. The corresponding election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, in coordination with the national banks, the main offices of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. 8. The right to dispose of the funds of election funds belongs to the candidates who created them, the electoral associations and the electoral blocs. 9. The funds of the election funds have a special purpose. They can only be used to cover the costs of the election campaign. 10. The funds of election funds can be used for: a) financial support for organizational and technical measures aimed at collecting voter signatures in support of the nomination of a candidate (candidate list), in that the number of persons employed to collect signatures of voters; b) pre-election campaigning, as well as for the payment of information and consulting services; in) payment for other works (services) implemented (provided) by legal entities or citizens of the Russian Federation; and Other costs directly related to the electoral campaign; g) the posting of an electoral deposit. (Paragraph 10 of the Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ 11. Citizens and legal entities have the right to provide financial (material) support for activities that contribute to the election of a candidate (candidate list) only through appropriate election funds. It is prohibited to carry out paid work, to carry out goods, to provide paid services directly or indirectly related to the elections, without the consent in writing of the candidate, the registered candidate, the persons authorized to do so, the electoral unit, the electoral unit for such works, the sale of goods, the provision of services and their payment from the corresponding election fund. to legal entities, their subsidiaries, missions and other entities Work units, service delivery, sale of goods directly or indirectly related to elections. Voluntary, free personal fulfilment by a citizen is permitted, provision of services for the preparation and conduct of elections without the involvement of third parties. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 12. Candidates, registered candidates, election blocs are prohibited from using other funds to pay for the collection of voter signatures, campaigning and other election campaigns. activities other than those received in their election funds. In case of candidate, registered candidate, electoral association, election bloc for collection of signatures or during the election campaign, other pre-election events in addition to own election fund The corresponding election commission has the right to cancel its decision on the registration of the candidate (the list of candidates). In case the said violations are found after the publication of the results of the election, the election commission is entitled to apply to the court with a view of the election of the candidate (candidate list) invalid. 13. The bank-the account holder of the candidate, the registered candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc at the request of the relevant election commission shall be obliged to periodically provide it with information on the receipt and expenditure of funds held in the electoral account of the candidate, registered candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc. (...) (...) N 55-FZ 14. The corresponding election commission shall periodically send to the media for publication information on the income and expenditure of the election funds. The mass media referred to in article 39, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act are required, at the expense of their current funding, to publish the information referred to them by the election commissions for publication within three days from the date of receipt. 15. The candidate, the registered candidate, the electoral unit, the election bloc shall submit a report on the size and all sources to the relevant election commission within 30 days after the publication of the election results. Creation of its own fund as well as all costs incurred. Copies of these reports are transmitted by the election commissions to the media for publication no later than three days from the date of receipt. 16. The federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, may establish that a registered candidate who has not been elected on the basis of the result of the voting and who has obtained the result of a vote less established by this federal law OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION the results of voting less than that established by this federal law, By law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the number of votes of voters who participated in the voting is obliged to return the corresponding election commissions from the federal budget and the budget of the subject of the Russian Federation, respectively. The Federation, the local budget for the electoral fund of the registered candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc, as well as other funds received by the registered candidate, the electoral association, the electoral bloc from the electoral bloc from the relevant budget, in accordance with federal law, of the Russian Federation The federal law, the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, may also stipulate that the above-mentioned electoral association, the electoral bloc is obliged to reimburse the organizations carrying out the television and (or) radio broadcasting Periodicals of expenditure incurred by these bodies carrying out television and (or) radio broadcasts, newspapers and periodicals in connection with securing the voting rights of the electoral unit, the electoral unit campaign using free airtime and printing area. The number of votes cast cannot be more than 3 per cent of the number of votes cast by voters in the respective constituency, for registered candidates and more than 2 per cent for the electors associations, electoral blocs. (New paragraph 16 is supplemented by Federal Law of 30.03.99). N 55-FZ 17. Balances of unexpended money held in special account, candidate, registered candidate, electoral association, the electoral bloc are obliged to list the invested funds in the accounts of the organizations and persons, that have made donations or enumerations. After 30 days from the date of voting, the bank is obliged to list in the written order of the election commission the share of the funds due to the corresponding election commission on its account. Other funds remaining in the special account of the candidate, the registered candidate, the electoral bloc, the electoral unit, after 60 days from the voting on the written instruction of the election commission, the bank is obliged to List the relevant budget revenue. 18. The taxation of electoral funds, voluntary donations and transfers to these funds, as well as expenditures from these funds, is established by federal laws. 19. The election commissions control the procedure for the formation and spending of electoral funds of candidates, the registered candidates, the electoral blocs and the electoral blocs. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) 20. The procedure for the formation and spending of the funds for participation in the referendum is established by the federal constitutional laws, federal laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. class="ed"> (Paragraphs 16-19 should be read as paragraphs 17-20, respectively, in the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99). N 55-FZ) Article 48. Audit Services To monitor targeted spending of funds allocated to election commissions, referendum commissions to prepare and conduct elections, referendum, and control of sources "The receipt, correct accounting and use of the funds of the election funds, funds to participate in the referendum, to check the financial reports of candidates, registered candidates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs," of the initiative groups to hold a referendum Audit services of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and the electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation with the involvement of specialists from State and other bodies and institutions. These bodies and institutions shall, at the request of the relevant election commission, not later than one month from the date of the official publication of the decision on the appointment of the election commission shall send the specialists to it for a period of time, established by federal constitutional laws, federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. During this period, the specialists carry out their duties with provisional release from the main work, they retain the established official salary and payment of the main place of work. The establishment of audit and audit services at other locations The commission of the referendum is governed by federal constitutional laws, federal laws, and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. (In the wording of the federal law of March 30, 2009. N 55-FZ CHAPTER IX. Organization and voting procedures, counting votes, referendum voters, the results of elections, referendum and their publication Article 49. Voting room 1. The voting room is provided free of charge to the precinct election commission, the referendum commission by the head of the corresponding municipal education, and in case the charter of municipal education is the head of the municipality No municipal education is provided for by a person authorized to do so by the local government. 2. The voting room should have a room in which the cabins or other specially equipped voting seats, equipped with a lighting system and fitted with written materials, are placed, with the exception of pencils. 3. In the voting room, or immediately before the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum will set up a stand on which hosts information materials about all registered voters. candidates, election bloces, electoral bloces, and the issues put to the referendum. The materials should not contain agitation appeals. If there is a registered candidate, including from the list of candidates, uncollectable or unexpuned criminal records, the information material must include the number (s) and the name (s) of the article (s) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, on the basis of which the candidate was convicted, as well as articles (articles) of the Criminal Code adopted in accordance with the Fundamamendments of the Criminal Law of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the Union Republics, the articles (articles) of the law of a foreign State if the candidate has been convicted under the said of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. If there is a registered candidate, including from the list of candidates, the nationality of the foreign state in the information material shall be indicated by the name of the foreign State concerned. On the stand Also, the sample of completed ballot papers, which should not contain the names of the candidates registered in the electoral district, the names of the electoral associations, the electoral blocs participating in the election or the samples Ballot papers to be voted on in the referendum All options for completing the ballot papers on each of the questions put to the referendum are given. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 4. The increased form of the voting record should be on the polling station to put the results of the voting as they are established. 5. The voting room should be equipped in such a way that polling places, ballot papers, voting ballots, voting booths and voting boxes were simultaneously kept in the field of view of members of the precinct electoral system Commissions, referendum commissions, observers. Article 50. Deter voting certificate for voting on elections, referendum In cases and procedures provided for by federal constitutional laws, federal laws, constituent entities of the Russian Federation, voter, A referendum participant, who will not be able to arrive in the polling station, the polling station, where it is included in the voters ' list, the participants of the referendum, and on the voting day, is entitled to get class="ed"> corresponding electoral commission, referendum commission A detachable certificate for voting at the elections, the referendum and the voting at the polling station, the polling station where he/she will be on the voting day, within the constituency where the election is held A voter, a participant in the referendum, has an active right to participate in the referendum. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) Article 51. A ballot paper, a ballot for voting in a referendum 1. For the elections, the referendum, the referendum participant receives a ballot paper, a ballot for the referendum. 2. Ballot ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum are made only by order and under the supervision of the relevant election commission, the referendum commission, and are documents of strict accountability, the degree of protection of which OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION The number of ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum made in accordance with federal constitutional laws, federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall not exceed by more than 3 Percentage of registered voters, referendum participants. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 3. The format and text of the ballot paper, the ballot papers for the referendum, as well as the procedure for the production of ballots, their number, requirements for the production of ballot papers, approved by the respective election commissions, commissions A referendum shall be held no later than 25 days before the election day. The text of the bulletin should be placed on one side only. 4. In the case of voting for candidates, the ballot papers shall contain, in alphabetical order, the name, patronymic name, year of birth, place of residence, the name of the elected elected office in the public authority or in the body. of local self-government (if any), main place of work or service (in the absence of the main place of work or service of occupation) of each registered candidate, the name of the position occupied by each registered candidate, information about who is nominated. In the event that a pseudonym has been registered as a candidate in accordance with article 28 of this Federal Act, the pseudonym shall also be indicated on the ballot paper. Belonging to a candidate registered in the prescribed manner no later than one year prior to the day of voting and status in the public association shall be indicated on the ballot papers at the request of the candidate. If the candidate is also on the list of candidates, this information shall be placed on the ballot papers. (...) (...) N 55-FZ 5. In the event of a vote, the lists of candidates on the ballot shall be placed in the order determined by the drawing of lots, the names of the electoral associations, the electoral blocs, and in the cases envisaged by the federal constitutional system. The law, the federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the names, patronymics of candidates from the list and the symbol (symbols) of electoral associations and electoral blocs. 6. In case of a registered candidate whose data are indicated on the ballot, the number (s) and the name (s) of the article (s) of the Criminal Law, the number (s) and the name (s) of the article (s) of the article (s) must be entered on the ballot papers. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION of a foreign State if the candidate has been convicted under the said of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. If there is a registered candidate whose data are indicated on the ballot paper, the nationality of the foreign State in the ballot must be indicated by the name of the foreign State concerned. (New paragraph 6 supplemented-Federal Law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ 7. On the right of the information specified in paragraph 4 of this article about each registered candidate, the name of the electoral association and the electoral block shall be placed in an empty square. At the end of the list of candidates, names of electoral associations, the electoral blocks are placed "Against all candidates" ("Against all lists of candidates") with an empty square to the right of it. 8. The ballot paper in the referendum accurately reproduced the text of the referendum question and indicated the expression of the will of the vote "yes" or "no", which contained empty squares. In the event of a referendum on several issues, the variants of the law (articles of the law) may be included in one ballot for a referendum, and the questions, variants of the law (articles of the law) are sequentially numbered and separated from each other a friend with horizontal lines. If the referendum made a choice of law (articles of the law), the bulletin either reproduces it (its) text or explicitly defines the content of that text. 9. The ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum shall be printed in Russian. According to the decision of the relevant election commission, the referendum commission of the ballot papers shall be printed in Russian and in the State language of the relevant subject of the Russian Federation, and, where necessary, in the languages of the peoples of the Russian Federation. of the territories in which they live. If a ballot paper in two or more languages is printed for the polling station, the Russian text should be placed in each ballot paper, a ballot for the referendum. 10. The ballot papers, ballot papers for voting at the referendum, after the rejection, shall pass on the act to the members of the election commission, the referendum commission, which placed the ballot in accordance with the federal constitutional law, the federal law, The law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation placed an order for the production of ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum. After the transfer of the ballots in the number corresponding to the order, the employees of the printing house in the presence of the members of the election commission, the referendum commission, the proxy of candidates, election blocs, election blocs, representatives The initiative group for the referendum is destroying scrapped and redundant ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum, as well as the act signed by all those present. 11. The Electoral Commission, the referendum commission, which received ballots, ballot papers for the referendum of the printing house, submits them on the act to the lower electoral commissions, the Referendum Commissions, which transmit the ballots in such a referendum. The commission of the referendum, the commissions of the referendum, the commissions of the referendum and the commissions of the referendum directly lower the lower electoral commissions. 12. Responsibility for the correctness of the ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum shall be the responsibility of the Chairmen of the election commissions, the referendum commissions, and the receipt of the ballot papers. 13. The ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum to the territorial (district) election commissions, the referendum commission shall be carried out at least 20 days before the voting day, and in the precinct election commissions, The referendum is to be held no later than four days before the voting day. 14. The number of ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum on the act of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission is determined by the decision of the higher electoral commission, the referendum commission. At the same time, the number of ballot papers submitted to the precinct election commission, the referendum commission cannot exceed the number of voters included in the voter lists at the polling station on the day of the transfer of ballots, by more than 0.5 percent. 15. On the front of the ballot paper, the ballot papers for the referendum in the upper right-hand corner are the signatures of the two members of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission, which is certified by the press of the precinct electoral commission. Commission, referendum commissions. 16. In the case of the attrition of some candidates (candidate lists) after the production of the ballot papers, precinct election commissions, on the order of the electoral commissions who registered the candidate (list of candidates), delete the data in the ballot papers on the relevant candidates (lists of candidates). 17. In exceptional cases, in accordance with this Federal Law, federal constitutional laws, other federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation at the polling stations, the polling stations formed in the The production of electoral documents, including ballot papers, ballot papers for remote and hard-to-reach vessels, on the day of voting and on the Polar Stations, is permitted, subject to the availability of technical resources. direct voting at the referendum Commission, Referendum Commission. The decision on the production of electoral documents with the necessary circulation of ballots is taken by the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum in consultation with the higher electoral commission.(Paragraphs 6 to 16) consider paragraphs 7 to 17, respectively, of the Federal Law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) Article 52. Method of voting 1. Voting in the elections, the referendum shall be held on the calendar day off. The beginning and end of voting shall be established by federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and, in the case of a local referendum, also the statutes of the municipalities. 2. Territorial and precinct election commissions, referendum commissions are obliged to notify voters, referendum participants no later than 20 days before voting through mass media or other media In accordance with the federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, and not later than 5 days before the date of the voting. 3. Each voter, a participant in the referendum shall vote in person, voting for other voters, no participants in the referendum is allowed. 4. The ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum shall be issued to the voters, the voters included in the voters ' list, the participants in the referendum, on the presentation of a passport or a substitute document, and in the case of a voter, The referendum participant will vote on the election certificate for the elections, the referendum and the production and presentation of the certificate. 5. When receiving the ballot paper, the ballot for the referendum, the voter is on the list of voters, the participants in the referendum and the number of their passport or the document replacing it. With the consent of the voter, the participant of the referendum, or at his request, the series and number of the voter's passport or passport may be added to the voters ' list, the participants of the referendum by a member of the precinct election commission, the commission A referendum on the right to vote. A voter, a participant in the referendum, checks the validity of the record and signs it. In the case of a vote on a detachable card for the elections, the referendum on the voters ' list, the participants in the referendum made additional marks. 6. The voting shall be conducted by means of a voter, a participant in a referendum on the ballot of any sign (s) in the square (s) relating to the candidate (s) or a list of candidates for whom the choice has been made, or "Against all candidates" ("Against all lists of candidates"), and in the ballot paper for the referendum, by the application of any square (s) square (s) to the question (s) in respect of of which choice is made. 7. A ballot paper, a ballot for the referendum is being filled by a voter, a participant in a referendum in a specially equipped cabin, a specially equipped place where no other person is allowed to be present. 8. In case the voter of the referendum believes that in the filling of the ballot, the ballot papers for the referendum made a mistake, he has the right to appeal to a member of the election commission, the referendum commission A newsletter, asking him to give him a new bulletin instead of spoiled. A member of the election commission, the Referendum Commission issues a new ballot paper, a ballot for the referendum, making the corresponding mark on the voters ' list, the voters against the surname of the referendum A voter, a participant in the referendum. The report is being liquidated and the act is being liquidated. 9. Voters, a voter, who is not in a position to independently sign the ballot, ballot papers for the referendum, to fill out the ballot papers, is entitled to use the assistance of another voter, Member of the referendum, not a member of the election commission, referendum commission, registered candidate, representative of the election association, election bloc, candidate's confider, electoral officer The union, the electoral bloc, the observer. In such a case, the voter, the participant of the referendum will verbally notify the election commission, the referendum commission of its intention to use the assistance to fill the ballots, the ballot papers for the referendum. In this case, the list of voters, the name, patronymic, serial number and passport number of the voter, the voter assisting voter, shall be given in the relevant graph (s) of the voters ' list. (...) (...) N 55-FZ) 10. The ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum are dropped by voters, the participants in the referendum in the sealed (sealed) ballot boxes. 11. A member of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum is immediately suspended from participation in its work, and the observers and other persons are removed from the voting room if they attempt to interfere with the work of the election commission, the commission A referendum or the exercise by a citizen of the Russian Federation of their voting rights, the right to participate in a referendum and the violation of the secrecy of the vote. The decision is made by the precinct election commission, the referendum commission. At the same time, the commission has the right to appeal to the relevant bodies with a view on the involvement of the suspended member of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission, as well as the remote observer and other persons to the responsibility provided for in the referendum. Federal laws. 12. Registered candidates, electoral constituencies, electoral blocs, proxied persons and authorized representatives of electoral associations, electoral blocs, proxied persons of registered candidates, members and commissioners Representatives of the initiative groups for the conduct of the referendum, as well as the organizations, founders, owners, owners and (or) members of the governing bodies of which are designated persons and organizations, other individuals and entities, acting upon the request or on behalf of the persons and organizations concerned, It is prohibited to take any action aimed at ensuring the delivery of voters, referendum participants to participate in the voting. (Paragraph 12 amended by Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ Article 53. Early voting 1. In case a federal constitutional law, federal law, the constituent entity of the Russian Federation does not provide for a vote on retainer for voting in elections, referendum, or otherwise, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION activities, public and social responsibilities, state of health) will be absent from their place of residence and will not be able to come to the precinct election commission, commission of referendum, at polling station, polling station, on which it is included in the list of voters, participants The referendum should be able to vote ahead of schedule by filling out the ballot paper, the ballot for the referendum in the premises of the respective territorial (district) (15 to 4 days before the voting day), or (not earlier than 3 days before the election day) of the election commission, commission " Voters, a voter of the referendum on early voting, file a petition to the appropriate election commission, a referendum commission, in which the reason for the early voting is indicated. This statement is attached to the list of voters who cast early voters, the participants of the referendum. The Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission is obliged to ensure secrecy of the vote, exclude the possibility of distortion of the expression of will. Voter turnout in the referendum is to ensure the preservation of the ballot papers, the ballot papers for the referendum and the voter's voice, the referendum's voter turnout and the determination of the results of the elections and the referendum. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 2. If the voter is voting in the territorial (district) election commission, the referendum commission, then on the face of the ballot it issues, ballot papers for voting in the referendum in the upper right The two members of the territorial (district) election commission, the Referendum Commission, which are certified by the territorial (district) election commission and the referendum commission, are to be signed. The territorial (district) election commission, the commission of the referendum shall draw up a list of voters who voted. The precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum continues to draw up the voter list, the referendum commission of the voters ' list, and the voters who voted before the referendum. 3. The ballot paper, a ballot for voting in a referendum, filled with a voter ahead of the referendum, is a voter, a voter, a participant in the referendum, and is glued to the ballot. The two members of the territorial (district) or precinct election commission, the referendum commission, certified by the press of the relevant election commission, the referendum commission, and The voter's signature was also the voter's signature. 4. A sealed envelope with ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum shall be kept by the secretary of the relevant election commission, the referendum commission in the premises of the territorial (district) election commission, the commission The referendum will be held before the referendum is submitted to the precinct election commission, the referendum commission to the precinct election commission, and the referendum commission until the voting day. 5. On the day of the voting, the chairman of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum after the official opening of the voting room in the presence of members of the precinct election commission, referendum commission, observers, other persons Article 26, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act provides for the number of voters, the voters who have voted early, and presents sealed envelopes with electoral votes for visual examination. Ballot ballots, referendum ballots and list of Voters who voted in the referendum. In case the number of voters in the territorial (district) and precinct election commissions, the referendum commission of voters, the referendum voters will be more than one percent of the number Voters, who were on the voters ' list, voted at the polling station, the referendum polling station (but no less than 10 voters, and the voters) on the back of the ballot papers Referenda on the ballot of the envelopes Voters voters, participants of the referendum shall be stamped on the election precinct election commission. After that, he opens up every envelope and, in accordance with the secret of the expression of the will of the voter, the participant of the referendum, Ballot papers, ballot papers for voting in the referendum in the inbox. The number of voters, voters who have voted early (separately-in the territorial (district) election commission, referendum commission), before voting starts, it is made in line 3 and 4 of the protocol on the results of voting and in the enlarged elections. The form of the protocol on the results of voting, and in the list of voters, participants of the referendum against the respective names of voters, the participants of the referendum made the mark "Voting in early". (In the wording of Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ 6. In the cases and procedures provided for by the federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the corresponding election commissions, and the referendum commissions, they may agree with a higher electoral system. The commission will decide on early voting, but not earlier than 20 days before polling day in remote and inaccessible areas, on vessels on the day of voting in polar stations, on the polar stations, on the polar stations. One and more polling stations, polling stations. Article 54. Method of voting for voters, participants of the referendum outside the voting room 1. The precinct election commission, the referendum commission is obliged to ensure the possibility of participation in the referendum, the participants of the referendum, which are included in the voters ' lists, the participants of the referendum at this polling station, the polling station a referendum and cannot be held on their own for good reason (health, disability and other reasons). 2. Voting outside the polling station shall be held, except as provided for in article 53, paragraph 6, of this Federal Law, only on the day of voting and only on the basis of a written statement or oral statement. (including those transferred with the assistance of other persons) of the voter, the participant of the referendum on granting him the opportunity to vote. A declaration (appeal) may be made by a voter, a participant of the referendum in any Time after formation of precinct election commission, commission but not later than the time established in accordance with paragraph 5 of this article. The precinct election commission, the referendum commission registers all applications filed (appeals) in the special register. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 3. When registering an oral application in the registry referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, the time of its receipt shall be indicated and the signature of the member of the commission who has accepted the telegram or the communication of the person who issued the application shall be signed. Upon the arrival of the members of the commission, the participant of the referendum is confirmed by a written statement. 4. In the application for the possibility of voting outside the polling station, the reason for which the voter is not able to arrive at the polling station and the statement must be made the same Voter turnout in the referendum, which is included in the voters ' list, the participants in the referendum. 5. The federal constitutional law, the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, and the local referendum also set a limit on municipal education, but no later than four hours before the expiry of the time The vote is taken on the date of the vote. 6. The precinct election commission, the referendum commission must have the necessary number, but not more than three portable boxes to vote, which is determined by the decision of the higher electoral commission, the referendum commission. 7. Members of the precinct election commission, referendum commissions departing on applications (appeals) receive ballot papers, ballot papers for referendum. Voting outside the polling station shall be held by at least two members of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission with the voting right, which must have the sealed (sealed) in the precinct election commission. the election commission, the referendum commission, the portable ballot box and the required number of ballot papers. Ballot papers for the referendum of the prescribed form, a certified statement from the registry referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, containing the necessary data on the voter, the referendum participant and the application (s) of the application (s) The right to vote outside the voting room, the written statements of the voters, the participants in the referendum on the possibility of voting outside the voting room, as well as the necessary written votes, Elective membership of a voter in a referendum Ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum. 8. Voting outside the polling station shall be subject to the requirements of article 52 of this Federal Law. 9. In a written application for an opportunity to vote outside the voting room, a voter, a participant in the referendum, and his/her passport or a substitute document and his signature shall certify the receipt Ballot ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum. The members of the commission confirm the fact of issuing the ballots, the ballot papers for the referendum. The statement also makes reference to the receipt of a new ballot instead of a spoiled, if received by the voter, a participant in the referendum of two or more ballots (taking into account the types and levels of elections, the referendum)-the total number of received votes Ballot papers. 10. Members of the precinct election commission, referendum commissions, who left on applications (appeals) of voters, referendum participants, have the right to issue ballots, ballot papers for the referendum only to the voters, to the participants A referendum, whose applications are registered in the register in accordance with paragraph 2 of this article. 11. The series and number of the voter's passport or the voter's passport document, the participant of the referendum, who voted outside the polling station, are to be included in the voters ' list, the participants of the referendum, the members of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission With the right of a decisive voice, who were passing on the voters ' applications (s), the participants in the referendum. At the same time, in the corresponding box (s) of the voters ' list, the participants in the referendum made a special note "Voote outside the voting room". 12. Members of the election commission, the referendum commission with the right to vote and observers are entitled to vote outside the voting room. At the same time, the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum should ensure equal travel for the members of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission of the possibility to arrive at the place of the vote less than two members of the election commission, a commission of the referendum with the right of an advisory vote, observers appointed by different candidates, election blocs, electoral blocs. Voting in the referendum should exclude the possibility of violation of the voting rights and the right to participate in the referendum of the voters, as well as distortion of the expression of the will of the voter and the participant of the referendum. 13. If the voter, the participant of the referendum on which the application was made to vote outside the polling station, arrived in the precinct election commission, the referendum commission for the referendum (a) Election of the members of the Commission; A ballot paper for the referendum prior to the return of the members of the commission, "The voter turnout at the referendum was established, and the fact that the vote was taken by the voter outside the referendum was not made," the statement said. 14. The number of written statements of the voters, the participants in the referendum, as well as the number of ballot papers, the ballot papers used and returned, the ballot papers for the referendum shall be recorded in a separate act, which also states information on Members of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum with the right to vote and the observers who were present during the voting outside the voting room. Article 55. The protocol of the precinct election commission, of the referendum commission on voting results 1. The precinct election commission, the referendum commission prepares a protocol on the results of voting at the relevant polling station, the referendum precinct. 2. The protocol of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission should be drawn up on one sheet. In exceptional cases, the protocol may be drawn up on more than one sheet, with each sheet being signed by all members of the precinct election commission present, the referendum commission with the casting vote. The protocol of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum on the results of voting should contain: (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) g. N 55-FZ) (a) instance number; b) name of elections, referendum, date of voting; (Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ) c) the word "Protocol"; g) the name of the election commission, the referendum commission with the number of the polling station, the referendum section; d) the protocol line in The following sequence: (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-F) line 1: number of voters, referendum participants on the list; line 2: number of ballot papers, ballot papers received by the precinct election commission, Referendum Commission: Line 3: Number of ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum held by voters, voters who voted early, including 4 in the territorial area (district) election commission, referendum commission; line 5: number of ballot papers, ballot papers, ballot papers; line 6: Number of ballot papers, ballot papers for referendum, issued to voters, referendum participants Polling station, referendum polling station; line 7: number of ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum held by voters, referendum participants who voted outside the polling station; line 8: Number of ballot papers, newsletters for the referendum contained in the voting boxes; line 9: number of ballot papers, ballot papers in the referendum held in the referendum boxes; line 9 10: Number of valid ballots, ballot papers for the referendum; line 11: number of invalid ballots, ballots for the referendum, including separate lines 12 and 13- Number of invalid ballots: class="ed"> Paragraph 14 of Article 56 of this Federal Law, and the number of newsletters that do not contain any of the positions; (In the wording of Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-F) line 14 and subsequent lines: number of votes cast for each of the positions contained in all ballots, including the "Against all candidates" position ("Against all candidate lists"), number The votes cast for the "yes" or "no" votes cast in the referendum ballots. If the federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation provides for a vote on retreading voting cards, a referendum, then a record of the results The voting is also a string: line 13: number of voting cards for voting in elections, referendum received by precinct election commission, referendum commission; line 13b: number of detractors voting certificates, referendum, precinct election commission, referendum commission, referendum participants, referendum precinct, referendum polling day; line 13: number of voters, referendum participants, voters for the voting in the elections, the referendum at the polling station, the referendum polling station; line 13: number of people cleared at the polling station, polling station for the election of members of the the referendum; (Paragraph 17 is amended by the Federal Law of 30.03.99). N 55-FZ e) a list of complaints (statements), acts and other documents annexed to the protocol; (g) the names and initials of the chairman, deputy chairman, secretary and other members of the election commission, the referendum commissions and their signatures; z) the date and time of the signing of the protocol; and) the stamp of the election commission, the referendum commission. 3. The numbers referred to in paragraph 2 of this article shall be recorded in the report on the results of voting by figures and letters. The numbering of the protocol of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum is established by federal constitutional laws, federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. (...) (...) N 55-FZ) Article 56. The procedure for counting the votes of voters, the participants in the referendum and the drafting of the protocol on the results of the voting by the precinct election commissions, referendum commissions 1. The counting of the voters, the participants of the referendum is carried out openly and by the members of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum with the right to vote. 2. The counting of the votes of the voters, the participants in the referendum shall begin immediately after the end of the voting period and shall be held without a break until the results of the voting, on which all members of the precinct election commission, commissions are to be notified, of the Constitution). 3. After the end of the voting period, members of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum with the right to vote in the presence of observers, the persons referred to in Article 26 (1) of this Federal Law are counted, repaid, cut off the lower left corner, unused ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum (without any damage to the squares on the ballot to the right of the registered candidates) Electoral associations, the electoral blocs and the " Against the "all candidates" or "Against all lists of candidates", squares placed under the words "Yes" and "No", then read and record the number of unused ballots, as well as the ballot papers broken by voters, The voting, in line 5 of the protocol on the voting results and in the increased form of a protocol on voting results, is in the voting room. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) 4. Prior to the direct vote count of voters, the participants of the referendum, members of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission with the voting right make the voters list on each page of the voters ' list, the participants of the referendum are the following data on this page: a) the number of voters, the participants in the referendum on the list; (b) the number of ballot papers, the ballot papers for the referendum, the voters, the participants Referendum at the polling station, referendum portion of the referendum -Voting (shall be determined by the number of voters ' signatures, voters, referendum participants); in) the number of ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum, issued to the voters, to the participants Referendum held outside the polling station (set by the number of relevant marks in the list of voters, the participants in the referendum); g) the number of voters who cast early votes, the participants of the referendum; d) number of detach cards for voting on Electors of referendum, referendum, referendum, referendum, referendum, referendum voters, voter turnout, referendum, referendum, referendum, referendum, Referendum " For the voting in the elections, the referendum held at the polling station and the polling station. 5. After the submission of the data in paragraph 4 of this article, each page of the voters ' list, the participants of the referendum shall be signed by a member of the election commission, the Referendum Commission, which shall stamp the data and then sum it up, announce and shall inform the chairman, the deputy chairman or the secretary of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission and the persons present during the vote count. In the last list of voters, the participants in the referendum, the chairman, deputy chairman or secretary of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission contributes final data, defined as the sum of the data set in accordance with Paragraph 4 of this article assures them of the signature and seal of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum. After that, the voters list is entitled to acquaint himself with the persons referred to in article 26, paragraph 3, of this Federal Act. 6. The chairman, deputy chairman or secretary of the precinct election commission, the Referendum Commission clarifies, reads and writes in line 1 and 2 of the protocol on the results of the voting and its enlarged form: (a) the number of voters, Number of ballot papers, ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum received by the precinct election commission, referendum commission (data on ballots extracted from envelopes) -before-vote in the premises of the territorial (district) electoral commissions, referendum commissions, referendum participants, not included in this number). (Paragraph 4 should be replaced by the Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ 7. In case a federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation provides for a vote on the voting cards in the elections, the referendum, then 13b, 13B The following data are also included in the report of the vote and its increased form: (Federal Law of March 30, 2009. N 55-FZ) number of voting cards for voting, referendum received by precinct election commission, referendum commission; number of detractors to vote The elections, the referendum, the referendum commission, the referendum voters, the referendum voters, the referendum precinct, the number of voters, the voters who voted in the referendum, for voting in elections, referendum at the polling station, the polling station; the number of people who had been extinguishing at the polling station, the polling station for the referendum on the ballot papers, the referendum. (Paragraph 5 -Federal law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) In case a federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the constituent member of the Russian Federation provides for a second vote, the procedure for accounting for the detachable credentials is established by this federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation. (Paragraph 6 is amended by Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ) (Paragraph 5 should be considered as paragraph 7 of the Federal Law of 30.03.99). N 55-F) 8. Subsequently, lines 6 and 7 of the protocol on the results of the voting and its enlarged form include the following data: number of ballot papers, ballot papers for referendum, issued to voters, referendum participants polling station, referendum polling station (set by number of voter signatures, referendum voters, referendum participants); number of ballot papers, ballot papers Referendum held by voters, to voters who voted in the referendum outside the voting room (set by the number of corresponding marks in the voters ' list, the participants in the referendum).(Paragraph 6 should be considered as paragraph 8 of the federal law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 9. After that, the chairman or the secretary of the election commission, the referendum commission maintains the list of voters, the participants of the referendum, excluding access to him by the persons participating in the counting of votes. Further work with the list of voters cannot be held until the control ratios of the data recorded in the minutes of the voting according to paragraph 24 of this article are checked. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) 10. The direct counting of votes, the participants in the referendum is conducted on ballot papers in boxes for voting, ballot papers for the referendum by members of the precinct election commission, the commission A referendum on the right to vote. 11. Members of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission with the right of deliberative vote, observers, other persons listed in article 26, paragraph 1, of this Federal Law are eligible to be present. 12. The direct vote count of the voters, the participants in the referendum shall be conducted in specially designated places, so that members of the election commission, the referendum commission as the right, and the referendum commissions will be able to access them. and the right of deliberative voice. The members of the election commission, the Referendum Commission, with the exception of the chairman (vice-chairman) and the secretary of the election commission, the referendum commission, are prohibited from using written materials. At the same time, there should be a complete review of the actions of members of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission for all those present at the counting. 13. With the direct counting of votes, the precinct election commission, the referendum commission separates the ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum of an undetermined form. Ballot papers of an unknown form shall not be counted. 14. The ballot papers, the ballot papers for the referendum in the voting boxes, are the first to be counted. The postmortem examination shall be preceded by a check of the integrity of the seals. The count shall be maintained in such a way as to ensure that the secrecy of the ballot is not violated. The number of checked ballot papers has been read out and recorded in line 8 of the protocol on the outcome of the vote and in its enlarged form. In the case of a large number of ballot papers in the portable box than the number of voters ' statements, the referendum participants containing the number of ballot papers received, all the ballots in the portable box to vote, the decision of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum shall be declared invalid, as a separate act, which is annexed to the protocol on the results of voting and which lists the names and initials of the members. Electoral Commission, Referendum Commission Voting rights without a vote using this voting box. The number of invalid ballots in this case is entered in line 12 of the protocol on the outcome of the vote and in its enlarged form. 15. Stationary voting boxes shall be opened after checking the seals on them.(Paragraphs 8 to 13 read 10-15, respectively, in the wording of Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 16. Members of the precinct election commission, referendum commissions sort out ballots, ballot papers for the referendum, extracted from laptops and fixed boxes for voting, on the votes cast for each candidate (each list of candidates), as well as by the votes cast against all candidates (lists of candidates), votes cast for the "yes" and "no" votes cast in the ballot paper in the referendum simultaneously separate the ballot papers forms and invalid ballots. Sorting members of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission with the voting right, read out the ballot papers in the ballot paper and the voter's voter turnout, The referendum and the ballot papers for visual control to all present at the direct count. The simultaneous reading of the contents of two or more ballots and ballot papers for the referendum is not permitted. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ)17. In case a federal law, the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation provides for a vote of more than one candidate personally, the procedure for the sorting of ballots in the election of the multi-mandate constituencies shall be established. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION elections. (New paragraph 17 amended by Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 18. In case the number of voters in the premises of the territorial (district) and precinct election commission, the referendum commission, and the participants in the referendum will be more than one percent of voters, participants Referendum voters included in the voters ' list, referendum, referendum, precinct election commission, precinct election commission, referendum commission of any member Commission, observer is required to produce a separate count The ballot papers, the ballot papers for the referendum, were extracted from the envelopes of the voters ahead of the referendum. According to the results of the poll, the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum prepares an act, which is attached to the protocol of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum on the results of the voting. Ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum, extracted from the envelopes of early voters, referendum participants, are packed separately and sealed. (New paragraph 18 amended-Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 19. Voter turnout is then calculated, the participants in the referendum on the ballot papers of the prescribed form. At least two members of the election commission, the referendum commission counts the ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum separately for each candidate, the list of candidates, the positions "yes" and "no". The resulting data is entered into line 14 and the subsequent lines of the voting protocol, as well as to its enlarged form. 20. Invalid ballots are counted and summarized separately. Ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum on which it is impossible to establish the expression of the will of the voter and the participant of the referendum are invalid. In case of doubt when a ballot paper is declared invalid by a precinct election commission, the referendum commission shall decide on the ballot, with the right on the reverse side of the ballot being the reasons for its invalidity. This record shall be confirmed by signatures of at least three members of the commission and certified by the press of the commission. The number of invalid ballots shall be inserted in rows 11 and 13 of the record of voting and its increased form. 21. The members of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission counts and writes to line 10 of the protocol on the results of the voting and its increased form the number of valid ballots, ballot papers for the referendum. 22. The members of the precinct election commission, the referendum commission are counted, read and put into line 9 of the protocol on voting results, as well as its increased form the number of installed forms in stationary boxes for (a) Voting 23. After that, the members of the election commission, the referendum commission with the right of advisory vote, the observers under the control of the members of the precinct election commission, the commissions are entitled to observe the ballot papers for voting. a referendum with the right to vote.(Paragraphs 15 to 19, respectively, read as paragraphs 19 to 23 in the wording of the Federal Law 30.03.99. N 55-FZ 24. This is followed by a check of the test data for the voting records. In the event that the control ratios do not coincide, the precinct election commission, the referendum commission decides on additional counting of all or individual lines of the protocol on the results of voting, including Additional counting of ballots and ballot papers for the referendum. (In the revision of Federal Law of March 30, 2009. N 55-FZ) 25. The protocol on the results of the voting shall be completed in three copies and shall be signed by all present members of the precinct election commission, the Referendum Commission with the right of the decisive vote with the date and time (hour, minute) of its signing. 26. If some members of the precinct election commission, the commission of a referendum with the right to vote, are absent during the completion of the voting protocol, the record shall be recorded indicating the reason for their absence. The Protocol is valid if it is signed by a majority of the number of members of the corresponding election commission, a referendum commission with a casting vote. 27. It is not permitted to fill in a protocol on the results of voting with a pencil and to make any changes to it. When the protocol is signed by the members of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum with the right of the decisive vote, which does not agree with the content of the protocol, is entitled to attach a separate opinion to the protocol, as the corresponding record is made in the protocol. 28. At the request of a member of the precinct election commission, referendum commission, observer, other persons referred to in Article 26 (1) of this Federal Law, precinct election commission, referendum commission immediately after signing The results of the voting must be given to the persons concerned or given the opportunity to make a copy of the record of the vote, and to assure her. 29. The first copy of the protocol of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum on the results of the voting by all present members of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum with the right to vote immediately The commission of the referendum is not subject to the commission of the referendum, the commission of the referendum and the return to the precinct election commission. Special opinions of members of the precinct election commission, referendum commission with the right to vote, referendum commission, referendum commission (applications) are attached to the first copy of the protocol on the results of voting. Violations of the relevant law, the charter of the municipal education, on the basis of which elections are held, the referendum and the decisions taken on the said complaints (applications) of the election commission, the referendum commission and the precinct election commissions. Election Commission, Referendum Commission. Certified copies of the said documents and decisions of the election commission, the referendum commission is attached to the second copy of the protocol. 30. The second copy of the Protocol, together with the federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the statutes of municipal entities election documents, and the documentation related to the The preparation and holding of the referendum, including the ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum, as well as the seal of the precinct election commission, the commission of the referendum shall be kept by the secretary of the precinct election commission, the commission Referendum in a sealed area until the end of the work Commission. 31. A third copy of the protocol (a copy of it) is posted for the general examination at the place established by the precinct election commission, the referendum commission. 32. In the cases and in the manner prescribed by federal constitutional laws, federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the precinct election commissions, the referendum commissions have the right to vote in elections, The referendum included the technical means of counting votes, including the scanners of the ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum. The results of the voting received by these technical means are preliminary, without legal information, unless otherwise established by federal constitutional laws, federal laws, and the laws of the subjects of the Russian Federation. 33. When using the technical means of counting votes, it is prohibited to disclose the counting of votes before the end of voting at the polling station, the polling station, except for the total number of voters who voted. 34. The data of the protocol on voting results are transmitted through technical channels of communication in electronic form (in the framework of the state automated information system or other technical system) to the higher electoral commission, the commission Referendum held with the obligatory subsequent submission of the first copy of the protocol on voting results, as well as all electoral documents, referendum documentation, including ballot papers, ballot papers in the referendum, commission of the referendum on the first Opportunities directly, through diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Russian Federation, or in other ways that ensure the preservation of the electoral documentation, the documentation of the referendum and the delivery of it for appointment. 35. Procedures for the use of the technical system for the transmission of information on elections, referendum information, procedures and deadlines for the transfer, processing and use of such information, including those transmitted electronically in electronic form The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation approved the data of the protocol on the results of the voting.(Paragraphs 21 to 31 should be considered as paragraphs 25 to 35 of the Federal Law of March 30, 2009. N 55-FZ) Article 57. Processing of the voting results in the territorial, district election commissions, commissions of the referendum, election commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Commission Russian Federation 1. The first copies of the protocols on the results of voting of district, territorial, district election commissions, referendum commissions, election commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation immediately upon their signing by members of the electoral commission, The referendum commission is going to the directly higher election commission, the referendum commission, including the election commission, the referendum commission, which determines the results of the respective elections and the referendum. 2. On the basis of these protocols, after a preliminary check of the correctness of their compilation, the commission of the referendum by summing up the data contained in them sets out the results of the voting for the referendum. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Summarizing the data contained in the protocols of the lower electoral commissions, the referendum commissions, shall be carried out directly by the members of the higher electoral commissions, the commissions of the referendum with the casting vote. 3. According to the results of voting, the commission of the referendum has a protocol, which contains data on the number of directly subordinate election commissions, commissions of referendum in the respective territory, in the district, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION of precinct election commissions, commissions A referendum established by article 55, paragraph 2, of this Federal Act. 4. The protocols of all election commissions, the referendum commissions referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall be drawn up in three copies and shall be signed by all members of the election commission present, the commission of the referendum with the casting vote. A summary table of the results of the voting in the respective territory, in the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, in the Russian Federation, containing the full data of all the members of the Russian Federation, is annexed to the Protocols. The relevant election commission, the commission of the referendum on the results of the voting. A member of the election commission, a commission of the referendum with the right to vote, which does not agree with the protocol in general or with its individual provisions, is entitled to attach a separate opinion to the protocol, as the record is recorded. 5. The first copy of the protocol is attached to the special opinions of the members of the election commission, the commission of the referendum, which constituted the protocol, as well as received by the election commission, the Referendum Commission (s) for the violation of the protocol. Federal law, the relevant federal constitutional laws, other federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the statutes of municipal entities and the decisions taken on those complaints (declarations). Certified copies of individual opinions, complaints (statements) and decisions of the said election commission, the referendum commission is attached to the second copy of the protocol. 6. The first copy of the election commission's protocol, the commission of the referendum is immediately sent together with the first copy of the consolidated table on the results of the voting directly to the higher election commission, the commission The referendum. 7. The second copy of the protocol, together with the second copy of the summary table of voting results and lists of members of the electoral commission, the referendum commission of the advisory vote, which constituted the protocol, observers and other persons listed in the Article 26, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act, which was present when establishing the results of voting and the drafting of protocols, as well as with other documentation provided for by federal constitutional laws, federal laws, laws and regulations OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION shall be kept by the secretary of the commission in the secure room. 8. The third copy of the protocol and the third copy of the summary table of voting results shall be provided for the examination and removal of copies to the members of the election commission, the referendum commission of the referendum, and members of the higher electoral commissions, Commission of the Referendum with the right of advisory vote, observers, other persons referred to in article 26, paragraph 1, of this Federal Law. 9. In the event that after the signing of the protocol on the results of voting and (or) the summary table and the dispatch of their first copies to a higher electoral commission, the referendum commission, the referendum commission, the referendum commission, A summary table, inaccuracies, or misspelling, or error in addition to the protocols of the lower electoral commissions, the referendum commissions), is entitled at its meeting to consider clarifications to the protocol and (or) summary table. The decision of the commission shall necessarily inform its members, with the right of consultation, observers and other persons present in the drafting of the previously adopted protocol, as well as representatives of the media. In this case, the election commission, the commission of the referendum prepares a protocol on the results of the vote, on which the mark "Re-entry" is made. The said protocol is immediately sent to the superior election commission, the referendum commission. 10. In the identification of errors, inconsistencies in the minutes of voting and (or) summary tables of voting results, or doubts about the correctness of the protocols and/or summary tables from the lower electoral process The commission, the Referendum Commission, the higher electoral commission is entitled to decide on the re-counting of voters, the participants of the referendum, the lower electoral commission, the referendum commission, or on their own. Voter turnout, referendum, referendum, The relevant polling station, the polling station, the respective territory. Repeated counting of voters, referendum participants shall be held in the presence of a member (s) of a higher electoral commission, a commission of the referendum with the right to vote by the election commission, and a referendum commission of which approved the protocol to be checked, or a commission that decided to re-count the votes of the voters, the participants in the referendum. The Electoral Commission, the Referendum Commission, which conducts the re-counting of voters, the members of the referendum commission, informs the members of the relevant election commission, the Referendum Commission with the right of consultative vote, -Observers, candidates, other persons referred to in article 26, paragraph 1, of this Federal Act, which are entitled to be present during the recounting of the votes of the voters and the participants in the referendum. Based on the results of the re-counting of voters, the participants in the referendum, the commission of the referendum, which carried out the referendum, draws up a protocol on the results of the voting, on which the mark "Re-counting of votes" is made. The protocol is immediately forwarded to the superior election commission, the referendum commission. Article 58. The order of determination of the election results, referendum 1. On the basis of the first copies of the protocols on the voting results obtained directly from the lower electoral commissions, the referendum commissions, by summing up the data contained in them, determine the referendum The election commission, the commission of the referendum, which has this right under federal constitutional law, federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, the charter of municipal education. The members of the relevant committee, with the right to vote, determine the results of the elections, the referendum in person. The results of the elections, the referendum shall be drawn up in three copies, and a summary table, signed by all members of the election commission present, shall be signed by the referendum commission with the casting vote. 2. Elections are recognized by the corresponding election commission not held if: (a) the elections were attended by fewer voters than provided by the relevant federal laws and the laws of the Russian Federation The Federation; b) the number of votes cast for the candidate who received the largest number of votes in relation to the other candidate (other candidates) is lower than the number of votes cast against all candidates; in) less than two lists of candidates for candidate lists In accordance with the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation has the right to participate in the distribution of parliamentary seats; g) for the lists of candidates who have received the right to participate in the relevant law The distribution of deputy mandates was submitted in the amount of 50 per cent or less of the votes cast for the lists of candidates. 3. In multi-constituency elections, the candidate is deemed not to be elected if the number of votes cast for the candidate is lower than the number of votes cast against all candidates. In this case, additional elections are to be held for the remaining unsubstituted mandates. 4. The corresponding election commission shall cancel its decision on the recognition of the candidate who has obtained the number of votes required for the election or the elected candidate for the list of candidates, if on time, The federal constitutional law, the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, but no later than seven days after the official publication of the results of the election Commission copy of the order (orders) for release from duty, incompatible with the status of the deputy, the elected official, or a copy of the documents certifying the submission of the exemption from those duties within the prescribed time limit. 5. The federal law, the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, may provide that if a candidate who has no need to do so does not resign from his or her term of office incompatible with the status of the deputy, the elected official, as a result of which Re-election or additional elections, the candidate shall reimburse the relevant election commission, in whole or in part, the costs of the repeated or additional elections. The relevant law should also contain a list of circumstances in which the compensation is not made. 6. The referendum is recognized by the relevant commission of the referendum not held if less than half of the participants in the referendum were taken to the referendum. The relevant commission of the referendum will recognize the decision not taken in the referendum if less than half of the participants in the referendum voted for it. 7. The corresponding election commission, the referendum commission recognizes the results of the voting, the results of the elections, the referendum of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the local referendum: (a) in the case of the elections. Voting or the establishment of the results of the voting does not make it possible to ascertain the results of the will of the voters, the participants of the referendum; b) in case they are declared invalid by at least one The fourth part of the polling stations, the referendum sections; (c) by a court decision. 8. The documentation of the election commissions, the referendum commissions of all levels, including the ballot papers, the ballot papers for the referendum and the ballot papers for voting in the elections, the referendum, is to be held within the deadlines, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION At the same time, the deadlines for the retention of ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum, the voting cards for the elections, the referendum and the voter lists, the referendum participants cannot be less than one the date of publication of the results of the voting and the results of the elections, the referendum and the protocols on the results of the voting and the summary tables of the election commissions-less than one year from the date of the announcement of the date of the next election of the same level. 9. The procedure for the storage and transfer of documents related to the preparation and conduct of elections, the referendum is approved by the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation The relevant State archival bodies. (Article 58, as amended by the Federal Law of 30.03.99). N 55-FZ) Article 59. Revoting and reelection. Additional elections (Name of article in Federal Law of March 30, 2009. N 55-FZ 1. The organization and conduct of the rerun of the elections, including the ballot paper on the candidates for which a second ballot is held, shall be conducted in accordance with the federal constitutional provisions of the Constitution. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2. In the event that one of the candidates, according to the results of the previous ballot, withdrew his or her candidature before the election day, his place on the decision of the election commission setting out the results The election shall be transmitted to the candidate previously participating in the election on the number of votes obtained. 3. The federal constitutional laws, federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation may provide for a vote on a second ballot, if after all others have been removed Only one candidate will remain candidates on the election day of the second ballot. The candidate shall be considered as elected if he has obtained at least 50 per cent of the votes cast by the electorate. 4. In the event of the disposals of all candidates, the election is postponed for the additional nomination of candidates and the necessary electoral activities, but not more than six months. Electoral deadlines may be reduced, but not by more than one third. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 5. In the event that the elections are declared invalid, the elections shall be repeated in the order and time stipulated by federal laws and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. Repeated elections shall be held no later than six months from the date of the initial election or no later than six months from the date of the election to be invalid. When elections are repeated, the electoral commission may be reduced by one third by decision of the respective election commission. The news of the repeat elections is published in the media. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ) 6. If the candidate (all candidates for the multi-constituency constituency) who collected the number of votes required for the election, did not resign (not formed) powers that are incompatible with the status of a deputy, then electeleco The corresponding election commission shall be appointed in accordance with the federal constitutional law, the federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation and the reelection in the electoral district. Federal law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 7. In case of early termination of powers of a deputy elected in a single-seat electoral district, additional elections will be held in the electoral district in the manner provided for by the federal constitutional law, federal law, and law. of the Russian Federation Voting in the additional elections shall be held no later than one year from the date of the early termination of the deputy's powers. The election shall be held no later than 70 days before the date of voting for the elections. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 10.07.2001, N 89-FZ) 8. In the case of early termination of the term of office of the deputy elected in the multi-mandate constituency, additional elections shall be held and shall be held in the manner provided for in paragraph 7 of this article, if less than two thirds are replaced in the district of deputy mandates. The federal constitutional law, the federal law and the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation may provide for other grounds for the holding of an additional election of a deputy to replace the outgoing member in the multi-member electoral district. (Paragraph 8 supplemented-Federal Law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ)9. The federal law, the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, may stipulate that repeat and (or) additional elections shall not be held and shall not be held if, as a result of these elections, a deputy cannot be elected for a term of more than one (...) (...) N 55-FZ) 10. The federal constitutional law, federal law, and the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation may establish that, if repeated and (or) additional elections held within the time limits established by the federal constitutional law, The federal law, the law of the subject of the Russian Federation, was deemed not to have been held on the grounds stipulated in subparagraphs (a) and (b) of paragraph 2 of article 58 of this Federal Act, the following additional and (or) additional elections may be held were deferred for a period not exceeding two years. (Paragraph 10 Law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) (In the wording of Federal Law of 10.07.2001) N 89-FZ) 11. In the case of the disposals of several deputies at a time when the holding of additional elections in accordance with paragraph 9 of this article is not provided for, and the legislative (representative) body of the state power, the local self-government body has remained in under federal constitutional laws, federal laws and federal subjects of the Russian Federation. (Paragraph 11 is supplemented by Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ) 12. Under federal law, the constituent entity of the Russian Federation may be stipulated that article 58, paragraph 2 (a), of this Federal Act does not apply to the second ballot on the candidates who have received the largest number of votes. The votes of the voters are to be added. N 55-FZ) Article 60. Publication of voting results and results elections, referendum 1. The results of the voting for each polling station, the referendum precinct, the territory covered by the election commission, the results of the election precinct election results, the results of the referendum in the amount of data contained in The protocol of the relevant election commission, the referendum commission, and the lower electoral commissions, the referendum commissions, are provided to inform voters, referendum participants, candidates, and members of the referendum. candidates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs, The initiative groups for holding the referendum, observers, foreign (international) observers and representatives of the mass media on their demand. The election commission, the commission of the referendum, carries out the said data. 2. Electoral commissions, which conducted the registration of candidates (candidate lists), referendum commissions, which determine the results of the referendum, send general data on the results of the elections to the electoral district, the results of the referendum 1 day after the determination of the results of the elections, the referendum. 3. Official publication of the results of the elections, the referendum and the number of votes received by each candidate (candidate lists), the votes cast against all candidates (lists of candidates), the votes of the participants "Yes" and "No" referendum, carried out by election commission, referendum commission within deadlines set by federal laws, laws of subjects of the Russian Federation, but no later than one month from the day (a) Voting 4. Election commissions, the referendum commissions of all levels, except the precinct election commissions, the referendum commissions, publish the data contained in the protocols of the election commission, the referendum commission of the respective level The results of the voting and the results of the elections, the referendum, and the data contained in the protocols of the lower electoral commissions, the commissions of the referendum on the results of the voting and on the basis of which the results of the elections were determined, Referendums in the respective election commissions, commissions The referendum. The official publication of the above-mentioned data contained in the protocols of the election commissions operating in the territory of the electoral district may be entrusted to the Russian Federation by the law of the subject of the Russian Federation. The relevant district electoral commission or the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. Official publication of the full data on the results of the elections to the federal public authorities and the referendum of the Russian Federation shall be carried out within three months from the date of the voting. Official publication of the full data on the results of the elections to the state authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, local government bodies, the referendum of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the local referendum shall be held within two weeks. months from the voting day. (...) (...) N 55-FZ) Article 61. The legal force of the decision taken at the referendum 1. The decision taken at the referendum in the Russian Federation was a compulsory one and did not need to be further approved. 2. The decision adopted by the referendum in the Russian Federation is valid throughout the territory of the Russian Federation. The decision taken by the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation is valid on the territory of this constituent entity of the Russian Federation. The decision taken at the local referendum shall be applied in the territory of the respective municipal education. 3. The decision taken in the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the local referendum, is registered in the bodies of state power or local self-government bodies in accordance with the procedure established for the registration of the relevant legal acts. Level. 4. The decision adopted at the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the local referendum may be canceled or changed by a different decision in a referendum on the subject of the Russian Federation, a local referendum, but not earlier than two years, respectively. After its adoption, it is either declared null and void by the courts. 5. The court's cancellation of a decision taken by a referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, a local referendum, may be carried out on the following grounds: violation of the federal law established by this Federal Law, the law of the Russian Federation OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION inconsistency of the law on the basis of which the subject was held OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION A local referendum was held, the Constitution of the Russian Federation, and federal law and the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, which were in force at the time of the referendum, which had resulted in the inability to determine the results of the referendum. expression of the will of the participants in the referendum; The decision was taken at a referendum in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, a local referendum, the Constitution of the Russian Federation, a federal constitutional law, a federal law, and a local referendum, as well as the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. 6. The recognition of the results of the referendum by more than one quarter of the referendum results will result in the annulment of the results of the referendum in the Russian Federation and the local referendum. 7. If the implementation of the referendum decision requires the publication of an additional normative legal act, the federal body of state power, the State authority of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the local government body, At the same time, it is necessary to determine the period of preparation of this normative legal act within 15 days from the date of the entry into force of the decision taken at the referendum. 8. In the event that after the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation on the question under the joint responsibility of the Russian Federation and the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, a federal law on the matter has been issued, the decision taken at the referendum and is not applicable to this federal law. (Paragraph 8 is supplemented by Federal Law of 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) Article 62. The use of the state automated information system in the elections, referendum 1. When holding elections, a referendum can be used by the state automated information system in the manner provided for by this Federal Law, federal constitutional laws, federal laws. 2. When used in accordance with federal laws, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the State automated information system in general, or certain of its technical means in holding elections, referenda The voter turnout in the referendum, the voter registration process, the referendum voters, the determination of the results of the elections, the referendum, the corresponding electoral process, and the voter turnout in the referendum. commission, Referendum Commission forms a group of members Commission with the right of a decisive and deliberative vote to control the use of the state automated information system (separate technical means). All members of the election commission, referendum commissions, observers have the right to get acquainted with any information entered into the state automated information system. 3. From the moment of the beginning of the voting to the signing of the protocol on the results of voting by the relevant election commission, the referendum commission is used to monitor the progress and results The referendum will be submitted to the higher electoral commissions and the referendum commissions. Data on the voting process and the results obtained through the State automated information system are preliminary, without legal value, unless otherwise established by federal constitutional laws, OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 4. In case of use in elections, a referendum of the state automated information system on voter participation, participants in the referendum, preliminary and final results of voting should be (in "read only" mode) subscribers of the information and communication network of public use. The procedure and timing for the provision of such data shall not contravene the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation on elections and referendum. Chapter X. Appeals against violations of the electoral rights and the right to participate in the referendum and the responsibility for violation of voting rights and the right to participate in the referendum of citizens of the Russian Federation Article 63. Appeals against decisions and actions (omissions), violating electoral rights and the right to participate in a referendum of citizens of the Russian Federation 1. Decisions and actions (inaction) of state authorities, local authorities, public associations and officials, as well as decisions and actions (inaction) of electoral commissions, referendum commissions and their officials, Violating the citizens 'electoral rights and citizens' right to participate in the referendum can be appealed to the courts. 2. The decisions and actions (inaction) of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation and its officials shall be appealed to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, the decisions and actions (inaction) of the electoral commissions of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation; District electoral commissions for the elections to the federal bodies of state power and officials of these election commissions shall be appealed to the court of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, decisions and actions (inaction) of other election commissions, as well as The referendum commissions will appeal to the district courts. 3. The court's decisions are binding on the respective electoral commissions and the referendum commissions. 4. With complaints about decisions and actions (inaction) that violate the citizens 'electoral rights and citizens' right to participate in the referendum, voters, candidates, their proxists, electoral associations, electoral blocs and their proxiths may lodge a complaint. Persons, other public associations, initiative groups for holding the referendum, observers, as well as election commissions, referendum commissions. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation has the right to appeal to the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, which is obliged to consider the complaint on the merits. (...) (...) N 55-FZ 5. In the cases provided for by this Federal Law, federal constitutional laws, other federal laws, and the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the court may revoke the decision of the relevant election commission, commission A referendum on the results of the referendum, the results of the elections, the referendum or other decision of the election commission, the referendum commission. 6. Decisions and actions (inaction) of election commissions, referendum commissions and their officials who violate the citizens 'electoral rights and citizens' right to participate in the referendum can be appealed to a higher electoral commission, commission The referendum (respectively the level of the elections or the referendum). 7. In case the election commission is higher (respectively the level of elections or referendum), the referendum commission is absent, decisions or actions (inaction) of the territorial election commission, referendum commission or its commission officials who violate the citizens 'electoral rights and citizens' right to participate in the referendum can be appealed to the election commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, and decisions or actions (inaction) of the electoral commission of the subject THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Russian citizens and citizens ' right to take part in the referendum are the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. 8. The higher electoral commission, the referendum commission, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation are entitled to decide on the merits of the complaint. 9. The preliminary appeal to the higher electoral commission, the referendum commission, the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation is not a necessary condition for the court to appeal to the court. 10. If a complaint is accepted by the court and a citizen has lodged a complaint with the election commission, the commission of the referendum, the referendum commission suspends the consideration of the complaint until the court's decision comes into force. legal force. The Court shall notify the election commission of the complaint. 11. Decisions on complaints received during the election campaign or the preparation of the referendum shall be taken within five days, but not later than the day before the voting, and on the day of the voting, or on the day following the voting day, immediately. In the event that the facts contained in the complaints are subject to further verification, decisions on them shall be taken not later than within a period of 10 days. According to the complaint against the decision of the election commission, the commission of the referendum on the results of the voting, the results of the elections, the court is obliged to take a decision not later than within two months from the day of submission of the complaint. 12. Examination in court of a complaint against the decision of the election commission about the results of the voting, the results of the elections, and the conduct of the verification of the facts in connection with the violation of the electoral legislation does not violate the inviolability of the recognized Elective candidate, if such inviolability is provided for in the legislation of the Russian Federation. A recognized candidate shall not be entitled to refuse to give evidence in administrative, civil or criminal proceedings brought in connection with a complaint of violation of the electoral rights of citizens. Examination in court of a complaint against the decision of the election commission about the results of the voting, the results of the elections, and the conduct of the preliminary investigation does not require the consent of the relevant body of state power or local authority Self-government for the termination of the inviolability of the recognized candidate. 13. Courts and prosecutors are obliged to organize their work (including weekends) in a way that will ensure that complaints are dealt with in a timely manner. Article 64. The grounds for cancelling the registration of the candidate, the cancellation of the decision of the election commission, the commission of the referendum on the results of the voting, the results of the election, the referendum 1. Registration of a candidate (candidate list) can be canceled (invalidated) no later than the day preceding the voting day, in the case of: (Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-F) violation of nomination and registration rules (candidate lists); violations of electoral campaigning and campaign financing; candidates ' use and by their proxies, leaders of electoral associations, election blocs of office or official position for election purposes; the fact of bribery of voters by candidates, electoral associations, and the electoral constituencies other organizations active for the election of OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION class="ed">Registration of a candidate can also be cancelled (cancelled) also in the event of material uncertainty in the data reported by the candidate referred to in article 28, paragraph 2, and article 32, paragraph 1, of the present of the Federal Act, as well as the non-provision of data on the presence of unnate or (...) (...) N 55-FZ 2. In the event that after the establishment of the election results by the election commission or the determination of the results of the election, the court will determine that the violations referred to in paragraph 1 of this article have occurred and do not allow for certainty. " To determine the results of the voters ' will, he can cancel the decision of the election commission on the results of the voting, on the results of the elections. 3. The court of the relevant level may revoke the decision of the election commission on the results of voting, on the results of the elections at the polling station, territory, in the electoral district, in the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, in the Russian Federation as a whole, too. Violation of the rules for voter lists, formation of election commissions, voting procedures and counting of votes (including obstruction of the monitoring of their conduct), determination of election results, other violations of electoral legislation, if these actions (inaction) allow for the certainty of the results of the expression of the will of the voters. 4. "The court may revoke the decision of the Commission of the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the local referendum on the results of the referendum, on the results of the referendum in the case of violation of the rules for drawing up the lists of participants of the referendum," the report said. Formation of referendum commissions, violation of the rules of agitation and financing of preparation and holding of the referendum, use by members of initiative groups for the referendum, their proxies, heads of public associations of an official position in order to obtain the desired response to the The question of the referendum, the establishment of the facts of the bribery of the participants in the referendum by these persons and public organizations for the same purpose, the violation of voting procedures and the counting of votes (including obstruction of the monitoring of their conduct), other violations The law on the referendum, if these actions (inaction) do not allow for the certainty of the results of the will of the participants in the referendum. 5. The corresponding level, the district election commission, the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation may revoke the decision of the precinct, territorial and electoral districts. The Commission, the electoral commission of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, as well as the commission of the referendum of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the Commission of the local referendum on the results of the voting, the results of the elections, the referendum in the cases envisaged in the present case Federal law, as well as federal constitutional laws, Other federal statutes, the statutes of the municipalities that govern the conduct of the elections, the referendum. 6. The annulment of the decisions of precinct election commissions, the commissions of the referendum on the results of more than one quarter of the polling stations leads to the annulment of the elections, the referendum in the electoral district, on the territory of the electoral district. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 7. The court must examine the complaint and decide not later than two months after the date of its submission and, in the cases provided for by this Federal Law, otherwise. The court is entitled to take a decision in the absence of (non-appearance of two) representatives of one of the parties concerned. 8: It is not possible to justify the annulment of the decision on the election of a violation of this Federal Act, which is conducive to the election or the purpose of encouraging or encouraging voters to cast ballots for those who have not been elected by vote. candidates, registered candidates, who did not participate in the distribution of deputy mandates, electoral blocs, electoral blocs. (Paragraph 8 is supplemented by the Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ Article 65. Responsible for the violation of the electoral rights of citizens and citizens ' right to participate in the referendum 1. Persons obstructive by violence, deception, threats, fraud or other means of free exercise by a citizen of the Russian Federation of the right to vote and be elected, or take advantage of their official or official position provisions for the purpose of election, obtaining the desired answer to the referendum question, either coercing citizens or preventing them from signing to support the candidate, the electoral bloc, the electoral bloc, the initiatives and participating in the forgery of signature data, or the bribery of voters, the participants in the referendum, i.e. acts prohibited by paragraph 3 of article 45 of this Federal Law, or charity Activities, as well as manufacturing and distributing commercial and other advertising in violation of this Federal Act, (New paragraph 5 is amended by Federal Law of March 30, 1999. N 55-FZ or in a timely way that did not provide information about registered voters, the participants in the referendum (voters ' lists, the participants in the referendum), before sending the information in question Relevant territorial election commissions, or propagating false information about candidates or taking other actions defaming the honor and dignity of candidates, or violating the rights of members of the electoral commissions, referendum commissions, including the right to vote elections, observers, foreign (international) observers, proxnames, election blocs, electoral blocs, initiative groups for the referendum, mass media, including the right to vote the timely receipt of information and copies of electoral documents, referendum documents, or violating the rules of campaigning, campaigning for the referendum, including those conducting campaigning on the day, before the voting day and on the voting day, or not creating conditions for mass events, when such an obligation is entrusted to them by the law; (New paragraph 10 is supplemented by Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ or in violation of the rules for the financing of the election campaign, preparation and conduct of the referendum, including those who delay transfer of funds to election commissions, referendum commissions, candidates, electoral associations, election blocs, initiative groups for the referendum, either hidden remnants of ballots or produced additional, unreported editions Ballot papers, ballot papers, the referendum, the new paragraph 12 is amended by the Federal Law of 30 March 99. N 55-FZ) either obstructing or illegally interfering with the work of election commissions, referendum commissions, or the activities of commission members related to the performance of their duties, or obstructing voting at polling stations, polling stations, either violating the secrecy of the vote, or coercing voters, voting against their own choice, or the coexistence of electoral documents, By means of referendum documents, which constituted and produced false documents that carried out a vote count or the establishment of the results of the elections, a referendum that did not submit or publish the results of the voting contrary to the results of the referendum who are violating the rights of citizens to become acquainted with the voter list, the referendum participants, or the ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum for purposes enabling them to vote for other persons or to vote more than once in the course of the same voting, or giving (outstanding) citizens the completed ballot papers, ballot papers for the referendum, (In the wording of the Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ ) either not reporting or releasing funds for the preparation and conduct of elections, referendum, financial reports of election funds of candidates, election constituencies, electoral blocs and financial reports on spending the budget allocated to the election campaign, preparation and holding of the referendum, as well as: (In the wording of Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-F)employers who refuse to grant statutory leave to participate in elections, referendum, (New Twenty-second amended Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) officials of state bodies that did not submit to the election commissions, commissions of the referendum to check information about violations of this Federal Law, federal constitutional laws, other OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION href=" ?docbody= &prevDoc= 102049243&backlink=1 & &nd=102058896 "target="contents" title= " "> dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ is responsible for criminal, administrative or other liability in accordance with federal laws. 2. Failure to enforce or miscomply with the decisions taken at the referendum results in liability in accordance with federal laws. Chapter XI: Final provisions Article 66. Entry into force of this Federal Law 1. This law shall enter into force on the date of its official publication. 2. The Federal Law "On Fundamental Guarantees of the Electoral Rights of the Citizens of the Russian Federation", with subsequent amendments and Add-ons (Russian Federation Law Collection, 1994, N 33, st. 3406; 1996, N 49, sect. from the date of entry into force of this Federal Act, except in the circumstances specified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of this article. (In the wording of the Federal Law of 30.03.99) N 55-FZ 3. This Federal Act does not apply to elections and referendums designated prior to its entry into force, with the exception of articles 49 to 60. In case of non-compliance with federal laws, constitutions, statutes, the laws of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the statutes of municipal entities establishing the procedure for holding such elections and referendums, the procedure laid out in articles 49 to 60 This Federal Act applies to this Federal Act. 4. In the course of additional and repeated elections, the deputies are used in the preparation and holding of the main election of deputies to the rule of this Federal Law, the Federal Law " On the basic guarantees of the electoral rights of citizens OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Federal law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 5. The electoral commissions formed before the entry into force of this Federal Law shall retain their powers until the expiry of the period for which they were formed, but not more than five years from the date of their formation. Vacancies in election commissions are replaced in the manner prescribed by this Federal Law.(Para. 4 as amended by Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) 6. In the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the laws of which members of the permanent electoral commissions operating on a permanent basis (staff) are recognized by civil servants, the provision of article 23, paragraph 1 OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Article 24, paragraph 11, of this Federal Act, but no later than the end of the term the powers of the electoral commissions referred to in paragraph 5 of this article.(Paragraph 5 should be considered as paragraph 6 and set out in the wording of the Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ)7. In order to combine the voting day in the elections to the state authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, the voting day in the federal public administration or the voting day in elections held in accordance with Russian federal laws in the territory of the Russian Federation as a whole under international treaties allow for a single extension or reduction of not more than one year of the term of office of the State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. Federation. (Item 7 complemented by Federal Law dated 30.03.99. N 55-FZ) (In the wording of Federal Law of 10.07.2001) N 89-FZ) 8. In order to combine the days of voting in the elections to the State authorities in the same subject of the Russian Federation, the single extension or reduction of not more than one year of the term of office of one of the organs of the State is permitted. The authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. (Paragraph 8 is supplemented by the Federal Law of 10.07.2001). N 89-FZ) 9. In order to combine the voting day in the local government elections with the election day of the state authorities in the same constituent entity of the Russian Federation or the election day in the federal elections The State authorities, or on the date of voting in elections held in accordance with federal laws in the territory of the Russian Federation as a whole on the basis of international treaties, allow for a single extension or reduction of no more than than for one year of the term of office of local self-government bodies. (Paragraph 9 Federal Law of 10.07.2001 N 89-FZ) 10. The extension or reduction of the term of office of the State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation provided for in paragraphs 7 and 8 of this article shall be subject to the law of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation. The extension or reduction of the term of office of local self-government bodies referred to in paragraph 9 of this article shall be implemented by the normative legal act of the municipality. The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation shall be informed of such extension or reduction of the term of office. Elections to the State authorities of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation, elections to local self-government bodies whose terms of office have been extended or reduced should be held before 1 May 2004. The financing of these elections is financed from the budgets of the respective budgets. (Paragraph 10 is supplemented by the Federal Law 10.07.2001 N 89-FZ Application Property Details I, Member of Parliament (post) ____________________________, (Name of body or elected office) __________________________________________________________, (surname, name, patronymic, date of birth) __________________________________________________________________, position (in the case of no primary (b) The location of work or employment service, at ____________________________________________________, (address of address) to report on property belonging to me (including the right to property) General property): 1. 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