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Head of State

Spain, English

(1) The guardian of the King during his minority shall be the person appointed in the will of the deceased King, provided that he or she is of age and Spaniard by birth. If a guardian has not been appointed, the father or the mother shall be guardian, as long as they remain widowed. In default thereof, the guardian shall be appointed by the Cortes Generales, but the offices of Regent and Guardian may not be held by the same person, except by the father, mother or direct ancestors of the King.
… (Sec. 60)

Spain, Spanish

1. Será tutor del Rey menor la persona que en su testamento hubiese nombrado el Rey difunto, siempre que sea mayor de edad y español de nacimiento; si no lo hubiese nombrado, será tutor el padre o la madre, mientras permanezcan viudos. En su defecto, lo nombrarán las Cortes Generales, pero no podrán acumularse los cargos de Regente y de tutor sino en el padre, madre o ascendientes directos del Rey.
… (Art. 60)

Head of State

Spain, English

(1) The Crown of Spain shall be inherited by the successors of H. M. Juan Carlos I de Borbón, the legitimate heir of the historic dynasty. Succession to the throne shall follow the regular order of primogeniture and representation, the first line always having preference over subsequent lines; within the same line, the closer grade over the more remote; within the same grade, the male over the female, and in the same sex, the elder over the younger.
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(3) Should all the lines designated by law become extinct, the Cortes Generales shall provide for succession to the Crown in the manner most suitable to the interests of Spain.
(4) Those persons with a right of succession to the throne who marry against the express prohibition of the King and the Cortes Generales, shall be excluded from succession to the Crown, as shall their descendants.
… (Sec. 57)

Spain, Spanish

1. La Corona de España es hereditaria en los sucesores de S. M. Don Juan Carlos I de Borbón, legítimo heredero de la dinastía histórica. La sucesión en el trono seguirá el orden regular de primogenitura y representación, siendo preferida siempre la línea anterior a las posteriores; en la misma línea, el grado más próximo al más remoto; en el mismo grado, el varón a la mujer, y en el mismo sexo, la persona de más edad a la de menos.

3. Extinguidas todas las líneas llamadas en Derecho, las Cortes Generales proveerán a la sucesión en la Corona en la forma que más convenga a los intereses de España.
4. Aquellas personas que teniendo derecho a la sucesión en el trono contrajeran matrimonio contra la expresa prohibición del Rey y de las Cortes Generales, quedarán excluidas en la sucesión a la Corona por sí y sus descendientes.
… (Art. 57)

Head of State

Spain, English

(1) The King is the Head of State, the symbol of its unity and permanence.
… (Sec. 56)

Spain, Spanish

1. El Rey es el Jefe del Estado, símbolo de su unidad y permanencia,
… (Art. 56)

Head of State

Spain, English

(1) In the event of the King being under age, the King's father or mother or, in default thereof, the oldest relative of legal age who is nearest in succession to the Crown, according to the order established in the Constitution, shall immediately assume the office of Regent, which shall exercise during the King's minority.
… (Sec. 59)

Spain, Spanish

1. Cuando el Rey fuere menor de edad, el padre o la madre del Rey y, en su defecto, el pariente mayor de edad más próximo a suceder en la Corona, según el orden establecido en la Constitución, entrará a ejercer inmediatamente la Regencia y la ejercerá durante el tiempo de la minoría de edad del Rey.
… (Art. 59)

Head of State

Spain, English

The Queen consort, or the consort of the Queen, may not assume any constitutional functions, except in accordance with the provisions for the Regency. (Sec. 58)

Spain, Spanish

La Reina consorte o el consorte de la Reina no podrán asumir funciones constitucionales, salvo lo dispuesto para la Regencia. (Art. 58)

Head of State

Greece, English

1. The legislative powers shall be exercised by the Parliament and the President of the Republic.
2. The executive powers shall be exercised by the President of the Republic and the Government.
… (Art. 26)

Greece, Greek

1. H νομοθετική λειτουργία ασκείται από τη Bουλή και τον Πρόεδρο της Δημοκρατίας.
2. H εκτελεστική λειτουργία ασκείται από τον Πρόεδρο της Δημοκρατίας και την Kυβέρνηση.
… ('Αρθρο 26)

Head of State

Greece, English

President of the Republic may be elected a person who is a Greek citizen for at least five years, is of Greek descent from the father’s or mother’s line, has attained the age of forty and has the capacity to vote. (Art. 31)

Greece, Greek

Πρόεδρος της Δημοκρατίας μπορεί να εκλεγεί όποιος είναι Έλληνας πολίτης πριν από πέντε τουλάχιστον έτη, έχει από πατέρα ή μητέρα ελληνική καταγωγή, έχει συμπληρώσει το τεσσαρακοστό έτος της ηλικίας του και έχει τη νόμιμη ικανότητα του εκλέγειν. ('Αρθρο 31)

Head of State

Kyrgyzstan, English

1. A citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic, no younger than 35 years of age and not older than 70 years of age, who has a command of the state language and who has been resident in the republic for no less than 15 years in total may be elected President.
2. There shall be no limit on the number of candidates for the office of the President. A person who has collected not less than 30,000 voters’ signatures may be registered as a presidential candidate.
The procedure for presidential elections shall be defined by the constitutional law. (Art. 62)

Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz

1. Президент болуп 35 жаштан төмөн эмес жана 70 жаштан жогору эмес, мамлекеттик тилди билген жана республикада жалпысынан 15 жылдан кем эмес жашаган Кыргыз Республикасынын жараны шайлана алат.
2. Президенттин кызмат ордуна талапкерлердин саны чектелбейт. 30 миңден кем эмес шайлоочунун колтамгасын топтогон адам Президенттикке талапкер болуп каттала алат.
Президентти шайлоо тартиби конституциялык мыйзам менен аныкталат. (62-берене)

Kyrgyzstan, Russian

1. Президентом может быть избран гражданин Кыргызской Республики не моложе 35 лет и не старше 70 лет, владеющий государственным языком и проживающий в республике в совокупности не менее 15 лет.
2. Число кандидатов на пост Президента не ограничивается. Кандидатом в Президенты может быть зарегистрировано лицо, собравшее не менее 30 тысяч подписей избирателей.
Порядок выборов Президента определяется конституционным законом. (Статья 62)

Head of State

Kyrgyzstan, English

1. The President shall be elected by the citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic for a term of 6 years.
… (Art. 61)

Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz

1. Президент Кыргыз Республикасынын жарандары тарабынан 6 жылга шайланат.
… (61-берене)

Kyrgyzstan, Russian

1. Президент избирается на 6 лет гражданами Кыргызской Республики.
… (Статья 61)

Head of State

Greece, English

1. The President of the Republic shall regulate the function of the institutions of the Republic. He shall be elected by Parliament for a term of five years, as specified in articles 32 and 33.
... (Art. 30)

Greece, Greek

1. O Πρόεδρος της Δημοκρατίας είναι ρυθμιστής του Πολιτεύματος. Eκλέγεται από τη Bουλή για περίοδο πέντε ετών, όπως ορίζεται στα άρθρα 32 και 33.
… ('Αρθρο 30)