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Electoral Bodies

Italy, English

Each House verifies the credentials of its members and the causes of disqualification that may arise at a later stage. (Art. 66)

Italy, Italian

Ciascuna Camera giudica dei titoli di ammissione dei suoi componenti e delle cause sopraggiunte di ineleggibilita` e di incompatibilita (Art. 66)

Electoral Bodies

Germany, English

(1) Scrutiny of elections shall be the responsibility of the Bundestag. It shall also decide whether a Member has lost his seat.
(2) Complaints against such decisions of the Bundestag may be lodged with the Federal Constitutional Court.
(3) Details shall be regulated by a federal law. (Art. 41)

Germany, German

(1) Die Wahlprüfung ist Sache des Bundestages. Er entscheidet auch, ob ein Abgeordneter des Bundestages die Mitgliedschaft verloren hat.
(2) Gegen die Entscheidung des Bundestages ist die Beschwerde an das Bundesverfassungsgericht zulässig.
(3) Das Nähere regelt ein Bundesgesetz. (Art. 41)

Electoral Bodies

Malta, English

(1) There shall be an Electoral Commission for Malta.

(9) In the exercise of its functions under this Constitution the Electoral Commission shall not be subject to the direction or control of any other person or authority. (Art. 60)

Malta, Maltese

(1) Għandu jkun hemm Kummissjoni Elettorali għal Malta.

(9) Fl-eżerċizzju tal-funzjonijiet tagħha skont din ilKostituzzjoni l-Kummissjoni Elettorali ma tkunx suġġetta għaddirezzjoni jew kontroll ta’ xi persuna jew awtorità oħra. (Art. 60)

Electoral Bodies

Moldova, Republic of, English

Upon the proposal submitted by the Central Electoral Commission, the Constitutional Court shall rule on the validation or invalidation of the mandate of Parliament member, whenever electoral legislation has been transgressed. (Art. 62)

Moldova, Republic of, Moldovian

Curtea Constituţională, la propunerea Comisiei Electorale Centrale, hotărăşte validarea mandatului de deputat sau nevalidarea lui în cazul încălcării legislaţiei electorale. (Art. 62)

Electoral Bodies

Belize, English

(1) There shall be an Elections and Boundaries Commission which shall consist of a Chairman and four other members who shall be persons of integrity and high national standing.

(13) The Commission shall be responsible for the direction and supervision of the registration of voters and the conduct of elections, referenda and all matters connected therewith.
… (Sec. 88)

Electoral Bodies

El Salvador, English

The law will establish the organs necessary for the reception, recount and accounting of [fiscalización] the votes and other activities concerning the suffrage and will see [cuidara] that they are integrated in such a way that no party or coalition of parties predominates in them.
The contending political parties or coalitions will have the right of monitoring [vigilancia] the entire electoral process. (Art. 209)

El Salvador, Spanish

La ley establecera los organismos necesarios para la recepcion, recuento Y fiscalizacion de votos y demas actividades concernientes al sufragio y cuidara de que esten integrados de modo que no predomine en ellos ningun partido o coalicion de Partidos.
Los partidos politicos y coaliciones contendientes tendran derecho de vigilancia Sobre todo el proceso electoral. (Art. 209)

Electoral Bodies

Peru, English

The electoral system has the purpose of ensuring that elections express the free, authentic, and spontaneous will of citizens, and that the vote count mirrors the accurate and timely reflection of the will of voters expressed at the polls by direct suffrage.
The basic functions of the system are: planning, organizing, and holding elections, referendum or other popular vote, maintaining and guarding the consolidated register for identification of voters, and recording modifications to civil status. (Art. 176)

Peru, Spanish

El sistema electoral tiene por finalidad asegurar que las votaciones traduzcan la expresión auténtica, libre y espontánea de los ciudadanos; y que los escrutinios sean reflejo exacto y oportuno de la voluntad del elector expresada en las urnas por votación directa.
Tiene por funciones básicas el planeamiento, la organización y la ejecución de los procesos electorales o de referéndum u otras consultas populares; el mantenimiento y la custodia de un registro único de identificación de las personas; y el registro de los actos que modifican el estado civil. (Art. 176)

Electoral Bodies

Peru, English

The electoral system consists of the National Election Board, the National Office of Elections, and the National Identification and Civil Status Registry. They are autonomous and coordinate their work with each other, in accordance with their authorities. (Art. 177)

Peru, Spanish

El sistema electoral está conformado por el Jurado Nacional de Elecciones; la Oficina Nacional de Procesos Electorales; y el Registro Nacional de Identificación y Estado Civil. Actúan con autonomía y mantienen entre sí relaciones de coordinación, de acuerdo con sus atribuciones. (Art. 177)

Electoral Bodies

Saint Kitts and Nevis, English

(1) There shall be a Supervisor of Elections whose duty it shall be to exercise general supervision over the registration of voters in elections of Representatives and over the conduct of such elections.
… (Sec. 34)

Electoral Bodies

Saint Kitts and Nevis, English

(1) There shall be for Saint Christopher and Nevis an Electoral Commission (hereinafter in this section referred to as the Commission) …
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(4) The function of the Commission shall be to supervise the Supervisor of Elections in the performance of his functions under sections 34(1), 38(9) and 113(5).
… (Sec. 33)