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Electoral Bodies

Côte d’Ivoire, English

… The organization and supervision of the referendum and of the elections is assured by an Independent Commission within the conditions provided by the law. (Art. 32)

Côte d’Ivoire, French

... L’organisation et la supervision du référendum et des élections sont assurées par une Commission indépendante dans les conditions prévues par la loi. (Art. 32)

Electoral Bodies

Singapore, English

(1) There shall be a Presidential Elections Committee whose function is to ensure that candidates for the office of President have the qualifications referred to in paragraph (e) or (g)(iv) or both such paragraphs of Article 19(2), as the case may be.
… (Art. 18)

Electoral Bodies

Nepal, English

(1) The Election Commission shall, subject to this Constitution and other laws, conduct, supervise, direct and control the election of the President, the VicePresident, Federal Parliament, Provincial assemblies, local bodies. The Election Commission shall be responsible for preparing the voters’ list for the purpose of election.
(2) The Election Commission shall hold referendum on subject of national importance as per this Constitution and Federal laws.
(3) If candidacy nominations have been registered for the election of the President, the Vice-President, the member of Federal Parliament and Provincial Assembly but a question arises before the completion of the election about the illegitimacy of a candidate, a final decision thereon shall be made by the Election Commission.
(4) The Election Commission may delegate any of its functions, duties and powers to the Chief Election Commissioner, Election Commissioner or any employee of the Government of Nepal to be exercised and followed in compliance with the conditions specified.
(5) Other functions, duties and powers and working procedures of the Election Commission shall be as regulated by law. (Art. 246)

Nepal, Nepali

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Electoral Bodies

Jordan, Arabic

2. تنشأ بقانون هيئة مستقلة تشرف على العملية الانتخابية النيابية وتديرها في كل مراحلها، كما تشرف على أي انتخابات أخرى يقررها مجلس الوزراء. (المادّة 67)

Jordan, English

2. An independent commission shall be established by a law to supervise the parliamentary electoral process and to administer it in all of its stages, and to - as well supervise any other elections decided by the Council of Ministers. (Art. 67)

Electoral Bodies

Kazakhstan, English

6. Preparation of questions concerning the imposition of penalties on the deputies, their observance of the requirements of paragraph 3 of this article, principles of the deputies’ ethics, as well as termination of the deputies’ powers and deprivation of their powers and deputy immunity, shall be delegated to the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan. (Art. 52)

Kazakhstan, Kazak

6. Депутаттарға жазалау шараларын қолдануға, олардың осы баптың 3-тармағының талаптарын, депутаттық әдеп ережелерiн сақтауына, сондай-ақ депутаттардың өкiлеттiгiн тоқтатуға және өкiлеттігiнен әрi депутатқа ешкiмнiң тиiспеуi жөнiндегi құқығынан айыруға байланысты мәселелердi әзiрлеу Қазақстан Республикасының Орталық сайлау комиссиясына жүктеледi. (52-бап)

Electoral Bodies

Indonesia, English

(5) The general elections shall be organised by a general election commission of a national, permanent, and independent character.
… (Art. 22E)

Indonesia, Indonesian

(5) Pemilihan umum diselenggarakan oleh suatu komisi pemilihan umum yang bersifat nasional, tetap, dan mandiri.
... (Pasal 22E)

Electoral Bodies

Sri Lanka, English

(1) The Commission shall exercise, perform and discharge all such powers, duties and functions conferred or imposed on or assigned to –
(a) the Commission; or
(b) the Commissioner-General of Elections,
by the Constitution, and by the law for the time being relating to the election of the President, the election of Members of Parliament, the election of members of Provincial Councils, the election of members of Local Authorities and the conduct of Referenda, including but not limited to all the powers, duties and functions relating to the preparation and revision of registers of electors for the purposes of such elections and Referenda and the conduct of such elections and Referenda.
(2) It shall be the duty of the Commission to secure the enforcement of all laws relating to the holding of any such election or the conduct of Referenda and it shall be the duty of all authorities of the State charged with the enforcement of such laws, to co-operate with the Commission to secure such enforcement.
… (Art. 104B)

Sri Lanka, Sinhala

^1& ue;sjrK fldñIka iNdfõ n,;, ld¾hh iy
l¾;jH )
^w& fldñIka iNdj fyda
^wd& ue;sjrK flduidßia ckrd,ajrhd fj; mjrd § we;s fyda mkjd we;s fyda ish¨ n,;,"ld¾hh iy l¾;jH fldñIka iNdj úiska ls%hd;aul lrkq ,eìh hq;af;a o" bgq lrkq ,eìh hq;af;a o" isÿ lrkq ,eìh hq;af;a o jkafka h' tjeks Pkao úuiSïj, iy cku; úpdrKj, ld¾hh i|yd Pkao ysñ kdu f,aLk ms ^2& tjeks hï Pkao úuiSula fyda cku; úpdrKhla meje;aùug wod, ish¨u kS;s n,d;aul lsßu" iqrlaIs; lsßu fldñIka iNdfõ ld¾hh úh hq;= w;r" tfia ta ks;s n,d;aul lsÍu iqrlaIsl lsÍfuys,d fldñIka iNdfõ iyfhda.h ±laùu ta kS;s n,d;aul lsÍu Ndrj isák ish¨u rcfha n,OdÍkaf.a ld¾hh úh hq;af;a h'
''' ^104nS jHjia:dj&

Electoral Bodies

Sri Lanka, English

(1) There shall be an Election Commission (in this Chapter referred to as the “Commission”) consisting of three members appointed by the President on the recommendation of the Constitutional Council, from amongst persons who have distinguished themselves in any profession or in the fields of administration or education. One of the members so appointed shall be a retired officer of the Department of Elections, who has held office as a Deputy Commissioner of Elections or above. The President shall on the recommendation of the Constitutional Council, appoint one member as its Chairman.
(2) The object of the Commission shall be to conduct free and fair elections and Referenda.
… (Art. 103)8

Sri Lanka, Sinhala

^1& ^fï mßÉfþofha ¶fldñIka iNdj¶ hkqfjka i|yka lrkq ,nk& ue;sjrK fldñIka iNdjla ;sìh hq;af;a h' fldñIka iNdj hus jD;a;Skays fyda mßmd,k fyda wOHdmk lafIa;%j, fyda úYsIaG;d ysñlr.k isák ;eke;a;kka w;=frka" wdKavql%u jHjia:d iNdfõ ks¾foaYh u; ckdêm;sjrhd úiska m;a lrkq ,nk idudðlhka ;=ka fofkl=f.ka iukaú; úh hq;af;a h' m;a lrkq ,nk tla idudðlhl= ksfhdacH ue;sjrK flduidßia jrhl= jYfhka fyda Bg by< jQ fyda OQrhla Wiq,kq ,enQ ue;sjrK fomd¾;fïka;=fõ úY%du,;a ks,Orhl= úh hq;af;a h' wdKavql%u jHjia:d iNdfõ ks¾foaYh u; Tjqka w;=frka tla idudðlhl= fldñIka iNdfõ iNdm;sjrhd f,i ckdêm;sjrhd úiska m;a lrkq ,eìh hq;af;a h'˜;
^2& ksoyia yd idOdrK Pkao úuiSu iy cku; úpdrKh meje;aúu fldñIka iNdfõ mrud¾:h úh hq;af;a h'
''' ^103 jHjia:dj&

Electoral Bodies

Kenya, English

(1) There is established the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.

(4) The Commission is responsible for conducting or supervising referenda and elections to any elective body or office established by this Constitution, and any other elections as prescribed by an Act of Parliament … (Art. 88)

Electoral Bodies

Kenya, English

(11) The chairperson and vice-chairperson of a commission14 shall not be of the same gender.
… (Art. 250)