Chapter Four

Chapter Four
Chapter Four

2- The voter voting for direct elections has to have resided in the circle where elections will take place for at least three months at the time of the closing of the voters’ record.
3- The voter voting for the Presidency or taking part of the referendum while outside Sudan has to be residing in the foreign country with the appropriate visa and not merely visiting.
4- The voter voting for the scientific section must have had a diploma in a field requiring the completion of two or more years past secondary education and licensed from the appropriate authority.
5- The voter voting for the professional section must be a member of a national union or a provincial union or whatever takes their places.
Preparing the Election Record
Article Eleven:
1- The Commission does the following:
a) Tallying all the voters according to their eligibility standards and enrolling them in the public election record,
b) Stating the place of residence of the voters and preparing lists of them in the election record on the national circle or the provincial or local circles, and maintaining that record,
c) Declaring the voters from the scientific and professional sections in a record and maintain it,
d) Reviewing what has been declared in the record two months before the end of the year to check whether the voters declared meet the eligibility standards, or declare them in a different list if they change their places of residency, or take out any voters who lost their eligibility standards,
e) Publish all the lists and make them open to any review or appeal so that they would become final lists in the record by the end of the year.
2- The Commission might ask the aid of any popular or governmental front to be able to declare and encompass the voters or to register them.
Delineating the Circles
Article Twelve: The Commission delineates the circles for direct elections on the condition that the number of people encompassed into the National Circle must not be in excess of or less than 20% of the median standard. The median standard represents the total population of the Sudanese Republic or province or locality divided by the number of members in the National Assembly or the Provincial or Local Assemblies who were elected directly respectively.

The Evidential Force of the Election Record
Article Thirteen: When the Commission certifies the election record after its closing at the end of the year, it becomes an evidence regarding the eligibility of the registered voter, and no appeal would be heard about any procedure pertaining to it.
Chapter Five:
Nomination and Accession:
Nomination of the Candidate
Article Fourteen:
1- No person can nominate themselves for the elections,
2- No less then 20 people can nominate a candidate for the elections for a membership in the National Assembly or the Provincial or Local Assemblies, on the condition that these candidates should meet the eligibility of the voters,
3- No fees shall be levied from the candidate, however, every nominee has to pay nomination fees, and every nominee has to pay insurance according to the regulations,
4- Every nomination shall hold the candidate’s name and address and qualifications, in addition to the names and addresses of the nominators. The candidate should meet the eligibility standards stipulated in the constitution and the law, and his written agreement to the nomination has to be attached.
Eligibility of the Candidate
Article Fifteen:
1- The eligibility requirements for the candidate for the membership of the National Assembly or the Provincial or Local Assemblies are the same requirements stipulated in article 68 of the constitution,
2- The eligibility requirements for the candidate from the scientific section should be the same as the eligibility requirements of the voters of that section according to article 10(4) of the law,
3- The candidate from the professional section should be a member of National or Provincial Union or whatever takes their places according to article 10(5) of the law.
Obligations of the Candidate for the National, Provincial or Local Assemblies
Article Sixteen: no person shall be nominated to the National, Provincial or Local Assemblies unless they present the following to the Commission:
a) Acknowledgment to abide by the constitution,
b) A certificate of their resignation from any public office, provided they do not lose their workers’ status,
c) A declaration by the candidate whether they are independent or they belong to a registered group in accordance with the Organizing of Political Allegiance Law for the year 1998.
Acceptance of the Nominees
Article Seventeen: The Higher Council shall accept the nominees after the lapse of the appeal period according to the regulations.
The Reconciliatory Council
Article Eighteen: The Commission might appoint in any National, Provincial or Local circle a temporary Reconciliatory Council from scrupulous people who are not to be nominees.

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