Document from CIS Legislation database © 2003-2019 SojuzPravoInform LLC

Approved by the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan of June 25, 2019, No. ZRU-544

THE ELECTORAL CODE OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

Chapter 1. General provisions

Article 1. The relations regulated by this Code

This Code governs the relations connected with preparation and elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, deputies of Legislative house of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan (further - Legislative house), members of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan (further - the Senate), deputies regional, district and city Kengasha of People's Deputies (further - local Kengasha), and establishes the guarantees providing free declaration of will of citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Article 2. Legislation on elections

The legislation on elections consists of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, of this Code and other acts of the legislation of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Article 3. The basic principles of elections in the Republic of Uzbekistan

Elections in the Republic of Uzbekistan are held on the basis of general, equal, direct suffrage in case of secret vote.

Elections are held openly and publicly.

Article 4. Universal adult suffrage

Election of the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan, deputies of Legislative house and deputies local Kengasha is general.

The citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan (further - citizens) who reached by the election day of eighteen years have to choose the right.

Citizens, irrespective of floor, racial and national identity, language, the relation to religion, social origin, beliefs, personal and social standing, education, sort and nature of occupations, have equal suffrage.

Article 5. Equal suffrage

Each citizen participating in elections has one voice.

The citizens recognized by court incapacitated and also persons containing in places of detention according to the court verdict cannot be elected.

The citizens recognized by court incapacitated and also persons containing in places of detention according to the court verdict for the committed heavy and especially serious crimes do not participate in elections.

Article 6. Direct suffrage

The president of the Republic of Uzbekistan, deputies of Legislative house, deputies local Kengasha are elected citizens directly.

Article 7. Secret vote

Vote on elections is free and secret. Control of declaration of will of voters is not allowed.

The mystery of vote is provided with creation of the corresponding conditions excluding possibility of any control of declaration of will of the voter.

Article 8. Openness and publicity by preparation and elections

Preparation and elections are performed by the electoral commissions openly and publicly.

The electoral commissions inform citizens on the work, on formation of constituencies, sites, on structure of the electoral commissions, their location and operating time, acquaint with electoral registers, the list of the political parties participating in elections, report data on candidates for president of the Republic of Uzbekistan, deputies of Legislative house, deputies local Kengasha, and also about results of vote and elections.

Mass media light the course of preparation and elections.

Meetings of the electoral commissions are held openly. Decisions of the electoral commissions are published in mass media or will be promulgated according to the procedure, established by this Code.

On all actions for preparation and elections, and also in rooms for vote in the election day and in case of counting of votes have the right to participate observers from the political parties which proposed candidates for president of the Republic of Uzbekistan, deputies of Legislative house, deputies local Kengasha, self-government institutions of citizens, representatives of mass media, observers from other states, the international organizations.

Chapter 2. Constituencies and sites

Article 9. Formation of constituencies

Constituencies on election of the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan are formed by Central Election Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan (further - Central Election Commission) in borders of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, areas and the city of Tashkent.

For elections of deputies of Legislative house hundred fifty territorial constituencies is formed. One deputy is elected from each constituency.

Constituencies at elections of deputies of Legislative house are formed by Central Election Commission on representation of the Jokargi Kenes of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, Kengashy People's Deputies of areas and the city of Tashkent.

Borders of constituencies are determined by elections of deputies of Legislative house taking into account the administrative-territorial device of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, areas and the city of Tashkent, as a rule, with equal number of voters in all territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

For elections in local Kengasha constituencies are formed:

in regional and Tashkent city Kengasha of People's Deputies - no more than sixty constituencies;

in district and city Kengasha of People's Deputies - no more than thirty constituencies. One deputy is elected from each constituency.

Within the regulations established by this Code the number of constituencies for elections in local Kengasha is determined by the corresponding local Kengash proceeding from population, voters, the territory and other local conditions.

Constituencies at elections in local Kengasha are formed corresponding regional, district, by City Elections Commission, as a rule, with equal number of voters. Borders of constituencies are determined taking into account the administrative-territorial device of area, areas and the cities.

In case of formation of constituencies the most acceptable deviation of number of voters in constituencies, as a rule, shall not exceed ten percent.

Lists of constituencies with indication of their borders, number of voters and the locations of district electoral commissions are published by the relevant electoral commission at least in seventy five days prior to elections.

Full text available with active License only!

Disclaimer! This text was translated by AI translator and is not a valid juridical document. No warranty. No claim. More info

Effectively work with search system

Database include more 38000 documents. You can find needed documents using search system. For effective work you can mix any on documents parameters: country, documents type, date range, teams or tags.

Get help

If you cannot find the required document, or you do not know where to begin, go to Help section.

In this section, we’ve tried to describe in detail the features and capabilities of the system, as well as the most effective techniques for working with the database.

You also may open the section Frequently asked questions. This section provides answers to questions set by users.

Search engine created by SojuzPravoInform LLC. UI/UX design by Intelliants.