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Important Legislation
 
Act on Election of Representatives to the Croatian Parliament
 
THE RIGHT OF MEMBERS OF NATIONAL MINORITIES IN THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA TO REPRESENTATION IN THE CROATIAN PARLIAMENT

Article 15

The Republic of Croatia guarantees to members of national minorities in the Republic of Croatia to exercise right of representation in the Parliament.

The members of national minorities in the Republic of Croatia shall have the right to elect eight representatives to the Parliament, who shall be elected in a special constituency being the territory of the Republic of Croatia.

Article 16

Members of the Serbian national minority shall elect three representatives to Parliament consistent to the Constitutional Act on the Rights of National Minorities.

Members of the Hungarian national minority shall elect one representative to Parliament.

Members of Italian national minority shall elect one representative to Parliament.

Members of Czech and Slovakian national minority shall together elect one representative to Parliament.

Members of Austrian, Bulgarian, German, Polish, Roma, Romanian, Ruthenian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vallachian and Jewish national minority shall together elect one representative to Parliament.

Members of Albanian, Bosnian, Montenegrian, Macedonian and Slovenian national minority shall together elect one representative to Parliament.

Members of national minorities form Paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of this Article, beside the representative candidate shall propose also his/her deputy, who shall be elected together with him/her.

Members of national minorities from Paragraphs 4, 5 and 6 of this Article propose only the representative candidate, and his/her deputy shall become the representative candidate who won the next most votes to the elected representative.

Article 17

The right to submit proposals for candidates for national minorities and their representatives have political parties, voters and associations of national minorities.

If a representative candidate for a national minority representative and his/her deputy is being proposed by the voters, for a valid nomination 100 voters' signatures shall be collected.

Article 18

The signatures of voters in the procedure of nomination of representatives and deputies of national minorities members, who are elected in special constituencies are to be collected on a required form, where name and family name, nationality and address of the proposed candidate shall be entered, and name, family name and address of the undersigned voter-proposer.

 

The Nomination

   


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