no ground for his/her exclusion from the right to vote based on the register of citizens with no right to vote.

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Certificate of the right to vote (NEO)

Any adult citizen may submit an application to the National Election Office for a certificate that there is no ground for his/her exclusion from the right to vote based on the register of citizens with no right to vote.

Kulcsszavak: under guardianship, loss of civic rights, court, NEO, election, exclusion from exercising the right to vote

The application for a certificate can be submitted by both electronic means and post:

The application must include your personal identification information (name, name at birth, place and date of birth, mother’s name, personal identification number or the number of the identity document issued by a Hungarian authority) and residential address information as well as the purpose for which the certificate will be used and a request for the issuance of the certificate.

Applications for a certificate may be submitted at any time.

The time limit for processing the application is 30 days.

No other documents are required to be submitted in addition to the application.

No payment obligation arises from submitting an application.

No payment obligation arises from submitting an application.

If the National Election Office decides that a certificate may be issued, an objection may be raised again this decision of the Office. The objection is considered by the National Election Commission. The objection may only be submitted in writing; oral presentation (e.g. going on record by telephone or in person) is not possible. The objection must be submitted to the National Election Office.

 

The objection must include:

 

The objection may be submitted at any time from the date of receipt of the notification from the National Election Office until the status at issue (failure to remove you from the register of persons with no right to vote on the grounds of you regaining your right to vote) persists.

The National Election Commission will consider the objection based on the evidence you provided in your objection and the document(s) you attached to your objection (a declaration, instrument or other document on you regaining your right to vote).

If the National Election Commission accepts the objection and finds an infringement of the law, it requires the National Election Office to remove your information from the register of persons with no right to vote and issue the certificate.

If the National Election Commission does not accept the objection, it is rejected.

If the National Election Commission fails to comply with its procedural obligations, you may submit an objection to the Curia of Hungary.

Certificates are delivered by post or by electronic means.

The register of citizens with no right to vote is kept by the National Election Office and contains adult citizens and minor citizens aged 17 and over who:

  1. are excluded from the right to vote due to their mental capacity being limited,
  2. are subject to involuntary commitment imposed in the course of criminal proceedings, or
  3. lost their civic rights, or
  4. are serving a custodial sentence.

 

Adult citizens are persons who have reached the age of 18 or, if they have not reached the age of 18 yet, became adults through marriage.

The certificate includes the citizen’s name, name at birth, mother’s name, place and date of birth and whether there is a ground for his/her exclusion from the right to vote based on the register of citizens with no right to vote.

If a citizen regains his/her right to vote, his/her personal information is removed from the register of citizens with no right to vote.

Section 98 to 100 of Act XXXVI of 2013 on the electoral process

Act XCIII of 1990 on levies

 

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