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Section 1.12. Citizens, resident, and on the electoral register, are entitled to vote in all national elections and referendums upon reaching the Age of Legal Capacity, except for persons under guardianship due to severe mental incapacity as defined by a specific medical or judicial certification.

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    Administrator #1  •  2020-08-20 17:35:39

    Section 1.12. Section 1.12. Citizens, resident, and on the electoral register, are entitled to vote in all national elections and referendums upon reaching the Age of Legal Capacity, except for persons under guardianship due to severe mental incapacity as defined by a specific medical or judicial certification.

Proposed Amendment to Section 1.12.

Proposed Amendment to Section 1.12.

  • sdonald01

    Voting obligations, may fall under 4.19

    Section 1.12. It shall be mandatory for an eligible voter, to cast a vote in a national election. This notwithstanding, elections Scotland, shall ensure all ballots have a dissension option on the ballot. Penalties for not voting and convictions will be provided under the Scottish elections and voting act regulations. People convicted for not voting shall not be protected under the freedom of information act for this violation and the government has the right to provide this list to anyone.

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