Political Parties Submit Documents to Take Part in Presidential Elections

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On September 19, 2016, representatives of Milliy Tiklanish (National Revival) Democratic Party of Uzbekistan submitted to the Central Election Commission a package of required documents for participation in the elections of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The event was attended by members of the Central Election Commission and representatives of mass media.

As it is known, elections of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan are due on December 4 this year.

In accordance with Article 24 of the Law "On elections of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan", political parties have the right to nominate a candidate for President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

A political party may name the presidential candidate if it is registered by the Ministry of Justice no later than six months prior to the date election campaign is announced to commence.

In line with Article 241, to participate in the election of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan a political party shall submit to the Central Election Commission no less than seventy days before the elections: anapplication for participation in the elections signed by the leader of the party; a certificate of the Ministry of Justice containing information about the registration of the political party; information on the candidate for the post of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

During today’s occasion, the Central Election Commission issued a dated certificate for the authorized representative of party.

On the same day, representatives of the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Businesspeople – the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan also appealed to the Central Election Commission and handed over thepackage of necessary documents for participation in the elections of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Based on the submitted documents, the Central Election Commission makes a final decision within five dayson the admission of political party to participate in elections.

In accordance with the Law "On elections of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan", list of parties partaking in the elections is being published in the central print media in order of receipt of applications.

(Source: Republican Press Center on Covering the Elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan)

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In accordance with the electoral legislation, including that concerning the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and the program of main activities, comprehensive preparations have been underway in the country for the presidential elections scheduled for 4 December this year.

In particular, the political parties of Uzbekistan have been appealing to the Central Election Commission in the order envisaged by the law in order to partake in the forthcoming vote.

On September 20, representatives of the People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan handed in to the Central Election Commission anapplication for participation in the elections, signed by leader of the party; a certificate of the Ministry of Justice containing information on the registration of the political party; information on candidate for the post of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

In this regard, the Central Election Commission has organized a meeting with members of the Commission, reporters of mass media, where it was noted that the presidential elections are an important component of a democratic constitutional state and open civil society, of free expression of people’s will, and the basic form of participation of citizens in governance.

On the same day, representatives of Adolat (Justice) Social Democratic Party of Uzbekistan appealed to the Central Election Commission to participate in the elections of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and submitted pertinent documents.

The Central Election Commission issued a dated certificate for authorized representatives of political parties.

“The Central Election Commission makes a final decision within five days on the admission of a political party to elections,” Komiljon Adilov, deputy chairman of the Central Election Commission, said. “In accordance with current legislation, the list of parties partaking in the elections is being published in the central print media in the order of receipt of applications.

(Source: Republican Press Center on Covering the Elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan)

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