Population with a disabilityaccording to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate
Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Article 160 states:
If on account of a temporary impediment, the President of the Republic is rendered unable to carry out the presidential functions, the Prime Minister acts in his place. If the Presidential office becomes vacant, due to resignation, death, permanent disability to work or any other reason, the House of Representatives announces the vacancy of the office. If the vacancy occurs for any other reason, the House announces it with a two-thirds majority. The House notifies the National Elections Commission, the Speaker of the House of Representatives temporarily assumes presidential powers. In the event the House of Representatives is dissolved, the General Assembly of the Supreme Constitutional Court and its chairman replace the House of Representatives and its Speaker. In all cases, a new president must be elected during a period not exceeding 90 days from the date the office becomes vacant. In such a case, the presidential term commences as of the date the result of elections is announced. The interim President is not allowed to run for this office, request any amendment to the Constitution, dissolve the House of Representatives or dismiss the government.
Article 233 states:
If on account of a temporary impediment, the Interim President of the Republic is rendered unable to exercise his powers, the Prime Minister acts in his place. If the Interim Presidential office becomes vacant, due to resignation, death, permanent inability to work or any other reason, the most senior Vice-President of the Supreme Constitutional Court replaces him.
Article 3 states:
The exercise of political rights is suspended with regard to the persons mentioned hereinafter....
Article 24 states:
…In the case of House of Representatives or Shura Council elections, each individual candidate and list representative shall have the right to deploy an agent, registered in the voters’ register at the General Committee’s register, to represent him in the polling centre or the general committee. If half an hour after scheduled time for polling passed with the number of agents being less than 2, the head of the station shall complete the number of agents from among the literate present registered candidates…
Article 25 states:
If one of the committee members or its secretary is absent temporarily, the committee’s head shall appoint at alternate from among the attending voters who can read and write.
Article 29 states:
…Blind and other voters with a disability who cannot record their views on the election or referendum ballot papers without assistance may express their choice verbally in a manner such that only the committee members can hear. The secretary of the polling station committee shall record the voter’s choice on his ballot-paper, and the head of the polling station committee shall sign it and record next to the voter’s name on the voter list that the voter expressed his choice according to this procedure. These voters may also delegate a person to attend voting with them before the polling station committee, to write their electoral or referendum choice on the ballot papers they receive from the head of the committee. This delegation shall be recorded in the minutes.