Population with a disabilityaccording to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate
Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Article 3, part (2) states:
Public authorities shall ensure equal conditions for the exercise of the right of suffrage of electors.
Article 17, part (5) states:
For ensuring access to the exercise of the right of suffrage by electors with limited physical capacity, local self-government bodies shall undertake necessary measures at polling stations.
Article 56, part (2) states:
During elections of the National Assembly, the voting for electors undergoing inpatient treatment in medical institutions providing inpatient care, electors unable to visit the polling stations on the voting day on their own and military servant electors undergoing inpatient treatment in military medical institutions, shall be organised through a mobile ballot box in a medical institution providing inpatient care and in a military medical institution.
Article 58, part (2) states:
The voting booth shall be assembled in such a way that the elector is able to vote privately from the persons present in the voting room, and that there is sufficient lighting, a pen, and a box of unused ballot papers.
Article 66, part (7) states:
In case when a green sign appears on the screen, the elector shall insert the fingerprint of forefinger of his or her right hand. In case of impossibility thereof, the fingerprint shall be inserted by the following order: forefinger of the left hand, middle finger of the right hand, middle finger of the left hand, ring finger of the right hand, ring finger of the left hand, little figure of the right hand, little figure of the left hand, thumb of the right hand, thumb of the left hand. In case of impossibility to insert the fingerprint the step to insert fingerprint is omitted. Thereafter, the technical equipment shall print the record number of an elector in the list of electors, surname, name, the number of the identification document, the record number of the voting pass, whereas, if available in the digital database, also the voting pass containing the photograph of the elector. The Central Electoral Commission may prescribe requirements for additional data to appear on the screen and additional data to be printed on the voting pass.
Article 67, part (9) states:
The elector who is unable to fill in the ballot paper on his or her own, shall have the right to invite, after having notified the chairperson of the electoral commission, another person into the voting booth, who must not be a member of electoral commission, proxy, observer, mass media representatives, visitor. The person shall have the right to assist only one elector who is unable to fill in the ballot paper on his or her own. Except for the mentioned case, the presence of another person in the voting booth while filling in the ballot paper shall be prohibited. The data of the person assisting the elector unable to fill in the ballot paper on his or her own shall be entered in the registration book of the precinct electoral commission.