Constitution of the Republic of Austria

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Article 23a(1) The members to be delegated to the European Parliament by the Republic of Austria shall be elected in accordance with the principles of proportional representation on the basis of equal, direct, secret and personal suffrage for men and women who have completed their eighteenth year of life before 1 January of the election year and on the day appointed for elecation are either endowed with Austrian nationality and not excluded from suffrage under the provisos of European Union law or endowed with the nationality of another member state of the European Union and qualified to vote under the provisos of European Union Law. The more detailed provisions about the electoral procedure will be made by Federal law. (2) Federal territory constitutes for elections to the European Parliament a single electoral body.(3) Eligible for election are all men and women who have completed their nineteenth year of life before 1 January of the election year and on the day appointed for elecation are either endowed with Austrian nationality and not excluded from suffrage under the provisos of European Union law or endowed with the nationality of another member state of the European Union and qualified to vote under the provisos of European Union Law. The more detailed provisions about the electoral procedure will be made by Federal law.

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National constitutional law
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Austria