European Parliament Election Act

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§ 4. Right to vote and stand as candidate.
(1) Estonian citizens who have attained 18 years of age by election day shall have the right to vote.
(2) A citizen of the European Union who is not an Estonian national (hereinafter citizen of the European Union) shall have the right to vote if:
1) he or she has attained 18 years of age by election day;
2) his or her permanent residence is in Estonia, i.e. the address details of his or her residence have been entered in the Estonian population register (hereinafter population register);
3) he or she has not been deprived of the right to vote in his or her home Member State.
(3) A person shall not have the right to vote if:
1) he or she is divested of the active legal capacity with regard to the right to vote;
2) he or she has been convicted of a crime by a court and is serving sentence in a penal institution.
(4) Estonian citizens who have attained 21 years of age by election day shall have the right to stand as candidates.
(5) A citizen of the European Union shall have the right to stand as a candidate if:
1) he or she has attained at least 21 years of age by election day;
2) his or her permanent residence is in Estonia, i.e. the address details of his or her residence have been entered in the population register;
3) he or she has not been deprived of the right to stand as a candidate in his or her home Member State.
(6) The following persons shall not stand as candidates for the European Parliament:
1) a person who has been divested of his or her active legal capacity with regard to the right to vote;
2) a person who has been convicted of a crime by a court and is serving sentence in a penal institution;
3) a person in active service in the Defence Forces.
(7) A person may vote or stand as a candidate only in one Member State of the European Union in the same elections to the European Parliament.

Type of law: 
National constitutional law
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Country: 
Estonia