"The election law will require parties and candidates to formally register as contestants in an election…Registration requirements should be clear and predictable and should not involve potentially discriminatory demands such as excessive deposits or an unreasonable number of names on registration petitions."
DocumentOSCE (ODIHR): Handbook for Domestic Election Observers, p. 72
- Limits on individuals wishing to run for office may only be based on objective and reasonable criteria, including a reasonable monetary fee or deposit.
- Political parties may be required to register with election authorities when contesting the election. The grounds for rejecting a registration application should be based on objective criteria.