"In accordance with the procedural time limits prescribed by law for publication of the preliminary and final results and for filing and deciding upon related challenges, all complaints and appeals should be determined once and for all within a maximum of two months. "
DocumentOSCE (ODIHR): Resolving Election Disputes in the OSCE Area: Towards a Standard Election Dispute Monitoring System, para. II.G.37
- Remedy should be available for complaints arising throughout the electoral process.
- The legal framework for elections should provide effective redress for violations of electoral rights.
- Effective redress requires disputes to be dealt with in a timely manner.
- Decisions on requests for a remedy should be made with a time period set by law.