This publication contains a set of guidelines for good practice in the conduct of elections, based on Europe's electoral heritage, as well as an explanatory report which explains the key principles on which they are based. The guidelines and report were adopted in 2002 by the Council for Democratic Elections and by the European Commission for Democracy through Law (also known as the Venice Commission); and approved in 2003 by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council Europe and by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities in Europe.18747/91, 19376/92; 19379/92, 28208/95 and 27755/95, Collected Judgments and Decisions, 1997-IV, p. 1233; re. equality, cf. aforementioned judgment of Mathieu-Mohin and Clerfayt, p. 23. 4 ECHR No. 24833/94, judgment in Matthews vs.
|Title||:||Code of Good Practice in Electoral Matters|
|Publisher||:||Council of Europe - 2003-01-01|