1The voting for the election of members of the High Judicial Council from the General Meeting of judges shall be secret and individual.
2The Chairperson of the High Court shall, not later than 2 days before the date of the General Meeting of judges for the election of judge members of the High Judicial Council, approve the template ballot paper, which contains the names of registered candidates.
3The voting process shall be open to media and all other observers who are interested in monitoring the process. Observers shall be authorized in advance by the Chairperson of the High Court. Minister of Justice, or persons authorised by him, two members of the parliamentary standing committee on legal affairs, one of whom from the opposition, may participate as observers in the General Meeting of judges for the election of judge members of the High Judicial Council without prior authorization.
4A Voting Committee shall be established to administer the voting process consisting of three assistant magistrates of the High Court elected by lot. The lot on the election of members of the Voting Committee shall be organized under the responsibility of the Chairperson of the High Court.
5The members of the Voting Committee shall, before the voting process starts, multiply and sign in advance a number of ballots equal to the number of judges present at the meeting. In case one or more ballots are spoiled, the commission shall sign a number of ballots equal to the spoiled ballots and destroy the spoiled ballots in the presence of participants.
6The Voting Committee administering the voting process shall be assisted by the administration of the High Court.
7The General Meeting of Judges may, upon the proposal of the Chairperson of the High Court and in accordance with the provisions of this Law, adopt more detailed rules for the voting process and the election of the members of the Voting Committee at the beginning of the meeting.