Royal Decree 1612/2007, of December 7, which regulates an accessible voting procedure that makes it easier for people with visual disabilities to exercise the right to vote

Exact name (in spanish): Real Decreto 1612/2007, de 7 de diciembre, por el que se regula un procedimiento de voto accesible que facilita a las personas con discapacidad visual el ejercicio del derecho de sufragio

Current update: December 9, 2007

Approval date: December 9, 2007

Effective: Yes

Entity that promotes it: Ministry of Interior

Issue: Public administration


The purpose of this royal decree is to regulate an accessible voting procedure that, through the use of complementary documentation in Braille system that accompanies the ballots and standardized voting envelopes, allows the identification of the voting option by people blind or with severe visual impairment, with autonomy and full guarantee for the secrecy of the vote.”

Geographic scope of application: Spain

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