Election of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate on 13 and 14 April 2008 with reference to the date of publication

of the decree convening meetings, is p osted and the poster to vote CALENDAR OF COMPLIANCE LEGEND: C.D. S.R. I.M. C. E. CIR. C.E.C. Republic Chamber of Deputies Senate = = = = Electoral Commission Ministerial Ins tructions Circondariale = Municipal Election Commission 91692 Reference Reference day after day decree published poster poster rallies with reference to the day of the vote, the poster posting of meetings and public ation in the OJ the decree of convocation of meetings Reference day before voting TABLE OF OBLIGATIONS DATE OBLIGATIONS Votes of Italians living abroad voters living abroad can vote by mail. This mode of voting was introduced by Law December 27, 2001, No 459, regulated by d.P.R. April 2, 2003, No 104. Voters living abroad who do not wish to exercise the opti on of postal voting, may opt to vote in Italy with special communication Consula r Office in whose jurisdiction he resides (Article 4 of Law 27 December 2001, n. 459). Electoral propaganda - propaganda election through advertisements in news papers or magazines, advertising and other forms of advertising broadcast broadc asting is regulated by Law 22 February 2000, No 28. - From the day of calling th e election rallies, municipalities are required to provide, in accordance with i ts rules and regulations at no cost to the municipalities themselves, political parties and movements participating in the electoral race, equally between them, the premises owned by them already in place for conferences and debates (Articl e 19 of Law 10 December 1993, No 515). Model Code Wednesday 6 / 2 - Day of the publication in G.U. Decree of the President for convening of meetin gs (art. 11 DPR 30 March 1957, No 361 and Articles. 4:22, Legislative Decree 20 December 1993, No 533). The elections for the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate are held with decree of the President of the Republic on by the Council of Mini sters, published in Official Gazette no later than 45 days prior to the vote. Deletion from the electoral roll (1st extraordinary session dynamic revision) of the voters moved to other municipalities (Article 32, subsection 4 of President ial Decree 20 March 1967, No 223). - Expiry date for the affixing of stamps, by the head of the municipal election, the list of electors in each section filed w ith the city, alongside the names of voters who can only vote for the election o f the Chamber of Deputies . The list of names is forwarded immediately to the Di strict Election Commission for all matters of jurisdiction (Art. 23, Legislative Decree 20 December 1993, No 533). Folder 2 91502.01

- 15 ° 53 ° 52 ° Wednesday 20 / 2 Thursday 21 / 2 Folder 2 91502.63 - Expiry date for the determination by the Mayor or a Councillor delegate, assis ted by the Clerk, the existence and good condition of the polls, cabins and all the equipment required for the furnishing of electoral districts (Art. , 33 DPR 30 March 1957, No 361). The Town Council shall also undertake a thorough review of the frames and doors of the premises for polling stations. - 45 ° Thursday 28 / 2 Folder 1 91502.08 - Put on by the Mayor, the convening of the electoral manifesto for the election of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate (art. 11 DPR 30 March 1957, No 361). - Communication all'UTG-Prefecture of the future display of the poster (IM). - E nd of period (Article 32, subsection 4 of Presidential Decree 20 March 1967 No 2 23): a) deletions to the electoral rolls of voters who have lost their Italian c itizenship or have incurred the loss of voting rights after a final court or oth er final order of the court (Article 32, paragraph 1, nos. 2 and 3 of DPR 223/19 67), b) for voter registration (2nd extraordinary session dynamic revision ) of voters who have moved residence in the community (Article 32, paragraph 1, of Pr esidential Decree No. 4 March 20, 1967, No. 223; Folder 2 91502.03 February VSD 123 4 L 567 GPs 8 V 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 SDLMMGVSDL MMGVSDL MMGV 3 Reference Reference day after day decree published poster poster rallies Reference day before voting DATE OBLIGATIONS Model Code c) changes be made to the lists after moving residence in the district of anothe r section of the City (Article 41 of DPR 223/1967). Loss of voting rights after the date of publication of the manifesto of convocation of meetings: In accordan ce with art. 32/ter of d.P.R. No 223/1967 if after the date of publication of th e convening of the electoral manifesto, the City received the measure, which sho ws the loss of voting rights for one of the reasons stated in numbers 2) and 3) the first paragraph of Article 32, the Mayor is to notify the voter a notice sta

ting the reason for which the elector is not allowed to vote, providing at the s ame time, withdrawal of the voter. A copy of such communication is delivered to the President of the seat which takes note of the section lists next to the name of the elector. Changes to the electoral result of the above determinations are made within the month following that in which the consultation took place. 10 ° 35 ° Sunday 9 / 3 - Expiry of deadline for completion by the head of the munici pal electoral list in triplicate of citizens, while including the electoral roll , they will have completed 18 years of age on the first day fixed for voting (Ar ticle 33, first paragraph, of Presidential Decree 20 March 1967, No 223). A copy of this list is immediately sent to the Electoral Commission by Mayor Circondar iale sectional that off the list for the vote the names of people included in th at list (Article 33, second paragraph of DPR 223/1967). The other two copies sha ll be published in the 'praetorian of a municipality, the other is deposited in the municipal secretary. The names listed above, by the Mayor, shall then be rem oved only from the copy - or extract - Sectional lists to be delivered to the Pr esidents of seats for the display in the hall of the vote (MI Circular No 2600 / The 1 February 1986). Electioneering - ORE 24: (indirect propaganda) - Expiry o f the period within which applications must be received by the Mayor of those wh o, while not participating in electoral competition with lists of candidates int end to make posters for campaigning in areas under Articles . 1 and 4 of the Law April 4, 1956, No 212. Folder 2 91502.03 Folder 2 91502.15 Folder 2 91502.13 11 ° 34 ° Monday 10 / 3 Folder 3 91503.11 12 ° 33 ° Tuesday 11 / 3 14 ° 31 ° Thursday 13 / 3 - From 33 to 31 days prior to the vote: The City Council shall define the spaces to be allocated to electoral propaganda posters from those involved in electora l competition, and to delimit the spaces for those not directly involved the ele ctoral competition (Articles 2, 3 and 4, Law 4 April 1956, No 212). - Expiry dat e for the delimitation of the spaces to be allocated to electoral propaganda pos ters (Articles 2, 3 and 4, Law 4 April 1956, No 212). - The City Council, upon r eceiving disclosure of lists of candidates or by the District or the Central Pre fecture and in any event within two days of notification, must be taken to alloc ate and assign space for the propaganda those who participate directly and indir ectly to the elections (Article 5, Law 4 April 1956, No 212). Folder 3 91503.12

Folder Folder 3 91503.12 91503.13 3 / 14/16/17 15 ° 30 ° Friday 14 / 3 - Expiry of deadline for voter registration of citizens who have purchased the e lectoral law for reasons other than completion of 18 years of age or who have re gained the right to terminate the same causes impeding (Article 32, paragraph 4 of DPR 223/1967). - Expiry date for the appointment by the President of the Cour t of Appeals, chair of the Presidents (Article 35, paragraph 1 of DPR 361/1957), including the presidents seat special forecasting art. 9 of Law April 23, 1976, No 136. Folder 2 91502.08 March 123 SDL 456 GPs 7 V 8 S 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 DLMMGVSDLM M GVSDLMMGVSDL 4 Reference Reference day after day decree published poster poster rallies Reference day before voting DATE OBLIGATIONS - Deadline by which the Interior Ministry announced the names of voters living a broad who have exercised the option to vote in Italy. Municipalities take the me asures necessary for the subsequent exercise of the vote in Italy (Article 4, pa ragraph 3, law 27 December 2001, n. 459). Model Code Folder 6-bis BEGINNING electioneering - From 30 days before the vote is permitted by means of election propaganda posters, writings, printed newspaper or wall, to the extent permitted by law April 4, 1956, No 212. - Top of the prohibition (Article 6 of Law No 212/1956): - Light of electioneering or figurative character fixed in a p ublic place (including billboards, banners or banners) - any form of propaganda mobile devices - Launch or jet flyers in public places or open to the public - u se of loudspeakers on vehicles moving out of the cases covered by Article. 7, se cond paragraph, of Law 130/1975. - Beginning of the election may hold meetings a nd rallies without prior notice at the District (Article 7, Law No. 130/1975). 2 0 ° 25 ° Wednesday 19 / 3 - Shipment of postcards warning (Art. 6, Law 7 February 1979, n. 40 and art. 23

DPR April 2, 2003, No. 104) only to voters who have exercised the option to vote who are resident in Italy or in countries with governments which were not concl uded the agreements under Article. 19, paragraph 1 of Law No 459/2001 or States that are in situations of Article. 19, paragraph 4, Law No. 459/2001. - Between 25 th and 20 th day before the date fixed for the vote, the Municipal Electoral Commission, at a public meeting, foretold the first two days with posters in the 'praetorian Municipality, the presence of representatives of the first section listing the City, where designated, shall: a) to appoint for each polling statio n of the City, a number of names including the tellers in the 'equal to that req uired b) the formation of a list of names included in that register for replace the tellers appointed case of cancellation or refusal. Should the number of name s included in the 'the tellers is not sufficient for all matters referred to in points a) and b), the Municipal Election Commission shall appoint the additional tellers among electoral roll of the municipality itself (Article 6 Act March 8, 1989, n. 95). For sections hospital and the polling stations, in whose area the re are hospitals and nursing homes with 100 beds and up to 199 beds or places of detention, the vote is collected by a special seat composed of a President and two Tellers (Article 9 of Law April 23, 1976, n. 136). - Expiration time communi cation by the President of the Court of Appeals, the municipalities, the list of persons appointed president of the polling station (section 35, subsection 4 of DPR 361/1957), including those appointed president of special seat provided art . 9 of Law April 23, 1976, No 136. - Expiration time tellers appointed (Article 6 of Law No 95/1989). Folder 6 Folder 8 91508.21 25 ° 20 ° Monday 24 / 3 26 ° 19 ° Tuesday 25 / 3 - The Mayor shall prepare a list of persons qualified to hold the office of Pres ident of the polling station, in case of refusal by those appointed by the Court of Appeal (Article 35 of DPR 361/1957). - Put on by the Mayor, the manifesto co ntaining the lists of candidates for the election of the Chamber of Deputies (Ar ticle 24 DPR 30 March 1957, No 361). Folder Folder 8 8 91508.21 91508.07 30 ° 15 ° Saturday 29 / 3 - Put on by the Mayor, the manifesto containing the list of candidates for elect ion to the Senate (Article 11 of Legislative Decree 20 December 1993, No 533). - Changes to vote for the death of the electorate (art. 32, subsection 4, DPR Ma rch 20, 1967, No. 223).

Folder 2 91502.11 March 123 SDL 456 GPs 7 V 8 S 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 DLMMGVSDLM M GVSDLMMGVSDL 5 Reference Reference day after day decree published poster poster rallies Reference day before voting DATE OBLIGATIONS - Expiration time notification of appointment to scrutineer acts (Article 6 of L aw No 95/1989). The nominees must disclose to the mayor any serious impediment t o the conduct of office within 48 hours of notification of the appointment. The replacement shall be prevented from drawing from the list under Article. 6 of La w 95/1989. Model Code Folder 8 sectional 91508.12 - Expiry of the period within which the voters in dependence on electrical equip ment Folder 7 must submit to the Mayor, whose lists 91507.23 / voters are regist ered, the declaration to exercise the right to vote at home 24/25/26 (Article 1, DL 3 January 2006, 1). 32 ° 35 ° 13 ° 10 ° Monday 31 / 3 Thursday 3 / 4 - Deadl ine by which the searching party shall communicate any serious impediment to per form the task (Art.€6, Law 95/1989). - Expiration time sending to the Mayor by t he CECIR., Electoral lists sectional duly authenticated (Article 29 of DPR 30 Ma rch 1957, n. 361, Art. 27 Leg. No 533/1993). - Submitting to CECIR. By Head of the office of the municipal election, of any p roposed change in polling locations section, occurring as a result of serious ci rcumstances (Article 38, penultimate paragraph, DPR March 20, 1967, n . 223). Tu esday 40 ° 5 ° 8 / 4 - Expiry of deadline for decision by the CECIR. On any prop osals received by the Municipal Electoral Office Manager for the change in polli ng locations section (Article 38, DPR March 20, 1967, No. 223). - From 5 days prior to the vote the council offices are open daily, including ho lidays, at least from 9 to 19 and the days of voting, for the duration of the vo ting process for the transactions likely to issue after entry in a register, ele ctoral cards are not delivered or duplicate cards in case of deterioration, loss or theft of the original. If, for whatever reason, can not be the issue, renewa l or replacement of the card immediately or duplicate voter is given a certifica te from the Mayor replacement card for the sole purpose of exercising the right to vote for the consultation ( Articles. 7:09, 8 September 2000 Presidential Dec ree No 299). 42 ° 3 ° Thursday 10 / 4 - Expiry of deadline for voters hospitaliz ed in nursing homes or confined in detention centers must submit to the Mayor, w hose electoral lists are entered, the request to exercise the right to vote in p lace of hospitalization or detention (art. 51 DPR 30 March 1957, No 361 and Art.

8 Law April 23, 1976, n. 136). The Mayor, upon receiving the declaration shall: a) to include the names of applicants on the lists to be delivered to the presi dents of polling stations, b) to provide applicants with a certificate of the fu ture inclusion in the lists referred to in subparagraph a). - Expiry date for th e notification of the appointment of scrutineers to replace those that have repo rted their absence to severe handicaps (Article 6 of Law No 95/1989). - Expiry d ate for delivery by the Prefecture, the ballots of both Houses, of the marks sec tion and copying pencils (Article 33, last paragraph, DPR 361/1957). 2 ° 43 ° Fr iday 11 / 4 Folder 9 91509.42 Folder 7 91507.01 91507.07 Folder 8 sectional 91508.13 - Publication of the manifesto of the Mayor, with which you give notice to voter s of any changes made to the polling places (art. 38, DPR 223/1967) - Implementation of changes be made to the lists section by CECIR. As a result o f errors writing material omissions of names of electors enrolled in the general list (art. 40, DPR 223/1967). MARZO 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 MMGVSDLMMG VSDL - Expiry date for the writing, by the Mayor, the list of those who have asked to vote in places of care and the registration certificate issued to them in that list (Article 51, DPR March 30, 1957, No 361). Folder 7 91507.02 03/04/13/14 April 123 GPs 4 V 5 S 6 D 7 L 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 MMGVSDLM 6 Reference Reference day after day decree published poster poster rallies Reference day before voting DATE OBLIGATIONS - Expiry date for the draft, by the Mayor, the list of those who have asked to v ote in the place of detention and custody and to release them with a registratio n in that list (Article 8, Law 23 April 1976, No 136). Model Code Folder 7 91507.08 09/10/11/12

- Expiry date for the submission to the Clerk, the designation of representative s of the list at each polling station. The Clerk must ensure the transmission of the above descriptions of the presidents seat. These acts of designation may al so be submitted directly to individual presidents to sit on Saturday afternoons or the morning of the election, provided that before the operations of the vote (art. 25, DPR 361/1957). END electioneering - ORE 24: End of the option of printing posters, newspapers o r other wall and propaganda posters in special spaces allocated by City Council (Article 9, first paragraph, of Law No 212/1956). - End of right to hold rallies , meetings of electoral propaganda direct or indirect, in public places or place s open to the public (the first paragraph of Article 9 of Law No 212/1956).€- En d of right to distribute radio and television propaganda electoral (Act Feb. 22, 2000, 28). 44 ° 1, Saturday 12 / 4 - Submission deadline expires by sailors to rate the place where there are grounds for boarding and certificate in the 2nd p aragraph of Article. b, Article 50 of d.P.R. March 30, 1957, No 361. Folder 7 91 507.20 Morning hours: - Delivery to the Presidents of the Chamber, by the Mayor, the ma terial does it take for the buyer-Folder 9 vote, as well as lists of electors or residents detained for that section have been allowed to vote in places of care or 91509.14 detention he and other lists provided by existing provisions (Artic le 30 DPR 361/1957 and art. 9, Act No. 136/1976). AT 16: - Establishment of the Office of Constituency section (art. 41, DPR 361/1957). - Authentication and mar king of ballots by signature of searching in the space located in the external f ace of the ballots and the stamp section (art. 45, DPR 361/1957). - Setting up special polling stations set up in hospitals and nursing homes with at least 100 to 199 beds or places of detention and custody and delivery of equ ipment and cards required (Article 30 DPR 361/1957 and art. 9, Law No 136/1976). Election of the President Office section, after consulting health management, f ixed-Folder 9 knows the hours when voters hospitalized in nursing homes may exer cise the right to vote-by section. Similarly, the President felt the direction o f the place of detention, shall determine the hours when voters detainees can ex ercise voting rights (Articles 8 and 9, Law No. 136/1976). NB - The Decree of Pr esident of the Council of Ministers of June 3, 1986 stated that, during election s, outside buildings within the polling stations, and outside of hospitals, nurs ing homes or detention in which it was section established by the hospital or sp ecial seat, must be received by the National Flag and under the Law of 5 Februar y 1998, 22, the European Union. 45 - Sunday 13 / 4 DL VOTING DAY 1 - From 8 till 22 - Transactions of voting (Articles 46 and 64, DPR 361/1957). - Presentation of the polling stations directly to the Presidents of the Chamber of acts of des ignation of representatives of the lists (Article 25 DPR 361/1957). - Before the vote, presentation, directly to individual presidents seat, acts of designation of representatives of the list at the polling station that had not already been presented earlier, the Municipal Secretary (Article 25 DPR 361/1957 ) . April 123 GPs 4 V 5 S 6 D 7 L 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 MMGVSDLMMG VS

DLMMGVSDLMM 7 Reference Reference day after day decree published poster poster rallies Reference day before voting DATE OBLIGATIONS Electioneering - the day on which forbids any form of electioneering within the range of 200 meters from the polling stations are also banned rallies, meetings of direct and indirect election propaganda in public places or places open to th e public, New posters of books, newspapers or other murals, posters of election propaganda, the broadcasts of radio and television propaganda electoral (Art. 9, Law No. 212/1956). Model Code - ORE 22: President to allow voters who vote in this now, are still on the premi ses of the seat, then closed the vote and return the same at 7 am the next day a nd after the ballot boxes be sealed and boxes bearing cards and close the envelo pe containing all the papers, records and the seal of the section, dissolve the assembly (art. 64, DPR 361/1957). Monday 14 / 4 DAY 2 Dl VOTE - From 7.00 to 15.00 resume operations of the vote. IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE CLOSING OF THE VOTE: - beginning, in all polling stations, operations feedback and assessment of the number of voters (Article 67, DPR 361 /1957). - Preparation and territorial jurisdiction of the Court sending packets containing lists, records the numbers of electoral cards and voter cards made (a rt. 67, DPR 361/1957 and Art. 7, Law No. 136/1976). - Ultimate operations feedba ck and delivery of mail, which began operations polls (Articles 68 and 73 of DPR 361/1957). - When you finish counting, delivery to the Mayor for the prompt for warding to the relevant departments,€Minutes of the Office of the envelopes cont aining the election of the Chamber and the documents annexed, tables counting th e valid ballots, void and that those disputed (art. 72, DPR 361/1957). Folder 9 to section 91509.70 - The cassettes containing the metal stamps, pencils and copying packages contai ning cards Stock advanced, accompanied by proper receipt must be returned all'UT G-Prefecture, following the instructions issued by it. - - - Tuesday 15 / 4 - 14 HOURS: time limit within which transactions must be completed Folder 9 counting in each section (Article 73, paragraph 1, DPR 361/1957). to section 91509.15 April 123 GPs 4 V 5 S

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