No 1381-XIII of 21.11.97
Monitorul Oficial al R.Moldova No 81/667 of 08.12.1997
The will of the people is the foundation of the state's power.
This will is expressed by free elections conducted periodically based on an universal, equal, direct, secret and freely expressed vote.
The state guarantees the expression of a citizen's free will by defending the democratic principles and the norms of electoral laws. This Code establishes the method of organizing and conducting elections of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, the local public administration authorities, and organizing and conducting referenda.
[Preamble modified via Law no.1227-XIV of 21.09.2000]
Parliament adopts this Code.
Title I. General Definitions and Principles
Title II. Common Provisions
Title III. Elections to Parliament
Title IV. Election of the President of the Republic of Moldova
Title V. Local Elections
Title VI. Referendum
Title VII. Final and Transition Provisions