31. The officer accepts or refuses a nomination paper not later than 2 working days after receiving it and gives written notice of acceptance or refusal to the person who filed the paper. In the case of a refusal, the officer also informs the candidate of the reasons for the decision. The officer completes the corresponding section of the nomination paper.
The officer must not, before the end of the nomination period, divulge the name of any candidate or person whose nomination has been rejected. The officer must not, in any case, divulge the name of a person whose nomination has been rejected.