Kyrgyz interim government said Tuesday it has amended the country's election legislation under a decree signed by interim leader Roza Otunbayeva, Xinhua reported.
Under the decree, the number of parliamentary seats will increase from 90 to 120 while each party should not hold more than 65 parliamentary seats, according to a statement from the government's press office.
Meanwhile, actual election date will be announced 90 days before election, instead of the 75 days as previously required.
The decree also cut the electoral budget of 2.18 million U.S.dollars by half to 1.09 million dollars.
Meanwhile, the minimum age for candidates running for parliamentary seats has been lowered from 25 to 21.
The decree also said before they are eligible to vote, Kyrgzy citizens are required to not only present proofs of registered permanent residence,but also bring along documents of actual residence which need validation from local authorities,
Voters with special marks on their left thumbs are not allowed to cast ballots.
In a referendum on June 27, more than 90 percent of Kyrgyz approved a new constitution, which aimed to granting substantial powers to parliament and restricting the powers of the president. The country's parliamentary election is scheduled for October.