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Unformatted text preview: . Country Type of EnforcedYear Comments Sanction Introduced Argentina 1 , 2 , 4 Yes 1912 Australia 1, 2 Yes 1924 Austria (Tyro l) 1 , 2 Yes Practiced The regio n o f Tyro l. fro m 1 9 2 9 to 2 0 0 4 Austria 2, 3 Yes Practiced The regio n o f Vo rarlberg. (Vo rarlberg) fro m 1 9 2 9 to 1 9 9 2 Austria (Styria)N/A Yes Practiced The regio n o f Styria. fro m 1 9 2 9 to 1 9 9 2 Belgium 1 , 2 , 4 , 5 Yes 1 9 1 9 (men)Wo men in 1 9 4 9 . Bo livia No ne/4 No 1952 1 8 years o f age(married); 2 1 years o f age (single) Braz il 2 Yes N/A Vo luntary fo r illiterates and tho se o ver 7 0 . Military co nscripts canno t v o t e. C hile 1 , 2 , 3 Yes 1 9 2 5 (?) C o ngo , N/A N/A N/A Demo cratic Republic o f the C o sta Rica No ne No N/A C yprus 1, 2 Yes 1960 Do minican No ne No N/A 1 8 years o f age, married perso ns Republic regardless o f age; Members o f the military and natio nal po lice canno t vo te. Ecuado r 2 Yes 1936 C o mpulso ry fo r literate perso ns ages 1 8 -6 5 , o ptio nal fo r o ther eligible vo ters....
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