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Local Electoral Administration and Registration Services (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 32 Certain voters entitled to vote in person

60.This section amends Schedule 4 to the Representation of the People Act 2000 which deals with absent voting. The change extends the right to vote in person at local government elections in Scotland, rather than by post or proxy, to people detained under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003.

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