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(1)The registration officer must either—
(a)provide the returning officer for a local government election in Scotland with a copy of any information contained in records kept by the officer under section 21(6) in relation to any electors at the election, or
(b)give the returning officer access to such information.
(2)A registration officer may disclose information contained in records kept by the officer under section 21(6) to—
(a)any other registration officer if the officer disclosing it thinks that to do so will assist the other officer in the performance of the other officer’s duties,
(b)any person exercising functions in relation to the preparation or conduct of legal proceedings under the Representation of the People Acts or any other enactment relating to the conduct of elections, or
(c)such other persons, and for such purposes, as the Scottish Ministers may by regulations prescribe.
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