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Scottish Independence Referendum Act 2013

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Opening of postal voters box

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34(1)Each postal voters box must be opened by the counting officer in the presence of any postal ballot agents who are present.

(2)So long as the counting officer ensures that there is at least one sealed postal voters box for the reception of covering envelopes up to the time of the close of the poll, the other postal voters boxes may be opened by the counting officer.

(3)The last postal voters box and the postal ballot box must be opened at the counting of the votes under rule 30 of the conduct rules.

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