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The Scottish Local Government Elections Rules 2002

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Issue of official poll cards and notifications

21.—(1) The returning officer shall as soon as practicable send to electors and proxies an official poll card or notification, but a card or notification need not be sent to any person–

(a)as an elector if the person is placed on the absent voters' list for the election; or

(b)as a proxy if the person is entitled to vote by post as proxy at the election.

(2) An elector’s official poll card or notification shall be sent or delivered to such elector’s qualifying address, and a proxy’s official poll notification to such proxy’s address as shown in the list of proxies.

(3) The official poll card or notification shall be in the form in the Appendix to this Schedule, or a form to the like effect, and shall include–

(a)the name of the council and of the electoral ward to which a councillor is to be elected;

(b)the elector’s name, qualifying address and number in the register; and

(c)the date and hours of the poll and the situation of the elector’s polling station.

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