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The Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) Order 2015

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Additional requirements for applications for ballot papers to be sent to different address from that shown in the record kept under article 8(4) or 11(5) (records of absent voters)

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4.—(1) Sub-paragraph (3) applies to an application under—

(a)article 9(4)(a) by a person shown as voting by post in the record kept under article 8(4); or

(b)article 11(6) by a person shown as voting by post in the record kept under article 11(5),

for the person’s ballot paper to be sent to a different address from the address shown in that record.

(2) Sub-paragraph (3) also applies where—

(a)in the case of an application to vote by post under article 8(1) or (7) or article 9(1), the address stated in accordance with paragraph 1(1)(b) and the address stated in accordance with paragraph 1(1)(e) are different;

(b)in the case of an application by a proxy to vote by post under article 11(4) the proxy’s address stated in accordance with paragraph 1(1)(c) and the address stated in accordance with paragraph 1(1)(e) are different.

(3) Subject to sub-paragraph (4), the application must set out why the applicant’s circumstances will be or are likely to be such that the applicant requires the ballot paper to be sent to that address.

(4) This paragraph does not apply where an applicant has, or has applied for, an anonymous entry.

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