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The Representation of the People (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2018

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Amendment of the Representation of the People (Scotland) Regulations 2001

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6.  For regulation 31FZA (notification of outcome of reviews)(1) substitute—

Notification of outcome of reviews

31FZA.(1) Where the registration officer is required to send to the subject of the review a notice under regulation 31D(2) and the subject of the review has required the review to be heard or has made representations to the registration officer, the registration officer must notify the subject of the review in writing of its outcome and when doing so—

(a)state whether there is a right of appeal under section 56(1)(azd) or (aa) of the 1983 Act(2);

(b)specify the time within which any notice of appeal under that section must be given (in accordance with regulation 32(2)); and

(c)provide such other information about the appeal that the registration officer considers necessary.

(2) Where the registration officer is required to send to the subject of the review a notice under regulation 31D(2) and the subject of the review has not required that the review be heard, or has not made any representations to the registration officer, the registration officer may notify the subject of the review of its outcome and when doing so state that there is no right of appeal of that decision..

(1)

Regulation 31FZA was inserted by S.I. 2015/1966.

(2)

Section 56 applies to Scotland, with modifications, by virtue of section 57 of the 1983 Act. Section 56(1)(azd) and (aa) were inserted by section 13(1) and paragraph 18 of schedule 4 of the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013.

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