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Greater London Authority (Referendum) Act 1998

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3Counting Officers

(1)For the purposes of the referendum, the Secretary of State shall appoint a Chief Counting Officer for Greater London.

(2)The Chief Counting Officer shall appoint a counting officer for each London borough and for the City of London.

(3)Each counting officer shall—

(a)conduct the counting of votes cast in the area for which he is appointed in accordance with any directions given by the Chief Counting Officer, and

(b)certify the number of ballot papers counted by him and the number of votes cast for each answer.

(4)The Chief Counting Officer shall certify the total of—

(a)the ballot papers counted, and

(b)the votes cast for each answer,

for the whole of Greater London.

(5)For the purposes of this section, the City of London includes the Inner Temple and the Middle Temple.

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