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8(1)Section 15 (service declaration) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)For subsections (2) to (4) substitute—
“(2)Where a person is registered in a register of electors in pursuance of a service declaration, the person is entitled to remain so registered until—
(a)the end of the period of 12 months beginning with the date when the entry in the register first takes effect,
(b)the declaration is cancelled under subsection (7) below, or
(c)another entry made in respect of him in any register of electors takes effect (whether or not in pursuance of a service declaration),
whichever first occurs.
(3)Where the entitlement of such a person to remain so registered terminates by virtue of subsection (2) above, the registration officer concerned shall remove that person’s entry from the register, unless he is entitled to remain registered in pursuance of a further service declaration.”
(3)In subsection (7) (cancellation of declarations), omit the words from “and (subject” onwards.
(4)After that subsection add—
“(8)A service declaration shall be of no effect unless it is received by the registration officer concerned within the period of three months beginning with the date of the declaration.”
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