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11(1)Schedule 2 (provisions which may be contained in regulations as to registration) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In paragraph 5A (applications for postal voting etc.)—
(a)in sub-paragraph (1), after “applications under” insert “ paragraph 3 or 4 of Schedule 4 to the Representation of the People Act 2000 or ”;
(b)in sub-paragraph (2), after “applying under” insert “ paragraph 4 of Schedule 4 to the Representation of the People Act 2000 or ”; and
(c)in sub-paragraph (4), after “kept under” insert “ paragraph 3(4) of Schedule 4 to the Representation of the People Act 2000 or ”.
(3)In paragraph 12 (voting by post), for the words from “the proceedings” to “and provisions” substitute “the arrangements to be made in relation to the issue and receipt of, and for subsequently dealing with, ballot papers for postal voting, including provisions—
(a)authorising replacement ballot papers to be issued in any prescribed circumstances;
(b)as to the proceedings in connection with the issue and receipt of ballot papers and, in particular—
(i)the persons who are to be entitled, or may be allowed, to attend, and
(ii)the rights and obligations of persons attending;
(4)In paragraph 13(1) (offences)—
(a)for the words from “imposing” to “convicted—” substitute “ making it an offence (punishable on summary conviction by a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale) for a person— ”; and
(b)for “of having” (in both places) substitute “ to have ”.
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