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Representation of the People Act 2000

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15(1)Section 7 (absent vote at a particular election and absent voters list) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), omit—

(a)“or local government”; and

(b)in paragraph (b), “or, as the case may be, local government”.

(3)For subsection (2) substitute—

(2)Subsection (1) above does not apply to a person who is included in the record kept under section 6 of this Act, but such a person may, in respect of a particular parliamentary election, apply to the registration officer—

(a)for his ballot paper to be sent to a different address in the United Kingdom, or

(b)to vote by proxy,

if he is shown in the record so kept as voting by post at parliamentary elections.

(4)In subsection (4)—

(a)omit “or local government”; and

(b)in each of paragraphs (a) and (b), for “elections of the kind in question” substitute “parliamentary elections”.

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