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Elections Act 2001

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31(1)Part III of Schedule 2 to the Local Elections (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 (S.I. 1985/454) is amended as follows.

(2)In paragraph 6 (marking of postal ballot paper) at the end insert—

(3)Where the poll at one election is taken with the poll at another election, the colour of the postal ballot paper shall also be marked on the declaration of identity sent with that paper.

(3)The text of paragraph 8 (ballot paper envelope) becomes sub-paragraph (1) of that paragraph and at the end insert—

(2)Where polls are taken together—

(a)the covering envelope must also be marked “Covering envelope for the [insert colour of ballot paper] coloured ballot paper”, and

(b)on the ballot paper envelope after the words “Ballot paper envelope” there must be added “for the [insert colour of ballot paper] coloured ballot paper”.

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