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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1U.K.Amendments

Part 2 E+W+SAlteration of registers: pending elections

31The 1983 Act is amended as follows.

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I1Sch. 1 para. 31 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(b) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

32In section 13A(4) (alteration of registers), after “section 13B(3)” insert “ , (3B) or (3D) ”.

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I2Sch. 1 para. 32 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(b) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

33Schedule 1 (parliamentary elections rules) is amended as follows.

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I3Sch. 1 para. 33 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(b) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

34In rule 29 (equipment of polling stations) after paragraph (5) insert—

(6)The reference in paragraph (3)(c) to the copies of the registers of electors includes a reference to copies of any notices issued under section 13B(3B) or (3D) of this Act in respect of alterations to the register.

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I4Sch. 1 para. 34 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(b) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

35In rule 38 (votes marked by presiding officer), after paragraph (2) insert—

(3)In the case of a person in respect of whom a notice has been issued under section 13B(3B) or (3D) of this Act, paragraph (2) above applies as if for “on the register of electors of every voter” there were substituted “ relating to every voter in respect of whom a notice has been issued under section 13B(3B) or (3D) ”.

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I5Sch. 1 para. 35 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(b) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

36In rule 39 (voting by person with disabilities), after paragraph (4) insert—

(4A)In the case of a person in respect of whom a notice has been issued under section 13B(3B) or (3D) of this Act, paragraph (4) above applies as if for “in the register of electors of every voter” there were substituted “ relating to every voter in respect of whom a notice has been issued under section 13B(3B) or (3D) ”.

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I6Sch. 1 para. 36 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(b) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

37In rule 40 (tendered ballot papers), after paragraph (4A) (inserted by paragraph 14(5) above) insert—

(4B)This rule applies in the case of a person in respect of whom a notice has been issued under section 13B(3B) or (3D) as if—

(a)in paragraphs (1)(a), (1ZA)(a) and (1ZD)(a) for “named on the register” there were substituted “ in respect of whom a notice under section 13B(3B) or (3D) of this Act has been issued ”;

(b)in paragraph (2)(b) for “his number in the register of electors” there were substituted “ the number relating to him on a notice issued under section 13B(3B) or (3D) of this Act ”;

(c)in paragraph (3) for “his number on the register of electors” there were substituted “ the number relating to him on a notice issued under section 13B(3B) or (3D) of this Act ”.

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I7Sch. 1 para. 37 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(b) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

38After rule 41 (spoilt ballot papers) insert—

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41AThe presiding officer shall keep a list of persons to whom ballot papers are delivered in consequence of an alteration to the register made by virtue of section 13B(3B) or (3D) of this Act which takes effect on the day of the poll.

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I8Sch. 1 para. 38 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(b) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

39In rule 43 (procedure on close of poll)—

(a)in paragraph (1)(d), after “electors” insert “ (including any marked copy notices issued under section 13B(3B) or (3D) of this Act) ”;

(b)in paragraph (1)(f) after “ “unable to read”,” insert “ the list maintained under rule 41A, ”.

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I9Sch. 1 para. 39 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(b) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

40In rule 55 (delivery of documents to Clerk of the Crown)—

(a)in paragraph (1)(c) after “and the related statements,” insert “ the lists maintained under rule 41A, ”;

(b)in paragraph (1)(e) after “registers” insert “ (including any marked copy notices issued under section 13B(3B) or (3D) of this Act) ”.

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I10Sch. 1 para. 40 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(b) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)