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12Determinations by registration officers and objectionsU.K.

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(1)In section 7 of the 1983 Act (residence: patients in mental hospitals who are not detained offenders or on remand), after subsection (3)(a) insert—

(aa)the registration officer determines in accordance with regulations that the person was not entitled to be registered, or.

(2)In section 7A of that Act (residence: persons remanded in custody etc.), after subsection (3)(a) insert—

(aa)the registration officer determines in accordance with regulations that the person was not entitled to be registered, or.

(3)In section 7C of that Act (effect of declaration of local connection), after subsection (2)(a) insert—

(aa)the registration officer determines in accordance with regulations that the person was not entitled to be registered,.

(4)In section 10A of that Act (maintenance of registers: registration of electors) after subsection (3) insert—

(3A)Subsection (3) above applies to an objection to a person's registration whether the objection is made before or after the person is registered in the register.

(5)In that section, in subsection (5)—

(a)omit the word “duly”;

(b)for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)determines that the elector was not entitled to be registered in respect of that address or that he has ceased to be resident at that address or has otherwise ceased to satisfy the conditions for registration set out in section 4 above.

(6)In that section, after subsection (5A) insert—

(5B)A registration officer may, for the purpose of obtaining any information relevant to a determination under subsection (5)(b) above, make such house to house inquiries as he thinks fit.

(7)In section 15 of that Act (service declaration), after subsection (2)(a) insert—

(aa)the registration officer determines in accordance with regulations that the person was not entitled to be registered,.

(8)In section 56 of that Act (registration appeals), after subsection (1)(a) insert—

(aa)from any decision under this Act of the registration officer (other than on an application for registration or objection to a person's registration) that a person registered in respect of any address was not entitled to be registered in respect of that address or that he has ceased to be resident at that address or has otherwise ceased to satisfy the conditions for registration set out in section 4 above,.

(9)In section 2 of the Representation of the People Act 1985 (c. 50) (registration of British citizens overseas), after subsection (2)(a) insert—

(aa)the registration officer determines in accordance with regulations that the person was not entitled to be registered,.

Commencement Information

I1S. 12 wholly in force at 14.5.2008; s. 12 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 77; s. 12 in force for E.W.S. at 1.1.2007 by S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 14 (a) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2); s. 12 in force for N.I. at 14.5.2008 by S.I. 2008/1316, arts. 2(1), 3(a)

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