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Opening of ballot paper envelopesE+W+S+N.I.

48(1)This paragraph applies where the Chief Electoral Officer decides that the proceedings on the issue and receipt of postal ballot papers in respect of the referendum and the relevant elections are to be taken together.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)The following provisions have effect as if after “number” there were inserted “ (or one of the numbers) ”

(a)regulation 88(2)(a) of the 2008 Regulations;

(b)paragraph 17B(2)(a) of Part 3 of Schedule 2 to the Local Elections Order.

(3)The following provisions have effect as if at the end there were inserted “ or, where more than one number appears on the ballot paper envelope, a sufficient number of ballot papers (marking the envelope to indicate the missing ballot paper) ”

(a)regulation 88(2)(c) of the 2008 Regulations;

(b)paragraph 17B(2)(c) of Part 3 of Schedule 2 to the Local Elections Order.

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