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Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013

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Power to bring forward effect of paragraph 6

28(1)The Minister may by order provide for paragraph 6 to have effect as if the reference to the third new canvass were a reference to the second new canvass.

(2)An order under sub-paragraph (1) may be made only in the period of 3 months beginning with 1 June in the year in which the second new canvass begins.

(3)A statutory instrument containing provision under sub-paragraph (1) only is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament (and section 11(2) does not apply to it).

Power to make supplementary provision

29The Minister may by order make provision for supplementing, or provision incidental to, the provision made by this Schedule.

Interpretation of this Schedule

30(1)In this Schedule—

  • “the first new canvass” means the first canvass under section 9D of the Representation of the People Act 1983;

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by order made by the Minister;

  • “the second new canvass” means the second canvass under section 9D of the Representation of the People Act 1983;

  • “the third new canvass” means the third canvass under section 9D of the Representation of the People Act 1983.

(2)In this Schedule references to publication of a register are to publication of the revised version of the register under section 13(1)(a) of the Representation of the People Act 1983.

(3)In this Schedule—

(a)references to a person who is registered in a register immediately before the commencement date include a person who becomes registered in the register on or after that date as the result of an application made before that date;

(b)references to a person who has an anonymous entry in a register immediately before the commencement date include a person whose anonymous entry is made in the register on or after that date as the result of an application made before that date.

(4)For the purposes of this Schedule a document may be given to a person—

(a)by delivering it to the person,

(b)by leaving it at the person’s address, or

(c)by sending it to the person by post.

(5)The Representation of the People Act 1983 and this Schedule are to have effect as if this Schedule were contained in Part 1 of that Act.

(6)References in an enactment other than one contained in this Schedule or the Representation of the People Act 1983 to Part 1 of that Act include a reference to this Schedule.

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