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The Local Elections (Northern Ireland) Order 2010

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68.—(1) Rule 34(1) (voting procedure) is amended as follows.

(2) Omit paragraph (1)(a).

(3) In paragraph (1)(c) for “counterfoil” substitute “list mentioned in rule 26(3)(e) beside the number of the ballot paper to be issued to the elector”.

(4) Paragraph (6) is amended as follows—

(a)in each place in which it occurs omit the word “current”;

(b)after sub-paragraph (i) insert—

(j)a Blind Person’s SmartPass issued under the Northern Ireland Concessionary Fares Scheme for use from 1st May 2002;

(k)a War Disabled SmartPass issued under the Northern Ireland Concessionary Fares Scheme for use from 1st May 2002;

(l)a 60+ SmartPass issued under the Northern Ireland Concessionary Fares Scheme for use from 1st October 2008.; and

(c)omit the words from “In sub-paragraph (a)” to the end.

(5) After paragraph (6) insert—

(6A) In paragraph (6)(a) “licence to drive a motor vehicle” means a licence granted under—

(a)Part 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1972(2) or Part 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1988(3);

(b)the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(4); or

(c)any corresponding enactment for the time being in force,

and includes a Community licence within the meaning of those enactments..

(6) In paragraph (8)(c) for “official” substitute “number and other unique identifying”.

(1)

Rule 34 was amended by S.I. 1995/1948; S.I. 2002/2835; S.I. 2003/1245; and paragraph 1 of Schedule 4 to the Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006. It has been modified in the case of a combined election by paragraph 21 of the Schedule to the 2001 Act.

(2)

1972 c.20. This Act was repealed by the Road Traffic (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988 (c.54).

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