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76. (1) Rule 59 (orders for production of documents) is amended as follows.
(2) In paragraph (1)(b) for “counterfoils and” substitute “the completed corresponding number lists or of”.
(3) In paragraph (2) for the words “a packet of counterfoils and” substitute “a sealed packet of the completed corresponding number lists or of”.
(4) For paragraph (6) substitute—
“(6) The production from proper custody of—
(a)a ballot paper purporting to have been used at any election, and
(b)a completed corresponding number list with a number marked in writing beside the number of the ballot paper,
shall be prima facie evidence that the elector whose vote was given by that ballot paper was the person whose entry in the register of electors (or on a notice issued under section 13BA(9) of the Representation of the People Act 1983) at the time of the election contained the same number as the number written as mentioned in sub-paragraph (b).”.
(5) In paragraph (7) for “counterfoils and” substitute “the completed corresponding number lists or of”.
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