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The Representation of the People (Scotland) (Description of Electoral Registers and Amendment) Regulations 2013

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Amendment in relation to summary procedure for determining person has ceased to satisfy conditions for registration

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17.  For regulation 31C substitute—

Summary procedure for determining in specified circumstances person has ceased to satisfy conditions for registration

31C.(1) In any of the circumstances specified in paragraph (2) the registration officer may make a determination under section 10ZE of the 1983 Act in respect of an elector without following the procedure set out in regulations 31D to 31F.

(2) The circumstances specified in this paragraph are where either—

(a)the registration officer has received information either through the digital service or from another registration officer that—

(i)the elector has made an application under section 10ZC or 10ZD of the 1983 Act in respect of an address which is different from the one in respect of which they are registered;

(ii)in that application the elector has in accordance with regulation 26(1)(c) identified the address in respect of which they are registered as being an address at which they have ceased to reside; and

the relevant registration officer has determined that the person should be entered on the register maintained by that officer; or

(b)the registration officer—

(i)has information from at least two sources that support such a determination;

(ii)has been provided with a death certificate in respect of the elector; or

(iii)has been notified by the registrar of births and deaths that the elector has died.

(3) In this regulation “elector” means a person who is duly entered in a register in respect of an address..

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