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

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42.  After regulation 93 insert—

Notifying registration officer of change to edited register preference

93A.(1) A person must make a request to the registration officer for the area in which the person resides if that person wishes to be included in or omitted from the edited register otherwise than in accordance with an application under regulation 26.

(2) A person making a request under paragraph (1) must provide the registration officer with the person’s full name, address and an indication of whether the person wishes to be included in or omitted from the edited register.

(3) A registration officer may not treat information received in response to a canvass form given under regulation 32ZA(4) or 32ZB(1), (2) or (3) as a request for the purpose of this regulation.

(4) Where a person has made a request in accordance with paragraph (1), the registration officer must notify the person in writing of the following—

(a)confirmation that the person has requested that they are included in or omitted from the edited register;

(b)when a revised version of the edited register reflecting the request will be published under regulation 93(3A);

(c)the manner in which the person may contact the registration officer if this information is not correct..

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