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Senedd and Elections (Wales) Act 2020

Section 24 - Protection of information about persons aged under 16

68.Section 24 prohibits registration officers (and persons assisting them) from publishing, supplying or disclosing a young person’s information except where they are permitted to do so under this Act. “Young person’s information” is defined for the purposes of sections 24,25 and 26 as any entry in the register of local government electors, or an absent voters record or list relating to persons under the age of 16.

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