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Senedd and Elections (Wales) Act 2020

Section 15- Invitation to register: further provision about persons under the age of 16

30.Section 15 provides the Welsh Ministers with the power to make regulations about invitations to apply to be registered as a local government elector in Wales. These regulations may need to be made as a consequence of lowering the voting age at Senedd elections, the franchise for which is tied to the local government register (see section 12 2006 Act).

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