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Deddf Senedd ac Etholiadau (Cymru) 2020

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12Yr hawl i gofrestru yn etholwr llywodraeth leol

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(1)Yn adran 4 o Ddeddf Cynrychiolaeth y Bobl 1983 (p. 2) (“Deddf 1983”) (yr hawl i gofrestru yn etholwr llywodraeth leol)—

(a)yn is-adran (3)(d), ar ôl “age” mewnosoder “or, if resident in an area in Wales, is 16 years of age or over”;

(b)ar ôl is-adran (3) mewnosoder—

(3A)A person is also entitled to be registered in the register of local government electors for any electoral area in Wales if on the relevant date the person—

(a)is resident in that area,

(b)is not subject to any legal incapacity to vote (age apart) in an election of members (or of a member) of Senedd Cymru,

(c)is a qualifying foreign citizen, and

(d)is 16 years of age or over.;

(c)ar ôl is-adran (5A) mewnosoder—

(5B)In relation to a register of local government electors for any electoral area in Wales, the reference to “voting age” in subsection (5) is to be interpreted as “16 years of age”..

(2)Yn adran 203(1) o Ddeddf 1983 (darpariaethau llywodraeth leol o ran Cymru a Lloegr) ar ôl y diffiniad o “London member” mewnosoder—

  • “qualifying foreign citizen” means a person who—

    (a)

    is not a Commonwealth citizen, a citizen of the Republic of Ireland or a relevant citizen of the Union, and

    (b)

    either—

    (i)

    is not a person who requires leave under the Immigration Act 1971 to enter or remain in the United Kingdom, or

    (ii)

    is such a person but for the time being has (or is, by virtue of any enactment, to be treated as having) any description of such leave.

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