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Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Act 2013

Registration officers’ expenses

Registration officers’ expenses

20.Section 10 provides that the Scottish Ministers will reimburse costs that EROs incur as a result of the functions they are required to carry out under the Act. Each ERO is required to submit an account for the expenses claimed. Section 10(3) gives the Scottish Ministers the discretion to advance funds to an ERO.

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