Transitional provision

18Alterations in the register: persons aged under 18 prior to 1 December 2015

(1)This section applies in a case where a registration officer would, apart from this section, be required under section 13A of the 1983 Act to issue a notice before 1 December 2015 of an alteration in the register of local government electors in respect of a relevant person.

(2)Despite section 13A of the 1983 Act, the registration officer need not issue the notice and the alteration is to be made in the next revised version of the register due to be published in accordance with section 13(1) of the 1983 Act on or after 1 December 2015.

(3)In subsection (1), “relevant person” means a person who will not have attained the age of 18 before 1 December 2015.