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4(1)Each registration officer must keep the 2 lists mentioned in sub-paragraphs (2) and (3).S

(2)The first list (the “postal voters list”) is a list of—

(a)those who are existing postal voters by reason of an entry in a record mentioned in paragraph 2(1) kept by the registration officer, together with the addresses—

(i)shown in the record mentioned in that paragraph, or

(ii)provided in any application by them under paragraph 3(5),

as the addresses to which their ballot papers are to be sent, and

(b)those granted a vote by post in the referendum by the registration officer by virtue of an application under paragraph 3 together with the addresses provided by them in their applications as the addresses to which their ballot papers are to be sent.

(3)The second list (the “list of proxies”) is a list of—

(a)those who are existing proxy voters by reason of an entry in a record mentioned in paragraph 2(3) kept by the registration officer, and

(b)those granted a vote by proxy in the referendum by the registration officer by virtue of an application under paragraph 3,

together (in each case) with the names and addresses of those appointed as their proxies.

(4)In the case of a person who has an anonymous entry in the register of local government electors, any entry in the postal voters list or list of proxies must show in relation to the person only the person's voter number.

(5)Where a person is removed from the postal voters list or the list of proxies, the registration officer must, where practicable, notify the person of the removal and the reason for it.

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