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Referendums (Scotland) Act 2020

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35(1)After making the certification under section 9(2)(b) (results for the counting officer’s area), the counting officer must, without delay, give to the Chief Counting Officer—

(a)notice of the matters certified,

(b)details of the information contained in the verification statements prepared under rule 30, and

(c)notice of the number of rejected ballot papers under each head shown in the statement of rejected ballot papers prepared under rule 31.

(2)When authorised to do so by the Chief Counting Officer, the counting officer must—

(a)make a declaration of the matters certified under section 9(2)(b), and

(b)as soon as practicable, give public notice of those matters together with the number of rejected ballot papers under each head shown in the statement of rejected ballot papers.

(3)After making the certification under section 9(4) (results for the whole of Scotland), the Chief Counting Officer must—

(a)make a declaration of the matters certified, and

(b)as soon as practicable, give public notice of those matters together with the total number of rejected ballot papers for the whole of Scotland under each head shown in the statements of rejected ballot papers.

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