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Referendums (Scotland) Act 2020

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Designated organisations

7(1)The Electoral Commission may, in relation to any of the possible outcomes in the referendum, designate under this paragraph one permitted participant as representing those campaigning for the outcome in question.

(2)The Commission may make a designation under this paragraph only on an application made under paragraph 8.

(3)The Commission may designate a permitted participant under this paragraph in relation to one of the possible outcomes whether or not a permitted participant is designated in relation to any of the other possible outcomes.

(4)The Commission may designate the same permitted participant under this paragraph in relation to more than one of the possible outcomes.

(5)A permitted participant designated under this paragraph is referred to in this Act as a “designated organisation”.

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