99 Notice of alterations to roll

(1)

Where, pursuant to any of the provisions of paragraphs (c) to (i) of section 98(1), the name of a person is removed from the roll, the Electoral Commission must, in accordance with subsection (3) or subsection (4), deliver or send to that person, notice in writing of the removal of that person’s name from the roll.

(2)

Where the name of a person (being a name which, pursuant to section 98(1)(h) or section 98(1)(i), has been removed from a roll) is entered, pursuant to section 98(4), on another roll, the Electoral Commission must, in accordance with subsection (3) or subsection (4), deliver or send to that person notice in writing of the entry of that person’s name on that other roll.

(3)

Subject to subsection (4), the notice required by subsection (1) or subsection (2)—

(a)

shall be delivered to the person personally or sent to the person by post; and

(b)

shall be so delivered or sent not later than 14 days after the date on which,—

(i)

where the notice is required by subsection (1), the person’s name is removed; or

(ii)

where the notice is required by subsection (2), the person’s name is entered.

(4)

Where the name of a person is removed or entered, as the case may be, in the period beginning on the day after writ day and ending on the day before polling day, the notice required by subsection (1) or subsection (2) shall forthwith be delivered to that person personally.

Compare: 1956 No 107 s 57A; 1983 No 104 s 10(1)

Section 99(1): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 44(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 99(2): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 44(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 99(2): amended, on 6 December 1995, by section 31 of the Electoral Amendment Act (No 2) 1995 (1995 No 61).