89F Procedure following inquiry under section 89D

(1)

If, following an inquiry under section 89D, the Electoral Commission receives notice under section 89D(5)(b) that an elector has changed his or her place of residence and now resides in another electoral district, the Electoral Commission—

(a)

must, in accordance with section 98(1)(a), remove the elector’s name from the roll for the district in which the elector previously resided; and

(b)

must, in accordance with section 89, register that elector on the roll for the district in which the elector resides.

(2)

If, following an inquiry under section 89D, the Electoral Commission receives notice under section 89D(5)(c) of any change or correction to an elector’s particulars, other than a change of place of residence referred to in subsection (1), the Electoral Commission must amend the elector’s particulars on the roll in accordance with that notification.

(3)

An elector remains on the roll and his or her particulars on the roll remain unchanged if—

(a)

the Electoral Commission does not receive from the elector a form or information under section 89D(5)(c); or

(b)

the Electoral Commission receives from the elector a form or information under section 89D(5)(c) with no changes.

(4)

A form that a person intends to return, or returns, under section 89D(5)(c)(i) must be signed and may be rejected for incompleteness, in accordance with subsections (1)(a), (2), and (3) of section 83 (which apply with all necessary modifications), as if the form were an application in respect of registration as an elector.

(5)

Information that an elector intends to supply, or supplies, electronically under section 89D(5)(c)(ii)

(a)

is not an application in respect of registration as an elector required by section 83(1)(a) to be signed; but

(b)

may be rejected for incompleteness under section 83(3) (which applies with all necessary modifications) if it does not include all the details specified in section 83(2)(a), (b), (c), and (h).

Section 89F: inserted, on 25 March 2014, by section 22 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 8).

Section 89F(1): replaced, on 21 March 2017, by section 33(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 89F(2): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 33(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 89F(3)(a): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 33(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 89F(3)(b): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 33(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).