89G Elector who cannot be contacted to be included in dormant roll

(1)

This section applies if—

(a)

the Electoral Commission is notified that an inquiry made under section 89D(1) or a notice sent under section 78(2) cannot be delivered to the elector to whom it is addressed because the whereabouts of the elector are not known; or

(b)

at any other time, the elector cannot be contacted at the elector’s address on the roll.

(2)

If this section applies, the Electoral Commission must—

(a)

make any inquiry as to the whereabouts of the elector that the Electoral Commission thinks fit; and

(b)

if the Electoral Commission is unable to contact the elector, remove the name of the elector from the roll and include the name in the dormant roll maintained under section 109.

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

Section 89G(1)(a): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 34(1) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 89G(2): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 34(2) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 89G(2)(a): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 34(3) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).

Section 89G(2)(b): amended, on 21 March 2017, by section 34(4) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 9).