Electoral Referendum Act 2010

  • repealed
  • Electoral Referendum Act 2010: repealed, on 11 June 2012 (being on the close of the day that is 6 months after the date on which the result of the referendum was declared), by section 5(1).

Procedure after close of poll

16 Referendum voting papers sent to returning officer before being counted
  • As soon as practicable after the close of the poll, the manager of a polling place must—

    • (a) unseal the ballot boxes; and

    • (b) separate the referendum voting papers from the ballot papers for the general election; and

    • (c) enclose the used referendum voting papers and counterfoils, unused referendum voting papers, and spoilt referendum voting papers in parcels endorsed as required for ballot papers under section 174A(1)(b) of the 1993 Act; and

    • (d) send those parcels to the returning officer.