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  • repealed
  • Electoral Referendum Act 2010: repealed, on 11 June 2012 (being on the close of the day that is 6 months after the date on which the result of the referendum was declared), by section 5(1).
17 Returning officer to count referendum votes for district
  • As soon as practicable after the parcels of referendum voting papers are received by a returning officer, the returning officer must, in the presence of a Justice of the Peace, ascertain the number of—

    • (a) valid votes cast for each of the options for the question in Part A of the referendum voting paper; and

    • (b) valid votes cast for each of the options for the question in Part B of that paper; and

    • (c) informal votes for each Part of that paper.