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  • repealed
  • Electoral Referendum Act 2010: repealed, on 11 June 2012 (being on the close of the day that is 6 months after the date on which the result of the referendum was declared), by section 5(1).
20 Declaration of official result of referendum
  • (1) The Electoral Commission must declare the result of the referendum by notice in the Gazette, giving—

    • (a) the total number of valid votes cast for each option in relation to the question in each Part of the referendum voting paper—

      • (i) for all districts combined; and

      • (ii) for each district separately; and

    • (b) the total number of informal votes cast in each Part of the referendum voting paper.

    (2) The notice required by subsection (1) must be published on or before the latest day appointed under section 139(1) of the 1993 Act for the return of the writ for the general election.