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Publication of Verification Number in accordance with The Local Authority (Referendums) (Petitions & Directions) (England) Regulations 2000

Dorset Council

The Local Authority (Referendums) (Petitions & Directions) (England) Regulations 2000

Publication of Verification Number

In accordance with Regulation 4(1) of the above regulations the number that is equal to 5% of the number of local government electors shown in the revised register of electors having effect on the 15th February 2021 is:

14936

This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.

The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2022 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2022.  If this number is less than 14936, the number to be used for verification purposes in relation to any petition submitted for the period beginning on the date of publication of the lower number until 31 March 2022 shall also be that lower number.

Matt Prosser
Electoral Registration Officer
Dorset Council
South Walks House
South Walks Road
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1UZ

19 May 2021

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