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Responsibilities of Returning Officers

Published Thursday, January 28, 2010

This Note sets out the general responsibilities of Returning Officers and Acting Returning Officers in Great Britain. They are appointed under the Representation of the People Act 1983 and are responsible for the conduct of elections.

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This Note sets out the general responsibilities of Returning Officers and Acting Returning Officers in Great Britain. They are appointed under the Representation of the People Act 1983 and are responsible for the conduct of elections.

Commons Briefing papers SN05302

Author: Oonagh Gay

Topic: Elections

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