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Electoral Roll Ordinance, 2019

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The Electoral Roll Ordinance, 2019


THE STATES, in pursuance of their Resolutions of the 25th April, 2019[a], and in exercise of the powers conferred on them by Articles 25(3), 34(1) and 34(11)(a) of the Reform (Guernsey) Law, 1948 as amended[b], and all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby order:-


Cessation of current Electoral Roll.

1.      The Electoral Roll in existence at 11.59 p.m. on 30th November, 2019 shall, at that time, cease to be valid, and shall be replaced by a new Electoral Roll which shall be compiled by the Registrar-General in accordance with the provisions of the Reform (Guernsey) Law, 1948 ("the Reform Law").


Distribution of application forms for inclusion on Electoral Roll.

2.      Pursuant to and in accordance with Article 34(1) of the Reform Law, on or before 2nd December, 2019 the Registrar-General shall cause to be distributed to each dwelling in the Island such number of forms of application for inclusion on the Electoral Roll as he or she may consider necessary for the number of voters living therein.



3.      This Ordinance may be cited as the Electoral Roll Ordinance, 2019.



4.      This Ordinance shall come into force on the 29th November, 2019.






Article III of Billet d'√Čtat No. VII of 2019.


Ordres en Conseil Vol. XIII, p. 288; Vol. XIV, p. 407; Vol. XV, p. 279; Vol. XVI, p. 178; Vol. XVIII, p. 275; Vol. XIX, p. 84; Vol. XIX, p. 140; Vol. XXII, p. 122; Vol. XXIII, p. 476; Vol. XXV, p. 326; Vol. XXVI, p. 255; Vol. XXIX, p. 56; Vol. XXX, p. 16; Vol. XXXI, p. 164; Vol. XXXII, p. 41; Vol. XXXIV, p. 397; Vol. XXXVI, p. 478; Vol. XXXVIII, pp 150 and 295; Order in Council No. XIII of 2003; No. III of 2004; Nos. II and XX of 2007; Nos. XIII and XXII of 2008; No. VII of 2010; No. II of 2012; Ordinance No. XXXIII of 2003, No. XXVI of 2008 and No. IX of 2016.