Representation of the People Act 1989

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The Representation of the People Act 1989 (c. 28) is an act by the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

It extended the time that a British citizen could have lived abroad and still vote from 5 years to 20 years, and extended this right to people who were too young to vote at the time of leaving Britain.

See also

External links

  • Text of the Representation of the People Act 1989 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from legislation.gov.uk


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