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Scottish independence referendum 2014 guidance

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Introduction PDF 435kB Download Introduction
Part A - roles and responsibilities PDF 645kB Download Part A - roles and responsibilities
Part B - planning and organisation PDF 655kB Download Part B - planning and organisation
Part B - Project planner PDF 932kB Download Part B - Project planner
Part B - FAQs PDF 1.02MB Download Part B - FAQs
Part B - Risk register PDF 869kB Download Part B - Risk register
Part B - Contract management checklist PDF 136kB Download Part B - Contract management checklist
Part B - Project planner DOC DOC 933kB Download Part B - Project planner DOC
Part B - Project planner XLS XLS 759kB Download Part B - Project planner XLS
Part B - Risk register DOC DOC 852kB Download Part B - Risk register DOC
Part B - Risk register XLS XLS 738kB Download Part B - Risk register XLS
Part B - Briefing for polling station inspectors PPT 867kB Download Part B - Briefing for polling station inspectors
Part B - Timetable for referendum PDF 363kB Download Part B - Timetable for referendum
Part B - Instructions and checklist for polling station inspectors PDF 226kB Download Part B - Instructions and checklist for polling station inspectors
Part B - Completing ballot paper account/quick for polling stations/role play exercises and scenarios DOCX 32kB Download Part B - Completing ballot paper account/quick for polling stations/role play exercises and scenarios
Part B - Close of poll packing instructions DOC 275kB Download Part B - Close of poll packing instructions
Part B - Polling staff training Powerpoint PPT 1.12MB Download Part B - Polling staff training Powerpoint
Part C - Briefing for referendum agents PPTX 816kB Download Part C - Briefing for referendum agents
Part C - administering the poll PDF 723kB Download Part C - administering the poll
Part C - Notice of referendum agents DOC 36kB Download Part C - Notice of referendum agents
Part C - Guidance for campaigners and agents on the conduct of tellers DOC 724kB Download Part C - Guidance for campaigners and agents on the conduct of tellers
Part C - Tellers do's and don'ts DOC 1.35MB Download Part C - Tellers do's and don'ts
Part C - Notice of referendum DOC 37kB Download Part C - Notice of referendum
Part C - Handbook for polling station staff PDF 728kB Download Part C - Handbook for polling station staff
Part C - Certificate of employment DOC 33kB Download Part C - Certificate of employment
Part C - Polling station quick guide PDF 138kB Download Part C - Polling station quick guide
Part C - Notice for the direction of voters PDF 6kB Download Part C - Notice for the direction of voters
Part C - Requirement of secrecy relative to poll, count and postal voting PDF 69kB Download Part C - Requirement of secrecy relative to poll, count and postal voting
Part C - Form for notification of referendum agents DOC 39kB Download Part C - Form for notification of referendum agents
Part C - Companion declaration DOC 44kB Download Part C - Companion declaration
Part C - Ballot paper account PDF 26kB Download Part C - Ballot paper account
Part C - Requirements of secrecy relative to the polling station PDF 68kB Download Part C - Requirements of secrecy relative to the polling station
Part D - absent voting PDF 787kB Download Part D - absent voting
Part D - 4.46 list of superseded ballot papers DOC 31kB Download Part D - 4.46 list of superseded ballot papers
Part D - 5.26 postal vote matching spreadsheet XLSM 337kB Download Part D - 5.26 postal vote matching spreadsheet
Part D - Requirements of secrecy relative to issue and opening of postal votes PDF 56kB Download Part D - Requirements of secrecy relative to issue and opening of postal votes
Part D - Quick guide to postal voting DOCX 24kB Download Part D - Quick guide to postal voting
Part D - Corresponding number list (postal votes) DOC 91kB Download Part D - Corresponding number list (postal votes)
Part D - Label for postal votes handed into polling station DOC 31kB Download Part D - Label for postal votes handed into polling station
Part D - The postal vote issuing process DOCX 22kB Download Part D - The postal vote issuing process
Part D - Postal voters box label DOC 31kB Download Part D - Postal voters box label
Part D - Postal ballot box label DOC 31kB Download Part D - Postal ballot box label
Part D - Postal voting statement DOC 48kB Download Part D - Postal voting statement
Part D - Instructions to staff on opening postal votes PDF 107kB Download Part D - Instructions to staff on opening postal votes
Part D - Retrieving cancelled postal vote - through opening process DOC 53kB Download Part D - Retrieving cancelled postal vote - through opening process
Part D - Re-issuing lost and not received postal votes DOC 40kB Download Part D - Re-issuing lost and not received postal votes
Part D - Postal vote opening procedure DOC 123kB Download Part D - Postal vote opening procedure
Part D - List of lost postal votes DOC 30kB Download Part D - List of lost postal votes
Part D - Flowchart for issuing postal votes PDF 121kB Download Part D - Flowchart for issuing postal votes
Part D - Flowchart - reissue lost/not received/spoilt postal votes PDF 145kB Download Part D - Flowchart - reissue lost/not received/spoilt postal votes
Part D - Flowchart for staff opening postal votes PDF 150kB Download Part D - Flowchart for staff opening postal votes
Part D - Postal ballot box account DOC 34kB Download Part D - Postal ballot box account
Part D - Flowchart - postal vote retrieval PDF 136kB Download Part D - Flowchart - postal vote retrieval
Part D - Corresponding number list (polling stations) DOC 88kB Download Part D - Corresponding number list (polling stations)
Part D - Postal voting rejections DOCX 13kB Download Part D - Postal voting rejections
Part D - Statement of postal votes XLSX 20kB Download Part D - Statement of postal votes
Part D - Notice of appointment of postal ballot agents DOC 40kB Download Part D - Notice of appointment of postal ballot agents
Part D - List of spoilt postal votes DOC 30kB Download Part D - List of spoilt postal votes
Part D - 5.18 notice of referendum agents of opening of postal votes DOC 40kB Download Part D - 5.18 notice of referendum agents of opening of postal votes
Part E - Verification and count PDF 604kB Download Part E - Verification and count
Part E - Polling and counting agent form DOC 69kB Download Part E - Polling and counting agent form
Part E - Requirement of secrecy relative to the count and any opening of postal votes taking place at the count PDF 58kB Download Part E - Requirement of secrecy relative to the count and any opening of postal votes taking place at the count
Part E - Doubtful ballot papers - allowed votes PDF 781kB Download Part E - Doubtful ballot papers - allowed votes
Part E - The chief counting officer's guide to dealing with doubtful ballot papers PDF 721kB Download Part E - The chief counting officer's guide to dealing with doubtful ballot papers
Part E - Checklist of equipment for verification and count PDF 159kB Download Part E - Checklist of equipment for verification and count
Part E - Doubtful ballot papers - Rejected votes PDF 778kB Download Part E - Doubtful ballot papers - Rejected votes
Part E - Doubtful ballot papers - Placemats PDF 1.5MB Download Part E - Doubtful ballot papers - Placemats
Part F - after the declaration of the result PDF 487kB Download Part F - after the declaration of the result
Part F - Notes for proper officers on access PDF 171kB Download Part F - Notes for proper officers on access
Part F - Checklist of items to be transferred to the proper officer PDF 192kB Download Part F - Checklist of items to be transferred to the proper officer
Counting officer expenses PDF 353kB Download Counting officer expenses
Sample mini count model PDF 144kB Download Sample mini count model
Checklist of information for attendees at the verification and count PDF 159kB Download Checklist of information for attendees at the verification and count
Count centre checklist for registering receipt of ballot boxes and key documents PDF 35kB Download Count centre checklist for registering receipt of ballot boxes and key documents
Job descriptions for count supervisory staff DOC 60kB Download Job descriptions for count supervisory staff