65. (1) The polling supervisors shall examine the advance votes, if necessary on the day before election day. The covers shall be opened and the advance votes shall be checked for their claim to being considered. At least two polling supervisors shall be involved in checking and deciding whether an advance vote qualify for consideration.
(2) An advance vote shall not be considered if:
(i) the sender is not on the electoral register;
(ii) the sender died before election day;
(iii) the cover contains more than one covering letter and one envelope;
(iv) the advance voting material used is not identical with the material procured by the
Minister for Social Welfare;
(v) the prescribed procedure for advance voting has not been complied with; or,
(vi) the advance vote has not been cast within the closing dates specified in sections 56,
57(3) and 58(2) to (4).
(3) If, from the same voter, more than one advance vote has been received that qualifies for consideration, the most recently cast advance vote shall be considered.
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