The ballot agent for the protected action ballot ballot must determine the result of the ballot by conducting a scrutiny in accordance with Regulation 3.19.
As soon as practicable after the close of the ballot, the ballot agent must:
- admit the valid ballot papers and reject the informal ballot papers, and
- count the valid ballot papers, and
- record the number of votes:
- in favour of the question or questions, and
- against the question or questions, and
- count the informal ballot papers.