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Dealing with unwanted Direct Marketing


18/11/2015 The Electoral Register and "Opting Out of the Edited Register
 18/11/2015 - Electoral Register & 'Opting Out' of the Edited Register Background:Each year, the Department of the Environment, Heritage & Local Government encourages people to register to vote or to check their details are correct and up to date on the electoral register.
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