Irish and EU citizens may vote in European parliament elections.
Only Irish citizens may vote in elections for the President and in constitutional referendums.
An 'edited' or 'open' version of the register, which omits those people who have chosen to 'opt out', can be purchased by anyone for any purpose.
Since 21 July the Commonwealth electoral roll cannot be sold in any format.
It has not been produced in printed format since , when it changed to publication on microfiche.
June Main article: Electoral registration in the United Kingdom Within the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom, the right to register for voting extends to all British , Republic of Ireland , Commonwealth and European Union citizens.
British citizens[ clarification needed ] living overseas may register for up to 15 years after they were last registered at an address in the UK.