283. After counting the ballot papers for each electoral division, the deputy returning officer shall draw up a statement of votes for each advance polling station and an abstract of the statement of votes for each electoral division.
The deputy returning officer shall then place in separate envelopes, for each electoral division, the ballot papers given in favour of each candidate, the rejected ballot papers, the spoiled or cancelled ballot papers and the unused ballot papers. He shall seal the envelopes and place them in another sealed envelope bearing the name of the electoral division concerned.
The deputy returning officer, the poll clerk and those representatives wishing to do so shall affix their initials to the seals.
The envelope, the poll book and the list of electors shall be placed in the ballot box.