Part 1 Local government elections
Performance of returning officers in relation to elections etc.
1.Setting of performance standards
2.Returns and reports on performance standards
3.Provision of information about expenditure on elections
4.Correction of procedural errors
Access to election documents
5.Access to election documents
6.Access to election documents: contravention of regulations
7.Access to election documents: supplementary
10.Attendance of observers
11.Code of practice on attendance of observers at elections etc.
12.False information in applications relating to absent voting
13.False information in nomination papers etc.
Offences relating to voting
15.Offences relating to applications for postal and proxy votes
16.Prohibition of expenses not authorised by election agent
17.Meaning of election expenses for the purposes of the 1983 Act
18.Financial limits applying to candidates' election expenses
19.Return as to election expenses
20.Anonymous registration: miscellaneous amendments
21.Absent vote applications: provision of personal identifiers
22.Provision of fresh signatures
23.Disclosure of personal identifiers
24.Power to require existing absent voters to provide personal identifiers
Photographs on ballot papers: piloting
25.Photographs on ballot papers: piloting
Encouraging electoral participation
26.Encouraging electoral participation
27.Tendered votes in certain circumstances
28.Election campaigns and proceedings: miscellaneous amendments
29.Details to appear on election publications
30.Repeal of reference to Maundy Thursday
31.Translations etc. of certain documents
32.Certain voters entitled to vote in person
33.Power to make regulations as to preparation of special lists and records etc.
35.Part 1: minor and consequential modifications
36.Interpretation of Part 1
Part 2 Registration services
Reorganisation of local registration services
37.Registration districts and authorities
38.Registration offices: opening times
Registration of births and deaths
39.Registration of births
40.Registration of still-births
41.Re-registration of births
42.Registration of deaths
43.Registers kept by district registrars
44.Indexing of registers and provision of registration information
45.Correction of errors in registers
46.Recording change of name or surname
Other amendments of the 1965 Act
47.Other amendments of the 1965 Act
Marriages and civil partnerships: procedure
48.Marriage procedure: marriages at sea
49.Marriage procedure: miscellaneous amendments
50.Marriage procedure: electronic communications
51.Civil partnership procedure: registrations at sea
52.Civil partnership procedure: miscellaneous amendments
53.Provision of information about civil partnerships for certain purposes: fees
Recording of events relating to persons outwith Scotland
54.Recording of certain events in Book of Scottish Connections
55.Keeping of, and access to, the Book of Scottish Connections
Other provisions about information held by Registrar General
56.Provision of registration information to public bodies and office-holders
57.Keeping of central register for health and local authority purposes
58.Issuing of other material kept or held by Registrar General
59. Part 2: minor and consequential modifications
60.Interpretation of Part 2
Part 3 General
61.Orders and regulations
63.Short title and commencement
Schedule to be inserted before Schedule 5 to the 1983 Act
Part 1: minor and consequential modifications
Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2)
1.The 1983 Act is amended as follows.
2.In section 66(1) (requirement of secrecy), before “shall”, where first...
3.In section 73(5)(d) (payment of expenses through election agent), for...
4.In section 74A (expenses which may be paid otherwise than...
5.In section 76A(2) (application of power to vary provisions about...
6.In section 81 (return as to election expenses)—
7.In section 89 (inspection of returns and declarations)—
8.In section 90C(2) (property, goods, services etc. provided free of...
9.In section 118 (interpretation of Part 2), in the definition...
10.In section 129(7)(b) (time for presentation or amendment of petition...
11.In section 168(1)(a)(i) (prosecution for corrupt practices), before “above” insert...
12.In section 179 (offences by associations), after “section 110” insert...
13.The amendments made by paragraphs 3, 4, 6(b), 8 and...
Scottish Local Government (Elections) Act 2002 (asp 1)
14.In section 5(4) of the Scottish Local Government (Elections) Act...