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Local Electoral Administration and Registration Services (Scotland) Act 2006

Photographs on ballot papers: piloting

Section 25 Photographs on ballot papers: piloting

50.This section amends section 5 of the Scottish Local Government (Elections) Act 2002 so that the use of photographs of candidates on ballot papers can be piloted at local government elections. Orders made under section 5 of the 2002 Act must make provision for and in connection with the implementation of the proposed scheme as is considered appropriate. They may include provisions which modify or disapply any enactment. Such orders are not subject to Parliamentary procedure.

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