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Local Electoral Administration and Registration Services (Scotland) Act 2006

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28Election campaigns and proceedings: miscellaneous amendments

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(1)In section 81 of the 1983 Act (return as to election expenses), after subsection (10A) insert—

(10B)In the application of subsection (10A) in relation to a local government election in Scotland, the reference to the Electoral Commission is to be read as if it were a reference to the Scottish Ministers..

(2)In section 138(2) of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (c. 41) (which restricts, in relation to local government elections in Scotland, the effect of amendments to the 1983 Act made by Schedule 18 (election campaigns and proceedings) of that Act), for “Schedule 18 (other than paragraphs 8 and 15(a))” substitute “paragraphs 7(4), 9, 14, 17, 18 (other than sub-paragraph (1)(b)) and 19(7) of Schedule 18”.

(3)In section 158(3)(a) of that Act (which restricts, in relation to local government elections in Scotland, the effect of repeals relating to the 1983 Act) for “section 82(4)” substitute “those relating to sections 72, 73, 79, 81, 82, 101 to 105, and 108 and Schedule 3”.

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