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In the 1983 Act, before section 200 insert—
(1)Subsections (2) and (3) below apply to any document which, under or by virtue of this Act, is required or authorised to be given to voters or displayed in any place for the purposes of a local government election in Scotland.
(2)The person who is required or authorised to give or display the document must, as he thinks appropriate, also give or display or otherwise make available in such form as he thinks appropriate—
(a)the document in Braille;
(b)the document in languages other than English;
(c)graphical representations of the information contained in the document;
(d)other means of making the information contained in the document accessible to persons who might not otherwise have reasonable access to the information.
(3)The person required or authorised to give or display the document must also, as he thinks appropriate, make available the information contained in the document in such audible form as he thinks appropriate.
(4)Subsections (2) and (3) above do not apply to—
(a)the nomination paper; or
(b)the ballot paper.”.
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