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1(1)Section 43 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (day of ordinary local elections in Scotland, and other timing provisions) is amended in accordance with this paragraph.
(2)In subsection (1B)—
(a)paragraph (a) and the word “or” immediately following are repealed,
(b)in paragraph (b) for “that Act” substitute “the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46) (“the 1998 Act”)”.
(3)In subsection (1C)—
(a)the definition “ordinary general election” is repealed,
(b)for “5(3)” substitute “5(1A) or (1B)”.
2In section 5 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, subsections (2) and (3) are repealed.
3Section 1 of the Scottish Local Government (Elections) Act 2002 is repealed.
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