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In this Part—
“the 1983 Act” means the Representation of the People Act 1983,
“convener” means the convener of the Board,
“depute returning officer” means a person appointed under section 41(2) of the 1983 Act,
“electoral registration officer” means an officer appointed under section 8(3) of the 1983 Act,
“local government election” has the meaning given in section 204(1) of the 1983 Act,
“returning officer” means an officer appointed under section 41(1) of the 1983 Act.
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