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Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Act 2013

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6.Section 1 of the Act provides that the Act will apply for the purposes of a referendum on Scottish independence. Provision for the holding of such a referendum is a matter that would require to be enabled by a separate Act of the Scottish Parliament and is not covered by this Act.

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Text created by the Scottish Executive department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Acts of the Scottish Parliament except those which result from Budget Bills


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