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The Lerwick Harbour Revision (Constitution) Order 2003

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Application procedure

4.—(1) All persons seeking election or appointment under article 3(1) (a)-(c) shall submit an application form to the Authority by the application date in the year of the election date.

(2) The Members shall cause the said application date and application procedure set out in paragraphs (3) to (5) below to be advertised in at least one newspaper published or circulating in the Shetland Islands not later than the second Friday of May in 2003 and on each anniversary thereafter as shall occur in any year in which an election occurs of shipowners or ratepayers as the case may be.

(3) The application form shall contain the following information:–

(a)the name and address of the applicant;

(b)a statement as to under which sub-paragraph of article 3(1) the application is made;

(c)for applications made under article 3(1)(a), a statement that the applicant appears on the list of shipowners qualified as hereinafter provided;

(d)for applications made under article 3(1)(b), a statement that the applicant appears on the list of business ratepayers qualified as hereinafter provided;

(e)for applications under article 3(1)(c) a declaration of interests in such form as may be prescribed by the Authority from time to time containing particulars of all sources of income, business interests, securities held interest in any land in the vicinity of the Harbour and any other matter which might reasonably be conceived as having the potential to lead to a conflict of interest with the duties of a Member of the Authority.

(f)such biographical information as the applicant sees fit to supply;

(4) Applications made under articles 3(1)(a) and (b) shall be accompanied by nomination papers as follows:–

(a)applications made under article 3(1)(a) shall be accompanied by no fewer than two nomination papers from persons whose names appear on the list of shipowners maintained in accordance with article 6;

(b)applications made under article 3(1)(b) shall be accompanied by no fewer than two nomination papers from persons whose names appear on the list of business ratepayers maintained in accordance with article 7;

(5) Nomination papers shall contain a statement that the nominating person nominates the person seeking election and shall be signed by the nominating person.

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