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The Local Government (Allowances and Expenses) (Scotland) Regulations 2007

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2.  In these Regulations–

“the 1973 Act” means the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973;

“the 1995 Regulations” means the Local Authorities Etc. (Allowances) (Scotland) Regulations 1995(1);

“approved duty” has the same meaning as in section 49(2) of the 1973 Act;

“by-election” means an election to fill a casual vacancy in the office of councillor in accordance with section 37 of the 1973 Act (filling of casual vacancies)(2), that is held after 2nd May 2007;

“Civic Head” means the depute convener of a local authority elected in terms of section 4(2) of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994(3) or such other councillor as that local authority decide has the title of Civic Head for the purposes of payment of remuneration and allowances, and reimbursement of expenses, in accordance with section 11 of the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004; and

“ordinary election” means an ordinary election of councillors for local government areas in Scotland that is held after 2nd May 2007(4).

(1)

S.I. 1995/912; amended by S.I. 1997/1631 and 1998/3219, S.S.I. 2002/15, and 2004/146.

(2)

1973 c. 65. Section 37 was amended by the Scottish Local Government (Elections) Act 2002 (asp 1), sections 3 and 4.

(4)

Ordinary elections are held in accordance with section 5 of the 1994 Act, as amended by the Scottish Local Government (Elections) Act 2002 (asp 1) and section 5(2) of the Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 9).

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