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Article 93

SCHEDULE 9REVOCATIONS

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The Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) Order 2010

1.  In this Schedule “the 2010 Order” means the Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) Order 2010(1).

2.  Subject to paragraph 3, the 2010 Order is revoked.

3.  The following provisions of the 2010 Order are not revoked—

(a)in article 2 (interpretation), the definitions in paragraph (1) of “the 1983 Act”, “the 1998 Act”, “the 2000 Political Parties Act”, “CRO”, “ERO”, “local authority”, “RRO”, “register of electors”, “registered party”, “service voter” and “Scottish parliamentary election”, and paragraph (2);

(b)article 3(1) (alterations in registers of electors);

(c)article 4(3) and (5) (voting appeals), so far as relating to alterations in the register of electors which take effect under sections 13(5), 13A(2) or 13B(3) or (3B) of the 1983 Act;

(d)article 15(2) (officers of councils to be placed at the disposal of a RRO), so far as relating to the functions of a RRO under the 2010 Order;

(e)article 16 (returning officers: discharge of functions), so far as relating to—

(i)the power of a RRO to appoint persons to discharge the RRO’s functions under the 2010 Order; and

(ii)the duty of RROs and CROs to co-operate in relation to the functions of a RRO under the 2010 Order;

(f)article 21(1) (effect of attainment dates in register entries), and paragraphs (2) to (4) of article 21 (prohibition of exclusion from voting) so far as those paragraphs relate to a person registered as a local government elector;

(g)article 22 (effect of misdescription), so far as relating to misnomers or inaccurate descriptions in the register of electors;

(h)article 23 (discharge of registration duties);

(i)article 24 (payment of registration expenses);

(j)article 28 (breach of official duty);

(k)article 86 (vacancies: regional member seats);

(l)article 87 (modification of section 10 of the 1998 Act);

(m)article 91 (sending of applications, notices etc.);

(n)article 92 (interference with notices), so far as relating to notices published in connection with the duties of an ERO under the 2010 Order;

(o)article 94 (correction of procedural errors), so far as relating to the taking of steps by a RRO to correct the acts or omissions of a RRO in relation to the functions of a RRO under the 1998 Act or the 2010 Order;

(p)in Schedule 2, rule 65 (equality of votes at poll for return of regional members) and rule 76 (regional election: effect of countermand or abandonment of constituency poll);

(q)in Part 1 of Schedule 6 (application of provisions of the 1983 Act to the election or return of constituency members), the application of section 160(4)(a)(i) and (4A), section 173(1)(a)(i) and (2), section 174 (but only so far as relevant to the application of those parts of sections 160 and 173) and section 180A; and

(r)in Part 2 of Schedule 6 (application of provisions of the 1983 Act to the election or return of regional members), the application of section 160(4)(a)(i) and (4A), section 174 (but only so far as relevant to the application of those parts of section 160) and section 180A.

The Postal Services Act 2011 (Consequential Modifications and Amendments) Order 2011

4.  Paragraph 86 of Schedule 1 to the Postal Services Act 2011 (Consequential Modifications and Amendments) Order 2011(2) is revoked.

The Health and Social Care Act 2012 (Consequential Provision—Social Workers) Order 2012

5.  Paragraph 65 of the Schedule to the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (Consequential Provision—Social Workers) Order 2012(3) is revoked.

The Scotland Act 2012 (Saving and Consequential Provisions) Order 2015

6.  Articles 4 to 9 of the Scotland Act 2012 (Saving and Consequential Provisions) Order 2015(4) are revoked.

APPENDIX OF FORMS

CONTENTS

FORM AReturn of expenses which must be authorised by election agent in relation to election of constituency candidate or individual regional candidate
FORM BDeclaration to accompany return of expenses in relation to election of constituency candidate or individual regional candidate
FORM CDeclaration to be made by an election agent for a constituency candidate or for an individual regional candidate or by such a candidate in respect of election expenses
FORM DDeclaration to be made by a party list candidate in respect of election expenses
FORM EConstituency nomination paper
FORM FIndividual nomination paper
FORM GRegional party list
FORM H1Certificate of authorisation in relation to a regional list
FORM H2Certificate of authorisation in relation to a constituency nomination paper
FORM IConstituency ballot paper
FORM JRegional ballot paper
FORM KPostal voting statement
FORM L1Elector’s official poll card
FORM L2Postal voter’s official poll card
FORM M1Proxy’s official poll card
FORM M2Proxy postal voter’s official poll card
FORM M3Elector’s official poll card where elector has appointed a proxy
FORM N1Guidance for voters
FORM N2Guidance for voters (Scottish parliamentary and local government elections taken together)
FORM OInformation for voters
FORM PCertificate of employment
FORM QDeclaration by the companion of a voter with disabilities
FORM RCertificate by the constituency returning officer in respect of the election of a member for a Scottish parliamentary constituency
FORM SCertificate by the regional returning officer in respect of the election of members for a Scottish parliamentary region
FORM TPostal voting statement (Scottish parliamentary and local government elections and postal voting proceedings taken together)
FORM UPostal voting statement for Scottish parliamentary election (Scottish parliamentary and local government elections taken together, but postal voting proceedings not taken together)
FORM VStatement on absent voters
FORM WInformation for voters (Scottish parliamentary and local government elections taken together)
FORM XPostal voting statement for local government election (Scottish parliamentary and local government elections taken together, but postal voting proceedings not taken together)
FORM YCorresponding number list

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