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The Local Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2002

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Local Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2002 No. 185

Interpretation

2.  In these Regulations, and in any provision as applied by these Regulations—

“the 2000 Act” means the Local Government Act 2000;

“the PPER Act” means the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000(1);

“the RP Act 2000” means the Representation of the People Act 2000(2);

“the 1983 Act” means the Representation of the People Act 1983(3);

“the 1986 Regulations” means the Representation of the People Regulations 1986(4);

“the Elections Regulations” means the Representation of the People (England and Wales) Regulations 2001(5);

“the European Parliamentary Elections Rules” means the rules set out in the European Parliamentary Elections Regulations 1999(6);

“the GLA Elections Rules” means the Greater London Authority Elections (No. 2) Rules 2000(7);

“the Mayoral Elections Rules” means the Rules set out in Schedule 1 to these Regulations;

“the Parliamentary Elections Rules” means the rules set out in Schedule 1 to the 1983 Act;

“the Referendums Regulations” means the Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (England) Regulations 2001(8);

“further referendum” means a referendum held in pursuance of an order under regulation 21(3) of the Referendums Regulations; and

“proper officer” has the meaning given by section 270(3) of the Local Government Act 1972(9).

(4)

S.I. 1986/1081; amended by S.I. 1990/520, 1991/1198 and 1728, 1992/722, 1994/342, 1995/1948 and 2001/341.

(5)

S.I. 2001/341.

(6)

S.I. 1999/2214.

(7)

S.I. 2000/427, amended by S.I. 2000/1040.

(8)

S.I. 2001/1298, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

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