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M1Public Meeting Act 1908E+W+S+N.I.

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1 After subsection (3) of section 1 of the Public Meeting Act 1908 insert the following subsection—E+W+S+N.I.

(4)This section does not apply as respects meetings to which section 97 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 applies.

M2City of London (Various Powers) Act 1957E+W+S+N.I.

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2 In section 4 of the City of London (Various Powers) Act 1957—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in subsection (1) for “”Act of 1949”’ substitute “ ”Act of 1983 ”’, and for “Representation of the People Act 1949” substitute “ Representation of the People Act 1983 ”;

(b)in subsection (1), for “set out in the Second Schedule to the Act of 1949” substitute “ made by the Secretary of State under section 36 of the Act of 1983 ”;

(c)in subsection (2), for “Act of 1949” substitute “ Representation of thePeople Act 1949 ”.

3 In section 8 of the M3City of London (Various Powers) Act 1957—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “Act of 1949” substitute “ Act of 1983 ” and for “section 167” substitute “ sections 191 to 196 ”;

(ii)for the words after “apply to and in respect of ward elections” to the end substitute the words—

section 3 (disfranchisement of offenders in prison, etc.);

section 6 (residence: merchant seaman);

sections 14(1) and 15 to 17 (service qualifications and declarations for registration);

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section 46 (further provision as to local election voting);

section 59 (supplemental provisions as to members of forces and service voters).

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(e)in subsection (4), for “Act of 1949” substitute “ Act of 1983 ” and for “rule 21 of the local elections rules” substitute “ rule 20 of the M4Local Elections (Principal Areas) Rules 1973 ”;

(e)in subsection (5), for “Act of 1949” substitute “ Act of 1983 ”.

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4 In section 9(4) of the City of London (Various Powers) Act 1957 for “Act of 1949” substitute “ Act of 1983 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

M5City of London (Various Powers) Act 1960E+W+S+N.I.

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5 In section 39 of the City of London (Various Powers) Act 1960—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in paragraph (b) of subsection (1), for “Representation of the M6People Act 1949” substitute “ Representation of the People Act 1983 ”;

(b)in subsection (2), for “Act of 1949” substitute “ Act of 1983 ”.

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M7London Government Act 1963E+W+S+N.I.

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6 In Schedule 3 to the London Government Act 1963—E+W+S+N.I.

(b)in paragraph 22 of Part II, for “Representation of the People Act 1949” substitute “ Representation of the People Act 1983 ”;

(b)in paragraph 23 of Part II, for “said Acts of 1949” substitute “ Representation of the People Act 1983 ”.

M8Licensing Act 1964E+W+S+N.I.

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M9Post Office Act 1969E+W+S+N.I.

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Local Government Act 1972E+W+S+N.I.

12 In the following provisions of the Local Government Act 1972 for “Representation of the People Act 1949” substitute “ Representation of the People Act 1983 ”—sections 6(1), 9(5), 11(3)(b), 16(2), 25(1), 28(2), 29(3)(b), 35(1), 80(1)(e), 86(b) and Schedule 2, paragraph 6(1).E+W+S+N.I.

13 In section 89(6) of the M10Local Government Act 1972 for “section 42 above” substitute “ section 36 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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14 In paragraphs 18(5) and 34(5) of Schedule 12 to the Local Government Act 1972 for “section 42 above and of the enactments mentioned in section 165(1) of the Representation of the M11People Act 1949” substitute “ section 36 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 and of the enactments mentioned in section 187(1) of that Act ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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M12Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973E+W+S+N.I.

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15 In the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in section 4(1), for “Act of 1949” substitute “ Representation of the People Act 1983 ”;

(b)in paragraph (d) of section 31(1), for “Representation of the People Act 1949” substitute “ Representation of the People Act 1983 ”.

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M13Juries Act 1974E+W+S+N.I.

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17 In section 3(1) of the Juries Act 1974, for “Representation of the People Act 1949” substitute “ Representation of the People Act 1983 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

M14House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975E+W+S+N.I.

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18 In section 6(3) of the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975, for “section 124(5) of the Representation of the People Act 1949” substitute “ section 144(7) of the Representation of the People Act 1983 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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F9Sch. 8 para. 19 repealed (11.5.2001) by 2001 c. 13, s. 1(3)(b), Sch. 2

20 In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)for the reference to “Registration Officer appointed under Part IIIof the Local Government Act 1972” substitute “ Registration Officer appointed under section 8(2) of the Representation of the People Act 1983 ”;

(b)for the reference to “Returning Officer under section 17(2) of the Representation of the M15People Act 1949 and any Deputy Returning Officer appointed by him” substitute “ Returning Officer under section 25(1) of the Representation of the People Act 1983 and any Deputy Returning Officer appointed by him. ”

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[F10M16European Parliamentary] Elections Act 1978E+W+S+N.I.

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M17Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978E+W+S+N.I.

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24In paragraph (h) of section 35(2) of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978, for “sections 107 to 136 of the Representation of the People Act 1949” substitute “ sections 120 to 156 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

25In section 108(1) of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 for “section 110 of the Representation of the People Act 1949” substitute “ section 123 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

[F14Senior Courts Act 1981]E+W+S+N.I.

26In section 142(1) of the [F15Senior Courts Act 1981] , for “Representation of the People Act 1949” substitute “ Representation of the People Act 1983 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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M18Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1982E+W+S+N.I.

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M19Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981E+W+S+N.I.

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28 In Schedule 1 to the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981, in paragraph 5 of Part II, for “Representation of the People Act 1949” substitute “ Representation of the People Act 1983 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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