(1)In this Act—
" Assembly " means the Assembly of the European Communities,
" Assembly election " means an election of a representative to the Assembly and " Assembly general election" means a general election of such representatives, and
"principal Act" means the Representation of the People Act 1983.
(2)The principal Act and sections 1 to 12, 15 to 18 and 21 of and Schedule 1 to this Act shall have effect as if those sections and that Schedule were contained in Part I of that Act, and sections 5, 6 and 7(1) of the principal Act (residence) apply for the purposes of sections 1 to 3 of this Act as they apply for the purposes of sections. 1 and 2 of that Act.
(3)References in any enactment other than an enactment contained in this or the principal Act to Part I of that Act include a reference to sections 1 to 12, 15 to 18 and 21 of and Schedule 1 to this Act.