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1References to local government elections are to be read as references to local elections.N.I.
2References to section 2 (local government electors in Great Britain) are to be read as references to section 1 of this Act and references to Part I (Parliamentary and local government franchise and its exercise) include section 1 of this Act.N.I.
3References to the registration officer are to be read as references to the Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland.N.I.
4References to local government electors are to be read as references to local electors.N.I.
5References to legal incapacity are to legal incapacity within the meaning of this Act.N.I.
6References to any other provision mentioned in Part I of this Schedule are to that provision as modified by this Part.N.I.
(2)In section 4(4)(a), the reference to any enactment includes an enactment comprised in Northern Ireland legislation.]
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[F37AIn section 7B references to the United Kingdom are to be read as references to Northern Ireland.]N.I.
8In section 9, for subsection (1)(b) there is substituted—N.I.
“(b)a register of local electors for each district.”
F48A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N.I.
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12In section 49—N.I.
(a)in subsection (2), in paragraph (b) the reference to a local government area is to be read as a reference to a district and at the end of that subsection there is inserted—
“(c)whether or not a person registered as an elector in a district was during the whole of the period of three months ending on the qualifying date resident in Northern Ireland”, and
(b)in subsection (5) “or entered in the list of proxies” is omitted.
13In section 50, for paragraph (c) there is substituted—N.I.
“(c)in any list, notice or other document required for the purposes of this Part of this Act”.
14In section 53—N.I.
[F8(a)in subsection (1)(a) omit the words from “and any special lists” to the end,
(b)for subsection (1)(b) substitute—
“(b)with respect to—
(i)the procedure to be followed in the preparation of the register, and
(ii)the place and manner of its publication; and;”.]
(c)in subsection (1)(c) “or to voting by post or proxy” is omitted.
15In section 54, in subsections (3) and (4) paragraph (a) is omitted.N.I.
[F916In section 58, omit subsection (1)(c) and after subsection (2) insert—N.I.
“(2A)No appeal lies from the decision of the Court of Appeal on appeal from a decision of the county court under this section.”.]
17In section 59, in subsection (3)(a) the words from “and of” to the end are omitted.N.I.
18In Schedule 2—N.I.
(a)in paragraph 5(2) “or with his appointment as a proxy”,
(b)paragraph 5A, and
(c)in paragraph 13(1)(a) “or paragraph 2”,
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