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16(1)Section 8 (proxies at elections) is amended as follows.N.I.
(2)In subsection (1), omit “or local government”.
(3)Omit subsection (3A).
(4)In subsection (4), omit “or local government”.
(5)In subsection (5), omit “, or at the same local government election in any electoral area,”.
(6)In subsection (6)—
(a)omit “, at local government elections or at both”; and
(b)in paragraph (a), for “electors for elections in respect of which the application is made” substitute “ parliamentary electors ”.
(7)In subsection (7), omit—
(a)“or local government”; and
(b)in paragraph (a) “or, as the case may be, local government”.
(8)For subsection (9) substitute—
“(9)The appointment may be cancelled by the elector by giving notice to the registration officer, and shall also cease to be in force on the issue of a proxy paper appointing a different person to vote for him at any parliamentary election or elections (whether in the same constituency or elsewhere).”
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