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Scottish Parliament (Constituencies) Act 2004

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Section 1

SCHEDULE 2Transitional modifications of Schedule 1 to the Scotland Act 1998

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Electoral Commission and Boundary Committee for Scotland

1Any reference to the Electoral Commission or to the Boundary Committee for Scotland (or to both) must be construed as a reference to the Boundary Commission for Scotland.

Review and proposed recommendations by Boundary Committee for Scotland

2Paragraph 5 must be ignored.

Notice of proposed report or recommendation

3(1)Paragraph 7 is modified as follows.

(2)For sub-paragraph (2) there is substituted the following sub-paragraph—

(2)If the Boundary Commission for Scotland have provisionally determined to make recommendations affecting a constituency they must publish in at least one newspaper circulating in the constituency a notice stating—

(a)the effect of the recommendations and (except if the effect is that no alteration should be made in respect of the constituency) that a copy of the recommendations is open to inspection at a specified place in the constituency, and

(b)that representations with respect to the proposed recommendations may be made to the Commission before the end of the period of one month starting the day after the notice is published.

(3)Sub-paragraphs (5) and (6) must be ignored.

4(1)Paragraph 8 is modified as follows.

(2)For sub-paragraph (1) there is substituted the following sub-paragraph—

(1)This paragraph applies if the Boundary Commission for Scotland provisionally determine to make recommendations which would involve any alteration in a constituency.

(3)Sub-paragraph (3) must be ignored.

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