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Scottish Parliament (Constituencies) Act 2004

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1Constituencies and regions

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(1)For Schedule 1 to the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46) (which makes provision about constituencies, regions and regional members of the Scottish Parliament) there is substituted the Schedule set out in Schedule 1 below.

(2)Until the appropriate date, Schedule 1 to that Act as so substituted has effect subject to the modifications set out in Schedule 2 below.

(3)The appropriate date is the date of commencement of section 16 of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (c. 41) for the purpose of—

(a)transferring the functions of the Boundary Commission for Scotland to the Electoral Commission, and

(b)conferring functions on the Boundary Committee for Scotland.

(4)But paragraphs 3 to 14 of Schedule 1 to the Scotland Act 1998 as so substituted or as so substituted and modified (as the case may be) have no effect until 30 June 2007.

(5)Paragraphs 17 to 24 of Schedule 3 to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 are repealed.

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