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European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Act 2004

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9Interpretation

(1)A region is an electoral region for the purposes of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 2002 (c. 24).

(2)Local government election has the meaning given by section 203(1) of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (except that it does not include an election to the Greater London Authority).

(3)A pilot order is an order made under section 1.

(4)Pilot region must be construed in accordance with section 1(3).

(5)The relevant enactments are enactments relating to the conduct of European Parliamentary or local government elections (including the combination of polls at such elections).

(6)A relevant local authority is the council of a county or district, or the council of a parish if the pilot order makes provision for the conduct of an election to the council.

(7)Postal voting must be construed in accordance with section 1(4).

(8)This section applies for the purposes of this Act.

10Expenditure

(1)There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament—

(a)any expenses of the Secretary of State in making arrangements for the purposes of this Act in connection with the holding of the European Parliamentary general election of 2004;

(b)any increase attributable to this Act in the sums so payable under any other enactment.

(2)There shall be charged on and paid out of the Consolidated Fund any increase attributable to this Act in the sums to be charged on and paid out of that Fund under any other Act.

11Extent

This Act does not extend to Scotland or Northern Ireland.

12Short title

This Act may be cited as the European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Act 2004.

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