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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1U.K.Amendments

Part 5 U.K.Conduct of elections

Assistance for persons with disabilitiesU.K.

76In section 202 (general provisions as to interpretation), in subsection (1) after the definition of “Common Council” insert—

disability”, in relation to doing a thing, includes a short term inability to do it;.

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I1Sch. 1 para. 76 wholly in force at 1.7.2008; Sch. 1 para. 76 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 77; Sch. 1 para. 76 in force for E.W.S. at 1.1.2007 by S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 14 (bb)(iii) (subject to Sch. 2); Sch. 1 para. 76 in force for N.I. at 1.7.2008 by S.I. 2008/1316, arts. 2(2), 4(z)(iii)

77In rule 38 of Schedule 1 (votes marked by presiding officer), in paragraph (1)(a) for “physical cause” substitute “ disability ”.

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I2Sch. 1 para. 77 wholly in force at 1.7.2008; Sch. 1 para. 77 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 77; Sch. 1 para. 77 in force for E.W.S. at 1.1.2007 by S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 14 (bb)(iii) (subject to Sch. 2); Sch. 1 para. 77 in force for N.I. at 1.7.2008 by S.I. 2008/1316, arts. 2(2), 4(z)(iii)

78In rule 39 of that Schedule (voting by persons with disabilities), in paragraph (1)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (a) for “physical incapacity” substitute “ disability ”;

(b)for “other incapacity” substitute “ other disability ”.

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I3Sch. 1 para. 78 wholly in force at 1.7.2008; Sch. 1 para. 78 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 77; Sch. 1 para. 78 in force for E.W.S. at 1.1.2007 by S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 14 (bb)(iii) (subject to Sch. 2); Sch. 1 para. 78 in force for N.I. at 1.7.2008 by S.I. 2008/1316, arts. 2(2), 4(z)(iii)

79In rule 43 of that Schedule (procedure on close of poll), in paragraph (1)(f) for “ “physical incapacity”” substitute “ “disability” ”.

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I4Sch. 1 para. 79 wholly in force at 1.7.2008; Sch. 1 para. 79 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 77; Sch. 1 para. 79 in force for E.W.S. at 1.1.2007 by S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 14 (bb)(iii) (subject to Sch. 2); Sch. 1 para. 79 in force for N.I. at 1.7.2008 by S.I. 2008/1316, arts. 2(2), 4(z)(iii)

80In the Appendix of Forms in that Schedule, in Note number 2 to the Form of declaration to be made by the companion of a voter with disabilities for “incapacity” substitute “ disability ”.

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I5Sch. 1 para. 80 wholly in force at 1.7.2008; Sch. 1 para. 80 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 77; Sch. 1 para. 80 in force for E.W.S. at 1.1.2007 by S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 14 (bb)(ii) (subject to Sch. 2); Sch. 1 para. 80 in force for N.I. at 1.7.2008 by S.I. 2008/1316, arts. 2(2), 4(z)(iii)