1The polls to be taken together under section 4(3) are referred to in this Schedule as “combined polls”.E+W+S+N.I.
2In this Schedule—E+W+S+N.I.
“the 2010 Order” means the Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/2999);
“constituency ballot paper” means a ballot paper for the poll for electing a constituency member in a Scottish parliamentary election;
“constituency returning officer” is to be construed in accordance with Article 14 of the 2010 Order;
“counting agent” means a counting agent for the referendum or a counting agent for a Scottish parliamentary election (except where one or other is specified);
“regional ballot paper” means a ballot paper for the poll for electing a regional member in a Scottish parliamentary election;
“referendum ballot paper” means a ballot paper for the referendum;
“regional returning officer” has the meaning given by section 12(6) of the Scotland Act 1998;
“returning officer” means a person who is a constituency returning officer or a regional returning officer (unless one or other is specified);
“Scottish parliamentary election” means an election in a constituency held under section 2 of the Scotland Act 1998 (comprising the poll for electing a constituency member and the poll for electing regional members);
“Scottish Parliamentary Election Rules” means the rules set out in Schedule 2 to the 2010 Order.