2In this Schedule—E+W+S+N.I.
“Assembly election” means an election to the Northern Ireland Assembly;
“Assembly Elections Rules” means the parliamentary elections rules as applied for the purposes of Assembly elections by Article 3(1) of, and Schedule 1 to, the Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/2599);
“Chief Electoral Officer” means the Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland;
“counting agent” means a counting agent for the referendum or a counting agent for a relevant election (except where one or other is specified);
“local election” has the meaning given in section 130(1) of the Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962;
“Local Elections Rules” means the rules set out in Schedule 5 to the Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962.