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(1)Section 16 of the Representation of the People Act 1985 (postponement of parish and community council elections in England and Wales) is repealed.
(2)In section 29(5) of that Act (provisions which do not extend to Northern Ireland), for “16 to 18” substitute “17 and 18”.
(3)In section 40(1) of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (effect of bank holidays etc on timing of elections), omit “or section 16 of the Representation of the People Act 1985”.
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