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In section 18C of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (review of polling districts and places), for subsections (1) to (5) substitute—
“(1)A relevant authority must during each compulsory review period carry out and complete—
(a)a review under section 18A of all the polling districts in its area, and
(b)a review under section 18B of all the polling places in its area.
(2)The compulsory review periods are—
(a)the period of 16 months beginning with 1st October 2013, and
(b)the period of 16 months beginning with 1st October of every fifth year after that.
(3)Subsection (1) does not prevent a relevant authority carrying out a review of some or all of the polling districts or polling places in its area at other times.”
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