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Consequential amendments of Representation of the People Act, 1949

7(1)The Representation of the People Act, 1949, shall be amended as follows.

(2)In section twenty-three, in subsection (7), after the words " rural district" there shall be inserted the words

rural borough.

(3)In section twenty-nine, in subsection (1), for the Words " district or parish councillors " there shall be substituted the words

district, rural borough or parish councillors,

and for the words " district election rules or parish election rules " there shall be substituted the words

district election rules, rural borough election rules or parish election rules;

in subsection (2), for the words " district or parish election rules" in both places where they occur, there shall be substituted the words

district, rural borough or parish election rules

; and in subsection (5), after the word " District" there shall be inserted the words

rural borough.

(4)In section thirty-four, for the words from " in cases " to the end of the section there shall be substituted the words

in cases where the polls at elections of rural district councillors, rural borough councillors, and parish councillors or any two of such elections are held together, to all or both of those elections.

(5)In section thirty-six, in subsection (4), after the words " parish councillors " there shall be inserted the words

or (under that section as applied to rural boroughs by the Local Government Act, 1958) with respect to an election of rural borough councillors

and after the words " parish election rules " there shall be inserted the words

or, as the case may be, rural borough election rules.

(6)In section seventy-eight, in subsection (1), after the words "election of" there shall be inserted the words

rural borough councillors or

and after the words " prescribed by " there shall be inserted the words

rural borough election rules or.

(7)In section one hundred and thirty-nine, in subsection (3), in the definition of "corporate office" after the words "borough, district" there shall be inserted the words

rural borough.

(8)In section one hundred and sixty-five, in subsection (1), for the words " district or parish councillors " there shall be substituted the words

district, rural borough or parish councillors

and after the words " district council or" there shall be inserted the words

mayor of a rural borough or chairman of a,

for the words " district or parish election rules " there shall be substituted the words

district, rural borough or parish election rules,

and for the words "an election of district or parish councillors not regulated by district or parish election rules" there shall be substituted the words

an election of district, rural borough or parish councillors not regulated by district, rural borough or parish election rules.

(9)In section one hundred and seventy-two, in subsection (1), in the definition of " local government Act", after the words " Local Government Act, 1933," there shall be inserted the words

or the Local Government Act, 1958

; in the definition of " local government area", after the word "district" there shall be inserted the words

rural borough; and at the end of the subsection there shall be added the following definition—

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