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Parliament (Elections and Meeting) Act 1943

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23Application of Part I to Scotland

This Part of this Act shall in its application to Scotland have effect subject to the following modifications—

(a)in section five paragraph (b) of subsection (3), and in section thirteen subsections (3) and (4) and in subsection (5) the words " or the proper officer of a council shall be omitted;

(b)in section thirteen the reference- to section twelve of the principal Act shall be construed as a reference to the provision substituted therefor by paragraph (8) of section forty-three of the said Act;

(c)section fourteen shall have effect as if—

(i)in subsection (2) for the words " a registration officer " there were substituted the words " a council appointing a registration officer '';

(ii)for subsection (3) there were substituted the following subsection—

(3)A council appointing a registration officer shall pay to him the expenses properly incurred by him in the performance of his duties under this Part of this Act, electoral registration regulations and national registration regulations made by virtue of this Part of this Act, any costs properly incurred by him as, party to an appeal against his determination of any claim or objection with respect to an electors list, and such charges as they may deem reasonable and proper for his trouble, care and attention in the performance of those duties. Any expenses incurred by a council under this subsection shall " be defrayed in like manner as the costs and expenses of making up the valuation roll under the Lands Valuation (Scotland) Act, 1854, and the Acts amending the same.; and

(iii)in subsection (4) after the words " by that officer " there were inserted the words

to the council appointing him and shall be accounted for by that council.

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