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Parliament (Elections and Meeting) Act 1943

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31Application of Part II to Northern Ireland

(1)This Part of this Act shall, in its application to Northern Ireland, have effect subject to the modifications contained in the following provisions of this section.

(2)For the words " sheriff, mayor ", wherever those words occur, there shall be substituted the word

under-sheriff.

(3)For the reference in subsection (1) of section twenty-nine to the Lord Chancellor there shall be substituted a reference to the Governor of Northern Ireland.

(4)The proviso to subsection (1) of section twenty-seven and subsections (3) and (5) thereof shall not have effect.

(5)For section twenty-eight there shall be substituted the following section:—

28Nothing in the last paragraph of section eight of the Ballot Act, 1872, in section thirteen of the Redistribution of Seats Act, 1885, or in Article 3 of the Government of Ireland (Election Laws Adaptation) (Northern Ireland) Order, 1922, shall enable a deputy or an assistant returning officer to be appointed to discharge any duty imposed on a returning officer by virtue of the last preceding section or of an Order in Council made under the next succeeding section, and nothing in the said section thirteen shall apply in relation to anything required or authorised to be done by the preceding provisions of this Part of this Act or any such Order in Council.

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