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5.—(1) The Representation of the People Act 1983(1) shall be amended as follows.
(2) In section 187(2)(2) (application of Act to certain local elections), after the word “Act”, insert the words “or the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973”.
(3) In section 188 (Parts II and III of the Act as to local elections in Scotland), for the words “Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973”, substitute the words “Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994”.
(4) In section 204(1) (general application to Scotland), in the definition of “local government Act”, for the words “Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973”, substitute the words “Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994”.
(5) In Schedule 1 (Parliamentary elections rules)—
(a)in rule 10(3), for the words “district” and “districts” wherever they appear, substitute the words “local government area” and “local government areas” respectively; and
(b)in rule 25(4), for the word “districts” wherever it appears, substitute the words “local government areas”.
(6) In Schedule 3 (return and declarations as to election expenses)—
(a)in the Form of Return, after the words “district of”, insert the words “local government area of”; and
(b)in the Form of Declarations(3), after the words “district of”, insert the words “local government area of”.
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