General application to Scotland
4. (1) This regulation has (in addition to any express application elsewhere in these Regulations) effect for the general application of these Regulations to Scotland, and accordingly—
“electoral area”, in relation to a local government election, means the electoral ward for which the election is held;
“local authority” means a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994(1);
“local government area” means the area of a local authority; and
“local government election” means an election of councillors by local government electors for an electoral area.
(2) For a reference to the High Court substitute a reference to the Court of Session and for a reference to the county court or a judge of that court substitute a reference to the sheriff.
(3) The power conferred by regulation 22 on the Court of Session to make acts of sederunt for the appointment of judges to hear appeals under that regulation or to fill any vacancy among the judges so appointed is not required to be exercised by statutory instrument.
(4) For a reference to the Director of Public Prosecutions or the Attorney General substitute a reference to the Lord Advocate.
(5) For a reference to a plaintiff or defendant substitute respectively a reference to a pursuer or defender, for a reference to a recognisance substitute a reference to a bond of caution and for a reference to an injunction substitute a reference to an interdict.
(6) For a reference to the register of licences substitute a reference to the register kept in pursuance of section 20 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976.