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The Local Elections (Northern Ireland) Order 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Changes to the law on local elections

    1. 3.Date of local elections and voters waiting at polling station at close of poll

  4. Temporary modifications to facilitate transition from the existing councils to the new councils

    1. 4.Temporary modifications relating to the continuation of existing councils

    2. 5.Temporary modifications relating to the first election of new councils

    3. 6.Temporary modifications relating to the designation of polling stations

    4. 7.Temporary modifications relating to the appointment of the Drainage Council

    5. 8.Temporary modifications relating to casual vacancies in new councils and existing councils

  5. Changes consequential on Northern Ireland legislation on local government boundaries

    1. 9.Consequential changes to polling districts and places for parliamentary elections

  6. Changes to the law on local elections when combined with European Parliamentary elections

    1. 10.Combination of polls

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      Combination of polls

      1. 1.Modification of the Local Elections Rules

      2. 2.The Schedule applies as if after rule 3A there were...

      3. 3.Rule 16 (ballot papers) applies as if in paragraph (2),...

      4. 4.Rule 20 (notice of poll) applies as if after paragraph...

      5. 5.Rule 21 (postal ballot papers) applies as if in paragraph...

      6. 6.Rule 25 (issue of official poll cards) applies as if...

      7. 7.Rule 26 (equipment of polling stations) applies as if—

      8. 8.Rule 29 (admission to polling station) applies as if in...

      9. 9.Rule 32 (questions to be put to voters) applies as...

      10. 10.Rule 34 (voting procedure) applies as if after paragraph (9)...

      11. 11.Rule 35 (votes marked by presiding officer) applies as if...

      12. 12.Rule 36 (voting by persons with disabilities) applies as if...

      13. 13.Rule 37 (tendered ballot papers) applies as if after paragraph...

      14. 14.Rule 39A (correction of errors on day of poll) applies...

      15. 15.Rule 41 (procedure on close of poll) applies as if—...

      16. 16.Rule 44 (attendance at counting of votes) applies as if...

      17. 17.Rule 45 (preliminary proceedings and conduct of the count) applies...

      18. 18.Rule 58 (forwarding of documents) applies as if after paragraph...

      19. 19.Rule 59 (orders for production of documents) applies as if...

      20. 20.Rule 60 (retention of documents) applies as if—

      21. 21.Rule 63 (party candidate) applies as if—

      22. 22.Rule 64 (abandoned poll) applies as if for paragraphs (2)...

      23. 23.(1) The Appendix of Forms applies as if—

      24. 24.Modification of absent voting provisions

  8. Explanatory Note

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