Part 1Local government elections

1Electoral wards

(1)Each local government area shall be divided into electoral wards; and there shall be a separate election for each electoral ward.

(2)The number of councillors to be returned in an electoral ward shall be either three or four, as determined by order made under section 17 (order giving effect to proposals made by Boundary Commission) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 65) (“the 1973 Act”).

(3)Different numbers may be determined in relation to different electoral wards.