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Part 1SLocal government elections

5Consequential amendments and repealsS

(1)The 1983 Act is amended as follows—

(a)in section 42 (conduct of local elections), subsections (1) to (4) and (7) are repealed,

(b)in section 166(3) (vote to be void if voter is subject to incapacity to vote by reason of corrupt or illegal practices), for “or an election to any elective office or” substitute “ , local government election or an election under the Local Government (Scotland) etc. Act 1994 (c. 39) ”,

(c)in section 187(2)(application of certain provisions to elections other than elections of councillors)—

(i)the word “other” is repealed, and

(ii)for “local government Act” substitute “ Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39) ”,

(d)section 188 is repealed, and

(e)in section 204 (general application to Scotland), in the definition of “local government Act”, for “Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994” substitute “ Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 9) ”.

(2)In section 5 (elections and term of office of councillors) of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39), subsections (1),(5) and (6) are repealed.

Commencement Information

I1S. 5 in force at 2.5.2007 by S.S.I. 2007/25, art. 2(2)