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SCHEDULEBoundaries Scotland: modification of enactments

Scotland Act 1998

3(1)Schedule 1 of the Scotland Act 1998 is amended as follows.

(2)In the following provisions, for “the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland” substitute “Boundaries Scotland”—

(a)paragraph 3(1), (3), (4), (6), (8) and (9),

(b)paragraph 4(1), (2) and (3),

(c)paragraph 6(1),

(d)paragraph 7(1), (2), (3) and (4),

(e)paragraph 8(1) and (2),

(f)paragraph 9(1), (2) and (3),

(g)paragraph 10(1), (2) and (3),

(h)in paragraph 12—

(i)in rule 2(2) and (8),

(ii)in rule 3,

(iii)in rule 4,

(i)paragraph 14(2).

(3)In the following provisions, for “they think” substitute “it thinks”—

(a)paragraph 4(2),

(b)paragraph 9(1),

(c)paragraph 10(1),

(d)in paragraph 12—

(i)rule 2(2),

(ii)rule 3.

(4)In the following provisions, for “they” substitute “it”—

(a)paragraph 7(1)(a) and (b), (2) and (4),

(b)paragraph 9(2),

(c)paragraph 10(2),

(d)paragraph 12, rule 4, in both places.

(5)In paragraph 3(3)—

(a)in sub-sub-paragraph (a), for “they propose” substitute “it proposes”,

(b)in sub-sub-paragraph (b), for “their opinion” substitute “its opinion”.

(6)In paragraph 3(6) and (8)(a) and (b), for “they recommend” substitute “it recommends”.

(7)In paragraph 7(2)—

(a)in the opening words, for “have” substitute “has”,

(b)in sub-sub-paragraph (b), for “the Commission” substitute “Boundaries Scotland”.

(8)The italic heading immediately preceding paragraph 3 becomes “Reports of Boundaries Scotland”.