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Scottish General Election (Coronavirus) Act 2021

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Section 1: Application of this Act to 2021 election

6.This introductory section provides that the Act applies to the ordinary general election for membership of the Scottish Parliament which is due to be held on 6 May 2021 (by operation of section 2(2) of the Scotland Act 1998). It does not apply to any other national or local election.

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