Explanatory Notes

Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004

2004 asp 9

29 July2004

The Act — Section by Section

Part 1 – Local government elections

Section 5 – Consequential amendments and repeals

20.This section makes a number of consequential amendments and repeals to the 1983 Act and the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39). In particular it repeals subsections (1) to (4) and (7) of section 42 (local elections in Scotland) of the 1983 Act as these provisions are superseded by the new power to make rules contained in section 3 of the Act. It also repeals section 5(1), (5) and (6) (elections and terms of office of councillors) of the 1994 Act. These provisions are superseded by section 1 of the Act.