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Part 1SLocal government elections

Offences relating to votingS

14Undue influenceS

(1)Section 115 of the 1983 Act (offence of undue influence), so far as it applies to a local government election in Scotland, is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (2)(b)—

(a)after “prevents” insert “ , or intends to impede or prevent, ”, and

(b)after “prevails upon” insert “ , or intends so to compel, induce or prevail upon, ”.