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SCHEDULE 5COMBINATION OF POLLS

PART 3MODIFICATIONS OF THE SCOTTISH LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS RULES

Rule 65 of local elections rules (countermand or abandonment of poll on death of party candidate)

38.  After rule 65(2) of the local elections rules there shall be added—

(2A) Neither the countermand of the poll at the local government election nor a direction that that poll be abandoned shall affect the poll at the Scottish parliamentary election..