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Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Act 1997

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Referendum in Scotland.

  3. 2. Referendum in Wales.

  4. 3. Referendums: supplementary.

  5. 4. Exclusion of legal proceedings.

  6. 5. Expenditure.

  7. 6. Short title.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      REFERENDUM IN SCOTLAND

      1. PART I

      2. PART II

    2. SCHEDULE 2

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CONDUCT OF THE REFERENDUMS, etc.

      1. 1.The provisions of this Schedule shall have effect in relation...

      2. Time

        1. 2.(1) In calculating any period of time for the purposes...

      3. Advertisements

        1. 3.(1) The Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Scotland)...

      4. Premises used for election purposes

        1. 4.(1) In relation to premises in Scotland, section 98 of...

      5. Returning officers and counting officers

        1. 5.(1) Functions conferred by this Schedule on the returning officer...

        2. 6.(1) In Scotland, the council for a local government area...

        3. 7.A counting officer may, in writing, appoint one or more...

        4. 8.(1) Order 45, rule 1 of the County Court Rules...

      6. Hours of polling

        1. 9.The hours of polling shall be between 7 a.m. and...

      7. The ballot papers

        1. 10.(1) The back of the ballot papers shall be in...

      8. Counting of votes, etc.

        1. 11.(1) A counting officer shall, in accordance with any directions...

        2. 12.A counting officer shall, as soon as possible after his...

      9. Application of enactments

        1. 13.(1) The provisions set out in column (1) of Tables...

    4. APPENDIX

      FORMS

      1. FORM OF BACK OF BALLOT PAPER: REFERENDUM IN SCOTLAND

        1. No.

        2. Referendum: [name of local government area]

        3. Note.– The number on the ballot paper is to correspond...

      2. FORM OF BACK OF BALLOT PAPER: REFERENDUM IN WALES

        1. No./Rhif....................

        2. *County/County Borough.................... *Sir/Bwrdeistref Sirol

        3. *Delete whichever is inapplicable

        4. *Dileer yr un anaddas

        5. Note.– The number on the ballot paper is to correspond...

        6. Sylwer.– Rhaid i’r rhif ar y papur pleidleisio gyfatebâ’r rhif...

      3. FORM OF GUIDANCE FOR VOTERS: REFERENDUM IN SCOTLAND GUIDANCE FOR VOTERS

        1. (1) When you are given ballot papers make sure they...

      4. FORM OF GUIDANCE FOR VOTERS: REFERENDUM IN WALES GUIDANCE FOR VOTERS

        1. (1) When you are given a ballot paper make sure...

      5. CYFARWYDDYD I BLEIDLEISWYR

        1. (1) Pan roir i chi bapur pleidleisio gwnewch yn siwr...

      6. CERTIFICATE OF EMPLOYMENT: REFERENDUM IN WALES

      7. CERTIFICATE OF EMPLOYMENT

      8. TYSTYSGRIF CYFLOGAETH

      9. PROXY PAPER: REFERENDUM IN SCOTLAND

      10. FRONT OF PAPER

      11. REFERENDUM

      12. BACK OF PAPER YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE AS PROXY

        1. (1) This proxy paper gives you the right to vote...

      13. PROXY PAPER: REFERENDUM IN WALES REFERENDUM

      14. REFFERENDWM

      15. YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE AS PROXY EICH HAWL I BLEIDLEISIO FEL DIRPRWY

        1. (1) This proxy paper gives you the right to vote...

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