Examples of the 1983 Act in a sentence
Under regulation 65 of the Representation of the People Regulations 2001,53 the returning officers for combined polls under section 15 of the 1985 Act or section 36 of the 1983 Act may choose whether to combine the issue and receipt of postal ballot papers.
Polls for the UK Parliamentary election and county council election must be taken together under section 15(1) of the 1985 Act; and polls for the county council election and vacancy in the parish must be taken together under section 36(3AC) of the 1983 Act.
Ordinary elections to local government in Scotland are included by virtue of section 204(1) of the 1983 Act.
Section 27(2) of the 1985 Act provides that certain sections of that Act, including section 15, are to be read as though they were contained within the 1983 Act.
This means that the interpretation provisions of the 1983 Act also apply to section 15 of the 1985 Act.