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SCHEDULE 3
 
  CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS
 
European Communities Act 1972 (c.68)
     1. In section 1(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 (interpretation) in the definition of "the Treaties", and "the Community Treaties", after paragraph (k) there is to continue to be inserted-
 
 
    " and
 
 
    (l) the decision, of 1st February 1993, of the Council amending the Act concerning the election of the representatives of the European Parliament by direct universal suffrage annexed to Council Decision 76/787/ECSC, EEC, Euratom of 20th September 1976."
 
Juries Act 1974 (c. 23)
     2. In Part III of Schedule 1 to the Juries Act 1974 (persons excused from jury service in England and Wales) (as amended by section 3(1) of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1986), for "Representatives to the European Parliament" and the preceding heading substitute-
 
 

"European Parliament
  Members of the European Parliament".
 
 
Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1974 (S.I. 1974/2143)
     3. In Schedule 2 to the Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1974 (exemptions from jury service in Northern Ireland) (as amended by section 3(1) of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1986), for "Representatives to the European Parliament" and the preceding heading substitute-
 
 

"European Parliament
  Members of the European Parliament".
 
 
European Parliament (Pay and Pensions) Act 1979 (c. 50)
     4. In the European Parliament (Pay and Pensions) Act 1979, in-
 
 
    (a) section 3(1) (resettlement grants),
 
    (b) section 7(2) (expenses: Northern Ireland), and
 
    (c) section 8(1) (interpretation),
       for "constituency" and "a constituency", in each place, there is to continue to be substituted "electoral region" and "an electoral region".
 
 
European Parliamentary Elections (Changes to the Franchise and Qualification of Representatives) Regulations 1994 (S.I. 1994/342)
     5. In the European Parliamentary Elections (Changes to the Franchise and Qualification of Representatives) Regulations 1994, in regulations 7 and 9 (extension of the franchise), for "constituency", in each place, there is to continue to be substituted "electoral region".
 
 
Broadcasting Act 1996 (c.55)
     6. In paragraph 30 of Schedule 10 to the Broadcasting Act 1996 (minor and consequential amendments), for "paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978" substitute "section 7 of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 2000".
 
 
Government of Wales Act 1998 (c.38)
     7. In section 11(3)(a) of the Government of Wales Act 1998 (power to make provision about elections etc.), for "the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978" substitute "the European Parliamentary Elections Act 2000".
 
 
Scotland Act 1998 (c.46)
     8. - (1) The Scotland Act 1998 is amended as follows.
 
      (2) In section 12(4)(a) (power to make provision about elections), for "the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978" substitute "the European Parliamentary Elections Act 2000".
 
      (3) In Section B3 of Part II of Schedule 5 (reserved matters), for paragraph (a) substitute-
 
 
    "(a) the European Parliamentary Elections Act 2000".
 
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