A woman accused of registering a mannequin as a candidate in a city council election is to face trial.
Renee Slater is alleged to have put the dummy - named Helena Torry - forward to stand in Aberdeen City Council's local government elections on March 29.
The 64-year-old denied the charge, made under the Representation of the People Act, when she appeared at the city's sheriff court on Friday.
The charge alleges that she submitted a nomination paper containing the dummy's details, which she knew to be false, to a returning officer at the council's Town House.
Slater, of Aberdeen, is to face trial in January.
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