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the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1983), the
quarterly report must be accompanied by that evidence.

Statement relating to reportable donations accepted during reporting period

3 (1) The statement required by paragraph 2(1)(a) to be contained in a
5quarterly report is a statement recording—

(a) the appropriate details in relation to each reportable
donation accepted by the recognised third party during
the reporting period which is of a substantial value in the
context of that period,

(b) 10the total value of all other reportable donations which are
accepted by the recognised third party during the
reporting period, and

(c) such other information as may be required by regulations
made by the Commission.

(2) 15In relation to a reportable donation of the kind mentioned in sub-
paragraph (1)(a), the “appropriate details” means—

(a) the information about the donor which is, in connection
with recordable donations to registered parties, required
to be recorded in donation reports by virtue of paragraph
202 of Schedule 6,

(b) where the donation is of money, the amount of the
donation,

(c) where the donation is not of money, the nature of the
donation and its value,

(d) 25the date the donation was accepted by the recognised third
party, and

(e) such other information as may be required by regulations
made by the Commission.

(3) Where the recognised third party did not accept any reportable
30donations during the reporting period, the statement must record
that fact.

4 (1) For the purposes of paragraph 3(1)(a), a reportable donation is of
a substantial value in the context of a reporting period (“the
reporting period”) if—

(a) 35in a case where there are no reportable donations made by
the donor which have been recordable in any previous
relevant quarterly report, condition A is met;

(b) in any other case, condition B is met.

(2) Condition A is met if—

(a) 40the value of the donation is more than £7,500, or

(b) its value, when added to the value of all other reportable
donations (if any) made by the same donor which are
accepted by the recognised third party in the relevant
qualifying regulated period, is more than £7,500.

(3) 45Condition B is met if—

(a) the value of the donation is more than £1,500, or

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(b) its value, when added to the value of all other reportable
donations (if any) made by the same donor which fall
within sub-paragraph (4), is more than £1,500.

(4) A reportable donation falls within this sub-paragraph if—

(a) 5it is accepted by the recognised third party in the relevant
qualifying regulated period, and

(b) it was not recordable in any previous relevant quarterly
report.

(5) If a reportable donation which is aggregated under sub-paragraph
10(2)(b) or (3)(b) was accepted by the recognised third party in a
previous reporting period, the donation is to be treated for the
purposes of paragraph 3(1)(a) as accepted by the third party
during the reporting period.

(6) For the purposes of this paragraph a donation is “recordable in
15any previous relevant quarterly report” if details of the donation
were required to be recorded under paragraph 3(1)(a) in any
previous quarterly report in relation to the recognised third party
in the case of the relevant qualifying regulated period.

(7) In this paragraph, “the relevant qualifying regulated period”
20means the qualifying regulated period (within the meaning of
section 95A) within which the reporting period falls.

Statement of reportable donations dealt with during reporting period

5 (1) The statement required by paragraph 2(1)(b) to be contained in a
quarterly report is a statement recording the appropriate details in
25relation to each reportable donation which—

(a) the recognised third party is prohibited from accepting by
virtue of—

(i) paragraph 6(1)(a) of Schedule 11, or

(ii) paragraph 6(1)(b) of that Schedule, and

(b) 30is dealt with by the recognised third party during the
reporting period in accordance with section 56(2).

(2) In relation to a reportable donation of the kind mentioned in sub-
paragraph (1)(a)(i), the “appropriate details” means—

(a) the name and address of the donor,

(b) 35where the donation is of money, the amount of the
donation,

(c) where the donation is not of money, the nature of the
donation and its value,

(d) the date the donation was received by the recognised third
40party,

(e) the date and manner in which the donation was dealt with
in accordance with section 56(2)(a), and

(f) such other information as may be required by regulations
made by the Commission.

(3) 45In relation to a reportable donation of the kind mentioned in sub-
paragraph (1)(a)(ii), the “appropriate details” means—

(a) details of the manner in which the donation was made,

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(b) where the donation is of money, the amount of the
donation,

(c) where the donation is not of money, the nature of the
donation and its value,

(d) 5the date the donation was received by the recognised third
party,

(e) the date and manner in which the donation was dealt with
in accordance with section 56(2)(b), and

(f) such other information as may be required by regulations
10made by the Commission.

(4) Where the recognised third party did not deal with any reportable
donations of the kind mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) in
accordance with section 56(2) during the reporting period, the
statement must record that fact.

15Supplementary

6 Where reference is made in this Part to a donation being accepted,
or dealt with in accordance with section 56(2), by a recognised
third party during a reporting period, it is irrelevant whether the
donation was also received by that party in that period.

20Part 3 Weekly Reports

7 (1) A weekly report in respect of a reporting period must contain—

(a) a statement recording the appropriate details in relation to
each substantial donation received by the recognised third
25party during that period, or

(b) if the recognised third party did not receive any substantial
donations during that period, a statement to that effect.

(2) The “appropriate details” means—

(a) the information about the donor which is, in connection
30with recordable donations to registered parties, required
to be recorded in donation reports by virtue of paragraph
3 of Schedule 6,

(b) where the donation is of money, the amount of the
donation,

(c) 35where the donation is not of money, the nature of the
donation and its value,

(d) the date the donation was received by the recognised third
party, and

(e) such other information as may be required by regulations
40made by the Commission.

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