Electoral Registration and Administration Bill

AMENDMENT
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE

After Clause 17

LORD PANNICK

BARONESS JAY OF PADDINGTON

LORD LEXDEN

LORD LANG OF MONKTON

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Voting procedure

(1) Schedule 1 to the Representation of the People Act 1983 (parliamentary elections rules) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 37 (voting procedure) after sub-paragraph (6) insert—

“(7) A voter who is in the polling station or in a queue outside the polling station for the purpose of voting at the time specified for the close of the poll shall be entitled to apply for a ballot paper under sub-paragraph 1 above and a ballot paper shall be delivered and the voter entitled to vote in accordance with this paragraph.””

Prepared 18th October 2012