European Union Referendum Bill

MARSHALLED
LIST OF Amendments
to be moved
on third reading

[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

Schedule 1

BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS

1*

Page 12, line 44, at end insert—

“Designation of organisations: designation of one organisation only

8A  (1)     Section 108 of the 2000 Act (designation of organisations to whom
assistance is available) has effect for the purposes of the referendum with
the following modifications.

(2)     Subsection (2) has effect for those purposes as if for the words from “the
Commission” to the end there were substituted “the Commission may—

(a)   in relation to each of those outcomes, designate one
permitted participant as representing those campaigning
for the outcome in question; or

(b)   if the condition in subsection (2A) is met as regards one of
those outcomes (“outcome A”) but not the other
(“outcome B”), designate one permitted participant as
representing those campaigning for outcome B.

(2A)    The condition in this subsection is met as regards an outcome if
16either—

(a)   no permitted participant makes an application to be
designated under section 109 as representing those
19campaigning for that outcome; or

(b)   the Commission are not satisfied that there is any
permitted participant who has made an application
under that section who adequately represents those
23campaigning for that outcome.”

(3)     For the purposes of the referendum subsections (3) and (4) are to be
treated as omitted.

8B     Accordingly, for the purposes of the referendum, section 109 of the 2000
Act (applying to become a designated organisation) has effect as if—

(a)   in subsection (4) paragraph (b) (and the “or” before it) were
omitted, and

(b)   in subsection (5) paragraph (b) (and the “or” before it) were
omitted.

8C  (1)     This paragraph applies if the Electoral Commission designate only one
permitted participant under section 108(2) of the 2000 Act in respect of
the referendum.

(2)     If this paragraph applies, section 110 of the 2000 Act (assistance available
to designated organisations) has effect for the purposes of the
referendum as if—

(a)   in subsection (1) —

(i)   for “any designations” there were substituted “a
designation”, and

(ii)   for “the designated organisations” there were substituted
“the designated organisation”,

(b)   subsections (2) and (3) were omitted, and

(c)   for subsection (4) there were substituted the subsection set out in
sub-paragraph (3) below.

(3)     That subsection is—

“(4)     The designated organisation (or, as the case may be, persons
authorised by the organisation) shall have the rights conferred by
paragraphs 1 to 3 of Schedule 12.”

(4)     If this paragraph applies, section 127(1) of the 2000 Act (referendum
campaign broadcasts) has effect for the purposes of the referendum as if
the words from “made” to the end were omitted.”

[Amendments 2 and 3 are amendments to Amendment 1]

LORD HAMILTON OF EPSOM

2*

Line 16, leave out “either”

3*

Line 19, leave out from “outcome” to end of line 23

BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS

4*

Page 15, line 9, leave out “commencement of this Schedule” and insert “day when
section 3 of this Act (application of Part 7 of the 2000 Act to the referendum) is
brought into force for the purposes of applying section 117 of the 2000 Act to the
referendum”

5*

Page 15, line 39, at end insert—

“( )     In this paragraph references to “common plan expenses” of an
individual or body are to referendum expenses which are incurred by or
on behalf of that individual or body—

(a)   as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a), and

(b)   in pursuance of a plan or other arrangement mentioned in sub-
paragraph (1)(b).”

6*

Page 15, line 40, leave out “expenses” and insert “common plan expenses of the
individual or body which is”

7*

Page 16, line 13, leave out from “any” to “of” in line 14 and insert “common plan
expenses”

8*

Page 16, line 17, leave out from “any” to “of” in line 18 and insert “common plan
expenses”

9*

Page 23, line 45, at end insert—

“( )     In paragraph 10(1)(c) of Schedule 15 to the 2000 Act as it applies for the
purposes of the referendum, the reference to paragraph 2 of Schedule 6
to that Act is to be taken as a reference to that paragraph without the
modifications of that paragraph made by this Schedule.”

10*

Page 27, line 12, leave out from first “of” to end of line 13 and insert “—

(a)   the period (“the first reporting period”) beginning with the
commencement day and ending with the 7th day of the
referendum period, and

(b)   such other periods ending before the date of the referendum as
may be prescribed by regulations made by the Minister;

and in paragraph (a) “the commencement day” means the day on which
that paragraph comes into force.”

11*

Page 27, line 31, leave out from “Commission” to end of line 32 and insert “—

(a)   in the case of the report for the first reporting period, within 7
days beginning with the end of that period;

(b)   in the case of the report for a period prescribed under sub-
paragraph (2)(b), within such time as may be prescribed by
regulations made by the Minister.”

12*

Page 27, line 38, leave out sub-paragraph (7)

13*

Page 28, line 3, leave out “(2)” and insert “(2)(b)”

Schedule 2

BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS

14*

Page 41, line 19, leave out “6A,” and insert “6A (reading references in that
paragraph to an authorised participant as references to a qualifying person who is
a party to the transaction)”

15*

Page 41, line 37, at end insert—

“( )     In sub-paragraph (1), the reference to paragraph 2 of Schedule
6A is to be taken as a reference to that paragraph without the
modifications of that paragraph made by Schedule 2 to the
European Union Referendum Act 2015.”

16*

Page 46, line 9, after “of” insert “paragraph 1 of”

17*

Page 46, line 18, after “of” insert “paragraph 1 of”

18*

Page 46, line 42, after “of” insert “paragraph 1 of”

19*

Page 47, line 3, leave out from first “of” to end of line 4 and insert “—

(a)   the period (“the first reporting period”) beginning with the
commencement day and ending with the 7th day of the
referendum period, and

(b)   such other periods ending before the date of the referendum as
may be prescribed by regulations made by the Minister;

and in paragraph (a) “the commencement day” means the day on which
that paragraph comes into force.”

20*

Page 47, line 8, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert—

“(a)   the nature of the transaction (that is to say whether it is a loan, a
credit facility or an arrangement by which any form of security is
given),

“(b)   the value of the transaction (determined in accordance with
paragraph 3 of the Schedule treated as inserted by paragraph 1 of
this Schedule (“Schedule 15A”)) or, in the case of a credit facility
or security to which no limit is specified, a statement to that
effect,

“(ba)   the date when the transaction was entered into by the permitted
participant,

“(bb)   the same information about the transaction as would be required
by paragraph 18(3) and (4) of Schedule 15A to be recorded in the
statement referred to in paragraph 15 of that Schedule,

“(bc)   the information about each qualifying person who is a party to
the transaction which is, in connection with recordable
transactions entered into by registered parties, required to be
recorded in weekly transaction reports by paragraph 3 of
Schedule 6A to the 2000 Act (reading references in that
paragraph to an authorised participant as references to a
qualifying person who is a party to the transaction), and”

21*

Page 47, line 24, leave out from “Commission” to end of line 25 and insert “—

(a)   in the case of the report for the first reporting period, within 7
days beginning with the end of that period;

(b)   in the case of the report for a period prescribed under sub-
paragraph (2)(b), within such time as may be prescribed by
regulations made by the Minister.”

22*

Page 47, line 31, leave out sub-paragraph (7)

23*

Page 47, line 43, leave out “(2)” and insert “(2)(b)”

24*

Page 48, line 31, leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

“(b)   the following expressions—

“qualifying person”, and

“regulated transaction”,

have the same meaning as in the Schedule treated as inserted by paragraph 1, and”

25*

Page 48, line 37, at end insert—

“( )     Paragraph 23 of the Schedule treated as inserted by paragraph 1 applies
for the purposes of this paragraph as it applies for the purposes of the
provisions of that Schedule relating to the reporting of transactions.”

Prepared 1st December 2015