Amendments proposed to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

back to previous text

   

Mr Secretary Straw

31

Page     45,     line     1     [Clause     70],     after 'if', insert ', without reasonable excuse,'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

32

Page     45,     line     34     [Clause     70],     leave out first 'the' and insert 'any'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

33

Page     45,     line     35     [Clause     70],     at end insert—

      '(za) in which is situated the office of the treasurer, deputy treasurer or (as the case may be) other authorised person to whom the claim is sent pursuant to subsection (1) or;'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

34

Page     48,     line     38     [Clause     75],     after 'if,' insert ', without reasonable excuse,'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

35

Page     51,     line     5     [Clause     79],     leave out '£100' and insert '£200'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

36

Page     52,     line     18     [Clause     81],     leave out from 'which' to 'complies' in line 24.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

135

*Page     52,     line     25     [Clause     81],     at end insert—

    '(1A) A third party may only give a notification under subsection (1) if—

      (a) an individual,

      (b) a company falling within section 48(2)(b), or

      (c) an unincorporated association of such a description as is mentioned in section 48(2)(f).'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

37

Page     53,     line     4     [Clause     81],     after 'shall' insert ', subject to subsection (3A),'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

38

Page     53,     line     7     [Clause     81],     at end insert—

    '(3A) Where—

      (a) the original notification would apart from this subsection lapse under subsection (3)(b) at the end of any such period of three months as is mentioned in that provision, but

      (b) the end of that period falls within any regulated period at the end of which a return will fall to be prepared under section 89 in respect of controlled expenditure incurred by or on behalf of the third party during the regulated period,

    the original notification shall be treated, for all purposes connected with controlled expenditure so incurred during the regulated period, as lapsing at the end of that period instead.'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

39

Page     53,     line     13     [Clause     81],     leave out from 'statement' to 'subsection' in line 16 and insert 'conforming with'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

40

Page     53,     line     26     [Clause     81],     leave out 'subsection (1)(a) or (b) or (as the case may be)'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

41

Page     54,     line     9     [Clause     83],     after 'if', insert ', without reasonable excuse,'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

42

Page     54,     line     27     [Clause     84],     after 'if', insert ', without reasonable excuse,'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

43

Page     54,     line     29     [Clause     84],     leave out ', without reasonable excuse,'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

44

Page     54,     line     40     [Clause     85],     after 'if', insert ', without reasonable excuse,'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

45

Page     56,     line     2     [Clause     87],     leave out ', in connection with relevant elections falling within section 72(1),'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

45A

Page     56,     line     21     [Clause     87],     leave out 'relevant'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

46

Page     56,     line     38     [Clause     87],     leave out 'section and sections 89 and 90' and insert 'Chapter'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

47

Page     56,     line     40     [Clause     87],     after '9;', insert—

      '(aa) any reference to controlled expenditure incurred by or on behalf of a recognised third party during a regulated period includes any controlled expenditure so incurred during that period at any time before the third party became a recognised third party;'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

48

Page     56     [Clause     87],     leave out line 43 and insert 'is incurred in that part; and

      (c) any reference to controlled expenditure being incurred in a part of the United Kingdom shall be construed in accordance with paragraph 2 of that Schedule.'.


   

Mr Frank Field

138

*Page     132     [Schedule     9],     leave out lines 14 to 21 and insert 'the period between the date on which Parliament is dissolved and the date of the poll for the election.'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

105

Page     140,     line     5     [Schedule     10],     leave out ', in his capacity as such, shall be regarded as a' and insert 'of any property (in his capacity as such) which does not constitute a donation transmitted by the trustee to the recognised third party—

      (a) on behalf of a person who, at the time of its receipt by the recognised third party, is a permissible donor falling within section 48(2), or

      (b) in pursuance of a bequest made by such a person as is mentioned in section 48(3),

    shall be regarded as a relevant'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

106

Page     140,     line     6     [Schedule     10],     leave out 'a permissible donor falling with section 48(2)' and insert 'such a permissible donor'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

107

Page     140,     line     37     [Schedule     10],     at end insert 'recognised third party and any'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

108

Page     140,     line     38     [Schedule     10],     at end insert 'registered party and any'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

49

Page     57,     line     42     [Clause     89],     at end insert—

    '(4A) Subsections (2) to (4) do not apply to any controlled expenditure incurred at any time during the regulated period before the third party became a recognised third party, but the return must be accompanied by a declaration made by the responsible person of the total amount of such expenditure incurred at any such time.'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

50

Page     57,     line     44     [Clause     89],     at end insert—

    '(5A) Where subsection (1)(a) applies in relation to a recognised third party and any regulated period—

      (a) the requirements as to the preparation of a return under this section in respect of controlled expenditure falling within subsection (1)(a) shall have effect in relation to the third party despite the third party ceasing to be a recognised third party at or after the end of the regulated period by virtue of the lapse of the third party's notification under section 81(1); and

      (b) for the purposes of, or in connection with, the discharge of obligations of the responsible person under this section and sections 91 and 92 in relation to any such return, references to the responsible person shall be read as references to the person who was the responsible person in relation to the third party immediately before that notification lapsed.'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

51

Page     58,     line     2     [Clause     89],     leave out '; and section 87(6) applies for the purposes of this section'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

52

Page     58     [Clause     90],     leave out line 15.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

53

Page     58,     line     34     [Clause     91],     after 'if', insert ', without reasonable excuse,'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

54

Page     58,     line     42     [Clause     92],     after 'party', insert 'during a regulated period'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

55

Page     59,     line     8     [Clause     92],     leave out 'relevant campaign' and insert 'regulated'.

   

Mr Secretary Straw

56

Page     59,     line     31     [Clause     93],     at end insert—

    '(1A) If the return contains a statement of relevant donations in accordance with section 89(2)(d), the Commission shall secure that the copy of the statement made available for public inspection does not include, in the case of any donation by an individual, the donor's address.'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

57

Page     61,     line     33     [Clause     97],     after 'referendum', insert 'to which this Part applies'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

58

Page     62     [Clause     98],     leave out lines 1 to 7 and insert—

      '(b) any of the following by whom a notification has been given under section 99 in relation to the referendum, namely—

          (i) any individual,

          (ii) any company falling within section 48(2)(b), and

          (iii) any unincorporated association of such a description as is mentioned in section 48(2)(f).'.


   

Mr Secretary Straw

59

Page     63,     line     5     [Clause     99],     at end insert—

    '(4A) If at any time before the end of the compliance period any of the statements which, in accordance with any provision of subsection (4), are contained in a notification under this section (as it has effect for the time being) ceases to be accurate, the permitted participant by whom the notification was given shall give the Commission a notification ("a notification of alteration") indicating that that statement is replaced by some other statement—

      (a) contained in the notification of alteration, and

      (b) conforming with that provision of subsection (4).

    (4B) For the purposes of subsection (4A) "the compliance period" is the period during which any provisions of Chapter II remain to be complied with on the part of the permitted participant.'.

 
previous section contents continue
 

©Parliamentary copyright 2000
Prepared 8 Mar 2000