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House of Commons


Thursday 24th February 2005


Committee of the Whole House




Electoral Registration (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords]


Lembit Öpik


Mr Alistair Carmichael


Withdrawn  1


Clause  1,  page  1,  line  18,  leave out from ‘Officer’ to end of line 19 and insert ‘shall


conduct an additional canvass in respect of such former electors.’.


Lembit Öpik


Mr Alistair Carmichael


Not called  2


Clause  1,  page  1,  line  20,  leave out subsections (2) to (4) and insert—



The power conferred by subsection (1) may only be exercised before 18th March




Clause Agreed to.


Clause 2 Agreed to.



Lembit Öpik


Mr Alistair Carmichael


Mr David Trimble


Withdrawn  3


Clause  3,  page  3,  line  15,  leave out subsections (2) and (3).


Clause Agreed to.


Clause 4 Agreed to.



Standing Committee Proceedings: 24th February 2005        



Electoral Registration (Northern Ireland) Bill[ [], continued


New Clauses


Rolling registration


Lembit Öpik


Mr Alistair Carmichael


Not called  NC1


To move the following Clause:—



For the purposes of this Act, the last day for an elector to register under the rolling


registration process shall be the day on which nominations for election close.



An updated register shall be published no later than one week after the relevant


date in subsection (1).’.



Absent and proxy votes


Mr David Trimble


Withdrawn  NC2


To move the following Clause:—


‘A person whose name is re-registered by virtue of section 1 of this Act or whose


name is carried forward by virtue of subsection 7B of section 10 of the 1983 Act


is not entitled to an absent or proxy vote while his name is so re-registered or


carried forward by virtue of this Act.’.



Lembit Öpik


Mr Alistair Carmichael


Not called  4


Title,  line  1,  leave out ‘in cases where required information is not provided’.


Bill reported, without Amendment.


Bill read the third time, and passed, without Amendment.

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