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Minimum age of voting|
Ms Diana R. Johnson
NC2To move the following Clause:
'(1) In section 1 of the 1983 Act (parliamentary electors), for subsection (d) substitute
(2) In section 2 of the 1983 Act (local government electors), for subsection (d) substitute
(3) In paragraph 6(5) of Schedule 4 of the Representation of the People Act 2000 (c.2), for "18" substitute "16".'.
Absent and overseas voters
Mr Andrew Turner
NC3To move the following Clause:
'(1) The Secretary of State shall, within 12 months of the enactment of this Act lay regulations
(2) Regulations made under this section shall be laid in draft before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament before being made.'.
Extra provision for collection of postal votes
Mr Oliver Heald
NC4To move the following Clause:
'There shall be available in each constituency until, and including, polling day, a ballot box at which postal votes may be cast in person.'.
Referendum campaign funding
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
NC5To move the following Clause:
'(1) Section 125 of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (c. 41) is amended as follows.
(2) In section 125 (restriction on publication etc. of promotional material by central and local government etc.), for paragraph (4)(b), substitute
Challenging election results
Mr Jonathan Djanogly
NC6To move the following Clause:
'The ongoing conduct of a police investigation into an election shall not prevent such election result being capable of being challenged by way of an election petition.'.
ORDER OF THE HOUSE [25TH OCTOBER]
Committal1. The following shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House
2. The remainder of the Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.
Proceedings in Committee3. Proceedings in Committee of the whole House shall be completed in one day.
4. Those Proceedings shall be taken in the order shown in the first column of the following table and shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the times specified in the second column of that table.
Proceedings in Standing Committee6. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 24th November.
7. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.
Proceedings after Commmittee8. When the provisions of the Bill considered respectively by the Committee of the whole House and by the Standing Committee have been reported to the House, the Bill shall be proceeded with as if it had been reported as a whole from the Standing Committee.
Consideration and Third Reading9. Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.
10. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.
11. Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.
Programming of proceedings12. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.
ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE [15th NOVEMBER 2005]That
(1) during the proceedings on the Electoral Administration Bill, in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 15th November, the Standing Committee shall meet at:
(2) the Bill be considered in the following order, namely, Clauses 1 to 8, Clauses 19 to 66, Schedules 1 and 2, Clauses 67 to 71, new Clauses, new Schedules, remaining proceedings on the Bill;
(3) proceedings on the Bill shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 4.00 p.m on Thursday 24th November.
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