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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 13th June 2006

 

Proceedings

 

on Consideration of Lords Amendments

 

Electoral Administration Bill


 

Lords Amendment 7 Agreed to.

 

Lords Amendment No. 8

 

Bridget Prentice                                                                                              

Agreed to

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

Lords Amendment accordingly Disagreed to.

 

Lords Amendments 9 to 15 and 61 to 72 Agreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 73

 

As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Mr Simon Hughes

 

Not selected  (a)

 

Line  198,  leave out ‘ought reasonably to have known’ and insert ‘was reckless as

 

to whether or not he knew’.

 

Mr Simon Hughes

 

Not selected  (b)

 

Line  233,  leave out ‘ought reasonably to have known’ and insert ‘was reckless as

 

to whether or not he knew’.

 

Lords Amendment Agreed to.

 

Lords Amendments 79, 75 and 1 to 5 Agreed to.

 



 
 

Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments: 13th June 2006 

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Electoral Administration Bill, continued

 
 

Lords Amendment No. 6

 

As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Mr Oliver Heald

 

Dr Liam Fox

 

Negatived on division  (a)

 

Line  28,  leave out from ‘above’ to end of line 35 and insert—

 

‘(a)    

is registered to vote, unless under the provision of subsection (3AA) they

 

decline to be so, and

 

(b)    

has (so far as circumstances permit) an effective opportunity of

 

exercising from time to time as occasion may require the rights conferred

 

on him by this Act in relation to—

 

(i)    

the making and cancellation of appointments of a proxy;

 

(ii)    

voting in person, by post or by proxy.

 

(3AA)    

A person having a service qualification by virtue of paragraph (a) or (b) of section

 

14(1) above is entitled to decline to be registered by the appropriate government

 

department if he has registered, or declined to be registered, with his local

 

authority.’.

 

Mr Oliver Heald

 

Dr Liam Fox

 

Not called  (b)

 

Line  43,  leave out ‘and (3A)’ and insert ‘, (3A) and (3AA)’.

 

Lords Amendment Agreed to.

 

Lords Amendments 16 to 60 and 76 to 132 Agreed to.

 

 


 
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