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European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Bill [H.L.]

This is the European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 22nd April 1999.

European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Bill [H.L.]




Amend the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999 so as to disqualify staff and employees of European Community institutions from standing in United Kingdom elections to the European Parliament.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

Disqualification.     1. Any person who for the time being is employed on the staff of a European Community institution is disqualified from standing as a candidate in the United Kingdom in elections to the European Parliament.
Short title.     2. This Act may be cited as the European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Act 1999.

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