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European Parliament (Representation) Bill





Part 1

Changes in total number of United Kingdom MEPs


      1        Electoral regions in the United Kingdom

Electoral Commission recommendations relating to changes in total number of United

Kingdom MEPs

      2        References to changes under Community law

      3        Recommendations by Electoral Commission as to the distribution of United

Kingdom MEPs

      4        Section 3: meaning of “elector”

Implementation of changes in the total number of United Kingdom MEPs

      5        Orders implementing changes

      6        Section 5: supplementary


      7        Periodic reviews of distribution of MEPs

      8        Consequential amendments

Part 2


New combined electoral region

      9        Combination of Gibraltar with existing electoral region

      10        Electoral Commission recommendation as to the electoral region to be

combined with Gibraltar

      11        Establishment of combined region

      12        Power to make consequential etc provision

      13        Sections 11 and 12: supplementary

HL Bill 4553/2

European Parliament (Representation) Bill



Electoral registration and voting in Gibraltar

      14        The Gibraltar register

      15        Gibraltar franchise for European Parliamentary elections

      16        Entitlement to be registered in Gibraltar

      17        Regulations relating to sections 14 to 16

      18        Section 17: supplementary

Miscellaneous provisions

      19        Extension of 2002 Act to Gibraltar

      20        Returning officers

      21        Disqualification from office of MEP

      22        European Parliamentary election regulations

      23        Jurisdiction of courts

      24        Effect of statutory powers on capacity of Gibraltar legislature

Part 3


      25        Financial provisions

      26        Functions of Lord Chancellor exercisable concurrently with Secretary of State

      27        Interpretation

      28        Short title, extent and commencement

                  Schedule                                          Schedule 1A to the 2002 Act


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