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Political Parties and Elections Bill


AMENDMENT
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT
[Supplementary to the Marshalled List]


 

After Clause 21

 

LORD STEEL OF AIKWOOD

 

LORD TYLER

76A*Insert the following new Clause—
  "Description of candidates
(1)  Schedule 1 to the 1983 Act (parliamentary elections rules) is amended as follows.
(2)  In rule 6 (nomination of candidates), for sub-paragraph (3)(a) there is inserted—
"(a)  where the candidate is not registered with a registered political party, a description of not more than 6 words in length, authorised by the Electoral Commission;
(aa)  where the candidate is registered with a registered political party, the name of the party as registered under section 28 of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000; or".
(3)  Omit rule 6A (nomination papers: name of registered political party)."

 
 
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