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Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill


 

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies

 

Bill

 

[AS AMENDED ON REPORT]

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Voting system for parliamentary elections

The referendum

1   

Referendum on the alternative vote system

2   

Entitlement to vote in the referendum

3   

Conduct of the referendum

4   

Combination of polls

5   

Press comment etc not subject to spending controls

6   

Control of loans etc to permitted participants

7   

Interpretation

Result of the referendum

8   

Commencement or repeal of amending provisions

9   

The alternative vote system: amendments

Part 2

Parliamentary constituencies

10   

Boundary Commissions: reports etc

11   

Number and distribution of seats

12   

Boundary Commission proposals: publicity and consultation

13   

National Assembly for Wales

14   

Review of reduction in number of constituencies

Part 3

Miscellaneous and general

15   

Orders

16   

Repeals

17   

Financial provisions

18   

Extent

19   

Commencement

 

HL Bill 47                                                                                              

55/1

 
 

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill

ii

 

20   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

Further provisions about the referendum

Schedule 2   —   

Rules for conduct of the referendum

Part 1   —   

Referendum rules

Part 2   —   

Forms referred to in referendum rules

Schedule 3   —   

Absent voting in the referendum

Part 1   —   

Great Britain

Part 2   —   

Northern Ireland

Part 3   —   

Form of proxy paper

Schedule 4   —   

Application to the referendum of existing provisions

Part 1   —   

Representation of the People Act 1983

Part 2   —   

Other Acts

Part 3   —   

The 2001 Regulations (England and Wales) and 2001

Regulations (Scotland)

Part 4   —   

The 2008 Regulations (Northern Ireland)

Schedule 5   —   

Combination of polls: England

Part 1   —   

Provision about combination

Part 2   —   

Application of provisions about issue and receipt of postal

ballot papers

Part 3   —   

Forms referred to in Part 1

Schedule 6   —   

Combination of polls: Wales

Part 1   —   

Provision about combination

Part 2   —   

Application of provisions about issue and receipt of postal

ballot papers

Part 3   —   

Forms referred to in Parts 1 and 2

Schedule 7   —   

Combination of polls: Scotland

Part 1   —   

Provision about combination

Part 2   —   

Application of provisions about issue and receipt of postal

ballot papers

Part 3   —   

Forms referred to in Parts 1 and 2

Schedule 8   —   

Combination of polls: Northern Ireland

Part 1   —   

Provision about combination

Part 2   —   

Postal voting

Part 3   —   

Forms referred to in Part 1

Schedule 9   —   

Control of loans etc to permitted participants

Schedule 10   —   

The alternative vote system: further amendments

Part 1   —   

Amendments of the parliamentary elections rules

Part 2   —   

Amendments of other provisions of the 1983 Act

Part 3   —   

Amendments of other enactments

Schedule 11   —   

Public hearings about Boundary Commission proposals

Schedule 12   —   

Repeals

Part 1   —   

Voting system for parliamentary elections

Part 2   —   

Parliamentary constituencies

 
 

 
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