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

This is the European Parliamentary Elections (Gibraltar) Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 4 March 1999.

European Parliamentary Elections (Gibraltar) Bill [H.L.]
1.Electors in Gibraltar.
2.Short title and commencement.





Provide for electors in Gibraltar to vote in 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:-

Electors in Gibraltar.     1. - (1) The European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978 is amended as follows.
      (2) In section 1, renumber the existing provision "(1)" and at the end insert-
    "(2) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, "United Kingdom", "Great Britain" and "England" include Gibraltar."
      (3) In section 3C, after subsection (3) insert-
    "(3A) A person is within this subsection if on the day of the poll he would be entitled to vote as an elector in an election for the representative assembly of Gibraltar."
      (4) In Schedule 2-
    (a) after paragraph 4(5)(b) insert-
    "(bb) registers of electors for the representative assembly of Gibraltar;", and
    (b) in the Table, in the entry relating to London, in column 2 insert at the end-
    " Gibraltar".

Short title and commencement.     2. - (1) This Act may be cited as the European Parliamentary Elections (Gibraltar) Act 1999.
      (2) This Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.
      (3) No order may be made under subsection (2) unless the Secretary of State is so requested by the appropriate representative authority of Gibraltar.

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