Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill - continued        House of Lords

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SCHEDULE 19
 
  PENALTIES
 
 
Provision creating offence
 
Penalty
 
Section 22(7) (registration as treasurer where convicted of certain offences)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 35 (false statements)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 39(7) (failure to deliver statement relating to auditor's resignation etc)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 40(4) (making false statement to auditor)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 43(1)(a) (failure to deliver proper statement of accounts)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 43(1)(b) (failure to deliver accounts within time limits)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 49(7) (failure to provide information about donors)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 51(3) or (4) (failure to return donations)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 56(1) (facilitating the making of donations by impermissible donors)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 56(2)(a) (knowingly giving treasurer false information about donations)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 56(2)(b) (withholding information about donations from treasurer with intent to deceive)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 60(3) (failure to deliver donation reports to Commission within time limits)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 60(4) (failure to comply with requirements for recording donations in donation report)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or one year
 
Section 61(5) (making a false declaration about donation report)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 63(5) (failure to report multiple small donations; false declaration about such donations)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 68(5) (making a false declaration about value of property etc.)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 69(4) (acceptance by ineligible person of office of deputy treasurer)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 70(2) (incurring campaign expenditure without authority)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 71(4)(a) (making payments in respect of campaign expenditure without authority)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 71(4)(b) (failure to notify treasurer of payments in respect of campaign expenditure)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 72(3)(a) (paying claim in respect of campaign expenditure where failure to comply with procedure)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 72(3)(b) (paying claim in respect of campaign expenditure outside specified time period)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 74(4) (exceeding limits on campaign expenditure)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum
On indictment : fine
 
Section 77(4)(a) (failure of treasurer to deliver return and auditor's report to Commission)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 77(4)(b) (failure to comply with requirements for returns)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 77(4)(c) (failure of treasurer to deliver return and court order to Commission)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 78(3)(a) (making a false declaration to Commission when delivering return)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 78(3)(b) (failure to deliver signed declaration with return to Commission)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 81(5) (making false declaration about value of property etc)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 85(2) (incurring controlled expenditure without authority)
 
On summary conviction: level 5
 
Section 86(4)(a) (making payments in respect of controlled expenditure without authority)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 86(4)(b) (failure to notify responsible person of payments in respect of controlled expenditure)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 87(3)(a) (paying claim in respect of controlled expenditure where failure to comply with procedure)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 87(3)(b) (paying claim in respect of controlled expenditure outside specified time period)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 89(2) or (4) (exceeding limits on controlled expenditure)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum
On indictment : fine
 
Section 93(4)(a) (failure of responsible person to deliver return and auditor's report to Commission)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 93(4)(b) (failure to comply with requirements for returns)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 93(4)(c) (failure to deliver return and court order to Commission)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 94(4)(a) (making a false declaration to Commission when delivering return)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 94(4)(b) (failure to deliver signed declaration with return to Commission)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 96(6) (printing or publishing document promoting groups of candidates without details of printer or publisher)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 107(5) (making a false declaration about value of property etc)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 108(2) (incurring referendum expenses without authority)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 109(4)(a) (making payments in respect of referendum expenses without authority)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 109(4)(b) (failure to notify responsible person of payments in respect of referendum expenses)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 110(3)(a) (paying claim in respect of referendum expenses where failure to comply with procedure)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 110(3)(b) (paying claim in respect of referendum expenses outside specified time period)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 112(2) (individual (other than permitted participant) exceeding limits on referendum expenses)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 112(3) to (4) (body (other than permitted participant) exceeding limits on referendum expenses)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 113(2) (permitted participant exceeding limits on referendum expenses)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum
On indictment : fine
 
Section 117(4)(a) (failure to deliver return and auditor's report to Commission)
 
On summary conviction: level 5
 
Section 117(4)(b) (failure to comply with requirements for returns)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 117(4)(c) (failure to deliver return and court order to Commission)
 
On summary conviction: level 5
 
Section 118(4)(a) (making a false declaration to Commission when delivering return)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 118(4)(b) (failure to deliver signed declaration with return to Commission)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 121(5) (printing or publishing referendum document without details of printer or publisher)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 136(5) (failure to comply with supervision requirement)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 136(6) (intentional obstruction of person exercising right of entry etc.)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 138(1) (alteration of documents etc.)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 138(2)(a) (failure to supply treasurer with information)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Section 138(2)(b) (supplying treasurer with false information)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Section 138(3) (withholding information from treasurer with intent to deceive)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Paragraph 5(5) of Schedule 6 (failure to provide information about donors)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Paragraph 11(1) of Schedule 6 (failure to deliver donation report to Commission within time limit)
 
On summary conviction: Level 5
 
Paragraph 11(2) of Schedule 6 (failure to comply with requirements for recording donations in donation reports)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or one year
 
Paragraph 12(4) of Schedule 6 (making a false declaration about donation report)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Paragraph 13(5) of Schedule 6 (failure to report multiple small donations; false declaration about such donations)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Paragraph 5(6) of Schedule 10 (failure to provide information about donors)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
Paragraph 5(6) of Schedule 14 (failure to provide information about donors)
 
On summary conviction: statutory maximum or 6 months
On indictment : fine or 1 year
 
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