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Amendments to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 39
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
     Page 23, line 12, leave out ("£250,000") and insert ("£1,000,000") 
     Page 23, line 13, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The level of gross income or total expenditure which must be exceeded in subsection (1) to require auditing shall be consistent with the requirements under section 249A of the Companies Act 1985.")
 
     Page 23, line 16, leave out ("£250,000") and insert ("£1,000,000") 
  
Clause 82
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
     Page 53, line 7, leave out sub-paragraph (i) 
  
After Clause 99
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Any referendum to which section 97(1) applies shall be considered valid only if more than 60 per cent. of eligible voters cast a valid ballot.")Validity of
referendum:
threshold of
votes cast.
  
Clause 106
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 106 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 151
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
     Page 97, line 16, leave out subsection (3) 
  
Schedule 13
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
     Page 152, line 26, leave out ("£5 million") and insert ("£3 million") 
     Page 152, leave out lines 29 to 36 and insert--
      ("(i)  £3 million, if the party's relevant percentage exceeds 5 per cent.,")
 
     Page 152, line 40, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The combined expenditure of all persons, bodies and registered parties, including any third parties, campaigning for a particular outcome must not exceed £5 million.")
 
 
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