Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords
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Clause 44
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 26, line 44, after ("accounts") insert ("and their delivery to the Commission") 
     Page 26, line 46, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Section 42 applies in relation to any revised statement of accounts received by the Commission in accordance with regulations under subsection (9) as it applies in relation to any statement of accounts received by them under section 41.")
 
  
Schedule 4
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 109, line 42, leave out ("register of political parties") and insert ("Great Britain or Northern Ireland register") 
  
Clause 46
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 28, line 14, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Nothing in this Part applies in relation to donations received by a minor party.")
 
  
Clause 65
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 41, line 36, leave out ("each") and insert ("a") 
     Page 41, line 43, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  An order under subsection (1) may provide for any specified provisions of this Part to apply, in connection with any provision made by the order in pursuance of paragraph (a) or (b) of that subsection, with such modifications as may be specified.")
 
     Page 41, line 43, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Each order under subsection (1) shall be so made as to--
    (a)  apply to every Northern Ireland party, and
    (b)  make the same provision with respect to every such party.")
 
     Page 41, line 43, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where--
    (a)  at a time when any order is in force under subsection (1) a donation is received by a registered party which is registered in the Great Britain register, and
    (b)  the order provides for this subsection to apply to any such donation,
section 49(2)(c) shall have effect in relation to the donation as if it referred only to a registered party which is registered in that register.")
 
     Page 42, line 1, leave out subsections (2) and (3) and insert--
 
    ("(2)  In this section--
    Northern Ireland party" means a party registered in the Northern Ireland register;
    specified" means specified in an order under subsection (1).")
 
  
Schedule 6
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 115, line 36, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where--
    (a)  at a time when any order is in force under section 65(1) a donation is received by a regulated donee resident or carrying on activities in Great Britain, and
    (b)  the order provides for this sub-paragraph to apply to any such donation,
section 49(2)(c) shall have effect in relation to the donation as if it referred only to a registered party which is registered in the Great Britain register.")
 
     Page 122, line 37, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Each order under section 65(1)(b) (as applied by sub-paragraph (1)) shall be so made as to--
    (a)  apply to every person or members association falling within sub-paragraph (1)(a) or (b), and
    (b)  make the same provision with respect to every such person or members association.")
 
  
Clause 67
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 43, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Nothing in this Part applies in relation to expenses incurred by or on behalf of a minor party.")
 
  
Clause 69
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 44, line 46, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where a deputy treasurer of a registered party is convicted of an offence falling within subsection (3), his appointment as deputy treasurer shall terminate on the date of the conviction.")
 
     Page 45, line 1, leave out subsection (5) and insert--
 
    ("(5)  If, where the appointment of any deputy treasurer of a registered party has been notified to the Commission under subsection (1)--
    (a)  the deputy treasurer dies or his appointment terminates for any other reason, or
    (b)  any change occurs in the address of his office,
the treasurer of the party must notify the Commission of that fact within the appropriate period.
 
    (5A)  In subsection (5) "the appropriate period" means--
    (a)  the period of 14 days beginning with the date of the deputy treasurer's death or the termination of his appointment, or
    (b)  the period of 28 days beginning with the date when the change of address occurs,
as the case may be.")
 
     Page 45, line 10, leave out ("register of political parties") and insert ("Great Britain or Northern Ireland register") 
     Page 45, line 10, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where the Commission receive a notification under subsection (5), they shall cause any change required as a consequence of the notification to be made in any such entry as soon as is reasonably practicable.")
 
  
Clause 90
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 58, line 25, leave out ("other than registered parties") and insert ("which either are not registered parties or are minor parties") 
  
Schedule 10
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 142, line 16, leave out ("other than registered parties") and insert ("which either are not registered parties or are minor parties") 
     Page 142, line 19, at end insert ("other than a minor party") 
     Page 142, line 23, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  References to a permissible donor falling within section 49(2) do not include a registered party.")
 
  
Clause 100
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 64, line 6, at end insert ("or, in the case of a minor party, such person as is for the time being notified to the Commission by the party for the purposes of this Part") 
  
Schedule 14
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 153, line 40, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  In relation to donations received by a permitted participant other than a designated organisation, references to a permissible donor falling within section 49(2) do not include a registered party.
 
    In this sub-paragraph "designated organisation" has the meaning given by section 105(5).")
 
  
Schedule 15
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 158, line 7, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where--
    (a)  at a time when any order is in force under section 65(1) a donation is received by a candidate at an election in Great Britain, and
    (b)  the order provides for this sub-paragraph to apply to any such donation,
references to a permissible donor falling within section 49(2) of that Act shall be construed, in relation to the donation, as not including a registered party which is registered in the Northern Ireland register maintained by the Commission under Part II of that Act.")
 
  
Clause 135
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 87, line 14, at end insert ("unless and to the extent that the Scottish Ministers by order so provide.
 
    (3)  For the purposes of subsection (2), the reference in subsection (1)(b) to any enactment shall include a reference to any enactment comprised in or in an instrument made under an Act of the Scottish Parliament.
 
    (4)  Section 146(5) shall apply to an order made by the Scottish Ministers under subsection (2) as it applies to an order made by the Secretary of State under this Act and the reference in that section to enactments shall include a reference to any enactment comprised in or in an instrument made under an Act of the Scottish Parliament.
 
    (5)  The power of the Scottish Ministers to make an order under subsection (2) shall be exercisable by statutory instrument subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.
 
    (6)  The Scottish Ministers shall reimburse the Commission for any expenditure incurred by them which is attributable to the exercise of any function conferred by virtue of an order made under subsection (2).")
 
  
Clause 137
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 89, line 9, at end insert--
    ("(za)  the requirements of section (Notification of changes in party's officers etc.)(4) or (Registration of minor parties)(3) are not complied with in relation to any notification required to be given by the treasurer or (as the case may be) registered leader of a registered party;")
 
     Page 89, leave out lines 17 and 18 and insert ("any notification required to be given by the treasurer of a registered party;") 
     Page 89, leave out lines 34 to 38 and insert--
    ("(a)  the end of the period within which--
          (i)  the notification mentioned in subsection (1)(za) or (c) was required to be given to the Commission, or
          (ii)  the document mentioned in subsection (1)(a), (b), (d), (e) or (f) was required to be delivered to them,")
 
     Page 90, line 7, leave out from ("subsection") to ("a") in line 9 and insert ("(3)(a)") 
     Page 90, line 21, leave out ("(3)(a)(i)") and insert ("(3)(a)(ii)") 
     Page 90, line 32, leave out ("(1)(a)") and insert ("(1)(za) or (a)") 
  
Clause 139
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 91, line 36, leave out ("21") and insert ("(The new registers)") 
  
Clause 146
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 95, line 8, at end insert--
    ("(  )  section 65(1),")
 
  
Clause 150
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 96, line 24, at end insert--
    (" "the Great Britain register" and "the Northern Ireland register" mean the registers of political parties referred to in section (The new registers)(2)(a) and (b) respectively;")
 
     Page 96, line 33, at end insert--
    (" "minor party" means (in accordance with section (Registration of minor parties)(1)) a party registered in the Great Britain register in pursuance of a declaration falling within section 25(1A)(d);")
 
  
Schedule 20
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 179, line 30, at end insert--
 
("This paragraph does not include the funding of political parties for the purpose of assisting members of the Northern Ireland Assembly connected with such parties to perform their Assembly duties.")
 
 
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