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European Parliamentary Elections Bill [H.L.]

This is the text of the European Parliamentary Elections Bill [H.L.], as amended in Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills in the House of Lords and printed on 20 June 2000.

 
[A Table showing the derivation of the provisions of this consolidation Bill will be found at the end of the Bill. The Table has no official status.]
 
  
European Parliamentary Elections Bill [H.L.]
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

Introductory
Clause 
1.Electoral regions and number of MEPs.

General elections
2.Voting system in Great Britain.
3.Voting system in Northern Ireland.
4.Date of elections.

Vacant seats
5.Filling vacant seats.

Conduct of elections
6.Returning officers.
7.Regulation-making powers: general.

Entitlement to vote
8.Persons entitled to vote.
9.Double voting.

Entitlement to be MEP
10.Disqualification.
11.Judicial determination of disqualification.

European Parliament
12.Ratification of treaties.

Supplementary
13.Regulations and orders.
14.Transitional provisions.
15.Consequential amendments.
16.Repeals and revocation.

General
17.Interpretation.
18.Short title and commencement.
 

SCHEDULES:
    Schedule 1-Electoral regions in England.
    Schedule 2-Transitional provisions.
    Schedule 3-Consequential amendments.
    Schedule 4-Repeals and revocation.
 


 
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