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

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SCHEDULE 6
 
  DETAILS TO BE GIVEN IN DONATION REPORTS
 
Preliminary
     1. - (1) In this Schedule-
 
 
    (a) "quarterly report" means a report required to be prepared by virtue of section 60;
 
    (b) "weekly report" means a report required to be prepared by virtue of section 61;
       and "recordable donation", in relation to a quarterly or weekly report, means a donation required to be recorded in that report.
 
      (2) References in this Schedule to a registered party shall, in the case of a party with accounting units, be read as references to the central organisation of the party.
 
 
Identity of donors
     2. - (1) In relation to each recordable donation (other than one to which paragraph 6 or 7 applies) a quarterly report must give the following information about the donor-
 
 
    (a) the information required by any of sub-paragraphs (2) to (10) and (12) below; and
 
    (b) such other information as may be required by regulations made by the Secretary of State after consulting the Commission;
       or, in the case of a donation falling within sub-paragraph (11) below, the information required by that sub-paragraph.
 
      (2) In the case of an individual the report must give his full name and-
 
 
    (a) if his address is, at the date of receipt of the donation, shown in an electoral register (within the meaning of section 52), that address; and
 
    (b) otherwise, his home address (whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere).
      (3) In relation to a donation in the form of a bequest, any reference in sub-paragraph (2) to the date of receipt of the donation shall be read as a reference to the date of the donor's death.
 
      (4) In the case of a company falling within section 52(2)(b) the report must give-
 
 
    (a) the company's registered name;
 
    (b) the address of its registered office; and
 
    (c) the number with which it is registered.
      (5) In the case of a registered party the report must give-
 
 
    (a) the party's registered name; and
 
    (b) the address of its registered headquarters.
      (6) In the case of a trade union falling within section 52(2)(d) the report must give-
 
 
    (a) the name of the union, and
 
    (b) the address of its head or main office,
       as shown in the list kept under the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 or the Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992.
 
      (7) In the case of a building society within the meaning of the Building Societies Act 1986, the report must give-
 
 
    (a) the name of the society; and
 
    (b) the address of its principal office.
      (8) In the case of a limited liability partnership falling within section 52(2)(f), the report must give-
 
 
    (a) the partnership's registered name; and
 
    (b) the address of its registered office.
      (9) In the case of a friendly or other registered society falling within section 52(2)(g) the report must give-
 
 
    (a) the name of the society, and
 
    (b) the address of its registered office.
      (10) In the case of an unincorporated association falling within section 52(2)(h) the report must give-
 
 
    (a) the name of the association; and
 
    (b) the address of its main office in the United Kingdom.
      (11) In the case of a payment to which section 53(2) applies the report must give the statutory or other provision under which it was made.
 
      (12) In the case of a donation to which section 53(3) applies, the report must give the full name and address of the donor.
 
 
Identity of donors: weekly reports
     3. In relation to each recordable donation a weekly report must give all such details of the name and address of the donor as are for the time being known to the party.
 
 
Value of donation
     4. - (1) In relation to each recordable donation a quarterly or weekly report must give the following details about the donation.
 
      (2) If the donation was a donation of money (in cash or otherwise) the report must give the amount of the donation.
 
      (3) Otherwise the report must give details of the nature of the donation and its value as determined in accordance with section 51.
 
 
Circumstances in which donation made
     5. - (1) In relation to each recordable donation a quarterly or weekly report must-
 
 
    (a) give the relevant date for the donation; and
 
    (b) (in the case of a quarterly report)-
 
      (i) state whether the donation was made to the registered party or any accounting unit of the party; or
 
      (ii) in the case of a donation to which section 60(12) applies, indicate that it is a donation which falls to be treated as made to the party by virtue of that provision.
      (2) In the case of a donation to which section 53(3) applies, the report must in addition give-
 
 
    (a) the date or dates on or between which the visit to which the donation relates took place, and
 
    (b) the destination and purpose of the visit.
      (3) For the purposes of this paragraph as it applies to a quarterly report, the relevant date for a donation is-
 
 
    (a) (if within section 60(4)(a) or (7)(a)) the date when the donation was accepted by the party or the accounting unit;
 
    (b) (if within section 60(4)(b) or (7)(b)) the date when the donation was accepted by the party or the accounting unit which caused the aggregate amount in question to be not less than the limit specified in that provision;
 
    (c) (if within section 60(9)) the date when the donation was received.
      (4) For the purposes of this paragraph as it applies to a weekly report, the relevant date for a donation is the date when the donation was received by the party or its central organisation as mentioned in section 61(3).
 
 
Donations from impermissible donors
     6. In relation to each recordable donation to which section 52(1)(a) applies a quarterly report must-
 
 
    (a) give the name and address of the donor; and
 
    (b) give the date when, and the manner in which, the donation was dealt with in accordance with section 54(2)(a).
 
Donations from unidentifiable donors
     7. In relation to each recordable donation to which section 52(1)(b) applies a quarterly report must give-
 
 
    (a) details of the manner in which it was made,
 
    (b) details of any element of deception or concealment employed by the donor of which the registered party or any accounting unit of the party became aware and the means by which it was revealed; and
 
    (c) the date when, and the manner in which, the donation was dealt with in accordance with section 54(2)(b).
 
Other details
     8. A quarterly or weekly report must give such other information (if any) as is required by regulations made by the Commission.
 
 
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