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Amendments to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill -
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Here you can browse the Amendment to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 99
 
  
BY THE LORD CAMPBELL OF ALLOWAY
THE LORD DEAN OF HARPTREE
[In substitution for the amendment printed on sheet HL Bill 118(a)]
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(  )  The conduct of a referendum under section 99(2)(a) above, pursuant to the resolutions of both Houses which shall not be subject to the provisions of sections 100, 125(2), and 126 of this Act, shall be referred by the Secretary of State to an independent body which shall appoint a counting officer to perform the function as provided in section 125(3) to (9) of this Act.
 
    (  )  Until the result of the referendum held under subsection (1) above is known, the Bill shall not receive Royal Assent.
 
    (  )  The Secretary of State may make financial provision for expenditure on the referendum held under subsection (1) above.")
Provisions for referendums on constitutional matters.
 
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