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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 on Report in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 19
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  The Commission shall not themselves institute criminal proceedings against any person in any court in the United Kingdom.")Commission to be prohibited from instituting criminal proceedings.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  If in the course of their duties the Commission (or any of their staff) discover anything that leads them to suspect that an offence has been committed by any person, they shall inform the appropriate chief officer of police immediately and shall not investigate the matter further themselves.")Commission to report evidence of criminal offences to the police.
 
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