Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill -
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Clause 25
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 19, line 30, leave out from ("who") to ("so") in line 31 and insert ("shall be responsible for compliance on the part of the unit with the provisions of Parts III and IV") 
     Page 19, line 32, at end insert ("; and
    (b)  another person who is an officer of the unit registered for the purposes of subsection (3).")
 
     Page 19, line 36, leave out ("person registered as treasurer of the party") and insert ("officer of the unit who is registered for the purposes of this subsection") 
  
Clause 26
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 21, line 20, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where the Commission refuse an application by a party under this section, they shall notify the party of their reasons for refusing the application.")
 
  
Clause 27
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 22, line 2, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where the Commission refuse a request made by a party under this section in relation to an emblem, they shall notify the party of their reasons for refusing the request.")
 
  
Clause 28
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 22, line 8, after ("emblem,") insert--
    ("(  )  the addition or removal of a statement that a party is registered as a party with a campaigns officer,")
 
     Page 22, line 39, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where the Commission refuse an application by a party under this section, they shall notify the party of their reasons for refusing the application.")
 
  
Clause 29
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 23, line 7, at end insert ("or of any officer of such a unit registered for the purposes of section 25(3);") 
     Page 23, line 14, leave out from ("(d)") to end of line 16 and insert--
          ("(i)  specify the name of the officer replacing the person currently registered as holder of the office in question, and
          (ii)  (if that person is so registered as an officer of the party) include an application for the registration of the replacement officer which complies with Part III of Schedule 4; and")
 
     Page 23, line 36, leave out subsection (8) 
  
Schedule 4
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 140, line 15, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  If the application is for the party to be registered as a party with a campaigns officer, the application must also give the name and home address of a person to be registered as the party's campaigns officer.")
 
     Page 140, line 28, after ("treasurer") insert ("and of the officer to be registered for the purposes of section 25(3)") 
     Page 140, line 37, at end insert--
    ("(  )  (if the application is for the party to be registered as a party with a campaigns officer) by the proposed registered campaigns officer;")
 
     Page 140, line 42, after ("treasurer") insert ("or as proposed registered campaigns officer") 
     Page 141, line 4, after ("9") and insert ("and (if applicable) paragraph 9A") 
     Page 141, line 8, leave out ("paragraph 9") and insert ("paragraphs 9 and 9A") 
     Page 141, line 22, at end insert-- 
 ("Details of campaigns officer 
     9A.  If an application is for the addition of a statement that the party is registered as a party with a campaigns officer, the application must--
    (a)  give the name and home address of the person who is to be registered as the party's campaigns officer; and
    (b)  be accompanied by a declaration of acceptance of office signed by that person.")
 
  
Clause 32
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 24, line 43, after ("treasurer") insert ("or campaigns officer") 
     Page 24, line 44, at end insert ("or campaigns officer (or any deputy campaigns officer)") 
     Page 25, line 2, leave out ("sections (Financial structure of existing registered party) and") and insert ("section") 
  
Clause 40
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 29, line 45, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Any special provision made by regulations under subsection (2)(a) in respect of parties registered in the Northern Ireland register shall, however, only have effect in relation to any financial year of a party so registered during any part of which there is an order in force under section 68(1); and, in the case of any other financial year of a party so registered, any provision made by such regulations in respect of parties registered in the Great Britain register shall have effect in relation to that financial year of the party as if it were registered in that register.")
 
  
Clause 52
 
  
BY THE LORD WEDDERBURN OF CHARLTON
THE LORD McCARTHY
[In substitution for the amendment to Clause 52 tabled on sheet
HL Bill 118(d)
]
 
     Page 38, line 25, at end insert ("and which before the date of any donation undertaken by written notice to the Secretary of State to fulfil the conditions set out in sections 136 and 137 of, and Schedule 19 to, this Act; and any written notices given under this paragraph shall be kept on a public register by the Secretary of State") 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 38, line 45, after ("at") insert ("any time within the period of five years ending with the date of") 
  
Clause 53
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 40, line 9, leave out subsection (5) and insert--
 
    ("(5)  Any exempt trust donation received by a registered party shall be regarded as a donation received by the party from a permissible donor.
 
    (6)  But any donation received by a registered party from a trustee of any property (in his capacity as such) which is not--
    (a)  an exempt trust donation, or
    (b)  a donation transmitted by the trustee to the party on behalf of beneficiaries under the trust who are--
          (i)  persons who at the time of its receipt by the party are permissible donors, or
          (ii)  the members of an unincorporated association which at that time is a permissible donor,
shall be regarded as a donation received by the party from a person who is not a permissible donor.")
 
  
Schedule 6
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 145, line 16, leave out ("and (12)") and insert (", (12) and (13)") 
     Page 145, line 27, leave out sub-paragraph (3) and insert--
 
    ("(3)  Sub-paragraph (2) does not apply in the case of a donation in the form of a bequest, and in such a case the report must state that the donation was received in pursuance of a bequest and give--
    (a)  the full name of the person who made the bequest; and
    (b)  his address at the time of his death or, if he was not then registered in an electoral register (within the meaning of section 52) at that address, the last address at which he was so registered during the period of five years ending with the date of his death.")
 
     Page 146, line 16, at end insert--
 
    ("(13)  In the case of a donation to which section 53(5) applies, the report must state that the donation was received from a trustee, and--
    (a)  in the case of a donation falling within section (Interpretation: exempt trust donations)(2), give--
          (i)  the date on which the trust was created, and
          (ii)  the full name of the person who created the trust and of every other person by whom, or under whose will, property was transferred to the trust before 27th July 1999, and
    (b)  in the case of a donation falling within section (Interpretation: exempt trust donations)(3), give in respect of--
          (i)  the person who created the trust and,
          (ii)  every other person by whom, or under whose will, property has been transferred to the trust,
 
 the information which is required by any of sub-paragraphs (2) to (10) to be given in respect of the donor of a recordable donation. 
     (14)  In this Act or the Representation of the People Act 1983 any reference (however expressed) to information about the donor of a donation which is framed by reference to this paragraph is, in relation to such a donation as is mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b) of sub-paragraph (13), a reference to information about every person specified in paragraph (a) or (b) of that sub-paragraph.")1983 c. 2.
  
Clause 66
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 49, line 29, leave out ("(4) to (10)") 
  
Clause 67
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 50, line 15, after ("2,") insert ("3,") 
  
Clause 68
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 51, line 1, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Any period specified in an order under subsection (1)(a) or (b) must end not later than four years after the date on which the order comes into force, but this is without prejudice to the making (on one or more occasions) of a further such order which--
    (a)  extends that period for a period ending not later than four years after the date on which the further order comes into force, or
    (b)  specifies a fresh such period.")
 
  
Schedule 7
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 149, line 32, leave out ("(2)(d)") and insert ("(1)(d)") 
     Page 149, line 34, leave out ("(2)(e)") and insert ("(1)(e)") 
     Page 153, line 1, leave out sub-paragraph (5) and insert--
 
    ("(5)  Any controlled donation received by a regulated donee which is an exempt trust donation shall be regarded as a controlled donation received by the donee from a permissible donor.
 
    (6)  But any controlled donation received by a regulated donee from a trustee of any property (in his capacity as such) which is not&#M205;--
    (a)  an exempt trust donation, or
    (b)  a controlled donation transmitted by the trustee to the donee on behalf of beneficiaries under the trust who are--
          (i)  persons who at the time of its receipt by the donee are permissible donors falling within section 52(2), or
          (ii)  the members of an unincorporated association which at that time is a permissible donor,
shall be regarded as a controlled donation received by the donee from a person who is not a permissible donor.")
 
     Page 156, line 25, leave out ("(4) to (10)") 
  
Clause 72
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 54, line 37, leave out ("(1)") and insert ("(2)") 
 
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