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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 Supplement (a) to the Marshalled List of Amendments to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD NORTON OF LOUTH
[As an amendment to amendment 14]
 
14A*     Line 12, at end of subsection (3) insert--
 
    ("(  )  The Commission may seek the advice of the panel on matters affecting political parties as the Commission thinks fit.")
 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE LORD NORTON OF LOUTH
 
16A*     Page 4, line 20, leave out ("whether or not") 
  
Clause 12
 
  
BY THE LORD NORTON OF LOUTH
 
30A*     Leave out Clause 12 
  
Clause 24
 
  
BY THE LORD HODGSON OF ASTLEY ABBOTTS
 
56A*     Page 19, line 20, at end insert ("whose annual certified income is more than £5,000") 
  
Clause 61
 
  
BY THE LORD NORTON OF LOUTH
 
108A*     Page 45, line 44, leave out ("£5,000") and insert ("£50,000") 
110A*     Leave out Clause 61 
  
Clause 66
 
  
BY THE LORD NORTON OF LOUTH
 
119A*     Page 49, line 39, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The Commission shall make available to registered parties printed forms detailing the requirements of this section for distribution to those making small donations.
 
    (  )  The forms shall--
    (a)  be in such a form and number as the Commission may determine; and
    (b)  be made available free of charge to the registered parties.")
 
  
Schedule 9
 
  
BY THE LORD HODGSON OF ASTLEY ABBOTTS
 
149A*     Page 161, line 13, leave out ("£30,000") and insert ("£20,000") 
  
After Clause 101
 
  
BY THE LORD NORTON OF LOUTH
 
171A*     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Any proposition contained in a referendum to which section 99(1) applies shall be considered to have been carried only if--
    (a)  an absolute majority of those voting cast their ballots in favour of the proposition; and
    (b)  those voting in favour of the proposition constitute at least 40 per cent. of those eligible to vote.")
Validity of
referendum:
threshold of
votes cast.
  
Schedule 19
 
  
BY THE LORD WEDDERBURN OF CHARLTON
[Amendments 237A to 237D are amendments to amendment 237]
 
237A*     Line 26, leave out ("does not need to") and insert ("must") 
237B*     Line 29, leave out ("does not need to") and insert ("must") 
237C*     Line 33, leave out from ("period") to end of line 36 
237D*     Line 36, leave out ("£5,000") and insert ("£50") 
 
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