Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill - continued        House of Lords
SCHEDULE 4, APPLICATIONS UNDER PART II - continued

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  PART III
  APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF REPLACEMENT OFFICER
 
Introductory
     11. - (1) Paragraphs 12 and 13 must be complied with in relation to an application under section 31(3)(a).
 
      (2) In paragraphs 12 and 13 "an application" means an application under section 31(3)(a).
 
 
Details of replacement etc. officers
     12. - (1) If as a result of an application one person will be registered as leader, nominating officer and treasurer, the application must request the addition of the name of the holder of some other specified office in the party.
 
      (2) If an application requests-
 
 
    (a) the substitution of the name of a leader, nominating officer, treasurer or other officer, or
 
    (b) an addition in accordance with sub-paragraph (1),
  the application must give the home address of the person whose name is to be substituted or added.
 
 
Signature
     13. - (1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), an application must be signed by-
 
 
    (a) each person (other than the person to be registered in pursuance of the application) who is one of the responsible officers of the party; and
 
    (b) the person who is to be so registered.
      (2) For the purposes of this paragraph "the responsible officers" has the same meaning as in paragraph 9.
 
      (3) If any such person as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) is unable to sign an application-
 
 
    (a) the holder of some other office in the party may sign in his place, and
 
    (b) the application must include a statement of the reason why the person in question is unable to sign and a declaration that the holder of the other office is authorised to sign in his place.
 
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