Registration of Wives and Husbands of Members of the Forces

Orders of the Day — Representation of the People Bill – in the House of Commons at 3:37 pm on 23rd November 1979.

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Amendment made: No. 1, in page 2, line 7, at end insert— '(1A) In section 10 of the said Act of 1949 (service qualification)—

  1. (a) in subsection (5) there shall be inserted immediately before the words "shall be attested" the words ", except where the declarant is a member of the forces or the wife or husband of such a member,"; and
  2. (b) in subsection (7) there shall be inserted immediately before the word "attested" the words "(where required)".'—[Mr. Onslow.]

Clause 1, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 2 and 3 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Schedule agreed to.