Schedule 4 — Minor and consequential amendments

Part of Political Parties and Elections Bill – in the House of Commons at 9:00 pm on 2nd March 2009.

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Photo of Sylvia Heal Sylvia Heal Deputy Speaker 9:00 pm, 2nd March 2009

This House passed a programme motion relating to the Bill on 9 February, and we must proceed in accordance with it.

Amendment proposed: 141, page 44, line 24, at end insert—

'(1) Section 70 (effect of default in election agent's appointment) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (4)(a), after "the statement as to persons nominated" there is inserted "(or where, in the case of a parliamentary election, the address is not given on that statement, the address as given under rule 6(4) of Schedule 1 to this Act)".

(3) After subsection (6) there is inserted—

"(7) In the case of a parliamentary election, subsection (6) above applies whether or not a statement has been made under rule 6(5) of Schedule 1 to this Act requiring the candidate's home address not to be made public."'.— (Dr. Julian Lewis.)

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