Amendments 190 to 194

Elections Bill - Committee (6th Day) – in the House of Lords at 7:45 pm on 28th March 2022.

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Earl Howe:

Moved by Earl Howe

190: Clause 45, page 53, line 20, leave out “by a person (“A”)”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment, and the other amendments to clause 45 in the name of Lord True, clarify that the republication exception in clause 45 can apply where both the original publication and the later republication are carried out by the same person.

191: Clause 45, page 53, line 22, leave out paragraph (a)Member’s explanatory statementPlease see the first amendment to clause 45 in the name of Lord True.

192: Clause 45, page 53, line 23, leave out “published by B” and insert “previously published”Member’s explanatory statementPlease see the first amendment to clause 45 in the name of Lord True.

193: Clause 45, page 53, line 26, leave out “by A”Member’s explanatory statementPlease see the first amendment to clause 45 in the name of Lord True.

194: Clause 45, page 53, line 31, leave out “publication by B” and insert “previous publication”Member’s explanatory statementPlease see the first amendment to clause 45 in the name of Lord True.

Amendments 190 to 194 agreed.

Clause 45, as amended, agreed.

Amendments 194A and 194B not moved.

Clause 46: Offence of breaching section 39