Clause 26 - Offences as to false statements in nomination papers

Electoral Administration Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 6:30 pm ar 15 Tachwedd 2005.

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Amendments made: No. 15, in clause 26, page 28, line 22, leave out first 'In'.

No. 16, in clause 26, page 28, line 22, after 'papers)', insert 'is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1), after paragraph (b) insert ''or

(c) a certificate authorising for the purposes of rule 6A of the parliamentary elections rules the use by a candidate of a description if he knows that the candidate is standing at an election in another constituency in which the poll is to be held on the same day as the poll at the election to which the certificate relates.''.'.

No. 17, in clause 26, page 28, line 29, after 'election,', insert—

'(c) at statement that he is not a candidate at an election for any other constituency the poll for which is to be held on the same day as the poll at the election to which the consent relates,'.

No. 18, in clause 26, page 28, line 39, at end insert—

'( ) In subsection (2) (b) at the beginning insert ''except for the purposes of subsections (1) (c) and (1A) (c),''.'.—[Mr. Devine.]

Clause 26, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Further consideration adjourned.—[Kevin Brennan.]

Adjourned accordingly at thirteen minutes to Seven o'clock till Thursday 17 November at Nine o'clock.