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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1CAMPAIGNING AND FINANCIAL CONTROLS

Limits on referendum expenses by permitted participants

25(1)In Schedule 14 to the 2000 Act (limits on referendum expenses by permitted participants), any reference to a referendum falling within section 101(1)(a) includes a reference to the referendum.

(2)Paragraph 1(2) of that Schedule (limit on expenses incurred by permitted participants during referendum period) has effect for the purposes of the referendum as if—

(a)in paragraph (a) (designated organisations) for “£5 million” there were substituted “£7 million”,

(b)in paragraph (b) (registered parties that are not designated organisations)—

(i)in sub-paragraph (i) for “£5 million” there were substituted “£7 million”,

(ii)in sub-paragraph (ii) for “£4 million” there were substituted “£5.5 million”,

(iii)in sub-paragraph (iii) for “£3 million” there were substituted “£4 million”,

(iv)in sub-paragraph (iv) for “£2 million” there were substituted “£3 million”, and

(v)in sub-paragraph (v) for “£500,000” there were substituted “£700,000”, and

(c)in paragraph (c) (certain other persons and bodies) for “£500,000” there were substituted “£700,000”.