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The Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (England) Regulations 2001

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (England) Regulations 2001 No. 1298

  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and application

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.The question to be asked in a referendum

  5. 4.Publicity and other information in connection with referendums

  6. 5.Restriction on publicity etc. of promotional material

  7. 6.General restriction on referendum expenses

  8. 7.Notional referendum expenses

  9. 8.Application of provisions

  10. 9.Ballot papers

  11. 10.Postal ballots and postal votes

  12. 11.Counting officer’s functions, and assistance for counting officers

  13. 12.Hours of polling

  14. 13.Counting of votes, etc.

  15. 14.Combination of polls: general

  16. 15.Combination of referendum and election polls: supplementary provisions relating to referendums

  17. 16.Combination of referendum and election polls: supplementary provisions relating to elections

  18. 17.Combination of polls: supplementary

  19. 18.Result of referendum

  20. 19.Procedure for questioning a referendum

  21. 20.Immediate consequences of referendum petitions

  22. 21.Determination of referendum petitions, and subsequent procedures

  23. 22.Time

  24. 23.Advertisements

  25. 24.Non-domestic rating: premises used for referendum purposes

  26. Signature

  27. SCHEDULES

    1. 1

      1. Part I— Questions to be asked in a referendum

      2. Part II— Form of front of ballot paper

      3. Part III— Form of back of ballot paper

    2. 2

      Matters relevant to referendum expenses

    3. 3

      Application, with modifications, of Acts and Statutory Instruments

      1. Table 1—

        Representation of the People Act 2000

      2. Table 2—

        Representation of the People Act 1983

      3. Table 3—

        Local Elections (Principal Areas) Rules 1986: Schedule 2

      4. Table 4—

        Representation of the People (England and Wales) Regulations 2001

    4. 4

      Additional modifications as regards postal votes at referendums

    5. 5

      Combination of polls

      1. Part I— General provisions

      2. Part II— Modifications of the Parliamentary Elections Rules and the European Parliamentary Elections Rules

      3. Part III— Modifications of the Principal Areas Rules

      4. Part IV— Application, with modifications, of the GLA Elections Rules

      5. Part V— Combined polls at referendums: modifications of the rules in Schedule 2 to the Principal Areas Rules, as modified by Schedule 4 to those Rules

    6. 6

      Application, with further modifications, of the Representation of the People Act 1983 in relation to referendum petitions

    7. 7

      Modifications of the Election Petition Rules 1960 in relation to referendum petitions

  28. Explanatory Note

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