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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Representation of the People (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2008 No. 1741
103. (1) This regulation applies to—
(a)the holder of a relevant elective office within the meaning of paragraph 1(8) of Schedule 7 to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000;
(b)a candidate at a parliamentary election or an election to the Northern Ireland Assembly.
(2) For the purposes of regulation 101(1), the relevant part of the documents listed in that provision is the whole of them.
(3) No person to whom this regulation applies who has been supplied with a copy of the register may—
(a)supply a copy of the full register to any person;
(b)disclose any information contained in it (and not contained in the edited register); or
(c)make use of any such information,
otherwise than for the purpose set out in paragraph (4).
(4) That purpose—
(a)in the case of a person falling within paragraph (1)(a), is complying with—
(i)the controls on donations contained in Schedule 7 to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000;
(ii)the controls on loans and regulated transactions in Schedule 7A to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000(1);
(b)in the case of a person falling within paragraph (1)(b), is complying with the controls on donations included in Schedule 2A to the 1983 Act(2), including that Schedule as applied for the purposes of elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly(3).
Schedule 7A was inserted by section 61 of, and Part 6 of Schedule 1 to, the 2006 Act.
Schedule 2A was inserted by Schedule 16 to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (c.41).
That Schedule was so applied by Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) Order (S.I. 2001/2599).
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