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Representation of the People Act 1989

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6Increase of limits on expenses of candidates at parliamentary by-elections

(1)In section 76(2) of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (limitation of election expenses)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for “parliamentary election” there is substituted “parliamentary general election, being an election”, and

(b)after that paragraph there is inserted—

(aa)for a candidate at a parliamentary by-election—

(i)in a county constituency, £14,592 together with an additional 16.4p for every entry in the register of electors to be used at the election (as first published); and

(ii)in a borough constituency, £14,592 together with an additional 12.4p for every entry in the register of electors to be used at the election (as first published);.

(2)For the purposes of the first order made under section 76A of that Act which varies an amount specified in section 76(2)(aa) of that Act, that amount shall be taken to have been fixed on 10th April 1989 (the day on which the [S.I. 1989/634.] Representation of the People (Variation of Limits of Candidates' Election Expenses) Order 1989 was made).

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