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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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23(1)Section 81 shall be amended as follows.

(2)After subsection (1) (which allows 35 days after the day of the declaration for the making of the return) there shall be inserted—

(1A)Subsection (1) above—

(a)in its application in relation to an election of the Mayor of London, shall have effect with the substitution for “35 days” of “70 days”; and

(b)in its application in relation to the election of the London members of the London Assembly at an ordinary election, shall have effect with the substitution for “35 days after the day on which the result of the election is declared” of “70 days after the day on which the last of the successful candidates at the election is declared to be returned.”

(3)After subsection (5) there shall be inserted—

(6)Where a registered political party submits a list of two or more candidates to be London members of the London Assembly at an ordinary election, the preceding provisions of this section shall have effect in relation to those candidates and their election agent with the following modifications.

(7)The return which the election agent is required to deliver under subsection (1) above—

(a)shall be in respect of all those candidates; and

(b)shall be in the form set out for the purpose in rules under section 36(2A) above or to the like effect.

(8)If any payments made by the election agent were in respect of two or more candidates, the return shall deal under a separate heading or subsection with all such payments, and the expenses to which they relate, in respect of those candidates.

(9)The statements which the return is required to contain by virtue of subsection (3) above in respect of the matters there mentioned shall be a separate statement of each such matter as respects each of the candidates in question.

(10)If and to the extent that any such matter is referable to two or more candidates together, the return shall contain a separate statement of that matter as respects those candidates.

(11)Where one of the candidates is the election agent, subsection (4) above shall have effect, as respects that candidate, as it has effect where a candidate is his own election agent.

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