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(1)The holder of a hereditary peerage shall not be disqualified by virtue of that peerage for—
(a)voting at elections to the House of Commons, or
(b)being, or being elected as, a member of that House.
(2)Subsection (1) shall not apply in relation to anyone excepted from section 1 by virtue of section 2.
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