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Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000

Part VIII : Election campaigns and proceedings

10.Part VIII of the Act makes a number of amendments to the Representation of the People Act 1983. It imposes controls on donations to candidates, increases the limit on expenses which may be incurred by a candidate at a parliamentary by-election, clarifies the meaning of “election expenses”, amends the law in relation to election petitions and clarifies the law in respect of the consequences of the commission of corrupt and illegal practices.

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