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Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000

Part V : Control of campaign expenditure

29.This Part contains thirteen sections which, together with Schedules 8 and 9, place limits on the campaign expenditure which may be incurred by registered political parties. Four of these sections introduce a regime for the authorisation and payment of campaign expenditure and the settlement of claims. A further five sections provide for the submission to the Electoral Commission of returns by parties as to their campaign expenditure, the auditing of such returns and their public inspection.

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