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Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000

Section 145 : General function of Commission with respect to monitoring compliance with controls imposed by the Act etc.

293.Section 145 confers on the Electoral Commission the general function of monitoring compliance by registered political parties, recognised third parties and permitted participants in a referendum with the restrictions and other requirements set out in Parts III to VII of the Act. In addition, the Commission is also to monitor compliance with the restrictions on candidates’ expenses and on donations to candidates imposed by the Representation of the People Act 1983 (as amended) and other enactments relating to elections.

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