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Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000

Section 111 and Schedule 13 : Referendum expenses

211.Section 111 defines for the purposes of this Part the terms “referendum expenses”, “for referendum purposes” and “referendum campaign”. “Referendum expenses” are defined by reference to a list of qualifying expenses set out in Part I of Schedule 13. This Schedule mirrors Schedule 8, which similarly defines qualifying campaign expenditure for the purposes of Part V. As with Schedule 8, Schedule 13 allows for the Electoral Commission to provide guidance through means of a code of practice and for the amendment of Part I of the Schedule by order made by the Secretary of State.

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