Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000

141 Reduction of qualifying period for overseas electors.E+W+S+N.I.

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In each of the following provisions of the Representation of the M1People Act 1985 (as amended by the Representation of the People Act 2000), namely—

(a)section 1(3) and (4) (conditions to be satisfied by British citizen in order to qualify as overseas elector in relation to parliamentary election), and

(b)section 3(3) and (4) (conditions to be satisfied by peer in order to qualify as overseas elector in relation to European Parliamentary election),

for “20 years” there shall be substituted “ 15 years ”.

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