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Elections Act 2001


Section 6: Compensation

36.Section 6 allows the Secretary of State to set up a scheme to compensate local authorities and candidates for any additional expenditure incurred as a result of this Act and to make payment accordingly. In the case of candidates of registered political parties compensation can be paid to the parties rather than the candidates.

Section 7: Consequential provision

37.Section 7 enables the Secretary of State, by means of a statutory instrument subject to the negative resolution procedure, to make such consequential, transitional or supplemental provision as he considers appropriate as a result of this Act or any provision under it.

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