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Electoral Administration Act 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Co-ordinated on-line record of electors

    1. 1.CORE schemes: establishment

    2. 2.Use of CORE information

    3. 3.CORE scheme grants

    4. 4.Electoral Commission

    5. 5.CORE schemes: supplemental

    6. 6.CORE schemes: procedure

    7. 7.Amendment of the 1983 Act

    8. 8.Interpretation of Part

  3. Part 2 Registration of electors

    1. 9.Registration officers: duty to take necessary steps

    2. 10.Anonymous registration

    3. 11.Alterations of registers: pending elections

    4. 12.Determinations by registration officers and objections

    5. 13.Registration of voters with service qualification

  4. Part 3 Anti-fraud measures

    1. 14.Absent voting: personal identifiers

    2. 15.Offences as to false registration information

  5. Part 4 Review of polling places

    1. 16.Review of polling places

  6. Part 5 Standing for election

    1. 17.Minimum age

    2. 18.Certain Commonwealth citizens

    3. 19.Nomination procedures

  7. Part 6 Conduct of elections etc.

    1. Election timetables

      1. 20.Omission of references to Maundy Thursday

    2. Nomination

      1. 21.Use of candidates' common names

      2. 22.Candidate not to stand in more than one constituency

      3. 23.Offences as to false statements in nomination papers

    3. Death of candidate

      1. 24.Death of candidate

    4. Election expenses

      1. 25.Amount of expenses which may be incurred by third party

      2. 26.Return as to election expenses

      3. 27.Meaning of election expenses for purposes of the 1983 Act

    5. Observation of elections etc.

      1. 28.Discretion to report on certain elections

      2. 29.Observation of proceedings and working practices

    6. Ballot papers

      1. 30.Ballot paper design

      2. 31.Replacement of counterfoils

      3. 32.Photographs on ballot papers: piloting

      4. 33.Evaluation of pilots under section 32

      5. 34.Revision of electoral provisions in the light of pilot schemes

    7. Voting in person

      1. 35.Certain voters entitled to vote in person

    8. Certain electoral documents

      1. 36.Translations etc. of certain documents

      2. 37.Documents relating to postal voting

    9. Circumstances in which votes may be tendered

      1. 38.Tendered votes

    10. Offences related to voting

      1. 39.Undue influence

      2. 40.Offences relating to applications for postal and proxy votes

    11. Access to election documents

      1. 41.Control of documents after parliamentary election

      2. 42.Access to other election documents

      3. 43.Access to other election documents: contravention of regulations

      4. 44.Access to other election documents: supplementary

      5. 45.Marked postal voters list

    12. Correction of procedural errors

      1. 46.Returning officers: correction of procedural errors

    13. Miscellaneous amendments

      1. 47.Miscellaneous amendments of the 1983 Act

  8. Part 7 Regulation of parties

    1. Registration of parties

      1. 48.Registered names of parties

      2. 49.Political party descriptions

      3. 50.Confirmation of registered particulars

      4. 51.Removal from register of registered parties

      5. 52.Time for registration of parties fielding candidates

    2. Accounting requirements

      1. 53.Requirements as to statements of account

      2. 54.Time for delivery of unaudited accounts to Electoral Commission

    3. Control of donations

      1. 55.Policy development grants to be donations

      2. 56.Exemption from requirement to prepare quarterly donation reports

      3. 57.Repeal of section 68 of the 2000 Act

      4. 58.Register of donations to include details of nature of donation

      5. 59.Reporting donations to holders of certain elective offices

      6. 60.Northern Ireland: disapplication of Part 4 of the 2000 Act

    4. Regulation of loans etc.

      1. 61.Regulation of loans etc.

      2. 62.Regulation of loans: power to make provision for candidates, third parties and referendums

      3. 63.Regulation of loans etc: Northern Ireland

    5. Campaign expenditure

      1. 64.Campaign expenditure: standing for more than one party

      2. 65.Time limit for claims in respect of campaign expenditure

    6. Referendum and election material

      1. 66.Details to appear on referendum and election material

  9. Part 8 Miscellaneous

    1. Election services

      1. 67.Performance of local authorities in relation to elections etc.

      2. 68.Funding of services and expenses of returning officers

    2. Encouraging electoral participation

      1. 69.Encouraging electoral participation

    3. Criminal proceedings

      1. 70.Time limit for prosecutions

      2. 71.Restriction on powers of arrest by persons other than constables

    4. Pre-consolidation amendments

      1. 72.Pre-consolidation amendments

    5. Legal incapacity to vote

      1. 73.Abolition of common law incapacity: mental state

  10. Part 9 General

    1. 74.Miscellaneous amendments and repeals

    2. 75.Financial provision

    3. 76.Interpretation

    4. 77.Commencement

    5. 78.Extent

    6. 79.Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Amendments

      1. Part 1 Anonymous registration

      2. Part 2 Alteration of registers: pending elections

      3. Part 3 Standing for election

      4. Part 4 Omission of references to Maundy Thursday

      5. Part 5 Conduct of elections

      6. Part 6 Control of loans etc. to individuals and members associations

      7. Part 7 Miscellaneous

    2. Schedule 2

      Repeals

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