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24The 2000 Act is amended as follows.

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I1Sch. 1 para. 24 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(a) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

25In section 65 (submission of donation reports to Commission), after subsection (2) insert—

(2A)If a donation report under section 62 or 63 states that the registered party has seen evidence of such description as is prescribed by the Secretary of State in regulations that an individual donor has an anonymous entry in an electoral register (within the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1983), the report must be accompanied by a copy of the evidence.

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I2Sch. 1 para. 25 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(a) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

26In paragraph 2 of Schedule 6 (details to be given in donation reports) after sub-paragraph (3A) insert—

(3B)Sub-paragraph (2) applies in the case of a donation by a person who has an anonymous entry in an electoral register (within the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1983), as if for paragraphs (a) and (b) there were substituted “ state that the registered party has seen evidence of such description as is prescribed by the Secretary of State in regulations that the individual has an anonymous entry in an electoral register (within the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1983) ”.

(3C)Sub-paragraph (3) applies in the case of a donation in the form of a bequest by a person who either—

(a)at the time of his death, or

(b)at any time in the period of five years ending with the date of his death,

had an anonymous entry in an electoral register (within the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1983), as if for paragraph (b) there were substituted—

(b)a statement that the registered party has seen evidence of such description as is prescribed by the Secretary of State in regulations that the individual had—

(i)at the time of his death, or

(ii)at any time in the period of five years ending with the date of his death,

an anonymous entry in an electoral register (within the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1983).

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I3Sch. 1 para. 26 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(a) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

27The existing text of paragraph 3 of that Schedule becomes sub-paragraph (1) and after sub-paragraph (1) insert—

(2)In the case of a donation by a person who has an anonymous entry in an electoral register (within the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1983), instead of giving details of the address of the donor the party must state that it has seen evidence of such description as is prescribed by the Secretary of State in regulations that the person has such an entry.

(3)In the case of a donation in the form of a bequest by a person who either—

(a)at the time of his death, or

(b)at any time in the period of five years ending at the date of his death,

had such an entry, instead of giving details of the address of the donor, the party must state that it has seen evidence of such description as is prescribed by the Secretary of State in regulations that the person had, at that time, such an entry.

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I4Sch. 1 para. 27 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(a) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

28In Schedule 7 (control of donations to individuals and members associations), in paragraph 10, after sub-paragraph (4) insert—

(4A)In the case of a donation made by an individual who has an anonymous entry in an electoral register (within the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1983), if the report states that the donee has seen evidence of such description as is prescribed by the Secretary of State in regulations that the individual has such an anonymous entry, the report must be accompanied by a copy of the evidence.

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I5Sch. 1 para. 28 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(a) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

29In Schedule 11 (control of donations to recognised third parties), in paragraph 10, after sub-paragraph (3) insert—

(4)In the case of a donation made by an individual who has an anonymous entry in an electoral register (within the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1983) if the statement states that the recognised third party has seen evidence of such description as is prescribed by the Secretary of State in regulations that the individual has such an anonymous entry, the statement must be accompanied by a copy of the evidence.

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I6Sch. 1 para. 29 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(a) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

30In Schedule 15 (control of donations to permitted participants), in paragraph 10, after sub-paragraph (3) insert—

(4)In the case of a donation made by an individual who has an anonymous entry in an electoral register (within the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1983) if the statement states that the permitted participant has seen evidence of such description as is prescribed by the Secretary of State in regulations that the individual has such an anonymous entry, the statement must be accompanied by a copy of the evidence.

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I7Sch. 1 para. 30 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 77 and S.I. 2006/3412, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 12(a) (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)

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