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Part 7 U.K.Regulation of parties

Campaign expenditureU.K.

64Campaign expenditure: standing for more than one partyU.K.

(1)Schedule 9 to the 2000 Act (limits on campaign expenditure) is amended as follows.

(2)In paragraph 5 (general elections to Scottish Parliament) after sub-paragraph (2) insert—

(2A)Sub-paragraph (2B) applies to a registered party in a case where at the election a candidate stands for election in any constituency in the name of that party and one or more other registered parties.

(2B)In such a case, the amount applying to the party in respect of the constituency under sub-paragraph (2)(a) shall, instead of being the amount specified in that sub-paragraph, be that amount divided by the number of registered parties in whose name the candidate stands for election as mentioned in sub-paragraph (2A).

(3)In paragraph 6 (ordinary elections to National Assembly for Wales) after sub-paragraph (2) insert—

(2A)Sub-paragraph (2B) applies to a registered party in a case where at the election a candidate stands for election in any constituency in the name of that party and one or more other registered parties.

(2B)In such a case, the amount applying to the party in respect of the constituency under sub-paragraph (2)(a) shall, instead of being the amount specified in that sub-paragraph, be that amount divided by the number of registered parties in whose name the candidate stands for election as mentioned in sub-paragraph (2A).

(4)In paragraph 7 (general elections to Northern Ireland Assembly) after sub-paragraph (2) insert—

(2A)Sub-paragraph (2B) applies to a registered party in a case where at the election a candidate stands for election in any constituency in the name of that party and one or more other registered parties.

(2B)In such a case, the amount applying to the party in respect of the constituency under sub-paragraph (2) shall, instead of being the amount specified in that sub-paragraph, be that amount divided by the number of registered parties in whose name the candidate stands for election as mentioned in sub-paragraph (2A).

Commencement Information

I1S. 64 wholly in force at 11.9.2006, see s. 77(2)-(4) and S.I. 2006/1972, art. 3, Sch. 1 para. 21 (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. 2)