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Government of Wales Act 2006

General Elections

Section 7: Candidates at general elections

53.This section lays down rules in relation to entitlement to be a candidate for Assembly constituencies and electoral regions at a general election.

54.For example, a person may not be a candidate for more than one constituency. A person may not be included by a registered political party in its list of candidates for more than one electoral region. Nor may a person who is a candidate for any constituency be included in any of a party’s regional lists. Similarly, a person may not be an individual candidate for an electoral region if that person is also a candidate for any constituency or on any list of candidates submitted by any registered political party for any electoral region.

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