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Government of Wales Act 2006

Paragraph 5: Referendum Period

710.Section 102 of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 provides for a “referendum period ” to be laid down for referendums covered by the 2000 Act. The referendum period is relevant for various provisions under the 2000 Act, such as applying restrictions on incurring referendum expenses.

711.This paragraph says that the Order in Council must set out the referendum period relating to the referendum on bringing into force the Assembly Act provisions.

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