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(1)Rule 19 of Schedule 1 to the Representation of the People Act 1983 (ballot papers for parliamentary elections) is amended as follows.
(2)After paragraph (2A) insert—
“(2AA)If a candidate who is the subject of an authorisation by two or more parties under rule 6A(1B) so requests, the ballot paper shall contain, against the candidate’s particulars, the registered emblem (or, as the case may be, one of the registered emblems) of one of those parties.”
(3)In paragraph (2B), for “The request” substitute “A request under paragraph (2A) or (2AA)”.
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