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Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014

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(1)The amendments made by Part 2 which in accordance with section 45(3)(b) come into force on the day on which this Act is passed have effect only in relation to—

(a)regulated periods beginning after that day, or

(b)(for the purposes of enactments having effect otherwise than in relation to regulated periods) expenditure incurred after that day.

(2)In this section “regulated period” means a period in relation to which any limit is imposed by—

(a)Schedule 9 to PPERA 2000 (limits on campaign expenditure), or

(b)Schedule 10 to that Act (limits on controlled expenditure),

(including a period in relation to which a limit is imposed by that Schedule by virtue of subsection (3)(b) or (5)(b)).

(3)If, apart from this subsection, the day on which this Act is passed would fall within a period in relation to which one or more limits are imposed by paragraph 11 of Schedule 9 to PPERA 2000 (limit on campaign expenditure where combination of parliamentary election and other election)—

(a)paragraph 11(2) of that Schedule (which disapplies limits and periods which would otherwise be imposed by paragraph 3 of that Schedule and substitutes new limits and periods) is of no effect (and is treated as never having had effect) in relation to the parliamentary general election, and

(b)for the purposes of paragraph 3 of that Schedule as it applies by virtue of paragraph (a), the relevant period is the Schedule 9 transitional period.

(4)In subsection (3) “the Schedule 9 transitional period” means the period—

(a)beginning with 23 May 2014, and

(b)ending with the date of the poll for the parliamentary general election.

(5)If, apart from this subsection, the day on which this Act is passed would fall within a period in relation to which one or more limits are imposed by paragraph 11 of Schedule 10 to PPERA 2000 (limit on controlled expenditure where combination of parliamentary election and other election)—

(a)paragraph 11(2) of that Schedule (which disapplies limits and periods which would otherwise be imposed by paragraph 3 of that Schedule and substitutes new limits and periods) is of no effect (and is treated as never having had effect) in relation to the parliamentary general election, and

(b)for the purposes of paragraph 3 of that Schedule as it applies by virtue of paragraph (a), the relevant period is the Schedule 10 transitional period.

(6)In subsection (5) “the Schedule 10 transitional period” means the period—

(a)beginning with 19 September 2014, and

(b)ending with the date of the poll for the parliamentary general election.

(7)Subsections (3) and (5) do not apply in the case of a period in relation to which one or more limits are imposed by paragraph 11 of Schedule 9 to PPERA 2000, or paragraph 11 of Schedule 10 to that Act, that ends with the date of the poll for an early parliamentary general election.

(8)An “early parliamentary general election” is a parliamentary general election the date of the poll for which is appointed under section 2(7) of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011.

(9)The Minister may by order made by statutory instrument make provision disapplying the preceding provisions of this section, and applying alternative transitional, transitory or saving provision, where a poll for an extraordinary general election to the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales or the Northern Ireland Assembly takes place in the period—

(a)beginning with the day after that on which this Act is passed, and

(b)ending with the date of the poll for the next parliamentary general election.

(10)A statutory instrument containing an order under subsection (9) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

(11)In this section—

  • the Minister” means the Secretary of State or the Lord President of the Council;

  • PPERA 2000” means the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000.

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