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Recall of MPs Act 2015

Section 17: Loans

109.Section 17 amends section 62 of the Electoral Administration Act 2006 so that recall petitions are included in the provisions that regulate loans. Part 4A of PPERA makes provision for the regulation of loans and related transactions to registered parties, their members, associations of members and holders of elected office. Section 62 of the Electoral Administration Act 2006 gives the Minister an order making power to extend the loans and related transactions regime to candidates at elections, recognised third parties at national elections and permitted participants in a referendum. No orders have yet been made under this section. Section 17 amends section 62 of the 2006 Act so that the order making power is extended to cover loans and related transactions to accredited campaigners in relation to a recall petition.

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