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Recall of MPs Act 2015

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Meaning of “petition expense”

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13(1)For the purposes of this Schedule an expense is a “petition expense” if—

(a)it is incurred with a view to, or otherwise in connection with, promoting or procuring the success or failure of a recall petition,

(b)it is incurred in respect of a matter listed in paragraph 14,

(c)it is not incurred in respect of a matter listed in paragraph 15, and

(d)it is not a relevant personal expense of an individual (“P”) that is paid by P from P’s own resources and is not reimbursed to P.

(2)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(d) an expense is a “relevant personal expense” of P if it is incurred in respect of—

(a)transport for P (by any means),

(b)accommodation for P, or

(c)other personal needs of P.

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