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Recall of MPs Act 2015

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Statement relating to relevant donations received from impermissible or unidentifiable donors

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4(1)The statement required by paragraph 1(2)(b)(iii) to be contained in the recall petition return is a statement—

(a)recording the appropriate details in relation to each relevant donation that the accredited campaigner received but was prohibited from accepting by virtue of paragraph 9(a) of Schedule 4 (impermissible donor), or recording that no relevant donations of that kind were received, and

(b)recording the appropriate details in relation to each relevant donation that the accredited campaigner received but was prohibited from accepting by virtue of paragraph 9(b) of that Schedule (unidentifiable donor), or recording that no relevant donations of that kind were received.

(2)In relation to a relevant donation of the kind mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a), “the appropriate details” means—

(a)the name and address of the donor,

(b)where the donation is of money, the amount of the donation,

(c)where the donation is not of money, the nature of the donation and its value (as determined in accordance with paragraph 5 of Schedule 4),

(d)the date the donation was received by the accredited campaigner,

(e)the date and manner in which the donation was returned in accordance with paragraph 14(2) of Schedule 4, and

(f)such other information as may be required by regulations made by the Minister.

(3)In relation to a relevant donation of the kind mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(b), “the appropriate details” means—

(a)details of the manner in which the donation was made,

(b)where the donation is of money, the amount of the donation,

(c)where the donation is not of money, the nature of the donation and its value (as determined in accordance with paragraph 5 of Schedule 4),

(d)the date the donation was received by the accredited campaigner,

(e)the date and manner in which the donation was returned in accordance with paragraph 15(2) of Schedule 4, and

(f)such other information as may be required by regulations made by the Minister.

(4)Before making regulations under this paragraph the Minister must consult the Electoral Commission.

(5)Regulations under this paragraph are subject to negative resolution procedure.

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