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Recall of MPs Act 2015

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(1)The following provisions come into force on the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)section 9(5) and (6) (power by regulations to amend section 9(4) (wording of petition signing sheet));

(b)section 16(4) and (5) (power by regulations to amend Schedule 4 or 5);

(c)section 17 (amendments to the Electoral Administration Act 2006 conferring power by order to make provision about loans);

(d)section 18 (power to make further provision about conduct of a recall petition etc);

(e)section 21 (regulations);

(f)sections 22 and 23 (interpretation and extent);

(g)this section;

(h)section 25 (short title).

(2)The following provisions (which contain other regulation-making powers and related provision) also come into force on the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)section 6(3) and paragraph 3 of Schedule 1, for the purposes of making regulations under that paragraph;

(b)section 8 so far as relating to the making of regulations under section 18;

(c)section 10(6) and paragraphs 1 and 7 of Schedule 2, for the purposes of making regulations under section 13BC of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (as inserted by paragraph 7);

(d)paragraphs 16, 23 and 24 of Schedule 3 (and section 16(1) so far as relating to those paragraphs);

(e)paragraphs 3(4) to (6) and 8 of Schedule 4 (and section 16(2) so far as relating to those provisions of that Schedule);

(f)section 16(3) and paragraphs 1, 3, 4 and 9 of Schedule 5, for the purposes of making regulations under those paragraphs;

(g)paragraph 3(6) of Schedule 6 (which amends section 7(2) of PPERA 2000) (and paragraphs 2 and 3(1) of that Schedule, and section 20, so far as relating to paragraph 3(6)).

(3)The remaining provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Minister may by regulations made by statutory instrument appoint.

(4)Those regulations—

(a)may appoint different days for different purposes;

(b)may make transitional, transitory or saving provision.

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