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Parliament (Elections and Meeting) Act 1943

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Parliamentary Electors (War-Time Registration)

    1. Preliminary

      1. 1.Special register for war-time parliamentary elections

      2. 2.Initiation of election and extension of time for holding thereof

      3. 3.Dissolution of parliament on future date

      4. 4.Remote constituencies

    2. Civilian voters in United Kingdom

      1. 5.Civilian residence register

      2. 6.Business premises register

      3. 7.Civilian absent voters

    3. Members of the Forces, seamen and war workers abroad

      1. 8.Service register

      2. 9.Mode of voting of service voters

      3. 10.Arrangements for exercise of rights by service voters

      4. 11.War workers abroad

    4. General provisions as to registration

      1. 12.Preparation of register

      2. 13.Registration officers

      3. 14.Expenses of registration

      4. 15.Penalty for false declarations, etc.

    5. Miscellaneous

      1. 16.Right of person registered to vote

      2. 17.Death of candidate

      3. 18.Appointment of proxies for Service voters at University elections

      4. 19.Transitional

      5. 20.Approvals of electoral registration regulations by Parliament

      6. 21.Application and adaptation of enactments

      7. 22.Interpretation of Part I

      8. 23.Application of Part I to Scotland

      9. 24.Application of Part I to Northern Ireland

      10. 25.Citation and duration of Part I

  3. Part II Parliamentary Writs

    1. 26.Writs to be directed to returning officers

    2. 27.Persons to whom writs are to be conveyed

    3. 28.Exclusion of s. 30 of 7 & 8 Geo. 5. c. 64

    4. 29.Manner in which, writs are to be conveyed, and provisions consequential thereon

    5. 30.Application of Part II to Scotland

    6. 31.Application of Part II to Northern Ireland

    7. 32.Transitional provisions relating to Part II

    8. 33.Consequential amendments and repeals

  4. Part III Meeting of Parliament when Prorogued

    1. 34.Time for summoning parliament during prorogation

  5. Part IV General

    1. 35.Short title

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Modifications of Section Twenty-Three of Principal Act

      1. 1.Subsection (4), except so much thereof as provides that a...

      2. 2.The power of prescribing forms and making regulations under subsection...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Proxies

      1. Appointment of proxies

        1. 1.A proxy shall be appointed by means of a proxy...

        2. 2.Where an application is made by a voter for the...

        3. 3.A proxy paper— (a) shall cease to be in force...

        4. 4.Subject to the last foregoing paragraph, a proxy paper shall...

        5. 5.An application for the issue of a proxy paper or...

        6. 6.Any application made by a service voter for the issue...

        7. 7.A person shall not be appointed a proxy unless he...

        8. 8.A voter shall not appoint more than one person as...

        9. 9.A registration officer shall keep such record (hereafter in this...

        10. 10.A registration officer shall, on the application of any person,...

        11. 11.Stamp duty shall not be chargeable on any proxy paper...

      2. Voting of proxies

        1. 12.A person shall-not vote as proxy unless he is a...

        2. 13.A person shall not vote as proxy at an election...

        3. 14.The Ballot Act, 1872, and any other Act regulating the...

        4. 15.If— (a) any person votes or attempts to vote as...

        5. 16.A ballot paper shall not be delivered to a person...

        6. 17.Such questions may be asked of any person who claims...

        7. 18.(1) A person may vote by post at an election...

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      Adaptation of Enactments in relation to Part I

      1. 1.(1) Where an election is initiated on or after the...

      2. 2.Subject to the foregoing paragraph, where a register has been...

      3. 3.(1) Subject to the two foregoing paragraphs, any reference in...

      4. 4.On the publication of a register for any constituency under...

      5. 5.Section thirty-nine of the Corrupt and Illegal Practices Prevention Act,...

      6. 6.Section eleven of the Parliamentary and Municipal Registration Act, 1878...

      7. 7.Nothing in subsection (2) of section eight of the National...

      8. 8.The foregoing provisions of this Schedule may be varied or...

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

      Modifications of Part I in its Application to Northern Ireland

      1. 1.(1) Any reference to an enactment of the Parliament of...

      2. 2.For paragraph (b) of subsection (3) of section five there...

      3. 3.For subsections (3), (4) and (5) of section thirteen there...

      4. 4.Section fourteen of this Act shall have effect subject to...

      5. 5.Such of the provisions of section nineteen of this Act...

      6. 6.In subsection (2) of section twenty-five of this Act for...

    5. FIFTH SCHEDULE

      Transitional Provisions Relating to Part II

      1. Part I

        1. Temporary modifications of section twenty-seven of this Act in relation to Great Britain

          1. 1.During the period specified in subsection (1) of section thirty-two...

          2. 2.Paragraph (b) of subsection (2) shall have effect—

          3. 3.The last of the paragraphs which by subsection (6) are,...

      2. Part II

        1. Temporary provisions as to conveyance of parliamentary writs in Great Britain

          1. 4.During the period specified in subsection (1) of section thirty-two...

          2. 5.References in this Part of this Schedule to provisions of...

    6. SIXTH SCHEDULE

      Amendments of Enactments consequential on Part II

      1. Part I

        1. Enactments Repealed as from the commencement of this Act

      2. Part II

        1. Enactments Repealed as from the coming into operation of the Order in Council first made as respects Great Britain under-Section Twenty-Nine of this Act

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