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The European Parliamentary Elections Regulations 1999

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS

    1. 3.Application of certain provisions for European Parliamentary elections

    2. 4.Conduct of poll and count in each parliamentary constituency

    3. 5.Offences in connection with candidature

    4. 6.Deputies and assistance

    5. 7.Alterations in registers of electors

    6. 8.Combination of polls

    7. 9.Amendment of proxy forms

  4. PART III SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS ABOUT THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN AND REGISTERED PARTIES

    1. 10.Appointment of national election agent

    2. 11.Appointment of election agent by a registered party standing in one electoral region only

    3. 12.Appointment of sub-agent for registered parties

    4. 13.Office of agents of registered parties

    5. 14.Effect of default in appointment of agents of registered parties

    6. 15.Limitation of election expenses of a registered party

  5. PART IV VACANCIES

    1. 16.Initial response to vacancies

    2. 17.Filling of vacancies from a registered party’s list

    3. 18.By-election to fill certain vacancies

    4. 19.When a by-election is not needed

  6. PART V REVOCATIONS

    1. 20.Revocations

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      APPLICATION WITH MODIFICATIONS OF PROVISIONS OF THE REPRESEN TATION OF THE PEOPLE ACTS 1983 AND 1985

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      APPLICATION WITH MODIFICATIONS OF PROVISIONS IN SUBORDINATE LEGISLATION

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      MODIFICATION OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS RULES FOR COMBINED POLLS

      1. PART I ENGLAND AND WALES

        1. 1.This Schedule applies in the circumstances set out in regulation...

        2. 2.At the end of paragraph (2) of rule 19 (the...

        3. 3.At the end of rule 23 (notice of poll) add...

        4. 4.At the end of rule 28 (issue of official poll...

        5. 5.After paragraph (1) of rule 29 (equipment of polling stations)...

        6. 6.For paragraph (5) of rule 29 substitute the following paragraph:...

        7. 7.In paragraph (1)(b) of rule 30 (appointment of polling and...

        8. 8.At the end of paragraph (3) of rule 30 insert:...

        9. 9.In rule 31(b) (notification of requirement of secrecy) the words...

        10. 10.In question (ii) in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of paragraph...

        11. 11.At the end of rule 37 (voting procedure) add the...

        12. 12.At the end of paragraph (2) of rule 38 (votes...

        13. 13.At the end of paragraph (4) of rule 39 (voting...

        14. 14.At the end of paragraph (3) of rule 40 (tendered...

        15. 15.At the end of paragraph (1) of rule 42 (adjournment...

        16. 16.After paragraph (1) of rule 43 (procedure on close of...

        17. 17.Omit rules 43A (attendance at verification of the ballot paper...

        18. 18.For paragraph (1) of rule 44 (attendance at counting of...

        19. 19.For paragraph (1) of rule 45 (the count) substitute:

        20. 20.In paragraph (4) of rule 45 after the word “while”...

        21. 21.In rule 55(1) (retention of documents) omit sub-paragraphs (c) and...

        22. 22.In the Appendix of forms for the form of direction...

        23. 23.In the Appendix of forms, in the form of declaration...

      2. PART II SCOTLAND

        1. 1.This Schedule applies in the circumstances set out in regulation...

        2. 2.At the end of paragraph (2) of rule 19 (the...

        3. 3.At the end of rule 23 (notice of poll) add...

        4. 4.At the end of rule 28 (issue of official poll...

        5. 5.After paragraph (1) of rule 29 (equipment of polling stations)...

        6. 6.For paragraph (5) of rule 29 substitute the following paragraph:...

        7. 7.In paragraph (1)(b) of rule 30 (appointment of polling and...

        8. 8.At the end of paragraph (3) of rule 30 insert:...

        9. 9.In rule 31(b) (notification of requirement of secrecy) the words...

        10. 10.In question (ii) in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of paragraph...

        11. 11.At the end of rule 37 (voting procedure) add the...

        12. 12.At the end of paragraph (2) of rule 38 (votes...

        13. 13.At the end of paragraph (4) of rule 39 (voting...

        14. 14.At the end of paragraph (3) of rule 40 (tendered...

        15. 15.At the end of paragraph (1) of rule 42 (adjournment...

        16. 16.After paragraph (1) of rule 43 (procedure on close of...

        17. 17.Omit rules 43A (attendance at verification of the ballot paper...

        18. 18.For paragraph (1) of rule 44 (attendance at counting of...

        19. 19.For paragraph (1) of rule 45 (the count) substitute:

        20. 20.In paragraph (4) of rule 45 after the word “while”...

        21. 21.In rule 55(1) (retention of documents) omit sub-paragraphs (c) and...

        22. 22.In the Appendix of forms for the form of direction...

        23. 23.In the Appendix of forms, in the form of declaration...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      PROXY PAPERS

      1. PART I AMENDMENT OF FORM OF PROXY PAPERS IN SCHEDULE 2 TO THE 1986 REGULATIONS AND SCHEDULE 2 TO THE 1986 (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS

        1. 1.In form D (proxy paper) in Schedule 2 to the...

        2. 2.In form C (proxy paper) in Schedule 2 to the...

      2. PART II FORM OF PROXY PAPER FOR A PROXY FOR AN ELECTOR AT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS ONLY

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      REVOCATIONS

  8. Explanatory Note

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