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The European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Regulations 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Amendments to the 2002 Act

  5. 4.Amendments to the 2001 Franchise Regulations

  6. 5.In the Schedule to the 2001 Franchise Regulations (application with...

  7. 6.Amendments to the 2004 Regulations

  8. 7.(1) In regulation 5 (general application to Gibraltar), in paragraph...

  9. 8.In regulation 6 (conduct of poll and count in each...

  10. 9.In regulation 15 (payments by and to returning officers and...

  11. 10.After regulation 15 insert— Inadequate performance of returning officer or...

  12. 11.In regulation 25 (breach of official duty) omit paragraph (3)(ba)....

  13. 12.In regulation 28 (offences in connection with candidature), in paragraph...

  14. 13.In regulation 68 (disturbances at election meetings), in paragraph (3)...

  15. 14.In regulation 69 (officials not to act for candidates), in...

  16. 15.In regulation 70 (illegal canvassing by police officers), in paragraph...

  17. 16.In regulation 114 (time limit for prosecutions), in paragraph (1),...

  18. 17.After regulation 125 (application of Local Government Finance Act 1988)...

  19. 18.Omission of Schedule A1 to the 2004 Regulations

  20. 19.Amendments to Schedule 1 to the 2004 Regulations

  21. 20.In Schedule 1, after rule 9 insert— Request for information...

  22. 21.(1) In Schedule 1, in rule 13 (decisions as to...

  23. 22.In Schedule 1, in rule 32 (equipment of polling stations),...

  24. 23.In Schedule 1, in rule 34 (notification of requirement of...

  25. 24.In Schedule 1, in rule 36 (admission to polling station),...

  26. 25.In Schedule 1, in rule 41 (voting procedure), after paragraph...

  27. 26.(1) In Schedule 1, in rule 51 (procedure at verification...

  28. 27.In Schedule 1, in rule 59 (allocation of seats), in...

  29. 28.In Schedule 1, after rule 60 (equality of seats) insert—...

  30. 29.In Schedule 1, in rule 61 (declaration of result), in...

  31. 30.In Schedule 1, in rule 69 (inspection of documents open...

  32. 31.(1) In Schedule 1, in the Appendix of Forms, for...

  33. 32.Amendments to Schedule 2 to the 2004 Regulations

  34. 33.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 2 (manner of voting at...

  35. 34.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 5 (absent voters list), in...

  36. 35.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 25 (additional requirements for applications...

  37. 36.In Schedule 2, after paragraph 25 insert— Additional requirements for...

  38. 37.(1) In Schedule 2, in paragraph 26 (closing date for...

  39. 38.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 27 (grant or refusal of...

  40. 39.In Schedule 2, after paragraph 31 (requirement to provide fresh...

  41. 40.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 32 (records and lists), in...

  42. 41.In Schedule 2, omit Part 3 (absent voting: transitional provision)....

  43. 42.In Schedule 2, for paragraph 47 (time when postal ballot...

  44. 43.In Schedule 2, after paragraph 54 (lost postal ballot papers)...

  45. 44.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 57 (postal ballot boxes and...

  46. 45.(1) In Schedule 2, in paragraph 60 (opening of covering...

  47. 46.In Schedule 2, omit paragraph 62 (procedure in relation to...

  48. 47.(1) In Schedule 2, in paragraph 63 (procedure in relation...

  49. 48.In Schedule 2, omit paragraph 64 (postal voting statements: additional...

  50. 49.(1) In Schedule 2, in paragraph 66 (retrieval of cancelled...

  51. 50.(1) In Schedule 2, in paragraph 67 (lists of rejected...

  52. 51.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 69 (sealing of receptacles), in...

  53. 52.(1) In Schedule 2, in paragraph 70 (forwarding of documents),...

  54. 53.In Schedule 2, after paragraph 70, insert— Forwarding copy of...

  55. 54.(1) In Schedule 2, in Part 5 (Appendix of Forms),...

  56. 55.In Schedule 2, in the Appendix of Forms, for Forms...

  57. 56.Amendments to Schedule 3 to the 2004 Regulations

  58. 57.In Schedule 3, in paragraph 11 of Part 1, for...

  59. 58.In Schedule 3, in paragraph 24 of Part 1, for...

  60. 59.In Schedule 3, for paragraphs 28 and 29 of Part...

  61. 60.In Schedule 3, for paragraph 7 of Part 2 (Scotland)...

  62. 61.In Schedule 3, in paragraph 10 of Part 2, for...

  63. 62.In Schedule 3, in paragraph 23 of Part 2, for...

  64. 63.In Schedule 3, for paragraphs 27 and 28 of Part...

  65. 64.In Schedule 3, at the end, insert the Appendix of...

  66. 65.Amendments to Schedule 4 to the 2004 Regulations

  67. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      FORMS FOR EUROPEAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS

      1. Form A: Form of Ballot Paper

        Front of ballot paper

      2. Back of ballot paper

      3. Form F: Official poll card issued to an elector voting at a polling station

        Front of card

      4. Back of card

      5. Form G: Official poll card issued to a postal elector

        Front of card

      6. Back of card

      7. Form H: Official poll card issued to a proxy voting at a polling station

        Front of card

      8. Back of card

      9. Form J: Official poll card issued to a postal proxy

        Front of card

      10. Back of card

      11. Form K: Form of directions for the guidance of voters in voting

      12. Form L: Certificate of Employment

      13. Form M: Form of declaration to be made by the companion of a voter with disabilities

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DIRECTIONS AS TO PRINTING THE BALLOT PAPER

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      ABSENT VOTING FORMS

      1. Form O: Form of postal voting statement to be used at a European Parliamentary election taken alone

        Front of statement

      2. Back of statement

      3. Form P: Form of postal voting statement to be used at a European Parliamentary election where the proceedings on the issue and receipt of postal ballot papers are taken together with those proceedings at a relevant election or referendum

        Front of statement

      4. Back of statement

      5. Form Q: Form of postal voting statement to be used at a European Parliamentary election where the poll is taken together with the poll at a relevant election or referendum, but where the proceedings on the issue and receipt of postal ballot papers are not

        Front of statement

      6. Back of statement

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      FORMS TO BE USED WHEN POLLS ARE COMBINED

      1. Form K1: Form of directions for the guidance of voters in voting

      2. Form M1: Form of declaration to be made by the companion of a voter with disabilities

  68. Explanatory Note

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