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The Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (Wales) Regulations 2004

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TABLE 1REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE ACT 2000

(1)(2)
ProvisionModification
Section 10 (pilot schemes for elections in England and Wales) Government

In subsection (2) —

(a)

after “Representation of the People Acts”, insert “or the Local Act 2000”; and

(b)

in paragraph (c), for “candidates”, substitute “any campaign organiser within the meaning of regulations 6 and 7 of the Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (Wales) Regulations 2004”.

In subsection (3) —

(a)

in paragraph (b), for “candidates'” substitute “campaign organisers'”; and

(b)

for “section 75(1) of the 1983 Act (restriction on third party election expenditure)”, substitute “regulations 6 and 7 of the Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (Wales) Regulations 2004”.

Omit subsection (4).
In subsection (7) at the end of paragraph (a), insert “or the Local Government Act 2000”.
In subsection (11), for the words after “means” substitute “a county or county borough council”.
Section 12 (changes relating to absent voting at elections in Great Britain)In subsection (1), at the end insert “; and as regards referendums under the Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (Wales) Regulations 2004”.
Schedule 4 (absent voting in Great Britain)

In paragraph 1, in sub-paragraph (1) —

(a)

in the definition of “the appropriate rules”, at the end of paragraph (b), insert

and

(c)in the case of a referendum, the LGA Referendum Rules, within the meaning of the Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (Wales) Regulations 2004;

(b)

after the definition of “local government election”, insert the following definition —

“referendum” means a referendum under the Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (Wales) Regulations 2004 .

In paragraphs 2 to 7, except in paragraphs 3(4)(a)(i), 6(7), 7(4)(a) and 7(6)(a)(i), after “local government election”, “local government elections”, “elections” and “election”, insert, as the context requires, “or a referendum”, “or referendums”, or “or the referendum”.

In paragraphs 3(4)(a)(i) and 7(6)(a)(i), after “or both,”, insert “or referendums”.

In paragraphs 6(7) and 7(4)(a), after “or at both,”, insert “or at referendums”.

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