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Early Parliamentary General Election Act 2019

What these notes do

These Explanatory Notes relate to the Early Parliamentary General Election Act 2019 (c. 29) which received Royal Assent on 31 October 2019.

  • These Explanatory Notes have been prepared by the Cabinet Office in order to assist the reader of the Act. They do not form part of the Act and have not been endorsed by Parliament.
  • These Explanatory Notes explain what each part of the Act will mean in practice; provide background information on the development of policy; and provide additional information on how the Act will affect existing legislation in this area.
  • These Explanatory Notes might best be read alongside the Act. They are not, and are not intended to be, a comprehensive description of the Act.

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