Electoral, Local Government and Planning and Development Act 2013

Amendment of rule 13 of Second Schedule to European Parliament Elections Act 1997

13. The Second Schedule to the European Parliament Elections Act 1997 is amended, in rule 13—

(a) in paragraph (1), by substituting the following subparagraph for subparagraph (d)—

“(d) The returning officer shall rule invalid any nomination paper relating to a person referred to in rule 6(1) which is not accompanied by the statutory declaration referred to in that rule or where it appears to the returning officer that the said declaration does not conform with the said rule 6(1).”,


(b) in paragraph (7), by substituting “section 13(2), rule 6(4) or rule 27(1)” for “section 13(2) or rule 27(1)”.