1

These Rules may be cited as the European Parliamentary Election Petition (Amendment) Rules 2003 and shall come into force on 1st May 2003.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 May 2003: see above.

2

2

In rule 18(1) of the European Parliamentary Election Petition Rules 1979—

(a)    for “enlarged” substitute “varied”; and

(b)    after “rules 2.8 to 2.11” insert “and 3.1(2)(a)”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 May 2003: see r 1.

Signature

Phillips of Worth Matravers, MR

Andrew Morritt, V-C

Anthony May, LJ

Stephen Oliver-Jones

Carlos Dabezies

Steven Whitaker

Michael Black

Philip Rainey

Tim Parker

Juliet Herzog

Nicholas Burkill

Alan Street

Ahmad Butt

I allow these Rules

Irvine of Lairg, C

24th March 2003

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Rules)

These Rules make it clear that periods of time prescribed by the European Parliamentary Election Petition Rules 1979 may be varied by the court or by the parties unless they are governed by section 119 of the Representation of the People Act 1983.

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