1 Citation and interpretation

(1)    This Order may be cited as the Electoral Administration Act 2006 (Commencement No 5) Order 2007.

(2)    In this Order “the Act” means the Electoral Administration Act 2006.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 28 November 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

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2 Record of electoral registration arrangements of service personnel

2Record of electoral registration arrangements of service personnel

The day appointed for the coming into force of section 13(2) and (3) of the Act is 30th November 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 28 November 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

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3 Access to election documents after Greater London Authority elections

3Access to election documents after Greater London Authority elections

The day appointed for the coming into force in England and Wales of sections 42 to 44 of the Act for the purposes of Authority elections (as defined by section 203(1) of the Representation of the People Act 1983), is 1st January 2008.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 28 November 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

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Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Bridget Prentice

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Ministry of Justice

28th November 2007

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order brings section 13(2) and (3) of the Electoral Administration Act 2006 (c 22) into force on 30th November 2007. Section 13(2) and (3) amend section 59 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (c 2), making provision about the registration of voters with a service qualification.

The Order also brings sections 42 to 44 of the Electoral Administration Act 2006 into force, in relation to elections to the Greater London Authority. Sections 42 to 44 regulate access to election documents after a poll that is not a poll at a Parliamentary election or local government election in Northern Ireland or Scotland.

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