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Statutory Instrument 1994 No. 1413

The Parliamentary Elections (Returning Officer's Charges) (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1994 No. 1413

REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

The Parliamentary Elections (Returning Officer's Charges) (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

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Made24th May 1994
Coming into force1st June 1994

    In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 29(3) and (4) of the Representation of the People Act 1983[437], I hereby make the following Order with the consent of the Treasury:—
        1.—(1)  This Order may be cited as the Parliamentary Elections (Returning Officer's Charges) (Northern Ireland) Order 1994 and shall come into force on 1st June 1994.

        (2)  This order extends to Northern Ireland only.

        (3)  The Returning Officer's Charges (Northern Ireland) Order 1992[438] is hereby revoked.
        2.—(1)  For the purposes of paragraph (a) of section 29(3) of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (which provides that a returning officer is entitled to recover his charges in respect of services properly rendered or expenses properly incurred for or in connection with a parliamentary election if the services or expenses are of a kind specified in an order made under that provision and the charges are reasonable), expenses of a kind described in paragraphs 1(1), 2(1), 3(1) and 4(1) of Part A of the Schedule to this Order (hereafter referred to as "expenses specified in Part A of the Schedule") and expenses of a kind described in Part B of the Schedule to this Order are hereby specified.

        (2)  The maximum recoverable amounts at a contested election in respect of the expenses specified in Part A of the Schedule are hereby specified as the amounts set out in the right-hand column of that Part in respect of each entry set out opposite thereto in the left-hand column of that Part.

        (3)  The maximum recoverable amount at an uncontested election is hereby specified as £853.19 in respect of the expenses specified in Part A of the Schedule.

        (4)  In the Schedule to this Order—
       (a) "election" means a parliamentary election, and
       (b) any reference to the register of electors is to the register of electors used at the election at which the expenses were incurred and to that register as first published.


Northern Ireland Office

P. B. B. Mayhew

One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State

16th May 1994
We consent to this Order

Andrew Mackay

Irvine Patnick

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

24th May 1994





Notes:

[437] 1983 c. 2; section 29 has been amended by section 1 of the Representation of the People Act 1991 (c. 11) and by the Transfer of Functions (Returning Officers' Charges) Order 1991 (S.I. 1991/1728) and the functions formerly conferred on the Treasury have been transferred to the Secretary of State by that Order.

[438] S.I. 1992/730.

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