The National Assembly for Wales (Returning Officers’ Charges) (Amendment) Order 2017

Document Number:2017 No. 1106 (W. 280)
 
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Welsh Statutory Instruments

Representation Of The People, Wales

Made

15 November 2017

Coming into force in accordance with article 1(2)

The Welsh Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred on the National Assembly for Wales by article 23 of the National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) Order 2007(1) and now vested in them(2) , make the following Order—

Title, commencement and application

  1. —(1) The title of this Order is the National Assembly for Wales (Returning Officers’ Charges) (Amendment) Order 2017.

    (2) This Order comes into force the day after the day on which it is made.

    (3) The Order applies in relation to Wales.

    Interpretation

  2.   In this Order “Assembly constituency” (“etholaeth Cynulliad”) is to be construed in accordance with section 2 of the Government of Wales Act 2006(3).

    Amendment to the National Assembly for Wales (Returning Officers’ Charges) Order 2016

  3. —(1) The National Assembly for Wales (Returning Officers’ Charges) Order 2016(4) is amended as follows.

    (2) In article 2 (interpretation) omit the definition of “PCC election”.

    (3) In articles 4 , 5(1) , 6(1) , 7 , 8(1) and 9(1) , and in the headings to those articles and to Schedule 2 , omit the words “held on the same day as a PCC election”.

    (4) For Schedule 1 , substitute the following Schedule—

    Articles 4 , 5(1) and 6(1)

    “SCHEDULE 1 Overall maximum recoverable amount and maximum recoverable amounts for specified services and specified expenses at a contested Assembly constituency election

  4. Assembly Constituency

  5. Maximum recoverable amount for the specified services

  6. Maximum recoverable amount for the specified expenses

  7. Overall maximum recoverable amount

    Alun Davies

    Cabinet Secretary for Local Government and Public Services, one of the Welsh Ministers

    15 November 2017

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Order)

    This Order provides for payments for services and expenses of returning officers in connection with the conduct of National Assembly for Wales elections.

    This Order amends the National Assembly for Wales (Returning Officers’ Charges) Order 2016 (S.I. 2016/417 (W. 133)) (“the 2016 Order”). It is made under article 23 of the National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/236). Article 23 provides that a constituency or a regional returning officer is entitled to recover charges in respect of services rendered or expenses incurred in connection with an Assembly election.

    Article 3(2) amends...

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