§ The DEPUTY-CHAIRMAN
The first two Amendments are consequential. The 287 next, in the name of the hon. Member for Westhoughton (Mr. Rhys Davies)—in page 3, line 28, to insert the words(1) in the event of the death of a person during the period qualifying such person to be entitled to be registered as a local government elector for a local government electoral area any other person who would but for such death ho entitled at the end of the said qualifying period to be registered as a local government elector by reason of being a husband or wife, as the case may be, shall if he or she continue from the date of such death till the end of the qualifying period to occupy as owner or tenant the land or premises lately occupied by the deceased person be deemed to be entitled to be registered as such local government elector for the register next following such death as if such death had not taken place—is also an amendment of the existing law, and not an assimilation.
§ Clause 3 (Consequential amendments) ordered to stand part of the Bill.