§ 90D.—(1) Sections 90A to 90C above shall have effect, in their application in relation to candidates at an election of London members of the London Assembly at an ordinary election, subject to the following modifications.
§ (2) In relation to any such candidates included in a list of candidates submitted by a registered political party in connection with the election—
- (a) references to anything done by or on behalf of, or in relation to, a candidate at the election shall be construed as a reference to any such thing done by or on behalf of, or in relation to, all or any of the candidates on the list; and
- (b) "for the purposes of the candidate's election" shall (instead of having the meaning given by section 90A(4) above) be construed as meaning with a view to, or otherwise in connection with promoting or procuring electoral success for the party, that is to say, the return at the election of all or any of the candidates on the list.
(3) Section 90A above shall have effect with the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (5)—
(5) In this Part, and in Part III of this Act, any reference (in whatever form) to promoting or procuring a candidate's election at an election, or to promoting or procuring electoral success for a party, includes doing so by prejudicing the electoral prospects of other candidates or parties at the election."." ").
§ The noble Lord said: These amendments have all been previously spoken to with Amendment No. 195D. I beg to move.
§ Clause 127, as amended, agreed to.
§ Clause 128 [Meaning of "candidate"]:
Lord Bach moved Amendment No. 253G:
Page 81, leave out lines 36 to 47 and insert—
("""candidate" shall be construed in accordance with section 118A below;".
() After section 118 of that Act there shall be inserted—