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Electoral Commission, Regina (On the Application of) v City of Westminster Magistrates Court and Another: CA 19 Oct 2009

The UKIP party had accepted substantial donations. The donor had, through, he said, inadvertent error, had failed to ensure that he appeared on the electoral roll. The party had not taken all reasonable steps to verify his registration as required. The Commission sought to forfeit an amount equal to the donations. The Commission argued that … Continue reading Electoral Commission, Regina (On the Application of) v City of Westminster Magistrates Court and Another: CA 19 Oct 2009

The Electoral Commission, Regina (on The Application of) v City of Westminster Magistrates Court and Another: SC 29 Jul 2010

UKIP, a political party had accepted donations from an individual who had ceased to be a registered voter. An application had been made for forfeiture of the sums given. The court was now asked whether the Act created a presumption in favour of forfeiture, where it said that an order ‘may’ be made, and whether … Continue reading The Electoral Commission, Regina (on The Application of) v City of Westminster Magistrates Court and Another: SC 29 Jul 2010