Organisation status and for the regular review of bodies
holding such status;
(c) party elections, with any such rules providing for the use of
STV (or, in the case of a single person vacancy, the Alternative
Vote) and the secret ballot;
(d) compliance with any statutory or regulatory provisions that
are relevant to the party's activities, including the Political
Parties, Elections and Referendums Act and the relevant data
protection legislation; and
(e) such other matters as it may consider necessary or desirable
to give effect to or supplement the provisions of this
Constitution, including those set out in Article 20.
ARTICLE 18: Parliamentary Candidates
18.3 The name of any person may be removed from a list by the
relevant State Candidates Committee if:
(a) the Committee has reason to believe that such person:
(i) no longer supports the fundamental values or objectives of
(ii) has behaved (whether personally or in connection with the
affairs of the Party) in such a way as to be unsuitable to serve
as an MP or MEP; or
(iii) is unfit, through ill health or otherwise, to conduct an election
campaign or to serve as an MP or MEP; or
(b) the Committee is satisfied that it would for any other sufficient
reason be contrary to the interests of the Party for that person
to remain on the list.
Motions F11 and F12 will be debated together but voted on separately.
Mover: 7 minutes; summation of motion and movers and summation of any
amendments: 4 minutes; all other speakers: 3 minutes. For eligibility and
procedure for speaking in this debate, see page 4.
The deadline for amendments to this motion - see page 6 - and for requests for
separate votes - see page 3 - is 13.00, Monday 3 September. Those selected for
debate will be printed in Saturday's Conference Daily.
F12 is a constitutional amendment and requires a two-thirds majority to pass.
18.00 Close of session
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