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Lobbying Act template board paper

Author: NCVO
Publication date: 22-08-2014
ISBN: lobtemp1
Publisher: NCVO
Number of pages:
NCVO Members Only:
Lobbying Act template board paper

This template board paper sets out the legal requirements of the Lobbying Act and what you need to consider in your planned campaign activity during the regulated period.

It will take you through the new law and how it applies to your planned campaign activity step-by-step. This will help you to understand whether or not you need to register with the Electoral Commission as a non-party campaigner, and advise your board accordingly.

While the legislation was much improved from the original Lobbying Bill, the vagueness of the definitions in the legislation is still concerning. It is NCVO’s recommendation that even if you do not think you will be required to register, as good governance practice you document that decision and seek agreement from your board of trustees.

NCVO is able to review your completed board paper on a consultancy basis. For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If there are areas of uncertainty regarding your campaigning plans, you may need to contact the Electoral Commission or your legal advisers.

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