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Legislation for the election

Please find below links to relevant legislation relating to the Mayor of Greater Manchester election. Candidates and agents in particular should familiarise themselves with these prior to the election.

Relevant Legislation

The Combined Authority (Mayoral Elections) Conduct Order 2017

Representation of the People Act 1983 (as amended)

Representation of the People (England & Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2001

Local Government Act 2000

Electoral Administration Act 2006 

Local Election (Principal Areas) (England & Wales) Rules 2006

Donations and loans

Political Parties and Elections Act 2009

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (as amended)