701. Disqualification from Parliament.

Before 2004 an individual was disqualified from sitting or voting in Parliament or being elected to the House of Commons if he was adjudged bankrupt1. However, since that date only a person in respect of whom a bankruptcy restrictions order2 or a debt relief restrictions order3 has effect is disqualified (1) from membership of the House of Commons; (2) from sitting or voting in the House of Lords; and (3) from sitting or voting in a committee of the House of Lords or a joint committee of both Houses4.

If a member of the House of Commons becomes so disqualified,

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