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Seanad Electoral (University Members) Act, 1937

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Number 30 of 1937.


SEANAD ELECTORAL (UNIVERSITY MEMBERS) ACT, 1937.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Commencement.

3.

Definitions.

4.

Regulations.

5.

Expenses.

PART II

Constituencies, Franchise and Registration

6.

Constituencies and electors.

7.

Franchise.

8.

Registers of electors.

9.

Registration officers and annual revision of registers.

10.

Contents of registers of electors.

11.

Appeals from the registration officer.

PART III

Conduct of Elections

12.

Appointment of days and times at Seanad general elections.

13.

Seanad bye-election orders.

14.

Returning officers.

15.

Duty of returning officer to conduct elections.

16.

Nomination of candidates.

17.

Publication of notice of times and places.

18.

Receipt of nomination papers by the returning officer.

19.

Withdrawal of candidates.

20.

Ballot papers.

21.

Issue of ballot papers.

22.

Method of voting.

23.

Ascertainment and declaration of result of election.

24.

Preservation of the secrecy of the voting.

25.

prevention of electoral abuses.

26.

Election petitions in relation to elections in university constituencies.

27.

Non-compliance with rules.

28.

Free postal services.

PART IV

Miscellaneous

29.

Resignation of membership of Seanad Eireann.

30.

Restriction on candidature at Seanad bye-elections.

31.

Election for two university constituencies.

32.

Election as university member and as panel member.

FIRST SCHEDULE

SECOND SCHEDULE

THIRD SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Electoral Act, 1923

No. 12 of 1923

Prevention of Electoral Abuses Act, 1923

No. 38 of 1923

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Number 30 of 1937.


SEANAD ELECTORAL (UNIVERSITY MEMBERS) ACT, 1937.


AN ACT TO REGULATE, FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE CONSTITUTION OF IRELAND LATELY ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE, ELECTIONS (INCLUDING BYE-ELECTIONS AS WELL AS GENERAL ELECTIONS) OF THOSE ELECTED MEMBERS OF SEANAD EIREANN WHO ARE REQUIRED BY THAT CONSTITUTION TO BE ELECTED BY UNIVERSITIES, TO DEFINE THE FRANCHISE ON WHICH SUCH MEMBERS ARE TO BE ELECTED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS INCIDENTAL TO OR CONNECTED WITH SUCH ELECTIONS. [19th November, 1937.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORSTÁT EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—