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Referendum Act, 1998

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Number 1 of 1998


REFERENDUM ACT, 1998


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Establishment and membership of Commission.

3.

Functions of Commission.

4.

Consultants and advisers.

5.

Advertisements etc., by Commission.

6.

Submissions to Commission in relation to referendum.

7.

Declaration that body is an approved body for purposes of a referendum.

8.

Publication of notices by Commission.

9.

Obligation to provide information or statutory declaration if required.

10.

Notification of referendum returning officer and local returning officer of details of approved body.

11.

Appointment by approved body of agents at a referendum.

12.

Referendum petition.

13.

Advances to Commission.

14.

Reports and information to Minister.

15.

Amendment of Act of 1994.

16.

Provisions in relation to offences.

17.

Short title, collective citation and construction.


Acts Referred to

Broadcasting Authority Act, 1960

1960, No. 10

Radio and Television Act, 1988

1988, No. 20

Referendum Act, 1994

1994, No. 12

Referendum Acts, 1992 and 1994

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Number 1 of 1998


REFERENDUM ACT, 1998


AN ACT TO ENABLE THE MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO ESTABLISH IN RELATION TO A REFERENDUM A COMMISSION TO BE KNOWN AS A REFERENDUM COMMISSION HAVING AS ITS PRINCIPAL FUNCTION THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION TO THE ELECTORATE IN RESPECT OF THE REFERENDUM AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED WITH THE MATTERS AFORESAID. [26th February, 1998]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: