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Electoral (Amendment) Act 2009

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Number 4 of 2009


ELECTORAL (AMENDMENT) ACT 2009


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1. Short title, collective citations and construction.

2. Interpretation.

PART 2

Dáil Constituencies and Number of Members

3. Number of members of Dáil Éireann.

4. Constituencies.

5. Number of members to be returned for constituency.

6. Repeal.

PART 3

European Parliament Constituencies and Number of Members

7. Amendment of section 15 of European Parliament Elections Act 1997.

8. Substitution of Third Schedule to European Parliament Elections Act 1997.

PART 4

Constituency Commission

9. Substitution of Part II of Electoral Act 1997.

PART 5

European Parliament Elections

10. Substitution of sections 12 and 13 of European Parliament Elections Act 1997.

11. Substitution of rules 2 to 5 of Second Schedule to European Parliament Elections Act 1997.

12. Substitution of rule 13 of Second Schedule to European Parliament Elections Act 1997.

13. Amendment of rules 17 and 88 of Second Schedule to European Parliament Elections Act 1997.

14. Amendment of Schedule to Electoral Act 1997.

PART 6

Local Elections

15. Substitution of articles 11 to 20 of Local Elections Regulations.

16. Amendment of article 83 of Local Elections Regulations.

17. Amendment of article 84 of Local Elections Regulations.

18. Amendment of article 86 of Local Elections Regulations.

19. Amendment of Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure) Act 1999.

20. Confirmation of Local Elections Regulations.

SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Civil Service Regulation Acts 1956 to 2005

Electoral (Amendment) Act 2005

2005, No. 16

Electoral Act 1997

1997, No. 25

Electoral Acts 1992 to 2007

European Parliament Elections Act 1997

1997, No. 2

European Parliament Elections Acts 1992 to 2006

Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure) Act 1999

1999, No. 7

Local Elections Acts 1974 to 2006

Statutory Declarations Act 1938

1938, No. 37

Succession Act 1965

1965, No. 27

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Number 4 of 2009


ELECTORAL (AMENDMENT) ACT 2009


AN ACT TO REVISE DÁIL AND EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT CONSTITUENCIES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS TO BE ELECTED FOR SUCH CONSTITUENCIES, TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO THE CONSTITUENCY COMMISSION, AND FOR THOSE AND OTHER PURPOSES TO AMEND THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS ACT 1997 AND CERTAIN OTHER ENACTMENTS, TO AMEND AND GIVE STATUTORY EFFECT TO THE LOCAL ELECTIONS REGULATIONS 1995 AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[24th February, 2009]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: