Referendum Act, 1942

Use of local government ballot boxes, etc.

26.—Where any constituency comprises the whole or any part of any local government electoral area, any ballot boxes, fittings for polling stations, and compartments provided for local government elections in such electoral area may be used for the poll at a referendum in such constituency, and it shall be the duty of the local returning officer at any such poll in such constituency to make use so far as practicable of the ballot boxes, fittings, and compartments aforesaid, and the court upon taxation of his accounts shall have regard to the provisions of this section, and any damage other than reasonable wear and tear caused to any such ballot boxes, fittings, and compartments by such user at any such poll shall be paid as part of the expenses of such local returning officer.