Seanad Electoral (Panel Members) Act, 1947

Chapter II.

Nominating Bodies Sub-panel Casual Vacancies.

Obligation to hold nomination committee (bye-election) meeting.

59.—Where the Minister makes a Seanad bye-election order in respect of a casual vacancy in the membership of Seanad Éireann which is stated in the order to be a vacancy in respect of the nominating bodies sub-panel of a particular panel, a meeting (in this Act referred to as a nomination committee (bye-election) meeting) of the nomination committee for the said panel shall be held on the day and at the place and hour appointed in that behalf by the order and, at least seven days before the meeting, the Seanad returning officer shall send by post to each person named in the electoral roll constituted under section 60 of this Act for the meeting a notice in the prescribed form with respect to the holding of the meeting.