Seanad Electoral (Panel Members) Act, 1954

Amendment of section 26 of Principal Act.

7.—Section 26 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for subsections (2), (3), (4) and (5) of the following subsection:

“(2) The number of persons which may be proposed for nomination to a particular panel by each nominating body registered in the register of nominating bodies in respect of the panel shall be the number obtained by dividing the appropriate number (as defined in subsection (2) of section 34 of this Act) by the total number of nominating bodies so registered if the number so obtained is a whole number, or, if it is not a whole number, the next higher whole number of persons.”