Electoral Act, 1963

Times of poll.

84.—(1) Polls at local elections shall be held on such day and shall continue for such period, not being less than twelve hours, between the hours of 8.30 a.m. and 10.30 p.m. as may be fixed by the Minister by order.

(2) An order under this section shall be published in Iris Oifigiúil as soon as may be after it is made.

(3) Subsection (1) of section 45 of the Local Government Act, 1941 , is hereby amended by the insertion at the end of the subsection of “and during the period therein specified by the Minister”.