Electoral Act, 1963


Conduct and Costs of Dáil Elections.

Chapter I.


“General Election”, “Bye-Election” and “excluded day”.

9.—(1) Section 65 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for the definitions of “General Election” and “Bye-Election” of the following definitions:

“The expression ‘General Election’ shall mean a general election for members of the Dáil held in accordance with subsection 2° of section 3 of Article 16 of the Constitution;

“The expression ‘Bye-Election’ shall mean an election of a member of the Dáil to fill a vacancy occasioned by a person having ceased to be a member of the Dáil otherwise than in consequence of a dissolution;”.

(2) In this Part of this Act “excluded day” means any of the days which are specified in subsection (1) of section 60 of the Principal Act as days not to be reckoned.