Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1985

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Number 12 of 1985


ELECTORAL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1985


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Amendment of section 5 of Act of 1963.

3.

Amendment of sections 44, 51, 64, 70 and 92 of Act of 1963.

4.

Presidential elector, etc.

5.

Franchise and registration at presidential elections.

6.

Amendment of sections 3 and 29 of Presidential Elections Act, 1937.

7.

Construction (Referendum Acts, 1942 to 1984).

8.

Amendment of sections 7, 20 and 34 of and First Schedule to Referendum Act, 1942.

9.

Short title, collective citation and construction.


Acts Referred to

Electoral Acts, 1923 to 1983

Electoral Act, 1963

1963, No. 19

Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1966

1966, No. 1

Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1973

1973, No. 3

European Assembly Elections Act, 1977

1977, No. 30

European Communities Act, 1972

1972, No. 27

Juries Act, 1976

1976, No. 4

Presidential Elections Act, 1937

1937, No. 32

Presidential Elections Acts, 1937 to 1973

Referendum Act, 1942

1942, No. 8

Referendum Acts, 1942 to 1984

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Number 12 of 1985


ELECTORAL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1985


AN ACT TO CONFER ON CERTAIN PERSONS, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 16.1.2° OF THE CONSTITUTION, THE RIGHT TO VOTE AT ELECTIONS FOR D?IL ÉIREANN AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO AMEND THE ELECTORAL ACTS, 1923 TO 1983, THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS ACTS, 1937 TO 1973, AND THE REFERENDUM ACTS, 1942 TO 1984. [7th July, 1985]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: