Fisheries (Amendment) Act, 2000

Election of members to regional boards.

5.—(1) Section 2(1) of the Act of 1980 is amended by the substitution for the definition of “election year” of the following definition:

“‘election year’, subject to section 15(2), means in the case of the next elections held of members of regional boards, the year 2005 and every fifth successive year thereafter;”.

(2) Section 7(2) of the Act of 1999 is amended by the deletion of “, and an election shall be held as soon as practicable after each fifth anniversary of that date”.