Local Elections Act, 1927

Hours of poll.

15.—(1) The poll, if any, at an election of members of a local authority shall commence at nine o'clock in the forenoon and be kept open till nine o'clock in the afternoon and no longer.

(2) Paragraph (c) of sub-article (2) of article 5 of the Local Government(Application of Enactments) Order, 1898 and so much of all Rules made under the said article 5 as relates to the hours during which a poll is to be kept open shall cease to have effect in respect of any local authority to which this Part of this Act applies.