Local Elections Act, 1927

Postponement of local elections.

21.—(1) Section 2 of the Local Elections Postponement Act, 1925 (No. 42 of 1925) shall cease to apply to the local authorities to which this Part of this Act applies and in lieu thereof it is hereby enacted that the statutory elections of members of such local authorities which but for that Act would have been held in the year 1926 shall be postponed until and shall be held on such date not being later than the 31st day of March, 1929 as the Minister shall by order prescribe.

(2) An order under this section (including an order under this sub-section) may be revoked by a subsequent order but in every such case a new date for the holding of such election shall be prescribed by such subsequent order.

(3) In this Part of this Act the expression “the prescribed date” means the date prescribed under this section for the holding of the statutory elections of the local authority in relation to which the expression is used.