Local Government (Dissolved Authorities) Act, 1935

Election of members of dissolved local authority where nominations are insufficient.

5.—Whenever, after the passing of this Act, an election of members of a local authority is held in pursuance of sub-section (5) of the principal section (whether such local authority was dissolved before or is dissolved after the passing of this Act) and the number of candidates nominated at such election is less than the full number of members to be elected at such election but is not less than the quorum for meetings of such local authority, such local authority shall be validly constituted by virtue of such election notwithstanding the vacancies in its membership existing by reason of the said deficiency in the number of members elected at such election, and the said vacancies shall be filled in the manner in which casual vacancies in the membership of such local authority are required by law to be filled.