Local Government (Extension of Franchise) Act, 1935

Extension of local government franchise.

2.—(1) Every person (without distinction of sex) who, on any qualifying date, is a citizen of Saorstát Eireann and has attained the age of twenty-one years and is not subject to any legal incapacity shall be entitled to be registered in the register of electors prepared in relation to that qualifying date as a local government elector in the local government electoral area in which he was ordinarily resident on the said qualifying date.

(2) The right of registration as a local government elector conferred by this section on any person shall be in addition and without prejudice to any right to such registration which such person may have under any enactment in force at the passing of this Act.