Seanad Electoral (University Members) Act, 1937


3.—In this Act—

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Local Government and Public Health;

the expression “Seanad general election” means so much of a general election of members of Seanad Eireann held in pursuance of Article 18 of the Constitution as relates to the election of those members who are required by the said Article 18 to be elected by universities;

the expression “the first Seanad general election” means the first Seanad general election held after the commencement of this Act;

the expression “Seanad bye-election” means an election of a member of Seanad Eireann to fill the place of a member who was elected by a university and has vacated his seat by death, resignation, or disqualification;

the expression “Seanad election” includes both a Seanad general election and a Seanad bye-election;

the word “election” when used without qualification includes both a general election and a bye-election;

the word “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act.