Seanad Electoral (Panel Members) Act, 1937

Method of nomination by members of Dáil Eireann.

25.—(1) Every nomination of a person to a panel by members of Dáil Eireann shall be made in accordance with the following provisions, that is to say:—

(a) such nomination shall be made in writing on a nomination paper in the prescribed form;

(b) every such nomination paper shall contain the particulars required by the prescribed form of nomination paper to be stated therein and in particular a statement of the qualifications of the person thereby nominated for the panel to which he is so nominated;

(c) every such nomination paper shall be signed by every of the members of Dáil Eireann making a nomination thereby;

(d) every such nomination paper shall be delivered or sent by post to the Seanad returning officer.

(2) If a member of Dáil Eireann signs as a nominator two or more nomination papers, both or all of such nomination papers shall be wholly void.

(3) Immediately after the expiration of the time for Dáil panel nominations, the Seanad returning officer shall insert in the appropriate places in each provisional panel the names, addresses, and descriptions of the persons (if any) who have been nominated by members of Dáil Eireann before the expiration of the said time to the panel to which such provisional panel relates.