Electoral (Dail Eireann and Local Authorities) Act, 1945

Amendment of section 8 of the Act of 1923.

4.—(1) The following subsections shall be substituted for sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 8 of the Act of 1923:—

“(1) One register of electors shall be prepared in every year of persons who were qualified as electors on the previous 15th day of September.

(2) Every register shall come into force on the commencement of the 15th day of April next after the qualifying date in respect of which such register is made and shall remain in force for one year.”

(2) The register of persons qualified as Dáil electors on the 15th day of November, 1944, shall, notwithstanding anything in sub-section (1) of this section, come into operation on the 1st day of June, 1945, but shall cease to be in force on the 14th day of April, 1946.