Defence Act, 1954


Amendment and Adaptation of certain enactments.

Amendment of the Electoral Act, 1923.

302.—The reference in subsection (6) of section 1 and subsection (1) of section 21 of the Electoral Act, 1923 (No. 12 of 1923), to a member of the defence force of Saorstát Éireann on full pay and the reference in subsection (7) of the said section 1 to a member of the defence forces of Saorstát Éireann shall be construed as references to a person who is—

(a) a member of the Permanent Defence Force, or

(b) an officer of the Reserve Defence Force employed continuously on military service or duty during a period during which a proclamation authorising the calling out of reservists on permanent service is in force, or during a period during which reservists are called out on permanent service under section 88, or

(c) a reservist called out on permanent service.