Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1973

Removal of disqualification for membership of local authorities and certain related bodies by persons aged between 18 and 21 years.

4.—(1) Article 12 (4) (a) of the Schedule to the Local Government (Application of Enactments) Order, 1898, is hereby amended by the substitution of “under the age of eighteen years” for “an infant”.

(2) Section 3 of the Agriculture (Amendment) Act, 1944 , and section 2 of the Vocational Education (Amendment) Act, 1944 (which sections apply the said Article 12 (4) (a) to committees of agriculture and vocational education committees, respectively), shall have effect as if the references therein to Article 12 of the said Schedule as amended by any subsequent enactment were references to the said Article 12 as amended by any subsequent enactment including subsection (1) of this section.