European Parliament Elections Act, 1993

Amendment of section 5 of Act of 1984.

4.—Section 5 of the Act of 1984 is hereby amended by the insertion of the following subsections after subsection (6):

“(7) As soon as may be after the notice of poll is published in a constituency, pursuant to Rule 21 (as amended by section 7 (c) of this Act) of the First Schedule to the Principal Act, the returning officer concerned shall deliver to the Clerk of Dáil Éireann the replacement candidates' lists duly presented at that election in respect of the constituency (being lists of which public notice was given pursuant to the said Rule 21).

(8) The Clerk of Dáil Éireann shall retain possession of each replacement candidates' list delivered to him pursuant to subsection (7) of this section and each such list shall, unless the contrary is shown, be evidence of the matters stated therein.”.