Referendum Act, 1994

Grounds for referendum petition.

43.—(1) A referendum petition may question a provisional referendum certificate on the grounds that the result of the referendum as a whole was affected materially by—

(a) the commission of an offence referred to in Part XXII of the Act of 1992 (as applied by section 6 ),

(b) obstruction of or interference with or other hindrance to the conduct of the referendum,

(c) failure to complete or otherwise conduct the referendum in accordance with this Act, or

(d) mistake or other irregularity in the conduct of the referendum or in the particulars stated in the provisional referendum certificate.

(2) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, a referendum petition shall not be dismissed on account of any informality in its contents which does not materially affect its substance.