Local Government Act, 1994

Offence to act when disqualified.

7.—(1) If any person knowingly acts as a member of a local authority when disqualified, or knowingly votes when prohibited by or under any enactment, that person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one thousand pounds for each such offence without prejudice to any other disqualification or penalty therefor.

(2) An offence under this section may be prosecuted by or at the suit of a local government elector, a local authority or the Minister.