European Parliament Elections Act, 1997


Preliminary and General

Short title collective citation, construction and commencement.

1.—(1) This Act may be cited as the European Parliament Elections Act, 1997.

(2) Parts II, III, IV and XXIII of and the Second Schedule to the Act of 1992, so far as they relate to European elections and European electors, and this Act may be cited together as the European Parliament Elections Acts, 1992 to 1997, and shall be construed together as one Act.

(3) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as may be fixed therefor by order or orders of the Minister either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so fixed for different purposes and different provisions of this Act.

(4) An order made under subsection (3) shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made.