Electoral Act, 1997


Persons Unable to Vote at Polling Station

Entry of names in postal voters list.

63.—(1) The registration authority shall enter in the postal voters list the name of every elector who, not later than the last date for making claims for correction in the draft register, applies to be so entered and satisfies the registration authority that the circumstances of the elector's occupation, service or employment are such as to render it likely that he or she will be unable to go in person on polling day to vote at the polling place for the polling district.

(2) For the purposes of this section “employment” and “service” shall be deemed to include participation by a person on a full time basis on an educational course of study in an educational institution in the State.