Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1998

Amendment of section 21 of Act of 1997.

4.—Section 21(1) of the Act of 1997 is hereby amended—

(a) in paragraph (a) by the substitution of the following for subparagraph (ii):

“(ii) is not so elected but the greatest number of votes credited to him or her at any stage of the counting of votes at the election exceeds, in the case of a general election, one quarter of the quota, or, in the case of a bye-election, one quarter of what would have been the quota in that constituency had the bye-election been a general election.”,

(b) in paragraph (b)(ii) by the substitution of “under section 32(4)” for “under section 32(1)(b)”, and

(c) in paragraph (d)(iii) by the addition of “, including expenses (if any) referred to in section 32(4) in relation to the candidate” after “incurred by the candidate”.