Local Government Act, 2001

Year of elections to all local authorities.

26.—(1) (a) An election of members of every local authority shall be held in the year 2004 and in every fifth year thereafter.

(b) Nothing in this subsection affects Part 21 of this Act or any order made under that Part.

(2) The poll at local elections shall be held on such day in the month of May or June and shall continue for such period, not being less than 12 hours, between the hours of 7.00 a.m. and 10.30 p.m., as may be fixed by the Minister by order.

(3) An order under this section shall be published in the Iris Oifigiúil as soon as may be after it is made.