Electoral (Amendment) Act, 2001

Amendment of section 133 of Principal Act.

32.—Section 133(2) of the Principal Act is amended by—

(a) the insertion of “or” in paragraph (c) after “special voters list,”,

(b) the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph (c):

“(d) uses or causes to be used information in a copy of the register of electors, including a supplement to the register, or a copy of the draft register or electors lists for reasons other than electoral or other statutory purposes where an elector has indicated that he does not wish the information to be so used,”,


(c) the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (2):

“(2A) Where an offence under subsection (2)(d) is committed by a body corporate and is proved to have been so committed with the consent, connivance or approval of or to be attributable to any neglect on the part of a person being a director, manager, secretary or other officer of the body corporate, or any other person who was acting or purporting to act in any such capacity, that person as well as the body corporate shall be guilty of an offence and be liable to be proceeded against and punished as if he were guilty of the first-mentioned offence.”.