European Parliament Elections (Amendment) Act 2019


Number 7 of 2019



1. Definition

2. Amendment of section 6 of Principal Act

3. Amendment of section 10 of Principal Act

4. Amendment of section 11 of Principal Act

5. Amendment of section 15 of Principal Act

6. Amendment of Second Schedule to Principal Act

7. Substitution of Third Schedule to Principal Act

8. Amendment of section 25 of Electoral Act 1992

9. Short title, collective citations, construction and commencement

Acts Referred to

Electoral Act 1992 (No. 23)

Electoral Acts 1992 to 2018

European Parliament Elections Act 1997 (No. 2)

European Parliament Elections Acts 1992 to 2014

Local Government Act 2019 (No. 1)


Number 7 of 2019


An Act to give effect to European Council Decision (EU) 2018/937 of 28 June 20181 establishing the composition of the European Parliament and Council Decision (EU, Euratom) 2018/994 of 13 July 20182 amending the Act concerning the election of the members of the European Parliament by direct universal suffrage, annexed to Council Decision 76/787/ECSC, EEC, Euratom of 20 September 1976 and, for that purpose, to revise the European Parliament constituencies; to provide for the number of members to be elected for such constituencies; to amend the European Parliament Elections Act 1997; to amend the Electoral Act 1992; and to provide for related matters.

[12th March, 2019]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows:

1 OJ No. L165, 2. 7.2018, p.1

2 OJ No. L178, 16.7.2018, p.1