Updated to 3 February 2024 (Act No. 40 of 2023 and S.I. No. 39 of 2024)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(a)
S. 2 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(a)
S. 3 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 4(1)(a)-(g) 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(a)
S. 4(1)(h)-(k) 9 February 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2023 (S.I. No. 32 of 2023), art. 2(a)
S. 4(1)(l) 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(a)
S. 4(2) 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(a)
S. 4(3), (4) 9 February 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2023 (S.I. No. 32 of 2023), art. 2(b)
S. 5 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 6 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 7 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(a)
S. 8 9 February 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2023 (S.I. No. 32 of 2023), art. 2(c)
Ss. 9-12 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(b)
Ss. 13-18 9 February 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2023 (S.I. No. 32 of 2023), art. 2(c)
S. 19 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 20 9 February 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2023 (S.I. No. 32 of 2023), art. 2(c)
S. 21 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(b)
Ss. 22-78 9 February 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2023 (S.I. No. 32 of 2023), art. 2(c)
Ss. 79-97 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(c)
S. 98 9 February 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2023 (S.I. No. 32 of 2023), art. 2(d)
Ss. 99-118 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(c)
Ss. 119-172 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
Ss. 173-178 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(d)
S. 179 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 180 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 181 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
Ss. 182, 183 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 184 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 185 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 186 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 187 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 188 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 189 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 190 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 191 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
Ss. 192, 193 Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
S. 194 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 195 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 196 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 197 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 198 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 199 insofar as it relates to the insertion of section 91 into the Electoral Act 1997 (No. 25 of 1997) 1 January 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 720 of 2022), art. 2(b)
S. 199 other than insofar as it relates to the insertion of section 91 into the Electoral Act 1997 (No. 25 of 1997) Not yet commenced. Commencement order required under s. 1(5)
Ss. 200-205 13 October 2022 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2022 (S.I. No. 512 of 2022), art. 2(e)
S. 206 9 February 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2023 (S.I. No. 32 of 2023), art. 2(e)
S. 207 9 February 2023 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Commencement) Order 2023 (S.I. No. 32 of 2023), art. 2(e)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 32 functions transferred Electoral Reform (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2024 (S.I. No. 28 of 2024), arts. 1(2), 3-8
S. 32(1) amended Online Safety and Media Regulation Act 2022 (41/2022), ss. 1(3), 80

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 7 Electoral Reform Act 2022 (Establishment Day) Order 2023 (S.I. No. 31 of 2023)