S.I. No. 111/2009 - Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure) Act 1999 (Period For Reckoning Election Expenses) Order 2009

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S.I. No. 111/2009 - Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure) Act 1999 (Period For Reckoning Election Expenses) Order 2009

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S.I. No. 111 of 2009
LOCAL ELECTIONS (DISCLOSURE OF DONATIONS AND EXPENDITURE) ACT 1999 (PERIOD FOR RECKONING ELECTION EXPENSES) ORDER 2009
Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 3rd April, 2009.
The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 12B of the Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure) Act 1999 (No. 7 of 1999) as amended, hereby orders as follows—
1. This order may be cited as the Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure) Act 1999 (Period for Reckoning Election Expenses) Order 2009.
2. The period referred to in section 12B of the said Act during which election expenses at local elections to be held in the year 2009 shall be reckoned for the purposes of Part IIIA of the said Act shall commence on the 7th day of April, 2009.
3. The period referred to in the said section 12B shall end on the 5th day of June 2009.
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
1 April 2009
JOHN GORMLEY.
Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation).
This order determines the period for the reckoning of election expenses incurred by or on behalf of a candidate, designated person, national agent of a political party, or third party at the local elections to be held on June 5th, 2009, in accordance with section 12B of the Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure) Act 1999 , as amended.
Section 12A of the said Act, as amended, specifies limits on electoral expenditure which may be incurred by a candidate, designated person and national agent during the period specified in the order.

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