1998 No. 802
REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE
The European Parliamentary Elections (Day of By-election) (Yorkshire South Constitu ency) Order 1998
16th March 1998
Laid before Parliament
20th March 1998
Coming into force
23rd March 1998
Whereas on 11th March 1998 the Secretary of State was notified of the vacancy in the seat of the representative in the European Parliament for the constituency of Yorkshire South by that Parliament under Article 12(2) of the Act concerning the election of the representatives of the European Parliament by direct universal suffrage annexed to the decision of the Council of the European Communities dated 20th September 1976(1);
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by paragraph 3(3) of Schedule 1 to the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978(2), the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Order:
1. This Order may be cited as the European Parliamentary Elections (Day of By-election) (Yorkshire South Constituency) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 23rd March 1998.
2. The by-election to fill the vacancy in the European Parliamentary constituency of Yorkshire South shall be held on 7th May 1998.
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
16th March 1998
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order appoints 7th May 1998 as the day on which the poll for the by-election to fill the vacancy in the Yorkshire South constituency shall be held.
1978 c. 10; the citation of this Act was amended by section 3(1)(b) and (2)(b) of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1986 (c. 58).