Constituencies for the European Parliament elections 2019 – consequential revisions to the Laois Register of Electors pursuant to section 18 of the Electoral Acts 1992

Section 15 (3) of the Electoral Act 1992 provides that a registration authority must publish details of any corrections to the Register within the period specified for same, i.e. from 1st to 15th February and that such corrections will be deemed to form part of the Register of Electors and any supplement prepared in relation to same.

Constituencies for European Parliament elections are specified in the Third Schedule to the European Parliament Elections Act 1997. The European Parliament Elections (Amendment) Bill 2019, published on 4th February 2019, gives effect to constituency changes for the European Parliament Elections 2019, as recommended in the Report on European Parliament Constituencies 2018.

In the case of County Laois which was previously in the European Parliament Constituency of Midlands-North-West, please note that it will now be part of the South Constituency at the 2019 European Parliament Elections.

Read More News Stories