Search Legislation

Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As enacted)

Advanced Features

 Help about advanced features

Changes to legislation:

There are outstanding changes not yet made by the legislation.gov.uk editorial team to Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962. Any changes that have already been made by the team appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. Help about Changes to Legislation

Close

Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the legislation in the affected provisions. Use the ‘more’ link to open the changes and effects relevant to the provision you are viewing.

Changes and effects yet to be applied to the whole Act associated Parts and Chapters:

 Help about changes and effects
Close

Changes and effects

This section lists the changes and effects yet to be applied to the whole Act, associated Parts and Chapters where applicable. This includes any insertions of whole new Parts, Chapters or provisions yet to be inserted into this Act. These effects are included in this view as they may be (but won’t necessarily be) relevant to the specific provision that you are viewing.

Whole provisions yet to be inserted into this Act (including any effects on those provisions):

Commencement Orders yet to be applied to the Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962

 Help about changes and effects
Close

Commencement Orders

This section lists the commencement orders yet to be applied to the whole Act. These effects are included in this view as they may be (but won’t necessarily be) relevant to the specific provision that you are viewing. Where applicable the commencement orders are listed under two headings, firstly those that bring some part of the Act you are viewing into force and secondly, those that bring into force legislation that affects some part of the legislation you are viewing. If you are viewing a prospective version or there is a prospective version available there may be commencement orders listed here that are relevant to the provision you are viewing.

Commencement Orders bringing legislation that affects this Act into force:

TENTH SCHEDULEN.I.FORMS

Form 1 rep. by SLR 1980N.I.

FORM 2N.I.

Form of return of expenses required by section forty-one to be authorised by an election agent.N.I.

Election in the................................................................................constituency

[F1 or........................................[F2 district electoral area]],

Annotations: Help about Annotation
Close

Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.

F11972 NI 13

F2SI 1985/454

Date of publication of notice of election................................................................................

The expenses incurred at the above election in support of............................................................, a candidate thereat, by................................................................................

(insert name of person or association or body of persons incurring the expenses) being expenses required by section forty-one of the Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland), 1962, to be authorised by the election agent, amounted to £ ....................

  The written authority of the election agent is annexed hereto.

   Signature............................................................Date........................................

FORM 3N.I.

Form of declaration as to expenses required by section forty-one to be authorised by an election agent.N.I.

Election in the....................................................................................................constituency

[F3 or................................................................................[F4 district electoral area]],

Annotations: Help about Annotation
Close

Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.

F31972 NI 13

F4SI 1985/454

Date of publication of notice of election........................................................................................................................

I hereby declare that—

1. I am the person [ or a director, general manager, secretary or other like officer of the association or body of persons] named as incurring expenses in the accompanying return, marked........................................, of expenses required by section forty-one of the Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland), 1962, to be authorised by an election agent.

2. To the best of my knowledge and belief the said return is complete and correct.

3. The matters for which the expenses referred to in the said return were incurred were as follows................................................................................

  Signature of declarant............................................................

  Office held by declarant................................................................................

(in the case of an association or body of persons)

Date........................................

FORM 4N.I.

Form of return of election expenses required by section forty-sixN.I.

Election in the................................................................................constituency

[F5 or................................................................................[F6 district electoral area]],

Annotations: Help about Annotation
Close

Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.

F51972 NI 13

F6SI 1985/454

Date of publication of notice of election................................................................................

Name of candidate................................................................................

1. I am the election agent of the person named above as a candidate at this election [am the person named above as a candidate at this election and was my own election agent].

(Where there has been a change of election agent suitable variations may be introduced here and elsewhere in the return).

2. I hereby make the following return of the candidate's [my] election expenses at this election.

Receipts

(Include all money, securities or equivalent of money received in respect of expenses incurred on account of or in connection with or incidental to the above election).

Received of the above-named candidate ( or, if the candidate is his own election agent, paid by me)£....................
Received of ( set out separately the name and description of each person, club, society or association and the amount received from him or them)£....................

Expenditure

NOTE.—The return shall deal under a separate heading or sub-heading with any expenses included therein as respects which a return is required to be made by section forty-six.

Candidate's personal expenses—
paid by him [by me as candidate]£....................
paid by me [by me acting as my election agent]£....................
Received by me for my services as election agent ( omit if candidate is his own election agent)£....................
Paid to *as sub-agent of the polling district of£....................
Paid to *†as polling agent£....................
Paid to *†as clerk [messenger] for  days services£....................
Paid to the following persons in respect of goods supplied or work and labour done—
to *† (set out the nature of the goods supplied or work and labour done thus: —[printing], [advertising], [stationery])£....................
Paid to *†as a speaker at a public meeting at........................................on  19..................... as remuneration [expenses]£....................
Paid for the hire of rooms—
for holding public meetings—
paid to *†for hire of ( identify the rooms by naming or describing them)£....................
for committee rooms—
paid to *†for hire of ( identify the rooms by naming or describing them)£....................
Paid for hire of vehicles£....................
Paid for postage£....................
Paid for telegrams£....................
Paid for miscellaneous matters—
to *† (set out the reason for the payment)£....................
In addition to the above I am aware ( unless the candidate is his own election agent add as election agent for the above-named candidate) of the following disputed and unpaid claims—
Disputed claims—
by *for (set out the goods, work and labour, or other matter on the ground of which the claim is based)£....................
Unpaid claims allowed by the  court to be paid after the proper time or in respect of which application has been or is about to be made to the  court (state in each case whether the High Court or some other court)
by *for ( set out the goods, work and labour, or other matter on the ground of which the claim is due)£....................

Signature of person making return............................................................

* Set out separately the name and description of each person with the amount paid to or claimed by him.

These particulars may be set out in a separate list annexed to and referred to in the account thus e.g., Paid to polling agents as per annexed list £ ..

FORM 5N.I.

Form of declaration as to election expenses required by section forty-sevenN.I.

Election in the............................................................constituency.[F7 or district electoral area].

Annotations: Help about Annotation
Close

Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.

F7SI 1985/454

Date of publication of notice of election............................................................

Name of candidate ............................................................

I solemnly and sincerely declare as follows:—

1. I am the person named above as a candidate at this election [and was my own election agent] or I was at this election the election agent of the person named above as a candidate.

2. I have examined the return of election expenses [about to be]transmitted[F8 (or at a local election, delivered)] by my election agent [by me] to the returning officer, of which a copy is now shown to me and marked , and to the best of my knowledge and belief it is a complete and correct return as required by law.

Annotations: Help about Annotation
Close

Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.

F8SI 1987/168

3. To the best of my knowledge and belief, all expenses shown in the return as paid were paid by my election agent [by me], except as otherwise stated in relation to my [the candidate's] personal expenses.

4. I understand that the law does not allow any election expenses not mentioned in this return to be defrayed except in pursuance of a court order.

  Signature of declarant............................................................

 Signed and declared by the above-named declarant on the

   day of............................................................, before me,

   Signed)............................................................

    Justice of the Peace for .

(NOTE.— Where there has been a change of election agent, suitable variations may be introduced into the declaration as to expenses.

Form 6 repealed by SLR 1980.N.I.

Form 7 repealed by SLR 1980.N.I.

Form 8 repealed by SLR 1980.N.I.

Form 9 repealed by SLR 1980.N.I.

Form 10 repealed by SLR 1980.N.I.

Form 11 repealed by SLR 1980.N.I.

Form 12 repealed by 1972 NI 13.N.I.

Form 13 spent.N.I.

Form 14 repealed by 1972 NI 13.N.I.

Form 15 spent.N.I.

Form 16 spent.N.I.

Form 17 spent.N.I.

Form 18 repealed by 1968 c.20 (NI)N.I.

Form 19 repealed by 1968 c.20 (NIN.I.

Form 20 repealed by 1968 c.20 (NIN.I.

Form 21 repealed by 1968 c.20 (NIN.I.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

You have chosen to open The Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open The Whole Act as a PDF

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open the Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.

Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources