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European Assembly Elections Act 1978 (Repealed)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Election of MEPs.

  3. 2. Electoral regions and number of MEPs.

  4. 3. Electoral system in Great Britain.

  5. 3A. Electoral system in Northern Ireland.

  6. 3B. Electoral system: supplementary.

  7. 3C. Franchise.

  8. 3D. Date of elections.

  9. 4. Double voting.

  10. 5. Exemption from jury service.

  11. 6. Parliamentary approval of treaties increasing Assembly’s powers.

  12. 7. Expenses.

  13. 8. Interpretation.

  14. 9. Citation etc.

  15. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      System of Election, &c.

      1. European Parliamentary constituencies

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. European Parliamentary elections

        1. 2.(1) The persons entitled to vote as electors at an...

      3. Filling of vacancies

        1. 3.(1) Regulations under paragraph 2 shall include provision prescribing the...

      4. Returning officers

        1. 4.(1) There shall be a returning officer for each electoral...

      5. Disqualification for office of representative to Assembly

        1. 5.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3) below, and without prejudice to...

      6. Judicial proceedings as to disqualification under paragraph 5

        1. 6.(1) Any person may apply to the court for a...

    2. Schedule 2

      Electoral Regions in England

      1. Part I

        1. Reports of Boundary Commission and Orders in Council

          1. 4A.(1) Where the Boundary Commission for any part of Great...

          2. 4B.(1) The draft of any Order in Council laid before...

          3. 5.(1) Where a Boundary Commission have provisionally determined to make...

          4. 5A.(1) A Boundary Commission may, if they think fit, cause...

          5. 6.Section 250(2) and (3) of the Local Government Act 1972...

          6. 7.Nothing in paragraphs 4A and 4B above shall be taken...

          7. 8.(1) An Order in Council under this Schedule shall apply...

      2. Part II

        1. Division of Great Britain into European Parliamentary Constituencies

          1. 9.In Great Britain— (a) each European Parliamentary constituency shall consist...

          2. 10.The electorate of any European Parliamentary constituency in Great Britain...

      3. Part III

        1. Interpretation

          1. 11.In this Schedule— “the 1986 Act” means the Parliamentary Constituencies...

          2. 12.In Part II of this Schedule and this paragraph in...

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