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Elected Authorities (Northern Ireland) Act 1989

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Franchise for local elections

    1. 1. Local electors in Northern Ireland.

    2. 2. Application of provisions of Representation of the People Act 1983 to local elections in Northern Ireland.

  3. Disqualification for breach of declaration against terrorism or in consequence of imprisonment or detention

    1. 3. Declaration against terrorism: local elections.

    2. 4. Declaration against terrorism: councillors returned to fill casual vacancies.

    3. 5. Declaration against terrorism: Assembly elections.

    4. 6. Breach of terms of declaration.

    5. 7. Application to the High Court.

    6. 8. Disqualification in consequence of breach of declaration.

    7. 9. Disqualification for membership of district council in consequence of imprisonment or detention.

  4. General

    1. 10. Interpretation.

    2. 11. Minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

    3. 12. Expenses.

    4. 13. Short title, commencement, transitional provision and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Application and modification of Representation of the People Act 1983

      1. Part I Provisions applied

        1. Section 3(1) and (2) (disfranchisement of offenders in prison, etc.)....

        2. Section 3A(1) and (4) to (7) (disfranchisement of offenders detained...

        3. Section 4(3) to (6) (entitlement to be registered).

        4. Sections 5 and 6 (residence (general) and residence of merchant...

        5. Sections 7 to 7C (residence of mental patients, and of...

        6. Sections 9, 9B, 9C, 9A, 10, 10ZA, 10ZB, 10A ,...

        7. Sections 14 to 17 (service qualifications and service declarations).

        8. Sections 49 and 50 (effect of registers and of misdescription)....

        9. Section 53 and, in Schedule 2, paragraphs 1(2) to (5),...

        10. Section 54(2) to (4) (expenses of registration).

        11. Section 58 (registration appeals: Northern Ireland).

        12. Section 59 (supplemental provisions as to members of forces, etc.)....

        13. Section 62 (offences as to declarations).

        14. Section 180A (evidence by certificate of electoral registration).

        15. Section 201 (regulations) and, in section 202(1), the definitions of“anonymous...

      2. Part II Modifications

        1. General

          1. 1.References to local government elections are to be read as...

          2. 2.References to section 2 (local government electors in Great Britain)...

          3. 3.References to the registration officer are to be read as...

          4. 4.References to local government electors are to be read as...

          5. 5.References to legal incapacity are to legal incapacity within the...

          6. 6.References to any other provision mentioned in Part I of...

        2. Specific

          1. 7.(1) In section 4(2)— (a) for “parliamentary electors for any...

          2. 7A.In section 7B references to the United Kingdom are to...

          3. 8.In section 9, for subsection (1)(b) there is substituted—

          4. 8A.In section 13BA (alteration of registers in Northern Ireland: pending...

          5. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          6. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          7. 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          8. 12.In section 49— (a) in subsection (2), in paragraph (b)...

          9. 13.In section 50, for paragraph (c) there is substituted—

          10. 14.In section 53— (a) in subsection (1)(a) omit the words...

          11. 15.In section 54, in subsections (3) and (4) paragraph (a)...

          12. 16.In section 58, omit subsection (1)(c) and after subsection (2)...

          13. 17.In section 59, in subsection (3)(a) the words from “and...

          14. 18.In Schedule 2— (a) in paragraph 5(2) “or with his...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Declaration against terrorism

      1. Part I Form for inclusion in consent to nomination

        1. I declare that, if elected, I will not by word...

      2. Part II Form for use in case of district councillor returned to fill casual vacancy

        1. I, (name in full) , of (home address in full)...

        2. Date

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Repeals and revocations

      1. Part I Northern Ireland legislation repealed

      2. Part II Subordinate legislation revoked

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