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Elected Authorities (Northern Ireland) Act 1989

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8Disqualification in consequence of breach of declaration

(1)In section 4(1) of the [1972 c. 9 (N.I.).] Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 (disqualification for being elected or being a member of a district council) at the end of paragraph (d) there is inserted—

(dd)within the five years immediately preceding the day of his election or at any time subsequent to that day, a determination has been made by the High Court that he has acted in breach of the terms of a declaration against terrorism as defined in section 7 of the Elected Authorities (Northern Ireland) Act 1989; or.

(2)In section 3 of the [1973 c. 17.] Northern Ireland Assembly Act 1973 after subsection (1) there is inserted—

(1A)A person who is determined by the High Court to have acted in breach of the terms of a declaration against terrorism as defined in section 7 of the Elected Authorities (Northern Ireland) Act 1989 is disqualified for membership of the Assembly during the period of five years beginning with the date of the determination..

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