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European Parliamentary Elections Act 2002

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17Interpretation

In this Act—

  • “enactment” includes an enactment contained in—

    (a)

    an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland,

    (b)

    an Order in Council made under the Northern Ireland (Temporary Provisions) Act 1972 (c. 22), or

    (c)

    a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly;

  • “the Act annexed to Council Decision 76/787” is the Act concerning the election of MEPs annexed to Council Decision 76/787/ECSC, EEC, Euratom of 20th September 1976;

  • “citizen of the European Union” is to be determined in accordance with Article 17.1 of the Treaty establishing the European Community.

18Short title and commencement

(1)This Act may be cited as the European Parliamentary Elections Act 2002.

(2)This Act comes into force at the end of the period of 3 months beginning with the day on which it is passed.

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