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Parliamentary Elections (Ireland) Act 1823

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XFreeholders on actual Service in Army or Militia, may register where they are quartered.

And be it enacted, That if any Person seised of a Freehold, whether consisting of a Rentcharge or not, shall be in actual Service, either in the Army or Militia, out of the County of a City or County of a Town where such Freehold lies, and shall take and subscribe the Oath or Affirmation required by this Act to be by him taken for registering such Freehold, at any Sessions of the Peace or Adjournment thereof held in the County, Town, or City in which he shall be quartered or stationed, stating therein the Regiment, Battalion, Troop, or Company (as the Case may be) to which he belongs, such Affidavit shall be subscribed by the Mayor or other Chief Magistrate or his Deputy, or by the Justices of the Peace, or by the Recorder or Deputy Recorder presiding thereat, and countersigned by the Clerk of the Peace for such County, Town, or City, who shall certify that the Corps in which he serves is quartered or stationed therein ; and such Oath or Affirmation so subscribed and countersigned may be produced at any Sessions of the Peace or Adjournment thereof, or at any Adjournment of an Adjournment, held in the County of the City or County of the Town in which such Freehold lies, and when read aloud therein in open Court, shall be signed by the Mayor or other Chief Magistrate or his Deputy, or by the Justices of the Peace, or by the Recorder or Deputy Recorder presiding there, and shall be delivered to the acting Clerk of the Peace, to be filed and kept amongst the Records of the County; and every such Oath or Affirmation so taken shall be of equal Effect for registering such Freehold, as if it had been made at the Sessions of the Peace for the County of the City or County of the Town in which such Freehold is situated.

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