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REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE
23rd April 1999
Coming into force
28th April 1999
Whereas a draft of these Regulations has been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament;
Now, therefore, the Secretary of State in exercise of the powers conferred on him by paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978(1) and, being a Minister designated(2) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(3) in relation to measures relating to the right of citizens of the Union to vote at and stand as a candidate at European Parliamentary elections, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by the said section 2(2) hereby makes the following Regulations:
1978 c. 10; the citation of this Act was amended by section 3(1)(b) and (2)(b) of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1986 (c. 58) and the powers in paragraph 2 have been amended by paragraphs 5 to 7 of Schedule 2 to the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999 (c. 1) and extended by paragraphs 3 and 4 of Schedule 1 to the 1978 Act, as substituted by paragraphs 8 and 9 of Schedule 2 to the 1999 Act.
The European Communities (Designation) (No. 3) Order 1993 (S.I. 1993/2661).