Electoral (Amendment) Act 2009

18.

Amendment of article 86 of Local Elections Regulations.

18.— The Local Elections Regulations are amended by inserting the following sub-article after sub-article (2) of article 86:

“(3) When the last vacancies can be filled under this article, no further transfer of votes shall be made unless any of the continuing candidates has not been credited with a number of votes exceeding one quarter of the quota and it is necessary for the purposes of article 16(1)( f) to make such transfer in order to establish whether such a number of votes could be credited to that candidate.”.