Ministers and Secretaries (Amendment) Act 2011

72.

Amendment of Electoral Act 1992.

72.— The Electoral Act 1992 is amended—

( a) in subsection (2) of section 4, by the substitution of “the Minister for Finance and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform” for “the Minister for Finance”,

( b) in section 32, by—

(i) the substitution, in subsection (1), of—

(I) “Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform” for “Minister for Finance”, and

(II) “shall, upon the request of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, be paid by the Minister for Finance” for “shall be paid by the said Minister”,

(ii) the substitution, in subsection (1A) (inserted by section 77( a) of the Act of 1997), of “Upon the request of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, the Minister for Finance shall” for “The Minister for Finance shall”, and

(iii) the substitution, in subsection (4) (inserted by section 14 of the Act of 2001), of “with the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and after consultation with the Minister” for “after consultation with the Minister”, and

( c) by the substitution, in paragraph (7) of rule 7 (inserted by section 47( c) of the Act of 2001) of Schedule 3, of “shall, with the approval of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, be paid by the Minister for Finance” for “shall be paid by the Minister for Finance”.