Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011

62.

Amendments to Seanad Electoral (University Members) Act 1937.

62.— (1) Section 3 of the Seanad Electoral (University Members) Act 1937 is amended by inserting the following definition:

“‘relevant postal service provider’ has the meaning assigned to it by section 61 of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011.”.

(2) Section 5 of the Seanad Electoral (University Members) Act 1937 is amended—

( a) by renumbering the existing provision as subsection (1) of that section, and

( b) by inserting the following after subsection (1):

“(2) The expenses incurred by reason of this Act by a relevant postal service provider (whether such expenses relate to the exercise by candidates at elections of the right of free postage conferred by section 25 of this Act or are otherwise so incurred in relation to a Seanad election) shall, to such extent as may be authorised by the Minister for Finance at the request of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, be paid out of the Central Fund or the growing produce thereof.”.