Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011

65.

Amendments to European Parliament Elections Act 1997.

65.— (1) Section 2(1) of the European Parliament Elections Act 1997 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 4(2) of the European Parliament Elections Act 1997 is amended by substituting “a relevant postal service provider” for “An Post”.

(3) The Second Schedule to the European Parliament Elections Act 1997 is amended in rule 22—

( a) in paragraph (1) by substituting “ section 61 of the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011” for “such conditions as may be specified under section 74 of the Postal and Telecommunications Services Act, 1983”, and

( b) in paragraph (2) by substituting “the relevant postal service provider” for “An Post”.