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Representation Of The People Act 1918

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  • 1. Representation of the People Act, 1918 4.(1) A woman shall be entitled to be registered as a parliamentary elector for a constituency (other than a university constituency) if she – (a) has attained the age of thirty years; and (b) is not subject to any legal incapacity; and (c) is entitled to be registered as a local government elector in respect of the occupation in AN ACT that constituency of land or premises (not being a dwelling-house) of a yearly value of not less than five pounds or of a dwelling-house, or is the wife of a husband entitled to be so registered. TO (2) A woman shall be entitled to be registered as a parliamentary elector for a university Amend the Law with respect to constituency if she has attained the age of thirty years and either would be entitled to be so Parliamentary and Local Government registered if she were a man, or has been admitted Franchises, and the Registration of to and passed the final examination, and kept Parliamentary and Local Government under the conditions required of women by the Electors, and the conduct of elections, and university the period of residence, necessary for a to provide for the Redistribution of Seats man to obtain a degree at any university forming, at Parliamentary Elections, and for other or forming part of, a university constituency which did not at the time the examination was purposes connected therewith. passed admit women to degrees. (3) A woman shall be entitled to be registered as a local government elector for any local government electoral area- (a) where she would be entitled to be so registered if she were a man; and (b) where she is the wife of a man who is entitled to be so registered in respect of premises in which they both reside, and she has attained the age of thirty years and is not subject to any legal incapacity. For the purpose of this provision, a naval or military voter who is registered in respect of a residence qualification which he would have had but for his service, shall be deemed to be resident Chapter 64. 6th February 1918. in accordance with the qualification.