Report to Ceann Comhairle re Dáil General Election of 25 February 2011

Published  October 2011


I am pleased to furnish this report to the Chairman of Dáil Éireann (Ceann Comhairle) in accordance with the provisions of section 4(1) of the Electoral Act 1997, as amended (the Act). The Donation Statements/Statutory Declarations referred to in the report were furnished to the Standards in Public Office Commission pursuant to section 24 of the Act while the Certificates of Monetary Donations/Statutory Declarations and statements from financial institutions were furnished pursuant to section 23B of the Act. The Election Expenses Statements were furnished pursuant to section 36 of the Act.

Detailed information about the requirements of the legislation, relating to:

  • disclosure of political donations;
  • limits on the values of donations which may be accepted;
  • prohibited donations;
  • limits on election spending, and,
  • reimbursement of election expenses to qualified candidates,

is contained in the Guidelines for the General Election to the 31st Dáil 2011 which is available on this website.

Justice M. P. Smith
October 2011


Dáil General Election of 25 February 2011

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