About Us

The Referendum Returning Officer is appointed by the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government under section 14 of the Referendum Act, 1994. It is the duty of the Referendum Returning Officer to conduct the referendum for the purposes of which the officer is appointed, to ascertain and declare the result of the referendum in accordance with the Referendum Act, 1994 and to do such other acts and things in respect of the referendum as are required by that Act.