38. Is there a ban on vote buying? - Ireland

Country: 
Ireland
Question: 
38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
Answer: 
Yes
Source: 

96. (1) A person shall not, in relation to an election: (a) give valuable consideration to induce a voter to vote, or to procure the election of any person or the vote of any voter, or on account of a voter having voted, or (b) procure, by means of, or in consequence of, valuable consideration, the election of any person or the vote of any voter, or (c) withdraw or refrain from withdrawing, in consequence of any valuable consideration, from being a candidate, or (d) induce, by means of, or in consequence of, valuable consideration, any person to withdraw or to refrain from withdrawing from being a candidate, or (e) receive, agree or contract to receive, valuable consideration for voting or agreeing to vote.

Source: Local Elections Regulations, 1995