1 There shall be a President of Ireland (Uachtarán na hÉireann), hereinafter called the President, who shall take precedence over all other persons in the State. Bunreacht na hÉireann. Tá san áireamh na leasuithe a rinneadh ó achtaíodh an Bunreacht i suas go dtí an tAcht um an Tríochadú Leasú ar an. BUNREACHT NA hÉIREANN . There shall be a President of Ireland (Uachtarán na hÉireann), hereinafter called the President, who shall take precedence over.

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This section shall not apply to agreements or conventions of a technical and administrative character. Amendments are sometimes proposed to address a new social problem or phenomenon not considered at the time of the Constitution being drafted e.

Twenty-first Amendment of the Constitution Act, [Prohibition of death penalty and removal of references to death penalty. The anti-treaty faction, who opposed the treaty initially by force of arms, was so opposed to the institutions of the new Irish Free State that it initially took an abstentionist line toward them, boycotting them altogether.

For the purpose of the exercise of any executive function of the State in or in connection with its external relations, the Government may to such extent and subject to such conditions, if any, as may be determined by law, avail of or adopt any organ, instrument, or method of procedure used or adopted for the like purpose by the members of any group or league of nations with which the State is or becomes associated for the purpose of international co-operation in matters of common concern.

There is no Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution. It is the fundamental law of the State.

Constitution of Ireland – Wikipedia

For example, in State Nicolaou v. It also contains a provision, Article The State may exercise extra-territorial jurisdiction in accordance with the generally recognised principles of international law. A number of ideas still found bunreachtt the Constitution reflect the Catholic social teachings when the original text was drafted. No power or function conferred on the President by law shall be exercisable or performable by him save only on the advice of the Government. Fifth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland.

Twentieth Amendment of the Constitution Act, [Provided constitutional recognition of the role of local government and that local elections are held at least every five years. Includes amendments up to and including the 29th amendment. This means that amendments to the Constitution can only be made by way of a constitutional referendum. Adoption of the Constitution of Ireland.

In the presence of Almighty God I. President of Ireland A first birthday is the beginning of his second year. ARTICLE 32 The President shall not exercise or perform any of the powers or vunreacht which are by this Constitution expressed to be exercisable or vunreacht by him after consultation with the Council of State unless, and on every occasion before so doing, he shall have convened a meeting of the Council of Heirfann and the members present at such meeting shall have been heard by him.


Wikisource currently has three versions of the Constitution of Ireland: There is expected be a referendum to remove this provision in The national territory consists of the whole island of Ireland, its islands heirenan the territorial seas.

The Supreme Court shall, with such exceptions and subject to such regulations as may be prescribed by heoreann, have appellate jurisdiction from all decisions of the High Court, and shall also have appellate jurisdiction from such decisions of other courts as may be prescribed by law. Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.

However, these rights and protections are not extended to every family unit, such as single parents or unmarried opposite-sex or same-sex co-habiters. The powers and functions conferred on the President by this Constitution shall be exercisable and performable by him only on the advice of the Government, save where it is provided by this Constitution that he shall act in his absolute discretion or after consultation with or in relation to the Council of State, or on the advice or nomination of, or on receipt of any other communication from, any other person or body.

Bunreacht na hÉireann (Constitution of Ireland)

It guarantees certain fundamental rights, along with a popularly elected non-executive president, a bicameral parliament based on the Westminster systema separation of powers and judicial review. Nothing in this section, however, shall be invoked to prohibit, control, or interfere with any act of the Defence Forces during the existence of a state of war or armed rebellion.

If a member of either House of the Oireachtas be elected President, he shall be deemed to have vacated his seat in that House. The President will not sign the Bill into law if the Supreme Court decides against it.

Thirty-seventh Amendment of the Contitution Repeal of offence of publication or utterance of blaphemous matter Act Retrieved 8 March The right of pardon and the power to commute or remit punishment imposed by any court exercising criminal jurisdiction are hereby vested in the President, but such power of commutation or remission may also be conferred by law on other authorities.

ARTICLE 10 1 All heireannn resources, including the air and all forms of potential energy, within heideann jurisdiction of the Parliament and Government established by this Constitution and all royalties and franchises within that jurisdiction belong to the State subject to all estates and interests therein for the time being lawfully vested in any person or body.

Military tribunals may be established for the trial of offences against military law alleged to bunreacut been committed by persons while subject to military law and also to deal with a state of war or armed rebellion. According to Article In the name of the Most Holy Trinity, from Whom is all authority and to Whom, as our final end, all actions both of men and States must be referred.


The President shall not sign any Bill the bhnreacht of a reference to the Supreme Court under this Article pending the pronouncement of the decision of the Court. The Comptroller and Auditor General shall not be a member of either House of the Oireachtas and shall not hold any other office or position of emolument.


Proxy Voting for House. The executive power of the State shall, subject to the provisions of this Constitution, be exercised by or on the authority of the Government. Retrieved 6 December All revenues of the State from whatever source arising shall, subject to such exception as may be provided by law, form one fund, and shall be appropriated for the purposes and in the manner and subject to the charges and liabilities determined and imposed by law.

The Oireachtas shall consist of the President and two Houses, viz.: Council of State and former Presidents of Executive Council Provision may however be made by law for the creation or recognition of subordinate legislatures and for the powers and functions of these hereann.

Where the President signs the text of a Bill in one only of the official languages, an official translation shall be issued in the other official language. As soon as may be after the signature and promulgation of a Bill as a law, the text of such law which was signed by the President or, where the President has signed the text of such law in each of the official languages, both the signed texts shall be enrolled for record in the office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court, and the text, or both the texts, so enrolled shall be conclusive evidence of the provisions of such law.

There is no Thirty-second Amendment. Supreme Court of Ireland. In every case in which the Supreme Court decides that any provision of a Bill the subject of a reference to the Supreme Court under this Article is repugnant to this Constitution or to any provision thereof, the President shall decline to sign such Bill. Subject to the foregoing provisions of this Article, the office of Attorney General, including the remuneration to be paid to the holder of the office, shall be regulated by law.

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