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  Articles 2 and 3 of the Constitution of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Article 2 and Article 3 of the Constitution of Ireland (Bunreacht na hÉireann) were adopted with the constitution as a whole in 1937, but completely revised by means of the Nineteenth Amendment which took full effect in 1999.
Prior to 1999, Articles 2 and 3 made the claim that the whole island formed one "national territory", which was offensive to unionists.
Invoking Article 2, some Northern Ireland nationalists elected to the UK parliament requested, but were denied, the right to be recognised in the southern parliament (the Oireachtas) as TDs (members of Dáil Éireann).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Articles_2_and_3_of_the_Constitution_of_Ireland   (1564 words)

 Anglo-Irish Agreement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Fianna Fáil leader, Charles Haughey, claimed the agreement was in conflict with Articles 2 and 3 of the Constitution of Ireland because it officially recognized British jurisdiction in Northern Ireland.
Future President of Ireland Mary Robinson resigned from the Irish Labour Party because she objected to the exclusion of unionists from the talks that led to the agreement.
UUP politicians Christopher and Michael McGimpsey even brought a suit against the Irish government in the High Court of the Republic of Ireland arguing that the Agreement was invalid because it contradicted Articles 2 and 3 of the Constitution of Ireland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anglo-Irish_Agreement   (1103 words)

This unofficial text of the Constitution is based on the text published prior to the referendum and voted on by the people in 1937 together with the subsequent amendments passed by the Oireachtas and voted on in referendum.
The Constitution of the Irish Free State, therefore, lacked one of the major essential attributes of effective constitutions, in that it was not the instrument of supreme law.
A crucial Article of the 1922 Constitution was Article 50, which provided for the amendment of the Constitution by the Oireachtas, without reference to the people, for a period of eight years from the date of the coming into effect of the operation of the Constitution.
www.johnpghall.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /constit.htm   (5960 words)

 ICL - Ireland - Constitution
(3) Provision may be made by law for the management of the property which belongs to the State by virtue of this Article and for the control of the alienation, whether temporary or permanent, of that property.
(3) Every Bill the time for the consideration of which by the Senate shall have been abridged under Article 24 shall be signed by the President on the day on which such Bill is presented to him for signature and promulgation as a law.
(3) All crimes and offenses prosecuted in any court constituted under Article 34 other than a court of summary jurisdiction shall be prosecuted in the name of the People and at the suit of the Attorney General or some other person authorized in accordance with law to act for that purpose.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/ei00000_.html   (10195 words)

 BUNREACHT NA hÉIREANN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The charge shall be preferred by either of the Houses of the Oireachtas, subject to and in accordance with the provisions of this section.
The ratio between the number of members to be elected at any time for each constituency and the population of each constituency, as ascertained at the last preceding census, shall, so far as it is practicable, be the same throughout the country.
The copy so signed and enrolled which is for the time being the latest text so prepared shall, upon such enrolment, be conclusive evidence of this Constitution as at the date of such enrolment and shall for that purpose supersede all texts of this Constitution of which copies were so enrolled.
www.taoiseach.gov.ie /upload/publications/297.htm   (7893 words)

 ICL - Singapore - Constitution
(3) Where a person is arrested, he shall be informed as soon as may be of the grounds of his arrest and shall be a!lowed to consult and be defended by a legal practitioner of his choice.
(3) In this article and in Articles 39a and 47, a consti- tuency shall be construed as an electoral division for the purposes of Parliamentary elections.
(3) The opinion of the majority of the Judges in the tribunal shall, for the purposes of this article, be the opinion of the tribunal, and every such opinion of the tribunal shall be pronounced in open court.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/sn00000_.html   (15526 words)

 Constitutional Act, 1867
The Constitution of the Executive Authority in each of the Provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick shall, subject to the Provisions of this Act, continue as it exists at the Union until altered under the Authority of this Act.
The Constitution of the Legislature of each of the Provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick shall, subject to the Provisions of this Act, continue as it exists at the Union until altered under the Authority of this Act.
(3) Nothing in subsection (2) derogates from the authority of Parliament to enact laws in relation to the matters referred to in that subsection and, where such a law of Parliament and a law of a province conflict, the law of Parliament prevails to the extent of the conflict.
laws.justice.gc.ca /en/const/c1867_e.html   (3376 words)

 Articles - Ian Paisley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
As part of the deal, the Republic changed the wording of the controversial Articles 2 and 3 of the Constitution of Ireland, which had originally claimed its government´s ´´de jure´´ right to govern the whole island of Ireland, including Northern Ireland.
His fears were realised, when the Campaign for Homosexual Law Reform (Northern Ireland) appealed to the European Court of Human Rights to force the UK to extend to Northern Ireland the 1967 Sexual Offences Act which decriminalised homosexual acts between two men over 21 years of age and ‘in private’.
In 1980, the European Court of Human Rights ruled unanimously that the British government was guilty of breaching Article 8 of the ECHR by refusing to legalise consenting homosexual behaviour in Northern Ireland, and a year later the European Court of Human Rights made a similar ruling.
www.techize.com /articles/Ian_Paisley   (3869 words)

 Boris Johnson MP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The first is that it would be an outrageous insult to the constitution and to the British public.
The council is not only flying the England flag throughout the duration of the competition, but also inviting residents to submit photos of their flags to a dedicated photo gallery on the council website.
Article by Boris's sister, Rachel Johnson, about their mother's decision to donate her brain for research.
www.boris-johnson.com   (4046 words)

 Ireland: Is peace possible?
A wave of optimism washed beyond the shores of Ireland when Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams and John Hume, the leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party, announced on September 25 the temporary suspension of six months of talks to present their joint peace plan to the Irish and British governments.
Articles 2 and 3 of the Irish constitution state Ireland's claim over the six counties.
Articles posted are as they were before proofreading, and prior to any final changes in the printed version.
www.greenleft.org.au /back/1993/122/122p3.htm   (2026 words)

 The lies of Michael Moore. By Christopher Hitchens
2) Saudi capital in general is a very large element of foreign investment in the United States.
3) The Unocal company in Texas had been willing to discuss a gas pipeline across Afghanistan with the Taliban, as had other vested interests.
By the same token, if I write an article and I quote somebody and for space reasons put in an ellipsis like this (…), I swear on my children that I am not leaving out anything that, if quoted in full, would alter the original meaning or its significance.
www.slate.com /id/2102723   (4096 words)

 Articles of Association
5 No addition, alteration, or amendment shall be made to or in the provisions of the memorandum or Articles of Association for the time being in force, unless the same shall have been previously submitted to and approved by the Charity Commissioners for England and Wales.
2 The number or members with which the Society is proposed to be registered is unrestricted.
The meetings and proceedings of any such committee shall be governed by the provisions of these Articles for regulating the meetings and proceedings of the Council so far as applicable and so far as the same shall not be superseded by any regulations made by the Council.
www.vegansociety.com /html/about_us/memorandum.php   (3190 words)

 Abraham Lincoln's Second Lecture on Discoveries and Inventions
This simple article -- the apron -- made of leaves, seems to have been the origin of clothing -- the one thing for which nearly half of the toil and care of the human race has ever since been expended.
Wool, the hair of several species of animals, hemp, flax, cotten, silk, and perhaps other articles, were all suited to it, affording garments not only adapted to wet and dry, heat and cold, but also susceptable of high degrees of ornamental finish.
In anciently inhabited countries, the dust of ages -- a real downright old-fogyism -- seems to settle upon, and smother the intellects and energies of man. It is in this view that I have mentioned the discovery of America as an event greatly favoring and facilitating useful discoveries and inventions.
showcase.netins.net /web/creative/lincoln/speeches/discoveries.htm   (4815 words)

 OHCHR: English (English) - Universal Declaration of Human Rights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defence.
No one shall be held guilty of any penal offence on account of any act or omission which did not constitute a penal offence, under national or international law, at the time when it was committed.
Nor shall a heavier penalty be imposed than the one that was applicable at the time the penal offence was committed.
www.unhchr.ch /udhr/lang/eng.htm   (1931 words)

 Our message to Blair: no peace without Sinn Fein - LLB June '97
Constitutional change was effectively ruled out, except for the Dublin Government who should, "in advance of a settlement", delete Articles 2 and 3 of their Constitution which define Ireland as the whole island.
In some areas there has been a fierce battle for the hearts and minds of nationalists with those - some within the SDLP - who want to see an all-Ireland settlement gaining ground against those who would be happy to see an internal settlement with minimal Dublin input.
It has long been the favoured strategy of the Northern Ireland Office to marginalise the "extremes" and do a deal with the centre ground.
www.llb.labournet.org.uk /1997/june/lp8.html   (709 words)

 Revisited - The Real Reasons for the Upcoming War in Iraq: A Macroeconomic and Geostrategic Analysis of the Unspoken ...
However, contrary to one of the main points of this November 2000 article, the steady depreciation of the dollar versus the euro since late 2001 means that Iraq has profited handsomely from the switch in their reserve and transaction currencies.
This article further emphasizes the unfortunate economic imbalances of the U.S. economy, and suggests the potential geo-political fallout of a unilaterist war or an unstable aftermath in Iraq could create a significant divestiture of dollar denominated assets.
These articles indicate that many central banks are reducing their reliance on dollars, and quite possibly sending a message about their opposition to the U.S.'s position on Iraq.
www.ratical.org /ratville/CAH/RRiraqWar.html   (18063 words)

 RMS Republic Passenger - James Brendan Connolly
in Ireland, first hand, was awarded the Medal of Honor by the American Irish Historical Society, and received the annual medal of the Ireland Society of Boston.
These articles were an outcome of President Roosevelt's interview, at The White House, with Martin J. Sheridan, champion all-round athlete and member of the Irish American Athletic Club of New York.
The First Olympic Champion, an article from the Journal of Olympic History, a excerpt of Connolly's own writings on the 1896 Olympics.
www.rms-republic.com /connolly.html   (8903 words)

The purpose of this article is to provide some of these facts about the recognition of French grand lodges by United States grand lodges in the 1900s, and to suggest questions for further thought and research.
In modifying an article of its statutes the Grand Orient of France by no means intended to make profession of either atheism or materialism, as would seem to be understood.
The GLF Constitution, Article 1, says, "Freemasonry is an initiatic order consisting of men.…" The GLF does not permit women to become members of their lodges or to visit.
bessel.org /masrec/france.htm   (6484 words)

 Zoo Station
Okay, so articles on offshoring are the flavour of the year and the Economist joins in with a long-ish article.
Elizabeth Biddlecombe writes an interesting article on how Shyam Telecom, a GSM provider in Rajasthan is using rickshaws to provide mobile public telephone services.
Knowledge@Wharton has an excellent article that pours water on the notion that China is somehow an economic threat to the United States, which is very fashionable in the media these days.
www.wetware.blogspot.com /2003_12_01_wetware_archive.html   (16257 words)

 Photos of Dub Protests - Indymedia Ireland
The articles from Ed Lee reporting on this event have been collated into one article to keep the news on the wire as accessible as possible.
The great people of Ireland who protest the unelected and inept leader of our country with heart and soul, with passion and oratory show by action and deed that which is at the heart of democracy; the freedom to think independently; the freedom to think critically; freedom of thought, the enemy of totalitarianism.
I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the people of Ireland for turning out in such large numbers to protest the invasion of their country by war criminal george bush.
www.indymedia.ie /newswire.php?story_id=65747   (4843 words)

 Free Republic | latest articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
She will be going back to the Muscular Dystrophy Clinic for a quarterly evaluation and we are praying for the doctor to have some answers as to what her disease is. Most importantly we want to be believed and treated with compassion.
LOS ANGELES A federal judge who previously invalidated a portion of the USA Patriot Act as too vague delayed a decision on a similar challenge to a post-Sept. 11 executive order Wednesday but indicated in a tentative ruling she was inclined to uphold wide powers asserted by President Bush under an anti-terror-financing law.
U.S. District Judge Audrey Collins heard more than an hour of arguments from a lawyer for the Washington- based Center for Constitutional Rights and from a Department of Justice lawyer before delaying her final ruling to allow more briefs to be filed.
www.freerepublic.com   (5288 words)

 Year OJ series [EN].pubjo_number - [EN].pubjo_lg - Official Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Protocol on the Treaties and Acts of Accession of the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, of the Hellenic Republic, of the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic, and of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden
Protocol on the position of the United Kingdom and Ireland on policies in respect of border controls, asylum and immigration, judicial cooperation in civil matters and on police cooperation
Protocol relating to Article I-9(2) of the Constitution on the accession of the Union to the European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
europa.eu.int /eur-lex/lex/JOHtml.do?uri=OJ:C:2004:310:SOM:EN:HTML   (539 words)

 Institute for Historical Review
Fifty-three years ago, when newly elected Dwight Eisenhower moved into the White House, America 's southern frontier was as porous as a spaghetti sieve.
As many as 3 million illegal migrants had walked and waded northward over a period of several years for jobs in California, Arizona, Texas, and points beyond.
Since 1906, Iran's constitution has guaranteed the Jewish community one seat in the Majlis.
www.ihr.org   (6225 words)

 THEN Volume 2 Chapter 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Also in PLOY 7 was an article by old time fan Dennis Tucker, 'The Upstairs Basement', lamenting the way modern conventions had turned away from SF and deploring the behaviour of those attending them.
In CONTACT 3 there was some discussion as to whether a national convention should be held in Britain in the same year as a Worldcon and, if not, whether a small 'business' con should be put on "in order to clear the path for the September World Con" and to finalise its programming.
At certain times in fandom certain groups of people appear whose talent, energy and, most importantly, written output in the form of articles and fanzines, is such that they form almost a central axis around which the fandom of their day seems to rotate.
www.dcs.gla.ac.uk /SF-Archives/Then/then_2-3.html   (13384 words)

 Documents Related to the Cold War
Constitution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, November 16, 1945
The second memorandum recaps a number of events related to the situation in Berlin, including authorization for additional "C-54 type" aircraft to be used as part of the Berlin Airlift.
Statement, dated May 3, 1949, by President Harry S. Truman upon acceding to General Lucius Clay's request to be discharged from service in the U.S. Military Government in Germany, following the agreement to lift the Berlin blockade.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/coldwar.htm   (11071 words)

 The Outdoor Lodge - Resources for Outdoor Sports, Outdoor Recreation, and Outdoor Adventures
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We are a pro gun, pro hunting, and pro fishing Web site, and support the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution's Bill of Rights that states the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.
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