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  THE CONSTITUTION OF IRELAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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.
The Draft Constitution Bill was recommitted to a Committee of the entire House on 9th June, 1937 in respect of amendments and finally, on 14th June, 1937, the final stage of the Bill was moved in the House.
www.johnpghall.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /constit.htm   (5960 words)

 Nineteenth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 The Constitution of the State of Israel (1993)
The world's modern constitutions can be classified according to five basic con-stitutional models: (1) the constitution as frame of government; (2) the constitution as code; (3) the constitution as revolutionary manifesto; (4) the constitution as political ideal; and (5) the constitution as a modern adaptation of an ancient traditional constitution.
There are scientific principles involved in the making of constitutions, as the fathers of the United States Constitution of 1787 demonstrated in their reliance on the "new science of politics," which had discovered such vital principles of republican regimes as separation of powers, federalism, and the institution of the presidency.
An amendment of the Election Law was passed prohibiting the use of religious vows, excommunications, and oaths intended to influence the manner in which the voter casts his ballot.
www.jcpa.org /dje/articles/const-intro-93.htm   (6537 words)

 ICL - Ireland Index
Dec 1997: The Taoiseach announces that the All-Party Oireachtas Committee on the Constitution is to consider cabinet confidentiality with a view to facilitating another referndum on the matter.
The Minister of Justice expects legislation implementing the bail referendum amendment to be passed by March, 1997.
23 Dec 1992: Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/ei__indx.html   (1258 words)

Robert Bork, for example, has described the Ninth Amendment as an "inkblot" whose meaning cannot be deciphered,[5] and has referred to the right of privacy as a "loose canon in the law."[6] Supporters of such sexual rights, on the other hand, tend to take rather expansive views of what the Ninth Amendment protects.
Rather, the Second Amendment adheres to the guarantee of the right of the people to keep and bear arms as the predicate for the other provision to which it speaks, i.e., the provision respecting a militia, as distinct from a standing army separately subject to congressional...
The purpose of the right to bear arms is twofold: to allow individuals to protect themselves and their families, and to ensure a body of armed citizenry from which a militia could be drawn,[60] whether that militia's role was to protect the nation, or to protect the people from a tyrannical government.
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 ireland.com - The Irish Times - IRELAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The jurisdictions chosen are those with which Ireland may be said to have a particular association or affinity of a cultural, historical, political or social kind.
If the pregnancy poses a grave danger to the woman's health or there is a strong possibility that the foetus may be severely impaired, abortion is permitted at any time during pregnancy, provided two doctors certify, after an examination, that the health of the mother or foetus is at risk.
The woman is required to consult a gynaecologist or an obstetrician and to give her consent in writing to the abortion, except where her life is in danger, she is a minor or she is not able to manifest her will.
www.ireland.com /newspaper/special/1999/abortion/appendix3.htm   (4406 words)

 John Taylor: New Views of the Constitution
In that sense it was adopted by the provinces, used in the confederation of 1777, and repeated in the constitution.
The constitution was not intended to be an alembick, fraught with heterogeneous principles, to condense the tortuosities of construction, and distil from taciturnity a supreme power of construction, and consequently a negative upon state legislation.
It expressly announced to the states, that the constitution was federal and not national, and that it had drawn a line between rights of sovereignty surrendered and reserved; and it constituted the unanimous decision of the convention, of the two great questions now disputed.
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 The Constitution of Kenya Review Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The constitution was agreed to by all the people of Kenya, the political parties and other stakeholders at Lancaster House but unfortunately the constitution did not last very long before it was systematically abrogated.
Ntimama said there was a gap between the regional constitution and the district constitution and that provincial administration which is a replica of the colonial machinery has been used to fill that gap.
He said if Kenyans are seeking to review the constitution they need to ask what the role of governance is. He believed that the starting point is proper management and equitable distribution of resources and that the new constitution must add value to these aspects.
www.kenyaconstitution.org /docs/08d002.htm   (9887 words)

 Nineteenth Amendment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution - guarantees women the right to vote.
Nineteenth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland - introduced changes to Articles 2 and 3 of the constitution required by the Good Friday Agreement.
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/19th_amendment   (107 words)

 BUNREACHT NA hÉIREANN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Amendments effected since the Constitution was enacted in 1937 up to the time of printing of this edition (November 2002) are listed below.
There is no Twenty-fifth Amendment.  On 6 March, 2002, a proposal for the Twenty-fifth Amendment to the Constitution was put to the people and was rejected [Protection of Pregnancy in Human Life].
All crimes and offences prosecuted in any court constituted under Article 34 of this Constitution 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 authorised in accordance with law to act for that purpose.
www.taoiseach.gov.ie /upload/publications/297.htm   (7893 words)

 A. V. Dicey: Law of the Constitution
The constitution indeed of a Dominion in general originates in and depends upon an Act, or Acts, of the Imperial Parliament; and these constitutional statutes are assuredly liable to be changed by the Imperial Parliament.
The constitution of the Council of State and of the Conflict Court may suggest to a foreign critic that while neither of these bodies may be greatly influenced by the Ministry of the day, they are more likely to represent official or governmental opinion than are any of our English tribunals.
What I have ventured to term new constitutional ideas are for the most part not original; their novelty consists in the new interest which during the last fourteen years they have come to command.
www.constitution.org /cmt/avd/law_con.htm   (17867 words)

 Conscription and the Constitution
For that reason it provides a valuable perspective on the original meaning of the Second Amendment, the institutional context of the 18th century militia, and the practices of the United States from the early republic through the nineteenth century.
The historical, constitutional, and ideological significance of the Selective Service Act of 1917 and the Supreme Court decisions that made it constitutional was to combine the historical concept of the citizen-soldier manifest in the militia with the professional soldier of the regular army.
When the Constitution came to be formed it may not be disputed that one of the recognized necessities for its adoption was the want of power in Congress to raise an army and the dependence upon the States for their quotas.
www.potowmack.org /conscri1.html   (4680 words)

 C12 Politics and Clientelism in Urban Ireland: information, reputation, and brokerage
Ireland's present proportion of employment in agriculture of 17.3% is a dramatic drop from the 38% of employment in 1957.
Ireland at the Polls: the Dail Elections of 1977.
Distribution of Income in the Republic of Ireland: a study in social class and family cycle inequalities.
www.ucd.ie /lis/staff/komito/thesis12.htm   (3280 words)

 glbtq >> social sciences >> Ireland
The next legal development came with the Labouchère Amendment (1885)--the statute under which Oscar Wilde was prosecuted--which criminalized all homosexual relations between men as "gross indecency" and imposed sentences of two years at hard labor.
When the Republic of Ireland's constitution was adopted in 1922, the repressive British legislation was retained.
Toward the end of the nineteenth century, issues of homosexuality began to enter the public discourse when Irish-born Oscar Wilde was convicted of "gross indecency between males" in 1895.
www.glbtq.com /social-sciences/ireland.html   (770 words)

 NINETEENTH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION ACT, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Any power or function conferred on such an institution in relation to the settlement or resolution of disputes or controversies may be in addition to or in substitution for any like power or function conferred by this Constitution on any such person or organ of State as aforesaid.
4° If a declaration under this section is made, this subsection and subsection 3°, other than the amendment of this Constitution effected thereby, and subsection 5°, of this section shall be omitted from every official text of this Constitution published thereafter, but notwithstanding such omission this section shall continue to have the force of law.
5° If such a declaration is not made within twelve months of this section being added to this Constitution or such longer period as may be provided for by law, this section shall cease to have effect and shall be omitted from every official text of this Constitution published thereafter.
www.irishstatutebook.ie /gen21998a.html   (1195 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: Passage of the 19th Amendment 1919-20
The Amendment was passed by Congress on June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 19, 1920.
Before the final vote was taken Senator Underwood of Alabama, called for a vote on his amendment to submit the suffrage amendment to Constitutional conventions of the various States, instead of to the Legislatures, for ratification.
The "neutrals," those who are waiting final ratification of the suffrage amendment before declaring party allegiance, declare that the league will serve both as a school of citizenship for women and as a nonpartisan lobbying organization to support the enactment of laws in which both Democratic and Republican women are interested.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1920womensvote.html   (5337 words)

 NINETEENTH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION ACT, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1 Amendment of Article 29 of the Constitution.
WHEREAS by virtue of Article 46 of the Constitution any provision of the Constitution may be amended in the manner provided by that Article:
AND WHEREAS it is proposed to amend Article 29 of the Constitution:
www.irishstatutebook.ie /ZZAM19Y1998.html   (67 words)

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