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Number 5 of 1972


FIFTH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION ACT, 1972


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Amendment of Article 44 of the Constitution.

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Citation.

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Number 5 of 1972


FIFTH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION ACT, 1972


AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION. [5th January, 1973]

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 44 of the Constitution:

BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Amendment of Article 44 of the Constitution.

1. —Article 44 of the Constitution is hereby amended as follows:

(a) subsections 2° and 3° of section 1 of the Irish text shall be deleted,

(b) subsections 2° and 3° of section 1 of the English text shall be deleted,

(c) subsection 1° of section 1 of both texts shall be numbered as section 1.

Citation.

2. —(1) The amendment of the Constitution effected by this Act shall be called the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution.

(2) This Act may be cited as the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution Act, 1972.