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SIXTEENTH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION ACT, 1996


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Amendment of Article 40 of the Constitution.

2.

Citation.


SCHEDULE

Part I

Part II

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SIXTEENTH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION ACT, 1996


AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION. [12th December, 1996]

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 40 of the Constitution:

BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Amendment of Article 40 of the Constitution.

1 .—Article 40 of the Constitution is hereby amended as follows:

(a) the subsection set out in Part I of the Schedule to this Act shall be added to section 4 of the Irish text,

(b) the subsection set out in Part II of the Schedule to this Act shall be added to section 4 of the English text.

Citation.

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

(2) This Act may be cited as the Sixteenth Amendment of the Constitution Act, 1996.