Gwan The Lazy Article




Two solicitors tweeting their concerns regarding the Seanad referendum.

This changes everything/nothing.

Is there a constitutional expert in the Upper House?

Article 27?

Short version:

Article 27 allows a Seanad majority and 1/3 of the members of the Dail to jointly petition the President to refer a bill to referendum on the basis that the matter is of such national importance that the will of the people should be ascertained.

Long version:

27(click to enlarge).

Thanks Legal Coffee Drinker


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