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Constitution (Removal of Oath) Act, 1933

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Number 6 of 1933.


CONSTITUTION (REMOVAL OF OATH) ACT, 1933.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Deletion of Article 17 and amendment of Article 55 of the Constitution.

2.

Amendment of the Constitution of the Irish Free State (Saorstát Eireann) Act, 1922.

3.

Amendment of Article 50 of the Constitution.

4.

Short title.


Act Referred to

Constitution of the Irish Free State (Saorstát Eireann) Act, 1922

No. 1 of 1922

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Number 6 of 1933.


CONSTITUTION (REMOVAL OF OATH) ACT, 1933.


AN ACT TO REMOVE THE OBLIGATION NOW IMPOSED BY LAW ON MEMBERS OF THE OIREACHTAS AND MINISTERS WHO ARE NOT MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL TO TAKE AN OATH, AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION AND ALSO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE IRISH FREE STATE (SAORSTÁT EIREANN) ACT, 1922 . [3rd May, 1933.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORSTÁT EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—

Deletion of Article 17 and amendment of Article 55 of the Constitution.

1.The Constitution shall be and is hereby amended as follows, that is to say:—

(a) by the deletion of Article 17 thereof; and

(b) by the deletion of the words “and shall comply with the provisions of Article 17 of this Constitution” now contained in Article 55 thereof.

Amendment of the Constitution of the Irish Free State (Saorstát Eireann) Act, 1922 .

2. Section 2 of the Constitution of the Irish Free State (Saorstát Eireann) Act, 1922 (No. 1 of 1922), is hereby repealed.

Amendment of Article 50 of the Constitution.

3.Article 50 of the Constitution shall be and is hereby amended by the deletion of the words “within the terms of the Scheduled Treaty” now contained therein.

Short title.

4.This Act may be cited as the Constitution (Removal of Oath) Act, 1933.