Constitution (Amendment No. 7) Act, 1928

Amendment of Article 31 of the Constitution.

1.—Article 31 of the Constitution shall be and is hereby amended by the deletion of the words “of a member of Seanad Eireann shall be twelve years” now contained therein and the insertion, in lieu of the words so deleted, of the words “of members of Seanad Eireann shall, in the case of the members elected (otherwise than under Article 34 of this Constitution) at the election held in pursuance of Article 32 of this Constitution in the year 1925, be twelve years, and shall, in the case of the members elected at the election held pursuant to the said Article 32 to fill the places of members of Seanad Eireann who are due to retire in the year 1928, be as provided in Article 32 B of this Constitution and shall, in every other case but subject to the provisions of the said Article 34, be nine years.”