Constitution (Amendment No. 4) Act, 1927

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Number 5 of 1927.


CONSTITUTION (AMENDMENT No. 4) ACT, 1927.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Extension of duration of Dáil Eireann.

2.

Short title and commencement.

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Number 5 of 1927.


CONSTITUTION (AMENDMENT No. 4) ACT, 1927.


AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION BY EXTENDING THE MAXIMUM DURATION OF D?IL EIREANN FROM FOUR YEARS TO SIX YEARS. [4th March, 1927.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—

Extension of duration of Dáil Eireann.

1.—The Constitution shall be and is hereby amended by the deletion from Article 28 thereof of the words “four years” and the insertion in that Article of the words “six years or such shorter period as may be fixed by legislation” in lieu of the said words so deleted.

Short title and commencement.

2.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Constitution (Amendment No. 4) Act, 1927.

(2) This Act shall come into operation immediately after the dissolution of the Oireachtas occurring next after the passing of this Act.