Constitution (Verification of Petition) Act, 1944

Acceptance of verification as sufficient evidence.

3.—Whenever a petition is presented to the President under Article 27 of the Constitution, it shall be lawful for the President to accept the verification of a signature thereto in accordance with whichever of the foregoing sections is applicable as sufficient evidence that such signature is the signature of the person whose signature it purports to be and that such person is a member of Dáil Eireann or of Seanad Eireann (as the case may be).