S.I. No. 114/1999 - Referendum Commission (Establishment) Order, 1999.

The Minister for the Environment and Local Government, in exercise of the power conferred on him by section 2 of the Referendum Act, 1998 (No. 1 of 1998), hereby orders as follows:

1.  This order may be cited as the Referendum Commission (Establishment) Order, 1999.

2.  A Referendum Commission is hereby established to undertake the functions assigned to it by the Referendum Act, 1998 in relation to the proposal for an amendment of the Constitution contained in the Twentieth Amendment of the Constitution (No. 2) Bill, 1999.


GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for the Environment and Local Government, this 4th day of May, 1999.


Minister for the Environment and Local Government.


(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

This order establishes a referendum commission to prepare and distribute to the electorate statements for and against the Twentieth Amendment to the Constitution and to foster, promote and facilitate debate on the proposal.