S.I. No. 158/2001 - Referendum Commission (Establishment) (No. 4) Order, 2001

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) (No. 4) Order, 2001.

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 Twenty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 2001.


GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for the Environment and Local Government, this 17th day of April, 2001.


Minister for the Environment and Local Government.

Explanatory Note

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 Twenty-fourth Amendment to the Constitution and to foster, promote and facilitate debate on the proposal.