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An amendment to the Constitution November 18, 2009

Posted by Tomboktu in Blogging, Bunreacht na hÉireann, Ethics, Internet.
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I am glad to see Fine Gael catching up with the blogosphere.

This proposal was posted on livejournal some months ago. (I do like the proposed short title in section 2(2).)

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Twenty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 2009

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As initiated

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Image shows Official Seal of Ireland - The Irish Harp as it would be laid out on a printed version of a Bill

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TWENTY-SEVENTH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION BILL,

2009

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Mar a tionscnáodh

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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.    Amendment of Article 35 of the Constitution.

2.    Citation.

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TWENTY-SEVENTH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION BILL,

2009

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BILL

entitled

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION.

WHEREAS by virtue of Article 46 of the Constitution any provision of the Constitution may be amended in the manner provided by that Article:

AND WHEREAS it is proposed to amend Article 35 of the Constitution:

BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

1–(1) Article 35 of the Constitution is hereby amended as follows:

(a) in the Irish text – […],

(b) in the English text –

(i) the insertion of “except as provided for in section 6” after the word “office”, and

(ii) the insert of the following section after section 5–

“6 The remuneration of a judge may be reduced during her or his continuance in office only when and to the same extent that a reduction in pay is applied to a significant proportion of workers who remuneration is supplied from public funds.”.

2–(1) The amendment of the Constitution effected by this Act shall be called the Twenty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution.

(2) This Act may be cited as the Twenty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution (Putting Manners on the Judiciary) Act, 2009.

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AN BILLE UM AN SEACHTÚ LEASÚ IS FICHE AR AN mBUNREACHT,

2009

TWENTY-SEVENTH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION BILL, 2009

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EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

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Purpose of Bill

The Bill is designed to amend the Constitution in order to achieve the following purpose: To make it constitutional for the pay of members of the judiciary to be reduced provided that this is done in a way and at a time that is similar to any reduction that applies to other public sector workers.

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