Prohibition of Death Penalty (2001) (Twenty-First Amendment of the Constitution (No. 2) Bill, 2001)
The Twenty-first Amendment of the Constitution (No. 2) Bill, 2001, proposes to make the following amendments to the Constitution:
In Article 13.6, to delete “, except in capital cases,”;
In Article 15.5, to insert the following subsection:
“2° The Oireachtas shall not enact any law providing for the imposition of the death penalty.”;
In Article 28.3.3°, to insert “other than Article 15.5.2°” after “Constitution”;
In Article 40.4, to delete subsection 5°.
IF YOU APPROVE of the proposal, mark X opposite the word YES on the ballot paper.
IF YOU DO NOT APPROVE of the proposal, mark X opposite the word NO on the ballot paper.
A copy of the Bill can be inspected or obtained free of charge at any Post Office.
Click here to download the booklet, entitled “Referendum Results 1937 – 2015” in PDF format. This includes all final referendum results.
|Votes in favour of the proposal:||610,455|
|Votes against the proposal:||372,950|
|Invalid Ballot Papers:||14,480|