International Criminal Court (2001) (Twenty-Third Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 2001)


The Twenty-third Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 2001, proposes to insert the following section after section 8 of Article 29 of the Constitution:

“The State may ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court done at Rome on the 17th day of July, 1998”.

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.

Result Summary

Electorate: 2,867,960
Total Poll: 997,565
Percentage Poll: 34.78%
Votes in favour of the proposal: 628,695
Votes against the proposal: 350,963
Invalid Ballot Papers: 17,819