Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 1992
Polling for the referendum took place on Wednesday 25 November 1992 between the hours of 9:00am and 9:00pm. Referendums on right to life (Twelfth Amendment of the Constitution Bill) and Travel (Thirteenth Amendment of the Constitution Bill) and a General Election also took place on the same day. The subject matter of the referendum was described as follows in the official polling card sent to each elector:
Pink Ballot Paper
The Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 1992, proposes to amend Article 40 of the Constitution by the addition of the paragraph here following to subsection 3° of section 3 thereof:
This subsection shall not limit freedom to obtain or make available, in the State, subject to such conditions as may be laid down by law, information relating to services lawfully available in another state.
(This statement was prescribed by the Referendum (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 1992)
The total number of votes recorded in favour of the proposal was 992,833 and the total number recorded against the proposal was 665,106. As the proposal was duly approved by the people, the Bill was signed by the President on 23rd December 1992 and promulgated as a law.