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Referendum of 7 December 1972
5th Amendment
Recognition of Specified Religions



This amendment was ACCEPTED

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Fifth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 1972

Polling at the referendum took place on Thursday, 7th December 1972, between the hours of 9am and 9pm. A referendum on the voting age took place on the same day.

The total number of votes recorded in favour of the proposal was 721,003 and the total number recorded against the proposal was 133,430. As the proposal was duly approved by the people, the Bill was signed by the President on 5th January 1973, and promulgated as a law.

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