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Referendum of 25 November 1992
13th Amendment





This amendment was ACCEPTED

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Thirteenth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 1992

Polling for the referendum took place on Wednesday 25 November 1992 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Referendums on right to life (Twelfth Amendment of the Constitution Bill) and Information (Fourteenth 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:

Green Ballot Paper

The Thirteenth 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 travel between the State and 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 1,035,308 and the total number recorded against the proposal was 624,059. As the proposal was duly approved by the people, the Bill was signed by the President on 23 December 1992 and promulgated as a law.

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