DRAFT CONSTITUTION OF THE IRISH FREE STATE

SECTION III.—THE EXECUTIVE

A.—Executive Council/Aireacht

Article 58

From The Irish Constitution Explained by Darrell Figgis 1922

The Representative of the Crown, who shall be styled the Governor-General of the Irish Free State, shall be appointed in like manner as the Governor-General of Canada and in accordance with the practice observed in the making of such appointments. The salary of the Governor-General of the Irish Free State shall be of the like amount as that now payable to the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and shall be charged on the public funds of the Irish Free State/Saorstat Eireann and suitable provision shall be made out of those funds for the maintenance of his official residence and establishment.

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