DRAFT CONSTITUTION OF THE IRISH FREE STATE

SECTION IV.—THE JUDICIARY

Article 69

From The Irish Constitution Explained by Darrell Figgis 1922

No one shall be tried save in due course of law and extraordinary courts shall not be established. The jurisdiction of Courts Martial shall not be extended to or exercised over the civil population save in time of war, and for acts committed in time of war, and in accordance with the regulations to be prescribed by law. Such jurisdiction shall not be exercised in any area in which the civil courts are open or capable of being held, and no person shall be removed from one area to another for the purpose of creating such jurisdiction.

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