DRAFT CONSTITUTION OF THE IRISH FREE STATE

SECTION V.—TRANSITORY PROVISIONS

Article 77

From The Irish Constitution Explained by Darrell Figgis 1922

After the date on which this Constitution comes into operation the House of the Parliament elected in pursuance of the Irish Free State (Agreement) Act, 1922 (being the constituent assembly for the settlement of this Constitution), may, for a period not exceeding one year from that date, but subject to compliance by the Members thereof with the provisions of Article 17 of this Constitution, exercise all the powers and authorities conferred on the Chamber/ Dail Eireann by this Constitution, and the first election for the Chamber/Dail Eireann under Articles 26 and 27 hereof shall take place as soon as possible after the expiration of such period.

« Article 76 | Contents | Article 78 »


Library Ireland Facebook