Twenty Seventh Amendment of the Constitution 2004

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The Twenty-Seventh Amendment of the Constitution Act was passed by way of referendum in June 2004. The Amendment addresses the manner in which Irish citizenship is granted and had the effect of restoring the power of the legislature with regard to the acquisition of citizenship. Turnout for the referendum was high at 60%, with the Amendment subsequently passed by a majority of 79%.

Date:24 Jun 2004
Legislation Type:Act (IE)
Geographic Focus:Ireland
In Force:Yes
Keywords:Citizenship, Citizenship (Acquisition of), Ius sanguinis, Ius soli
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