Debate in the Dáil Éireann on the referendum bill (3–4 February 1998)

Extract from the minutes of debates in the Dáil Éireann on 3 February 1998. The lower house of the Irish Parliament adopts by 71 votes to 44 a bill for the establishment of an independent 'referendum commission' to provide information and stimulate public debate prior to referendums, while respecting the interests of all parties.

Source and copyright

Source: Dáil Éireann, Debate, Tuesday, 3 February 1998 – Referendum Bill, 1998: Second Stage, Dáil Éireann Debate, Vol. 486 No. 3, 03.02.98,

Copyright: (c) Houses of the Oireachtas

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