Read below in combination with the bill (second stage, 27 october 2016) moved to a SELECTED COMMITTEE by Tony McLoughlin and the call from the Oireachtas for a public consultation in the JOINT COMMITTEE
Read below: the … bill was referred to the committee
the JOINT COMMITTEE decided to undertake a detailed scrutiny
THE NATIONAL PARLIAMENT
Constitution and Powers
1. 1° The National Parliament shall be called and known, and is in this Constitution generally referred to, as the Oireachtas.
2° The Oireachtas shall consist of the President and two Houses, viz.: a House of Representatives to be called Dáil Éireann and a Senate to be called Seanad Éireann.
3° The Houses of the Oireachtas shall sit in or near the City of Dublin or in such other place as they may from time to time determine.
2. 1° The sole and exclusive power of making laws for the State is hereby vested in the Oireachtas: no other legislative authority has power to make laws for the State.
Constitution of Ireland – Bunreacht na hÉireann
This text of the Constitution is a copy of the text enrolled on 27 May, 1999 pursuant to article 25.5.2° except that :
the Transitory Provisions (Articles 51-64) are omitted as required by their terms; the Irish text has been altered so as to make it conform to modern standardized Irish; the twentieth amendment, enacted subsequent to enrolment, is incorporated; the new Articles 2 and 3 and the new section 8 in article 29 are inserted pursuant to the provisions of the Nineteenth Amendment of the Constitution Act, 1998; the twenty-first, twenty-third, twenty-sixth, twenty-seventh, twenty-eighth, twenty-ninth, thirtieth, thirty-first, thirty-third and thirty- fourth amendments enacted subsequent to enrolment have now been incorporated. Amendments effected since the Constitution was enacted in 1937 are listed below.