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Article 8 of the Constitution states: The Irish language as the national language is the first official language. The English language is recognised as a second official language.
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Provision may, however, be made by law for the exclusive use of either of the said languages for any one or more official purposes, either throughout the State or in any part thereof.
Interpretation of these provisions has been contentious. The Constitution itself is enrolled in both languages, and in case of conflict the Irish language version takes precedence, even though in practice the Irish text is a translation of the English rather than vice versa.
Organs of government[ edit ] Main article: Politics of the Republic of Ireland The Constitution establishes a government under a parliamentary system. It provides for a directly elected, largely ceremonial President of Ireland Article 12a head of A womans right called the Taoiseach Article 28and a national parliament called the Oireachtas Article There is also an independent judiciary headed by the Supreme Court Article National emergency[ edit ] Under Article During a national emergency the Oireachtas may pass laws that would otherwise be unconstitutional, and the actions of the executive cannot be found to be ultra vires or unconstitutional provided they at least "purport" to be in pursuance of such a law.
However, the constitutional prohibition on the death penalty Article There have been two national emergencies since International relations[ edit ] European Union: The Supreme Court has ruled that any EU Treaty that substantially alters the character of the Union must be approved by a constitutional amendment.
Individual rights[ edit ] As enumerated under the heading "Fundamental Rights"[ edit ] Equality before the law: Equality of all citizens before the law is guaranteed by Article Prohibition on titles of nobility: The state may not confer titles of nobility, and no citizen may accept such a title without the permission of the Government Article In practice, governmental approval is usually a formality.
The state is bound to protect "the personal rights of the citizen", and in particular to defend "the life, person, good name, and property rights of every citizen" Article The language used in Article Such rights upheld by the courts have included the right to marital privacy and the right of the unmarried mother to custody of her child.
Abortion is prohibited by Article The Irish public voted in a landslide to repeal this prohibition in This prohibition may be lawfully circumvented as it is expressly stated not to interfere with the right to travel abroad; there also exists a qualified right to obtain and distribute information of "services lawfully available in another state" such as abortion.
However, these rights are specifically excepted from applying to the actions of the Defence Forces during a "state of war or armed rebellion" Article Since the Sixteenth Amendment it has also been constitutional for a court to deny bail to someone charged with a crime where "it is reasonably considered necessary", to prevent that person from committing a "serious offence" Article Inviolability of the home: Subject to "public order and morality", a qualified right of freedom of speech is guaranteed by Article However, "the State shall endeavour to ensure that organs of public opinion" such as the news media "shall not be used to undermine public order or morality or the authority of the State".
Furthermore, "the publication or utterance of blasphemous, seditious, or indecent matter" is specifically stated to be a criminal offence. Independent Newspapersthe Supreme Court dismissed an attempt to bring a prosecution for blasphemy on the basis that, amongst other things, no coherent definition of the offence was provided by law.
Such a definition is now provided by the Defamation Act which defines it as the publication of matter "grossly abusive or insulting in relation to matters held sacred by any religion, thereby [intentionally] causing outrage among a substantial number of the adherents of that religion".Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, the ACLU Women’s Rights Project pushes for change and systemic reform in institutions that perpetuate discrimination against women, focusing its work in the areas of employment, violence against women, and education.
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