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Do you approve of the proposal to amend the Constitution contained in the undermentioned Bill?
Twenty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (No 2) Bill, 2001
That Bill contains the detailed proposals for changing Article 29 of the Irish Constitution. This Article deals with international relations and includes provisions already inserted following the referendums held to ratify membership of the European Communities (1972), the Single European Act (1987), the Treaty on European Union (the Maastricht Treaty) (1992), and the Treaty of Amsterdam (1998).
You will be required to vote yes or no on the proposal on Thursday 7 June, 2001.
The Treaty of Nice
The Treaty of Nice was agreed by the Heads of State or Government of the EU Member States on 11 December 2000. After the text of the Treaty was translated and finalised, it was then signed by the Foreign Ministers of the EU Member States on 26 February, 2001.
The main purpose of the Treaty of Nice is to make some changes in the institutions which govern the EU. Important institutional changes will involve:
In addition to these institutional changes, the Treaty deals with other important issues such as:
The Governments of the existing Member States are of the opinion that the institutional changes are necessary to allow an enlarged EU to function properly. Enlargement negotiations are currently proceeding with the following countries:
Turkey has also been given candidate status.
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