Irland, 7. Juni 2001 : Abschaffung der Todesstrafe

Gebiet Irland
┗━ Stellung unabhängiger Staat
Datum
Vorlage Abschaffung der Todesstrafe
┗━ Fragemuster Entscheidungsfrage
┗━ Abstimmungstyp Obligatorisches Referendum → durch Parlament → bindend → Stufe: Verfassung → Partialrevision (Einzelthema)
Ergebnis angenommen
┗━ Mehrheiten gültige Stimmen
Stimmberechtigte 2'867'960
Stimmbeteiligung 997'885 34,79 %
Stimmen ausser Betracht 14'480
Gültige (= zählende) Stimmen 983'405
┗━ Ja-Stimmen 610'455 62,08 %
┗━ Nein-Stimmen 372'950 37,92 %
Bemerkungen Obligatorisches Verfassungsreferendum nach Art. 46 und 47 der Verfassung. Die Änderung tritt am in Kraft.

Die Todesstrafe steht schon lange nicht mehr Irlands Gesetzbüchern. Mit dieser Verfassungsänderung kann sie nicht mehr eingeführt werden. Blauer Stimmzettel.

Art. 15 Abs. 5 Ziffer 2 (neu):

"The Oireachtas shall not enact any law providing for the imposition of the death penalty."

Art. 28 Abs. 3 Ziffer 3:
"Nothing in this Constitution other than Article 15.5.2 shall be invoked to invalidate any law enacted by the Oireachtas which is expressed to be for the purpose of securing the public safety and the preservation of the State in time of war or armed rebellion, or to nullify any act done or purporting to be done in time of war or armed rebellion in pursuance of any such law."

Art. 13 Abs. 6:
"The right of pardon and the power to commute or remit punishment imposed by any court exercising criminal jurisdiction are hereby vested in the President, but such power of commutation or remission may, except in capital cases, also be conferred by law on other authorities."

Art. 40 Abs. 4 Ziffer 5:
"Where an order is made under this section by the High Court or a judge thereof for the production of the body of a person who is under sentence of death, the High Court or such judge thereof shall further order that the execution of the said sentence of death shall be deferred until after the body of such person has been produced before the High Court and the lawfulness of his detention has been determined and if, after such deferment, the detention of such person is determined to be lawful, the High Court shall appoint a day for the execution of the said sentence of death and that sentence shall have effect with the substitution of the day so appointed for the day originally fixed for the execution thereof."

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