The committee has concluded its work.

20 Dec 2017

The committee was established on 4 April 2017 to consider the Citizens’ Assembly report and recommendations on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution.

Date established: 4 Apr 2017

Date dissolved: 20 Dec 2017

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Final report

The committee has completed its review of the recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly on the eighth amendment of the Constitution. Its report concludes that Article 40.3.3° should be removed from the Constitution.

Recent reports

Wed, 20 Dec 2017

Report of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution
Report of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution

Press releases

20 Dec 2017, 13.27

Article 40.3.3 should be repealed simpliciter - Eighth Amendment Committee report

14 Dec 2017, 12.12

Eighth Amendment Committee to consider draft report

12 Dec 2017, 10.43

Eighth Amendment Committee to prepare draft report

Recent videos

Wed, 20 Dec 2017

Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution

Report on the Examination of the First Report and Recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017

Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution

Session A: Private
Session B: Public - Draft Report of the Committee

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution

Completion of the examination of the Report and Recommendations of the Citizens' Assembly and preparation of a Draft Report in accordance with the Terms of Reference of the Joint Committee.

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Recent debates

Thu, 14 Dec 2017

Joint Committee

Business of Joint Committee

Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Joint Committee

Wed, 6 Dec 2017

Joint Committee

Statements by Committee Members on Recommendations oif Citizens' Assembly

Recent documents

Wed, 13 Dec

Amendments, Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (ii)
[Meeting 13 Dec 2017] Final List of Grouped Amendments

Amendments, Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (ii) (PDF)

Wed, 13 Dec

Correspondence, Liz McDermott, One Day More
[Meeting 13 Dec 2017] Clarification email from Ms. Liz McDermott, One Day More

Correspondence, Liz McDermott, One Day More (PDF)

Wed, 13 Dec

Amendments, Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution
[Meeting 13 Dec 2017] Grouping List of Amendments

Amendments, Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (PDF)

Committee contact details

Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Ted McEnery
(01) 618 3183
(076) 100 1999
eighthamendment@oir.ie

Press Officer:

Ciaran Brennan

(01) 618 3903
(086) 049 6518

ciaran.brennan@oireachtas.ie