Enacted by the People 1st July, 1937

In operation as from 29th December, 1937




Personal Rights


Article 40


6 1° The State guarantees liberty for the exercise of the following rights, subject to public order and morality:–


ii the right of the citizens to assemble peaceably and without arms. Provision may be made by law to prevent or control meetings which are determined in accordance with law to be calculated to cause a breach of the peace or to be a danger or nuisance to the general public and to prevent or control meetings in the vicinity of either House of the Oireachtas.


2° Laws regulating the manner in which the right of forming associations and unions and the right of free assembly may be exercised shall contain no political, religious or class discrimination.