On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 10:04:57 +0100, Gerard Keating
<gerard.keating at fintrax.com> wrote:
> >> We have plenty of Constitution already, thx. In fact we went over
> >> to India to help them out drafting theirs. (this is a great factoid
> >> to needle Indians about btw ;)
>> A former president of ours also helped two of the great democracies of
> the world to write constitutions, Israel and China.
Har de Har Har... Great to mention those two in the same breath, ain't
it. Makes you feel all fuzzy and warm inside. Whee, I got a nudge in
at Israel, ain't I just great!
Anyhow, sidestepping the ignorant shite, a UCC Law Lecturer, David
Gwynn Morgan, actually did help a country on its constitution - I
belive it was Zambia, although I could actually be wrong on that.
Due to Ireland's Constitution being a nice clear document, it has
actually been referenced in the drafting of the Constitutiuons/BAsic
Laws of quite a number of countries, including Germany and, most
It has also been referenced in some Commonwealth Countries where a
move towards a Republic has been mooted, Like New Zealand and
Such a pity that Ireland didn't feel the need to protect this document
when sending their cadre of morons off to Palais D'Estang...
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