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McAleese signs bill ratifying Lisbon Treaty

Published 16/10/2009 | 09:59

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President Mary McAleese has signed the legislation ratifying the Lisbon Treaty, making the 'yes' vote in this month's referendum legally binding.

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The treaty was approved by 67% of voters on October 2nd, overturning the previous rejection of the document in June 2007.

Mrs McAleese signed the bill at Aras an Uachtarain yesterday evening after she returned from a state visit to Luxembourg.


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