A petition to the President to decline to sign a Bill until the matter can be
put before the people in a referendum requires the assent of a majority of the
members of the Seanad (and not less than one-third of the members of the D�il).
In cases where the Government requires that a Bill be signed earlier than the
fifth day after it has been presented to the President, as is laid down in the
Constitution, the Government needs the concurrence of the Seanad.
Bill, where it is intended to promote the particular interest or benefit of any
person or locality, as distinct from a measure of public policy, must be
introduced in the Seanad. After it has been passed by the Seanad the Bill is
dealt with in the D�il and, when and if agreed to, it is sent to the President