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20 February 2015
The Good Friday Agreement

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Under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement both the British and Irish governments made constitutional and legislative changes to their expressions of sovereignty over Northern Ireland. The British government agreed to repeal the Government of Ireland Act 1920. In a 1998 referendum the people of the Irish Republic agreed to amend Articles 2 & 3 of their Constitution.
 

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