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Legislative Observatory: Bills 1997 - 2015 by bill number / date

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May 2015
18 May 2015
Number 50 of 2015
Number 50 of 2015
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18 May 2015
Number 49 of 2015
Number 49 of 2015
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18 May 2015
Number 48 of 2015
Number 48 of 2015
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18 May 2015
Garda Síochána (Policing Authority and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2015 [Seanad] (Number 47 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Garda Síochána Act 2005 to provide for the establishment and functions of a body to be known as An tÚdarás Póilíneachta or, in the English language, the Policing Authority for the purpose of overseeing the performance by the Garda Síochána of its functions relating to policing services; to amend the provisions of that Act relating to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission and the Garda Síochána Inspectorate; and to provide for related matters
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15 May 2015
Communications Regulation (Postal Services) (Amendment) Bill 2015 (Number 46 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Communications Regulation (Postal Services) Act 2011; and to provide for related matters
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14 May 2015
Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill 2015 (Number 44 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to make further and better provision for promoting harmonious relations between workers and employers and, in particular, to make provision for a system of registered employment agreements and sectoral employment orders; to amend and extend the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2001; to amend and extend the Industrial Relations (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004; to provide for certain interim relief for certain persons in respect of actions taken by them in relation to investigations of trade disputes and, for that purpose, to amend the Unfair Dismissals Act 1977; and to provide for related matters
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13 May 2015
Dublin Docklands Development Authority (Dissolution) Bill 2015 (Number 45 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to dissolve the Dublin Docklands Development Authority; to provide for the transfer of certain rights and functions to Dublin City Council as a consequence of the dissolution; to establish the Docklands Consultative Forum; to provide for planning and development matters in the Dublin Docklands Area; and to provide for related matters
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13 May 2015
Children (Amendment) Bill 2015 [Seanad] (Number 43 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Children Act 2001; to amend section 1 of the Prevention of Crime Act 1908, section 10 of the Criminal Justice Administration Act 1914 and section 13 of the Criminal Justice Act 1960 in order to remove persons under the age of 18 years from the scope of those provisions; to amend and extend section 42 of the Criminal Justice Act 1999; and to provide for related matters
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13 May 2015
National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Bill 2015 [Seanad] (Number 42 of 2015)
A Bill entitled an Act to amend the National Minimum Wage Act 2000 to provide for the establishment of a body to be known in the Irish language as An Coimisiún um Pá Íseal or in the English language as the Low Pay Commission to advise on setting a national minimum wage; and to provide for related matters
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07 May 2015
Rural Equality Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 41 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to provide that regard be had by public bodies to the desirability of reducing socio-economic and other inequalities suffered by those in rural Ireland, to provide for the carrying out of rural impact assessments in respect of measures that are likely to have a significant socio-economic impact or effect on rural Ireland and to provide for related matters
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April 2015
29 April 2015
Moore Street Area Renewal and Development Bill 2015 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 40 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to provide the grounds upon which certain approvals may be made by Moore Street Renewal Limited relating to existing or proposed buildings and premises in the Moore Street area, to provide that Moore Street Properties Limited shall be a development company for the Moore Street area and for the compulsory acquisition of land in that area by it, to authorise the Minister for Finance to guarantee borrowings by Moore Street Properties Limited, to make further provisions relating to Moore Street Renewal Limited and to Moore Street Properties Limited and to provide for connected matters
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24 April 2015
Derelict Sites (Amendment) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 39 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Derelict Sites Act 1990 to provide for the tightening of regulations in relation to derelict sites and related matters
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23 April 2015
Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 38 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to make special provision for independent voting by visually impaired, incapacitated and illiterate voters
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23 April 2015
Harmful and Malicious Electronic Communications Bill 2015 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 37 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to protect against and mitigate harm caused to individuals by all or any digital communications and to provide such individuals with a means of redress for any such offending behaviours directed at them
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17 April 2015
Public Electronic Communications Networks (Improper Use) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 36 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for certain offences in connection with the improper use of public electronic communications networks; and to provide for related matters
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08 April 2015
Education (Admission to Schools) Bill 2015 (Number 35 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to make provision, in the interests of the common good, that a school recognised in accordance with section 10 of the Education Act 1998 shall prepare and publish an admission policy and that such policy shall include a statement that the school shall not discriminate in its admission of a student to the school on specified grounds, and to provide that in certain circumstances the patron or Minister may issue a direction to a board of management in relation to the admission of students to a school and to provide that in certain circumstances the patron or Minister may appoint an independent person to comply with such direction, and to provide that in certain circumstances the National Council for Special Education or the Child and Family Agency may designate a school or centre for education which a child is to attend, and for those and other purposes to amend the Education Act 1998 , the Education (Welfare) Act 2000 and the Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004, and to provide for related matters
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07 April 2015
Office of Fiscal Prosecution Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 34 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the establishment of the Office of Fiscal Prosecution, to provide for the investigation and prosecution by the Office of Fiscal Prosecution of cases of certain offences and, for that purpose, to enable proceedings relating to such cases to be taken expeditiously, to provide for criminal and civil enforcement and to provide for matters incidental upon the establishment of the Office of Fiscal Prosecution and the establishment of a European Public Prosecutor and a European Delegated Prosecutor with other related matters
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07 April 2015
Communications Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 33 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Communications Regulation Act 2002 to enact a complaints mechanism for electronic communication services
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07 April 2015
Universal Jurisdiction of Human Rights Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 32 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for a universal jurisdiction of human rights; to enable the charging and conviction of persons who breach international human rights law in cases of but not limited to genocide, war crimes, torture and crimes against humanity, whether these breaches have occurred inside or outside the State; for these purposes to amend the Criminal Justice (United Nations Convention against Torture) Act 2000 and the International Criminal Court Act 2006
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02 April 2015
Water Services (Amendment) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 31 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Water Services Act 2013 to make provision for requiring individual consent to all information provided to the subsidiary
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March 2015
27 March 2015
Health (General Practitioner Service) Bill 2015 (Number 30 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Health Act 1970 to provide for the making available without charge of a general practitioner medical and surgical service to persons who are ordinarily resident in the State and who have attained the age of 70 years, and to certain other persons; and to provide for related matters
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27 March 2015
Firearms (Amendment) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 29 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Firearms Acts 1925 to 2009 and to provide for matters connected therewith
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27 March 2015
Protection of the Environment (Criminal Activity) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 27 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the amendment of the Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 in order to establish a cross-border statutory agency to investigate and report on fuel smuggling and other criminal activity in counties adjacent to the border between Northern Ireland and this jurisdiction
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23 March 2015
Garda Síochána (Amendment) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 28 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to establish a Public Order Unit for Dublin City Centre charged with improving and maintaining public order and safety in the Dublin City Centre area as set out by the Garda Commissioner
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13 March 2015
Road Traffic (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 26 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961 to provide for dual language road signs and related matters
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13 March 2015
Multi-Unit Developments (Amendment) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 25 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Multi-Unit Developments Act 2011 in order to better provide for the clear definition of multi-unit development thereby facilitating expedient application of the law in relation to the taking in charge of unfinished estates
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12 March 2015
Personal Insolvency (Amendment) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 24 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Bankruptcy Act 1988; and to provide for related matters
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12 March 2015
Animal Protection (in relation to Hares) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 23 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Wildlife Act 1976
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12 March 2015
Statute Law Revision Bill 2015 (Number 22 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to promote the revision of statute law by revoking, with the exception of certain instruments, every instrument made before 1 January 1821, to identify those instruments that are not being revoked by this Act, to assign citations to those instruments so as to facilitate their citation, to amend the Statutory Instruments Act 1947, to provide a means by which prima facie evidence of certain instruments may be given, to transfer certain functions under the Statute Law Revision Act 2007 and to provide for related matters
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10 March 2015
Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2015 (Number 21 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977; to confirm certain statutory instruments; and to provide for related matters
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06 March 2015
Protection of Life During Pregnancy (Amendment) (Fatal Foetal Abnormalities) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 20 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to define human life protected during pregnancy and to permit termination of pregnancy in situations where a foetus has a fatal abnormality such that it has no prospect of life after birth
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06 March 2015
Migrant Earned Regularisation Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 19 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the establishment of a scheme to enable certain foreign nationals whose presence within the State is other than in accordance with a permission granted by or on behalf of the Minister to apply for and earn permission to remain within the State; to manage the implementation of such scheme, and to provide for matters connected therewith
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04 March 2015
Succession (Amendment) Bill 2015 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 18 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Succession Act 1965 so as to provide for the assignment of property rights deriving from a joint tenancy in circumstances where one co-owner is unlawfully killed by another co-owner and for that purpose to amend the Succession Act 1965
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February 2015
25 February 2015
Public Health (Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes and Protection of Children) Bill 2015 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 17 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the prohibition of the consumption of electronic cigarettes in public service vehicles and places of work, to provide for the registration of persons engaged in the business of selling electronic cigarettes by retail, to provide for the prohibition on the advertising of electronic cigarettes, a prohibition on sponsorship by manufacturers and importers of electronic cigarettes and prohibitions on certain marketing practices in relation to electronic cigarettes, to provide for the standardised packaging of electronic cigarettes, to provide for the prohibition of the sale of electronic cigarettes to those under 18 years of age, to prohibit the consumption of electronic cigarettes in vehicles where persons under 18 years of age are present, to provide for the insertion of child proof caps on liquid nicotine bottles, and to provide for matters connected therewith
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20 February 2015
Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Dáil Éireann) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 16 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Constitution
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20 February 2015
Assaults on Elderly Persons Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 15 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to revise the law relating to the main non-fatal offences against the person and to provide for connected matters
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19 February 2015
Children and Family Relationships Bill 2015 (Number 14 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for certain matters relating to donor-assisted human reproduction and the parentage of children born as a result of donor-assisted human reproduction procedures; to provide for the establishment and maintenance of a register to be known as the National Donor-Conceived Person Register; to amend and extend the law relating to the guardianship and custody of, and access to, children and for those purposes to amend the Guardianship of Infants Act 1964; to extend the category of persons who may be liable for the maintenance of children and for that purpose to amend the Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act 1976, and for that and other purposes to amend the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010; to provide for the use in certain circumstances of DNA testing to determine parentage and for that and other purposes to amend the Status of Children Act 1987; to amend the Family Law Act 1995; to amend the category of persons who may adopt children and for that and other purposes to amend the Adoption Act 2010; to make consequential amendments to the Succession Act 1965, the Civil Registration Act 2004 and other enactments; and to provide for related matters
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18 February 2015
Finance (Local Property Tax) (Amendment) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 13 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 to make provision whereby the current level of local property tax shall not be increased and the valuation date in relation to a relevant residential property shall not be changed unless otherwise determined by both Houses of the Oireachtas
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18 February 2015
Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2015 (Number 12 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the Social Welfare Acts, to amend the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 and the Personal Injuries Assessment Board Act 2003; and to provide for related matters
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13 February 2015
Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2015 [PMB] (Number 11 of 2015)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 2004 to provide for an additional speed limit, an additional special speed limit and related matters
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