Legislative Observatory: Bills 1997 - 2017 by bill number / date

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November 2017
17 November 2017
Number 141 of 2017
Number 141 of 2017
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17 November 2017
Number 140 of 2017
Number 140 of 2017
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17 November 2017
Number 139 of 2017
Number 139 of 2017
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17 November 2017
Number 138 of 2017
Number 138 of 2017
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17 November 2017
Number 137 of 2017
Number 137 of 2017
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17 November 2017
Prohibition of Fossil Fuels (Keep it in the Ground) Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 136 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to prohibit the issuing, renewal, reinstatement, or extension of any licence or other exploitation rights for the exploration, extraction, production or prospecting of all forms of petroleum onshore or offshore and to provide for related matters.
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17 November 2017
Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2017 [Seanad] (Number 135 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Health Insurance Act 1994 to specify the amount of premium to be paid from the Risk Equalisation Fund in respect of certain classes of insured persons from 1 April 2018; to amend that Act to specify the amount of the hospital utilisation credit applicable from 1 April 2018; to make certain other amendments to that Act; to make a consequential amendment to the Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999; and to provide for related matters.
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16 November 2017
Social Welfare Bill 2017 (Number 134 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the Social Welfare Acts; the Maternity Protection Act 1994; the National Training Fund Act 2000; and to provide for related matters
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16 November 2017
Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Climate Emergency Measures) Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 133 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act 1960 to provide for a prohibition of the issuing of licences for the exploration and extraction of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Coal as an emergency measure to address the levels of atmospheric Co2
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16 November 2017
Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) (Amendment) Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 132 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 to provide for increased penalties for persons guilty of sexual exploitation of children
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15 November 2017
Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) (No.2) Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 131 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Employment Equality Act 1998 and the Equal Status Act 2000 by prohibiting discrimination on the basis of a person's mental health status and to provide for related matters
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10 November 2017
Multi-Party Actions Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 130 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for certain procedural and other changes in civil actions so as to provide for the bringing of Multi-Party Actions; to reduce the cost of litigation; and to provide for related matters
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10 November 2017
Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) (Amendment) Bill 2017 [PMB] Number 129 of 2017
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 relating to treatment of patients under the Mental Health Act 2001 and the Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006; to improve the provision of mental health services; to promote the rights of persons subject to the Mental Health Act 2001 and the Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006; and to provide for related matters
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10 November 2017
Regional Technical Colleges (Amendment) Bill 2017 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 128 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the representation on governing bodies for regions served by a college outside of the functional areas of an education and training board in which the college is situated; for that purpose to amend section 6 of the Regional Technical Colleges Act 1992; and to provide for related matters
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10 November 2017
Electoral (Amendment) (Voting Rights for Residents) Bill 2017 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 127 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the provisions of the Electoral Act 1992 to extend the right to vote in Dáil and European Elections to all adults of voting age who have been legally resident in the State for five years; and to provide for related matters
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10 November 2017
Health and Safety (Carbon Monoxide) Bill 2017 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 126 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to require all landlords, including publicly funded organisations and other commercial organisations to ensure an annual service and maintenance is carried out on all heat producing carbon monoxide emitting appliances in each tenanted property; and require records to be kept to verify that work was carried out by an authorised person or company; and to provide for related matters
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09 November 2017
Defence (Veterans Lapel Badge) Bill 2017 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 125 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the establishment of a veterans lapel badge to be conferred upon former members of the Army, Air Corps, Naval Service and Reserve Defence Forces
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09 November 2017
Public Service Pay and Pensions Bill 2017 (Number 124 of 2017)
in the public interest, to provide for- (A) a further restoration, that is a restoration further to that provided in consequence of legislation enacted in 2015, of the remuneration of certain persons in the public service that had been the subject of a reduction effected by legislation enacted in 2009, 2011 or 2013, and for that purpose to repeal or amend certain of the foregoing legislation; (B) an increase in the amount of pension or other benefits, other than lump sums, (being the amount of pension or other benefits at the level at which they stand fixed, before the passing of this Act, in consequence of legislation enacted in 2010, 2013 or 2015) payable to or in respect of certain persons who were in the public service under an occupational pension scheme or arrangement (by whatever name called) and for that purpose to amend certain of the foregoing legislation; (C) the repeal of the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2009; (D) the payment of an additional superannuation contribution by certain persons in the public service who are members of a public service pension scheme; (E) the regulation of certain fees and other payments in respect of services rendered to or on behalf of the State; and to provide for related matters
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06 November 2017
Companies (Statutory Audits) Bill 2017 (Number 123 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to give further effect to Directive 2006/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on statutory audits of annual accounts and consolidated accounts, amending Council Directives 78/660/EEC and 83/349/EEC and repealing Council Directive 84/253/EEC, as amended by Directive 2014/56/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 amending Directive 2006/43/EC on statutory audits of annual accounts and consolidated accounts, and giving further effect to certain provisions of Regulation (EU) No 537/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on specific requirements regarding statutory audit of public-interest entities and repealing Commission Decision 2005/909/EC and, for that purpose, to amend the Companies Act 2014; to make provision for certain other amendments to that Act; to provide for the amendment of certain other enactments; and to provide for related matters
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02 November 2017
Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Bill 2017 (Number 122 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the law regarding the prevention of corruption (including offences relating to corruption) and, in doing so, to give effect to the Convention drawn up on the basis of Article K.3(2)(c) of the Treaty on European Union on the fight against corruption involving officials of the European Communities or officials of Member States of the European Union done at Brussels on 26 May 1997, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions adopted at Paris on 21 November 1997, the Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption done at Strasbourg on 27 January 1999, the Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Criminal Law Convention on Corruption done at Strasbourg on 15 May 2003 and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption done at New York on 31 October 2003; for that purpose, to repeal the Prevention of Corruption Acts 1889 to 2010 and to provide for consequential amendments to other enactments; and to provide for related matters
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October 2017
26 October 2017
Maternity Protection (Local Government Members) Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 121 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Local Government Act 2001 to allow local government members take full maternity leave
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26 October 2017
Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) (Amendment) Bill 2017 [PMB] Number 120 of 2017
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Planning and Development Act 2000 to allow data centres and other key IT infrastructure to be included in the criteria for access to the Strategic Development planning procedure
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26 October 2017
Comptroller and Auditor General (Accountability of Recipients of Public Funds) (Amendment) Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 119 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to extend the power of the Comptroller and Auditor General to inspect the accounts, books and records of persons in receipt of public funds, and to provide for connected matters
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25 October 2017
Civil Law (Costs in Probate Matters) Bill 2017 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 118 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to reform the law in relation to the liability of unsuccessful parties to pay the costs of certain civil actions commenced by them challenging the validity of wills or the administration of intestate estates or making certain other claims in respect of the estates of deceased persons and to provide for related matters.
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25 October 2017
Contempt of Court Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 117 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to codify the law on contempt of court and to provide for related matters
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24 October 2017
Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (Amendment) Bill 2017 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 116 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Landlord and Tenant (Ground Rents) (No. 2) Act 1978 so as to better enable a lessee to acquire fee simple; and to provide for related matters
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19 October 2017
Finance Bill 2017 (Number 115 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the imposition, repeal, remission, alteration and regulation of taxation, of stamp duties and of duties relating to excise and otherwise to make further provision in connection with finance including the regulation of customs
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05 October 2017
National Asset Management Agency (Amendment) Bill 2017 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 114 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the National Asset Management Agency Act 2009 and the National Treasury Management Agency (Amendment) Act 2014 to empower NAMA and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund to contribute to the stability of the housing system through the provision of social and affordable housing
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September 2017
28 September 2017
Vacant Housing Refurbishment Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 113 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to establish a special planning and building control approval process in each planning authority, which will enable the expedited development of certain classes of residential developments including those requiring change of use from commercial or industrial to residential and residential refurbishment in upper floors and in older structures, and to provide for related matters
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27 September 2017
Mental Health Parity Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 112 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to place mental health on parity with physical health; to improve the provision of mental health services; to increase the quality of care for those in mental health services; and to provide for related matters
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22 September 2017
Water Services Bill 2017 (Number 111 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for discontinuing and extinguishing liabilities in respect of charges imposed by Irish Water for the provision of water services to a dwelling; for refund of certain payments made in respect of charges so imposed; for setting a threshold amount; for liability to pay for provision by Irish Water of water services exceeding the threshold amount to a dwelling; for allowances and exemptions from that liability in certain circumstances; for funding for Irish Water; for establishment of a body to be known in the Irish language as An Fóram Uisce or in the English language as the Water Forum; for establishment of a body to be known in the Irish language as An Comhlacht Comhairleach Uisce or in the English language as the Water Advisory Body; for amending arrangements in relation to the Local Government Fund; for those purposes to amend the Local Government Act 1998, the Valuation Act 2001, the Water Services Act 2007, the Water Services (No. 2) Act 2013 and the Water Services Act 2014; and to provide for matters connected therewith
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August 2017
08 August 2017
National Archives (Amendment) Bill 2017 (Number 110 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to extend provision in relation to Departmental records liable to be transferred to the National Archives and for that purpose to amend the National Archives Act 1986; and to provide for related matters
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July 2017
20 July 2017
Education (Welfare) (Amendment) Bill 2017 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 109 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the further coordination of the activities of the National Educational Welfare Board or, in the Irish language, an Bord Náisiúnta Leasa Oideachais, in so far as they relate to matters connected with the prevention of non-attendance on the part of certain students registered with recognised schools and for those and other purposes to amend the Education (Welfare) Act 2000 and to provide for related matters
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17 July 2017
Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2017 (Number 108 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for automatic disqualification from driving in the case of a person paying a fixed charge in respect of a drink driving offence; for that purpose to amend the Road Traffic Act 2010 and the Road Traffic Act 2002 and to provide for related matters
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14 July 2017
Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Separation of Church and State) Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 107 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Constitution
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14 July 2017
Court Funds Administration Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 106 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to allow for the operation of the Fund of Wards of Court by the Courts Service to be subject to audit and scrutiny by the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General
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13 July 2017
Island Fisheries (Heritage Licence) Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 105 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the issuing of heritage licences to island fishermen to facilitate the continuance of traditional fishing practices on ireland?s offshore islands; and to provide for related matters.
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13 July 2017
Waste Reduction (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 104 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Waste Management Act 1996, the Litter Pollution Act 1997 and the Residential Tenancies Act 2004; and to provide for related matters
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13 July 2017
Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Blasphemy) Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 103 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to to amend the Constitution (Number 103 of 2017)
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13 July 2017
Defamation (Amendment) Bill 2017 [PMB] (Number 102 of 2017)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Defamation Act 2009 to remove the offence of blasphemy
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