Legislative Observatory: Bills 1997 - 2016 by bill number / date

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February 2016
04 February 2016
Number 25 of 2016
Number 25 of 2016
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04 February 2016
Number 24 of 2016
Number 24 of 2016
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04 February 2016
Number 23 of 2016
Number 23 of 2016
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04 February 2016
Local Government (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2016 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 22 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1991 to ensure that the county status of a community shall not be altered without the explicit consent of the majority of its electorate
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January 2016
29 January 2016
Regulation of Drones Bill 2016 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 21 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to regulate the use of drones having due regard for public safety, the privacy rights of individuals including rights of privacy attaching to the ownership of private property and for that purpose to provide for a system of registration and licensing which is dependent upon the power of the drone; to provide for a knowledge test to be taken by the owners of drones which exceed a certain size; to require drones to be insured; to set out general and specific principles on the safe operation of drones; to require that certain drones be affixed with a code which makes it identifiable; to provide for a drone reporting service; to require mandatory reporting of drone loss; to provide for the seizure of drones; to provide for the establishment of a working group to develop new policy relating to the commercial use of drones; and to make it an offence to contravene provisions of this Bill.
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29 January 2016
National Shared Services Office Bill 2016 (Number 20 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the establishment of a body to be known as the National Shared Services Office; to provide for the transfer to that body of certain functions of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform relating to the provision of certain services to public service bodies; to provide for the delegation to that body of certain functions of public service bodies relating to those services; to provide for the amendment of the Public Service Management Act 1997; and to provide for matters connected therewith
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29 January 2016
National Anthem (Protection of Copyright and Related Rights) (Amendment) Bill 2016 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 19 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to restore the national anthem copyright protection to the National Anthem of the State and for that purpose to amend the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 and to provide for related matters
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29 January 2016
Health Disclosure Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 18 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for a procedure to facilitate the disclosure of a patient safety incident; and to provide for related matters.
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28 January 2016
Garda Síochána (Amendment Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 17 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for the protection of journalists' sources
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22 January 2016
Statute Law Revision Bill 2016 [Seanad] (Number 16 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to promote the revision of statute law by repealing enactments which have ceased to be in force or have become unnecessary
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22 January 2016
Single Resolution Board (Loan Facility Agreement) Bill 2016 (Number 15 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to make provision in relation to an agreement that is to be entered into between the Single Resolution Board and the State concerning the lending of sums by the State to the Single Resolution Board in circumstances where, after disposal of the latter?s funds in the manner set out in Article 5(1) of the Agreement on the Transfer and Mutualisation of Contributions to the Single Resolution Fund done at Brussels on 21 May 2014, such disposal is not sufficient to meet the costs of a resolution action referred to in that Article and, in particular, to enable the making of payments from the Central Fund or the growing produce of that Fund of sums, not exceeding, in the aggregate, a certain amount, to that Board and to provide for related matters.
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22 January 2016
Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 14 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1991 to ensure that the county status of a community shall not be altered without the explicit consent of the majority of its electorate.
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21 January 2016
North - South Interconnector Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 13 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to regulate the North - South interconnector providing regulations for erection adjacent to dwellings and public places, re-routing of disputed interconnector parts underground following opposition during public consultations and related matters
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20 January 2016
Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) (Amendment) Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 12 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Finance Act (Excise Duties) (Vehicles) Act 1952, as amended by the Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) (No. 2) Act 2008; to allow all vehicles 30 years and younger, and whose date of first registration is prior to the 1st of January 2008, to have their road tax calculated based on CO2 emissions (as certified by the vehicle manufacturer or the National Car Testing Service) or engine size, whichever is the lower of the two.
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20 January 2016
Energy Bill 2016 [Seanad] Bill (Number 11 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to change the name of the Commission for Energy Regulation; to confer on the Commission powers to carry out investigations and impose administrative sanction; to give further effect to Directive No. 2003/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2003 concerning common rules for the internal market in electricity and repealing Directive 96/92/EC; to give further effect to Regulation (EC) 714/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 on conditions for access to the network for cross-border exchanges in electricity and for that purpose to make provision in respect of certain revised arrangements in the State and Northern Ireland relating to the Single Electricity Market; to give further effect to Regulation (EU) No. 1227/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency and for that purpose to amend the European Union (Wholesale Energy Market Integrity and Transparency) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 480 of 2014); for those and other purposes to amend the Registration of Title Act 1964, the Gas Act 1976 , the Electricity Regulation Ac t 1999 , the Gas (Interim) (Regulation) Act 2002, the Sustainable Energy Act 2002 and the National Oil Reserves Agency Act 2007; to amend the Continental Shelf Act 1968; to repeal the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1946; and to provide for related matters
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19 January 2016
Criminal Justice (Offences Relating to Information Systems) Bill 2016 (Number 10 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to give effect to certain provisions of Directive 2013/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 August 2013 on attacks against information systems and replacing Council Framework Decision 2005/222/JHA; for those and other purposes to amend the Criminal Damage Act 1991, the Bail Act1997 and the Criminal Justice Act 2011; and to provide for related matters
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19 January 2016
Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016 (Number 9 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend the Irish Medicines Board Act 1995, the Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009, the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013 and the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015; and to provide for related matters.
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19 January 2016
Competition (Amendment) Bill 2016 [Seanad] [PMB] (Number 8 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to delimit the application of the Competition Act 2002 to Trade Unions and Trade Union Members and to certain agreements negotiated with public bodies, and to provide for related matters
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18 January 2016
Pension Fund (Prohibition of Levies) Bill 2016 (Number 7 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for a prohibition on legislation which would unilaterally impose a levy, or similar charge, on pension funds
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15 January 2016
Flood Insurance Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 6 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to provide for fairness in the market for property insurance, and to provide for related matters
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14 January 2016
Shannon River Agency Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 5 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to co-ordinate the activities of authorities, agencies, and bodies connected with the protection, conservation, management, water management and control of pollution of the Shannon river catchment, to establish a body to be known as the Shannon River Agency, to define its functions, and to provide for other matters connected with the matters aforesaid
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14 January 2016
River Shannon Management Agency Bill 2016 [PMB] (Number 4 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to create a single competent authority to co-ordinate flood risk and management along the River Shannon and to provide for matters connected therewith
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07 January 2016
Road Traffic Bill 2016 [Seanad] (Number 3 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2015 and to provide for related matters
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06 January 2016
Heritage Bill 2016 (Number 2 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the Wildlife Act 1976, the Canals Act 1986 and the Heritage Act 1995 and to provide for related matters
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06 January 2016
Planning and Development (Amendment) Bill 2016 (Number 1 of 2016)
Bill entitled an Act to amend and extend the Planning and Development Acts 2000 to 2015 and for that purpose to establish an office, to be known as the Office of the Planning Regulator, to evaluate and carry out assessments relating to planning matters and provide observations and recommendations in relation to those matters, to conduct reviews and examinations and to conduct education and training programmes and research in relation to planning matters; to provide for the organisation and staffing of that Office; to provide for a National Planning Framework; to provide for certain planning and development requirements to be taken into account by Irish Water; to make miscellaneous and consequential amendments to the Planning and Development Act 2000 and to various other Acts in so far as they relate to planning and development and to provide for connected matters
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